DIY Chalkboard Idea with Cricut and Martha Stewart

DIY Chalkboard Idea with Cricut and Martha Stewart

How did we ever survive before post-it notes? I literally have them everywhere in my house reminding me of the gazillion, trillion things that I never can seem to remember on my own.

In an effort to get more organized (and maybe save a few hundred trees), I decided to find a way to ditch the paper notes and come up with a better way to keep track of that never-ending “to do” list.

Now, I know that I can use my phone or computer to keep reminder lists, but if you’re a visual person like I am, you perform much better if you can actually see the list.

When I was picking up some poster board at the Dollar Store last week, I spotted some clipboards on the shelf and a light bulb went off in my head. I had gotten a shipment of fun-colored Martha Stewart paints in the mail a week earlier...what if I used those paints to jazz up the clipboards and used those to keep my lists organized? Cricut carries Chalkboard Vinyl, so I could cut some of that, put it on top of the paint, and have a super cute new DIY Chalkboard to replace all those post-it notes.

Y’all! They turned out SO CUTE!!! Get the easy, fun DIY below.

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DIY Wooden Farmhouse Sign with Cricut

DIY Wooden Farmhouse Sign with Cricut

I guess I should start this DIY Wooden Farmhouse Sign post by telling you (if you didn’t already know) that our oldest son got married in October. ❤︎ If you follow me on social media, you’ll also know that a few months after he got engaged, our daughter got engaged. Her wedding is coming up in June. Between TWO kiddos getting married within the course of a year, a busy work schedule, and trying to have a life, needless to say it’s been a little hectic around these parts!

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DIY St. Patrick's Day Rainbow Garland Using the Cricut Scoring Wheel

DIY St. Patrick's Day Rainbow Garland Using the Cricut Scoring Wheel

If you’re planning a St. Patrick’s Day Party or if you’re looking for some cute St. Patrick’s Day decorations for around your house, I’ve got the cutest idea to share with you today! This adorable little DIY Rainbow Garland is modern, fun, and perfect for party or home decor!

I’ll be honest. I do a lot of projects for work that I either end up giving away or donating because I just don’t have the room to store them all. Every once in a while I’ll keep the really special ones because I can’t bring myself part with them. You guys, this one is a keeper! It is sooooo darn pretty in person…I can’t stop lovin’ on it!

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Valentine's Day Embroidery Hoop Decor with Cricut and Martha Stewart

Valentine's Day Embroidery Hoop Decor with Cricut and Martha Stewart

Do you decorate for Valentine’s Day? I don’t know about you, but when all of the Christmas decorations come down, I feel like the house looks so empty and blah! Adding a little bit of life back into the decor for Valentine’s Day seems to perk things right back up.

Embroidery hoop crafts are all the rage right now, so I thought it might be fun to give this trendy craft a Valentine’s Day twist. With just a few materials, I was able to whip this Valentine’s Day Embroidery Hoop craft up in a jiffy, and I’m gonna show you how you can, too!

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DIY Tile Coasters with Cricut Permanent Vinyl

DIY Tile Coasters with Cricut Permanent Vinyl

Summer is in full swing, and I don't know about where y'all live, but here in Virginia it's been hot!  We've definitely been doing our share of summertime sippin' to keep cool, but you won't hear me complain about that.  ;)

In the spirit of sippin,' today's post is a super cute, summer-inspired project, which just so happens to be the perfect resting spot for your summer sips...DIY Tile Coasters.

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DIY Christmas Milk and Cookies Tray

DIY Christmas Milk and Cookies Tray

Santa isn't the only one who loves milk and cookies, ya know.  If ya ask me, milk and cookies should be served nightly throughout the Christmas season, and this fun DIY Christmas Milk and Cookies Tray helps you do just that!  

I scored this adorable, rustic tray at JoAnn a few months back, and have been holding onto it until I had the perfect use for it.  Well, when I was searching for something on Etsy last week, I came across this SVG file from Honeybee SVG and knew right away that it would be perfectfor the tray!

I pulled out my Cricut Maker, dug through my adhesive foil stash, and within 20 minutes, I had this tray whipped up!  

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DIY Thanksgiving Place Setting with Cricut EasyPress

DIY Thanksgiving Place Setting with Cricut EasyPress

When you're hosting a meal, there's nothing more welcoming than a pretty table.

During one of my {far too many} visits to Target, I found these gorgeous flannel place mats and knew they needed to make their way into my cart!

I already had some pretty linen napkins that matched perfectly, and quickly decided that a DIY Thanksgiving Place Setting was gonna have to go down!

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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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