5 simple handmade cards

deerheadstamp

i LOVE valentine's. did you hear me? I LOVE VALENTINE'S. i am soaking in every last minute of card making with Abigail. age 3.5-going-on-tween. we have this tray that sits near my desk -- full of art supplies - washi tape, stamps, ink, markers, blank folded cards, twine, glue. all ready for Abigail's spur of the moment creative ideas... and … [Read more...]

The Ultimate DIY Valentine’s Guide: Part 2

VdayPart2

heart-shaped dishes, cupcake pops, sweethearts, handmade cards + Valentine's parties! we love Valentine's day around here and i want to share some of my FAVORITE and most inspiring ideas with you! {yes, there's a PART 1 GUIDE. a link to the rest of the guide is at the bottom of this post!} TO GIVE via  via   via via TO … [Read more...]

acquaintances vs. REAL friendships

RealVsAcq

when God lays something heavy across my heart and then reinforces it with scripture, direction, support... He is calling me out. He has been calling me to share. calling me to open the doors wide to the good and to the ugly. a few weeks ago i experienced a really tough phone call. they wanted to tell me what they thought about me and my … [Read more...]

a DIY stamp

DIYstampsquare

i love anchors. like --->> totally. completely. in love with anchors.     step 1 >> print out an outlined shape... in my case, an anchor! staple around the edges to a piece of thin foam board. i purchased a large piece of thin foam board at JoAnn's in the kid craft section for less than $1. i can make about 10-15 … [Read more...]