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Yarn Bow

This gift design is easy and very inexpensive to create. The top lid of a jewelry box is decorated with scrapbooking paper and yarn to create a reusable box. Adding a yarn bow to a gift will amaze people and leave them wondering how it was made. Click here to… Read more

Lotus Blossom Gift Wrap

  This is one of my favorite designs for summer. Its exotic look is very easy to create and can be given for almost any occasion. Scrapbooking paper is accented with coordinating sheer, metallic ribbon and ceramic beads. I bought all of the items used in the design at a… Read more

Pinwheel Cupcakes

Make your cupcakes into festive pinwheels with strawberry and blueberry garnishes. Not only will these patriotic cupcakes add some pizzazz to your Fourth of July celebration, they are absolutely delicious. Click here to see how I made these cupcakes… Read more

Strawberry Kabobs

White chocolate dipped strawberries and blueberries create a fun and festive dessert for the Fourth of July. They are so easy to make and a perfect accent for any table setting. The white chocolate and strawberry flavors meld together to make these decorative dessert kabobs taste like strawberries and cream.… Read more

Safe Sparklers

Sparklers are a fun way to celebrate Fourth of July but these are a safe alternative for your kids. They are created from BBQ Skewers, multi-color star garland and silver duct tape. The white stars are painted with glow in the dark paint so they come alive after dark. Click… Read more

Patriotic Napkin Rings

These red, white and blue napkin rings can be used for a place setting or displayed on the buffet table. They are created from paper towel rolls covered with ribbon and star buttons. This is the perfect way to dress up a table for the Fourth of July without spending… Read more

American Flag Masks

American flag masks make great favors and are fun to create with your kids. Inexpensive plastic masks can be found at a local craft store. They are painted with acrylic red and blue craft paint. Small stars are cut from scrapbooking cardstock with a star craft punch and glued onto… Read more

Popping Fire Crackers

These safe firecracker favors are made from paper towel rolls and filled with bubble wrap. They are decorated with red, white and blue scrapbooking paper and ribbon. The fuse is made from a silver pipe cleaner and a red star is glued to the end of the fuse to make… Read more

Mini-Grad Cap

  My daughter just graduated from kindergarten and I wanted to make her a cute little cap with a tassel to match her dress.  It couldn’t be too big or it would overpower her pretty little head.  I also wanted it to clip right to her hair rather than sit… Read more

Knitted Bow

A knitted bow adds a heartwarming touch to a gift. It especially looks nice on a baby gift because of the softness of baby yarn. This is a perfect project for a person who is just beginning to knit and also is a great use for leftover yarn from baby… Read more