Travel Journal Page

I am more of a “wanderer” than a “traveler” so perhaps I should be creating a Wander Journal. The difference is that the eventual destination is more random in spite of pre-planning. But this hasn’t deterred me from starting a journal {which has been difficult to just decide what kind of journal to start}. Gathering […]

August Scene Staxs – Sending Hedge-hugs

August summer heat is in full swing and this has made me a little prickly. What better time to share a loving hedge-hug and a little crafty fun.   If you haven’t subscribed to my newsletter yet, please subscribe via the link at the top right of the menu above to download this month’s Newsletter […]

Tropicool Twist Box for Summer DIY Parties

Ready to have a tropi-COOL party? Summer is here so start planning for a tropical party escape with warm breezes and some mellow steel drum music in the background. Here is a quick tutorial video on how to make my Tropicool Twist boxes with twisty, trendy monstera leaves on top. After I made this video, […]

Tropical Floating Instax Photo Stand

Crank up the steel drums, sit back and enjoy the Tropicool Vibes of this Instax photo display. This photo display combines my Instax Photo Stand and Travel Photo Frame together with the tropical toucan, leaves and flower from my Tropicool Slider card and Tropicool Leaves card front. Using a piece of clear plastic creates the […]

Tropicool Vibes Toucan Card

What do you get when you combine a tiny toucan and mini frames… a tropi-cool card of course! I used an Instax photo frame from my Photo Frame, Seasonal Borders die set and stamps and dies from my Toucan Sentiments set to create a mixed media friendship card. I started with a piece of watercolor […]

Fourth of July Mini Bow

Happy Fourth of July! I wanted to share this simple project to celebrate this American holiday. The simple red, white and blue bow is created using my Paper Clippables die set by Sizzix. I love using washi tape to create the bow because the patterns are small enough to look nice at this scale. Since […]

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift

Here’s a quick, last minute Father’s Day gift idea that costs very little. The inspiration came to me when I saw my coworkers pinning photos and drawings on their walls. I thought that there must be a better way to highlight the rotating gallery of art and photos without putting holes in the original pieces. […]

Tropicool Vibes Toucan Party Banner

Ready for some fun under the Summer sun? A tropical party with Tropicool Vibes is the perfect kick off for the warm weather. This is so simple to make using the new Tropicool Banner die from my Tropicool Vibes collection by Sizzix. I die cut the triangle banner out of a wood textured paper. I […]

Memorial Day Tribute with Instax

Today is a day of remembrance and to honor my father’s military service, I made an Instax Mini Photo Stand with stars and stripes. To create the frame, I used the Photo Frame, Celebrate and the word “Grateful” from the Photo Frame, I Am Phrases set. Since all of the words can be mixed and […]

Tropicool Slider Card – Basic Tutorial

My new Tropicool Vibes Collection is now available in many local retail shops so I created a quick tutorial on how to assemble my Tropicool Slider Card. This is just a basic assembly video so have fun embellishing the card using the toucan, leaves and phrases.     Hope you enjoy this quick and simple […]