Learning Numbers – Peg Board Tutorial

My boys and I are addicted to Team Umizoomi and this project really inspired me of a creative way to work on our number skills.I started with a 2"x4" wood scrap. I actually got this from a neighbor and thought this would be perfect for my project. Plan your number spacing before stamping. If you want to be absolutely sure you can measure the space in between and mark them with a pencil. I just eye balled mine. It's not perfect but you can't really tell right. I was just too excited to get this one done so we can put it in good use. After stamping mark the holes for the … [Read more...]

Teacher Gift – Brown Sugar Body Scrub

I am loving all the homemade hand and body scrubs via Pinterest lately and thought I can definitely create a big batch of this brown sugar body scrub and turn them into teacher gifts.IngredientsOrganic Coconut Oil (1 1/2 cups)Virgin Olive Oil (1/2 cup)Brown Sugar (2 cups)Lemon Juice (5 tbsp)Lemon Zest (2 tbsp)I started by mixing all the ingredients. Make sure there are no lumps.I designed a set of circle labels to decorate the packaging. Punch circle tags using a 2" circle puncher and glue onto the tops. Transfer and divide into mason jars. Seal and secure lids.I … [Read more...]

PSA Essentials Blog Hop

Welcome to the PSA Essentials & blog hop! If you're coming by via PSA Samp Camp you're on the right track. If not make sure you start at the beginning and check PSA Stamp Camp blog so you don't miss any amazing projects.I just love repurposing things and this is such a great project because I have tons of fabric scraps that I just can't part with. I can see different themes created throughout the year and it can be a great gift idea to for a crafty friend too!Start off by selecting a cotton fabric. Trim strips of fabric using a rotary cutter. The width of the … [Read more...]

Dishwasher – Magnetic Sign

We have a dishwasher chore issue at our house. It's been bugging us and now I have a great solution to help us out. I created a simple dishwasher magnetic sign. This simple label will help us figure out if we have clean dishes inside the dishwasher. We usually run the dishes at night before going to bed. Sometimes, we'll begin to empty half of it and forget about the rest. I think we get easily distracted but with this simple sign should help us. I picked up a wooden craft boards at Michael's and used PSA Essentials Peel stamps. I picked the rooster from the Country … [Read more...]

PSA Essentials & Touch Twin Markers Blog Hop – Treasure Map

 Welcome to the PSA Essentials & Touch Twin Markers blog hop! If you're coming by via Tami Mayberry you're on the right track. If not make sure you start at the beginning over at  Touch Twin Marker Blog with Lydia Fiedler so you don't miss any amazing projects.I drew a treasure map using Illustrator and provided circles for the key locations for the PSA Essentials stamp icons. I used Touch Twin Markers to bring my illustration to life.You can download the FREE picture file and print so you can create your very own treasure map. This project is great for … [Read more...]