Paper Bunting Activity

Buntings are an easy and versatile way to decorate. There are so many great kits and pre-cut products out there. This version using poster board and dot paint markers. I did this as a shower activity but had some left over bunting pieces and we did more painting together. My toddler-guy likes the dot markers […]

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Simple Stitched Paper Garland or Bunting Tutorial : Repurpose those Greeting Cards

I have made this garland or bunting several times now but my favorite version so far is the one hanging in my little tot’s room. It is made out of all the wonderful cards welcoming him to the world. I am a sentimental person but I also try to not just store a bunch of […]

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Gratitude Journal Jar Tutorial Using Upcycled Materials

grat·i·tude – the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness It’s always rolling around in my head: the concept of gratitude in everyday life. Do I exercise it every day? Some more than others…. Take some time and a cup of tea to pursue this excellent website, Greater Good, […]

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Setting a Paper Table: Easy ideas to express your theme using place cards

During a recent surf and turf dinner party, I covered the table with brown kraft paper (love!) with ribbon runners. This lead to some fun and easy place card ideas for your next brown paper table party. The combinations are endless and there will be something for every occasion and holiday. Brown paper is clean, […]

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Holiday Card Makin’

This year I decide to make cards. I only casually dabble in the paper arts but I do enjoy it as an alternative fiber to craft with, especially when mixed with cloth, glitter, buttons and sewing machine.  The collection is all about stars and up-cycling books, dictionary and atlas. The tutorial is for the “Peace […]

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