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Cookie Express

One thing I love to do is give people homemade cookies. I bring them to my daughter’s school, give them to friends, make them for my pediatrician’s office, and have them to offer whenever...

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Party Hat Gift Wrap

I always try and use something recycled when wrapping a gift. When a repurposed piece is added to a gift, it gives the present special character that you can’t get from using all new items. This...

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Spring Flower

Here is my latest gift wrap design I created for 3M Scotch Brand.  Spring almost here and I wanted share this charming flower gift wrap that was inspired by the much anticipated season. To...

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Victorian Gift Bag

I love texture and using different elements on my gift bags. For this design I layered paper, ribbon and lace to make this beautiful Victorian gift bag. The materials I used are easy to find...

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Bearing Gifts

This adorable bear is the perfect way to present a gift. I used a bear with long arms and I added Velcro to the paws so they would lock together to hold on to the...

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Double Heart Card

I haven’t purchased a card since I realized how easy it was to create beautiful handmade cards. This one is fun to make and is sure to warm the heart of your Valentine. Some...

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Strawberry Hearts

It seems that strawberries and chocolate have become the official treat for Valentine’s Day. I have decided to take it a step further and make chocolate drizzled heart strawberries to add that extra charm...