DIY Gold Edge Cards


Oh So Very Pretty DIY Gold Edge Cards-9 copy


At some point, whether it’s for work or for your own business, you’ll need some business cards. There are so many options, and there’s always the evasive gold edge – because it’s expensive and you can’t seem to justify spending the extra coin for it. Good news – you can make DIY gold edge cards! The gold just makes the business cards pop and make them feel a touch more expensive. As some of you know, I’ve finally started my new calligraphy business, Written Word Calligraphy and it’s been keeping me pretty busy. Jukeboxprint was running a promotion on 20 … Read more

posted by on March 16, 2014 in DIY Projects
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DIY Tissue Flower Branch



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Spring is almost here and it’s time to brighten your homes with a little Spring decor! Grab a little bit of nature and a little bit of tissue from your wrapping paper stash and bring the outdoors in! 

Project: DIY Tissue Flower Branch

Materials Needed:

  • A package of tissue paper
  • A branch 
  • Scissors
  • Regular scotch tape
  • Double-sided tape

1. Cut medium sized squares (5″ x 5″) out of the tissue paper.

2. Put one square on the table and place another square over top so that the point is up (looks like a diamond). The two sheets combined should … Read more

posted by on March 15, 2014 in DIY Projects
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All Things Paper Book Review

When Ann Martin of All Things Paper sent me her book All Things Paper last year, I got so unbelievably busy that I didn’t even get a chance to take a look. Now that I got a chance to do it – I just want to beat myself up for not doing this sooner! I love all the projects and they vary from easy to not-so-easy, and especially when you’re a craft hoarder like me, most of the time you’d have the materials lying around. 



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I wasn’t all that surprised that the paper the book used was quite remarkable and … Read more

posted by on February 28, 2014 in DIY Projects
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DIY Fortune Cookie Card



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 Gung Hay Fat Choy! This year is a big year… 2014 marks my last year for RECEIVING lucky pocket money from all of my married relatives. Tradition goes that when you get married you have to give all your unmarried relatives lucky red pocket money. Sigh, in the meantime I’ve decided to give a few little cards filled with my Chinese New Years’ blessings. So here’s wishing all of you health & happiness for always.

 

Project: DIY Fortune Cookie Card

Ingredients:

  • 1 piece of craft paper cardstock
  • 1 piece of red cardstock
  • Circular dinner plate
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Double-sided tape
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posted by on February 2, 2014 in DIY Projects
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DIY Tissue Pom-Pom Garland



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I could roll in with a whole bunch of apologies and excuses, or I could just be upfront and just say it & you would get it. Truth is, life gets busy. Thanks for being awesome readers and for being patient with us as we figure things out on our end.

 

Quick update: I’ve got a new job and it is positively awesome. It’s the dream job for DIY blogger who loves food and cooking. I’ve just assumed the role of Marketing Team Lead for one of the Whole Foods Market stores in Vancouver. Life is fabulous, I feel … Read more

posted by on January 13, 2014 in DIY Projects, Party Planning, Style Your Home
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