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Showing posts from July, 2014

Welcome … kitty!

Have you seen the the pin on Pintrest for the ‘welcome” or “hello” door vinyl? No, then here… go check it out and then come back … we’ll wait for you… OK, when I first saw that, I wanted to put it on my door that afternoon! I loved it… but I wasn’t sure my husband would love it as much… so I waited a little while to let my excitement for it die down (just a bit) and I randomly asked if he’d be opposed to me giving the front door a fresh coat of paint and adding a little personalization to it after the paint cured… he said sure go ahead! Well, that was all I needed to hit the ground running! I got to work on the cricut to locate the font I liked… then, I was like,”‘why stop at ‘welcome’” … I have a cute set of kitty cut files for the cricut… I found the purrfect one for the door… after all, we are kitty folks why not share with (or warn) visitors our furry friends that occupied the house too! After a trip to the hardware store to locate the paint for the door, I ordered the right sh

Scrap Success!

Over the years I have accumulated thousands of pieces of ‘scrap’ paper. Pieces that are to small to make a card out of on their own… but big enough not to throw away. Everything has a purpose … right? I know, those are the famous last words of every hoarder on the planet… but trust me when I say that you will NEVER see me on an episode of that A&E show… However, my ‘scraps’ had gotten out of hand… to the point that it was impossible to find pieces to use on any project… I stored them all jumbled together in a clear 12x12 envelope … it was a HOT MESS! Something had to be done. So I cleaned out one of the photo boxes I used to store craft supplies in (I got some news ones at Ikea… another post) and got to sorting… the easiest way I figured was by color …  Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo and Violet … then there was white and black… and brown (I know they aren’t technically in the rainbow… but hey!) the box determined the size a ‘scrap’ had to be to fit inside, so I got the