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Birthday Onesie Idea

I was perusing through some old photos and stumbled on my daughter’s first birthday party. I had forgotten about this funny first birthday onesie that I had made her using my Silhouette Machine. Feel free to steal the idea… I probably did. Haha! Anyway, the special birthday onesie got a lot of laughs and was …Read More

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DIY Nursery Decor: Trains!

With a baby boy on the way in about a month, I have been working hard to get his nursery prepped and ready. Since it was previously decorated for a girl, part of this includes making changes to the room to prepare it for a boy. I’m honestly not sure where the idea of a …Read More

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Painted Jar Jack-O-Lanterns

A few nights ago I was getting the itch to do a little crafting. I honestly can’t remember where this original idea came from but my vision was to paint the inside of some mason jars, add a face to the outside, put a candle in them, and let them glow like little jack-o-lanterns in …Read More

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Baby Shower Decoration

About a month ago, I helped throw a baby shower for a dear friend. We didn’t go too crazy with decorating for it but I did make up some of these paper onesies to scatter around the food and gift table. With my Silhouette, they were really easy to make. I used a shape from …Read More

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A Spirited Burp Cloth

Last weekend, we went to a “Little Tiger Baby Shower.” The shower was at a tailgate before a football game which I think is a genius idea. It was a fun, laid back atmosphere that celebrated the baby boy on the way. I figured since we were going to a Tiger tailgate, I probably needed to make …Read More

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A Craft That is Good for a Marriage

A Craft that is good for your marriage? What? Before I get to the craft idea, I need to give you a little back story. If you don’t care on how I arrived at this project, just scroll on down! I’ve been married almost three years now. I don’t think this is abnormal but I …Read More

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A Dog-Gone Cute Kid Room Decoration: A Silhouette Project

A Dog-Gone Cute Kid Room Decoration: A Silhouette Project

When thinking about some thrifty decorating ideas for my little lady’s bedroom, I thought it’d be fun to do something with her favorite animal (and the only one she can actually say at this point). Using my Silhouette machine and a picture frame I had in our closet, I came up with this: Isn’t it …Read More

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Birthday Onesie: A Silhouette Project

Birthday Onesie: A Silhouette Project

Here is just another example of what the Silhouette Machine can make. We just celebrated my daughter’s first birthday. I whipped up a special outfit for the event. Here is the front: …and here is the back. There is a lot of truth to this. Hehe. I love that with the Silhouette machine I can …Read More

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Mailbox Makeover

Mailbox Makeover

I love spray painting things. LOVE IT. It is easy, fast, cheap and gives big results. This is a project I’ve been itching to get to for a while. Our mailbox was beginning to show rust and was in much need of some TLC. Here’s what one hour of work did for our front porch. …Read More

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DIY Wedding Card: An Easy Silhouette Project

DIY Wedding Card: An Easy Silhouette Project

Ah, wedding showers. We love them and hate them at the same time, don’t we ladies? I went to a lovely wedding shower a while back that turned out being quite fun. I had gotten the bride-to-be a gift off of her registry but didn’t really think about a card until 3 hours before the …Read More

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Gift Idea: Pre-Planned Date Nights

Gift Idea: Pre-Planned Date Nights

“Keep your courtship alive.  Make time to do things together — just the two of you.  As important as it is to be with the children as a family, you need regular weekly time together.  Scheduling it will let your children know that you feel that your marriage is so important that you need to …Read More

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Tweet Tweet! The Silhouette Bird Creations Keep on Coming!

Tweet Tweet! The Silhouette Bird Creations Keep on Coming!

Here’s another little bird project I made with my Silhouette machine. Look familiar? If you read my previous post, you have seen this bird before. I used the vinyl cutout to put on the light switch in her room. Here’s a refresher in case you didn’t catch it. Since I used the vinyl cutout of …Read More

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Perched Birdy: A Silhouette Project

Perched Birdy: A Silhouette Project

Here is a simple decorating project I did for my daughter’s room with my Silhouette machine. (If you want one of your own, see more details at the bottom of this post.) It started by picking out a shape and sending it to my Silhouette machine to cut out. After that, I transfered it to …Read More

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Fun with Labels: A Silhouette Project

Fun with Labels: A Silhouette Project

If you can’t tell, I’ve been having a lot of fun with my silhouette machine. I recently decided that my storage containers needed a little labelization. I created these labels first on my computer, then sent them to my Silhouette Machine. After they had been cut out, I transfered the cut to contact paper. I …Read More

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Creative Thank You Note: A Silhouette Project

Creative Thank You Note: A Silhouette Project

Don’t you love getting random packages in the mail? I do! It made my day when a family friend of ours sent my daughter this hilarious onesie. I wanted to send her a cute, festive thank you note for the gift. I’ll be honest. I hate buying cards. I think it’s a rip off. With …Read More