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A yummy way to gift your goodies

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A yummy way to gift your goodies

Today, I’m showing you a clever way to package any treats for gifts! These boxes were made for the holidays, but you can do the same thing for Valentines, St. Patrick's day, Easter...I mean you get where I’m going with this?  As with some of my other crafting, this is going to be done in batch steps. It’s the most efficient and saves time...kind of like how I make my YouTube videos (batch write, batch record, batch edit, batch rocks!) I’m using a silhouette cameo with a pre bought cut file, I’ll explain more in a bit. You’ll also need...

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A creative solution for your greeting card pile

Posted by Michelle Kolodziejczyk on

A creative solution for your greeting card pile

If you're tired of your snail mail, greeting cards and holiday cards piling up, but don't have the heart to throw them out...I'm going to show you a way to repurpose and make into a keepsake for years to come!First you’ll need to gather all of your holiday and greeting cards. You’ll also need scissors, pencil or pen, beeswax, binder clips (2 to 4), embroidery thread and an awl or sharp pair of scissors. Optional (cardboard and glue for covers).You can also include postcards as the front and back, or you can fit them in an envelope, or attach them...

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Watercolor Practice for Thanksgiving

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Watercolor Practice for Thanksgiving

Supplies Needed:      Zig Markers: http://shrsl.com/2mvabWatercolor Paper: http://shrsl.com/2mvajWatercolor Ink: http://shrsl.com/2mvak   Tape your watercolor paper down with washi tape, painters tape or masking tape.  This will prevent it from bubbling and curling with the water. Put a coat of water on the base, then begin adding ink with your brush.  Use a rag or paper towel to soak up extra ink, or use your brush to spread around. Let air dry or use heat gun / blow dryer to speed up the process. Using Zig markers, letter your quote. Make your turkey. Add final touches using gel pens or...

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