• how to make stamps from craft foam

    How to Make Homemade Stamps with Craft Foam

    Craft foam is an easy product to work with and has many fun uses. Today I’m going to share one that I found. Making Your Own Stamps with Craft Foam Craft foam is a material readily available in craft and other stores. Crafting with it is easy because it cuts easily with a scissors and is a great crafting material for kids to use. I’ve been interesting in using it for some of my handmade cards, so I picked up a sheet of it at a local craft store, just to try it out. At first I tried cutting it with my Silhouette Cameo, and it worked to a point.…

  • hot-chocolate-recipe

    Our Favorite Hot Chocolate Recipe

    Baby It’s Cold Outside Wrap your hands around a cup of warmth with our favorite hot chocolate recipe. My dad always quoted an old saying, “When the days begin to lengthen, so the cold strengthens.” ….Thanks Dad! I’m not sure where the saying originated, but it certainly seems true for our part of the country. If you’re at zero or below, like we are, let’s say “Bah! Humbug!” to the cold and warm our hands on some delicious hot chocolate. I started making my own hot chocolate from scratch, because I always had the simple ingredients at home. No need to stock packets or canisters of the ready made stuff.…

  • Whimsical Christmas Card with Silhouette Sketch Pen

      Christmas cards are on the list today. It’s been forever since I really worked on cards, but now that the weather is cooler I’ve been spending a little more time at it.  This one was inspired by a Pinterest Pin, in that it has sketch houses drawn on kraft cardstock. I like that the Christmas look is achieved without having to go out and buy Christmas paper. The card was part experiment and a little bit of trial and error. The little Santa and sleigh is from the Silhouette store and I cut it out on my Cameo. Unfortunately there was too much detail for such a small cut,…