Buffalo Check Thanksgiving Table with Cricut

Buffalo Check Thanksgiving Table with Cricut

Happy almost Thanksgiving, y’all! The day to eat all the things is almost here…do you have your stretchy pants ready? I sure do! ;)

I’m super excited to share my latest collaboration with Cricut, Martha Stewart, and Michaels with you because I think you’re gonna love it! If you’re mad for plaid and like to get a little crafty, this Buffalo Check Thanksgiving Table is for you!

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A DIY Throw Blanket Using the Cricut Maker

A DIY Throw Blanket Using the Cricut Maker

When I was browsing through JoAnn the other day, I came across this plaid throw that was too pretty to pass up.  It's so soft!  

As I continued to mosey through the store, I found a gray polka-dotted flannel that looked so good with the blanket, so of course my wheels started spinning.

I am NOT a seamstress, so sewing anything together was completely out of the question.  BUT, I do know how to use Heat 'n Bond.  And I do happen to have a Cricut Maker that can precisely cut the fabric and bonding for me... 

...so that, my friends, is how this DIY Throw Blanket using the Cricut Maker was born...without having to sew a stitch!

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County Fair Birthday Party: Party Food and Favors

County Fair Birthday Party: Party Food and Favors

Hey there, and welcome to part two of our County Fair Birthday Party!  If you missed part one, you missed some pretty good stuff, so you're gonna wanna check that out here.

In our last post we talked about vintage decor and old-fashioned party games, so today we're roundin' out the fun with party food and favor ideas...the good stuff, if ya ask me.  :)

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The Cricut Maker: Why you need one in your life!

The Cricut Maker: Why you need one in your life!

You guys!!!  The crafting world as we know it has just had a major breakthrough, and it's all because of the brand new Cricut Maker!

This revolutionary new machine has capabilities that are so cutting edge that they'll send your brain into a creative tailspin!

I'm kind of a Cricut newbie...I mean, I just got my first Cricut machine (the Explore Air 2) earlier this year, so why in the world would I want a new machine?

Well, I was lucky enough to be invited to Salt Lake City to attend the unveiling of the Maker, and after getting some hands-on time with the machine and learning all about it from it's creators, there was no doubt in my mind that this machine deserves a home in every craft room!

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Happy Fall, Y'all!

Happy Fall, Y'all!

Break out the sweaters, y'all...it's FALL!!!  :)

This is my absolute favorite time of year!  

The trees bursting with color, the crisp fresh air, apple picking, baking, tailgating, football games...I just love all of it!

In fact, when I had my first baby and my Lamaze teacher had us choose "focal point" pics for the delivery room, I chose a gorgeous pic of Fall trees to whisk me away from the unmentionable pain of childbirth.  {Let's save that story for another day, shall we}?

Anyhoo, to welcome Fall, and to get you just as excited about it as I am, I'm sharing this fun "Hello, Sweater Weather" printable art print with you...for FREE!  :)

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10 Football Tailgate Ideas + Free Straw Flags

10 Football Tailgate Ideas + Free Straw Flags

So, with fall comes football...and my favorite...TAILGATES!!!

I've rounded up some super fun Football Tailgate Ideas that will have everyone wanting to hang out at your tent at the next big game.  

And, I've designed some FREE pennant straw flags in lots of colors that you can use to jazz up your tailgate set-up.  You'll find the link to download them in #5 of this post.  :)

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