Bunny Tails – Easter Treat Packaging Idea

Here's another packaging idea I found on Pinterest and loved that I can easily mimic the design and incorporate my PSA Essentials Peel and Stick Stamps.I started by cutting a 12"x12" pattern paper into four squares. Fold them in half and stamped "bunny tails" text onto the paper using PSA Essentials Archive letter stamp set. I also attached a cute little silhouette bunny to tie the whole theme. I used a clear bag to package the marshmallows and secure the stamped paper tag on top of the bag. Instead of stapling the paper - I sewed a simple zigzag stitch. … [Read more...]

School Gift Idea – Paper Carrots

Are you prepping up for Easter? I am and totally fell in love with the strawberries I made for Valentine's for school gifts and wanted to create something similar for Easter. I created the carrot packaging pattern in Illustrator and imported and edited the image in Silhouette. I used my Silhouette machine to cut the pattern.I selected various paper patterns to complete my project.Fold along the crease marks. I used hot glue to secure the end tab. This works great than double sided tape or glue dots. It's much more durable. I prepared green yarn tassels for the carrot … [Read more...]

Cookies for Breakfast – Happy Valentine’s Day!

There's nothing sweeter than waking up early morning and whipping up some heart shaped short bread cookies for your loved ones. Boys were busy playing in the living and these cookies didn't take a long time to make. I think I might just do this every year. I could prepare the dough day in advance but as usual there were too many things happening in our little household.Shortbread Cookies (adapted from Food Network)Ingredients:1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour1/2 tsp. baking powder1/2 tsp. fine salt3/4 cup unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks), softened2/3 cup sugar1 large egg1/2 … [Read more...]

Happy Father’s Day!

It's been crazy around here. We're done with the big party, said our goodbyes to our visiting family, cleaned the house, back to my projects and our little family activities. With all the whirl wind of events...I was able to put together this special Father's Day album for my husband. I compiled all the precious pictures to remember his first year of being a Daddy. I just hope my husband isn't reading my blog post. :)Pinhole Press is simply remarkable. I've seen it at A Cup of Jo back in March. It was love at first sight. I knew I would come up with a personalized gift … [Read more...]