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Crate Paper – Valentine’s Day Pockets

Hello there, friends! I’m excited to share some quick and easy Valentine’s Day pockets featuring the super fun La La Love collection by Crate Paper.

Every year, I help my kids make Valentines for their classmates and friends; from sweet treats to fun little messages, we try to find simple, handmade crafts that won’t take much time.

Here’s a look at the pockets:

Let’s see how they came together!

I started by making the pockets with the We R Memory Keepers Pocket Punch Board. After choosing the patterned paper I wanted to use, I trimmed it to measure 7×5.75 inches, so to create a pocket that would fit a 3×4 card. We got all our papers ready before assembling the pockets; it made the whole process go faster.

I fussy cut the cards from the In Love paper, embellished them with die cuts and stickers, and matted them with more fun papers.

To decorate the pockets, I used a mix of die cuts, chipboard stickers, and tags. For the one below, I layered a tag from the Ephemera Pack, a foam sticker heart with lovely glitter accents, and that super cute dog! Sentiments stickers and red twine finished the pocket. To keep it closed, without having to glue the flap or find a more time-consuming way to do it, I used a paper clip, which also added some dimension.

I followed the same layering technique for the second and third pockets, with tags, die cuts and sentiments. I love the cupcake and the XO paper clips! So fun! They bring in an interactive element that kids love. For one of the pockets, I also wrapped glittery washi tape around it, just to give it some sparkle.

Thank you for stopping by today. I’m very pleased with how these pockets turned out, and can’t wait to make more!

Until next time!

Supplies: La La Love – Embellishments (344560), Puffy Stickers (344559), Paper Clips (344561), Sentiment Stickers (344558), Foam Glitter Stickers (344552), Washi Tape (344566), Heart You (344541), Sugar Sugar (344543), Bouquet (344545), In Love (344534), Ephemera Pieces (344555).

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DCWV – Advent Calendar

Hello, friends! I’m back today to share a new Christmas project with you. I used the gorgeous DCWV Farmhouse Christmas Premium Paper Stack to make an advent calendar. I love the rustic feel of the papers featuring stockings, plaids, trees, snowflakes; some have gold foil accents, which is always a plus for me, especially when it comes to holiday projects. There is something in that shine that is just so festive! A sticker sheet is also included in the Paper Stack, allowing you to embellish and decorate your cards, scrapbook pages, and home décor pieces even more.

DCWV Farmhouse Christmas Advent Calendar by @enzamg for @DCWV and @joann

I started by making twenty five pillow boxes using a variety of patterned paper.

DCWV Farmhouse Christmas Advent Calendar by @enzamg for @DCWV and @joann
One of the papers features several tags in different sizes, perfect for decorating the little boxes. I fussy cut them, added the numbers and other embellishments, and secured them with twine and ribbon.

DCWV Farmhouse Christmas Advent Calendar by @enzamg for @DCWV and @joann

I love how this advent calendar turned out. Here are additional close-up photos:

You can find the DCWV Farmhouse Christmas Premium Stack at JoAnn‘s. If you, like me, adore a rustic Christmas feel, then this Paper Stack is for you!

Thank you for stopping by!

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DCWV Gold Glitter Wreath

Hello, crafty friends! I’m back to share a fun project created with the DCWV Gold Glitter Wreath kit. This kit is fantastic. Everything you need comes in a 12×12 paper pad with easy instructions for creating a 22″ wreath, including 20 sheets of glitter cardstock and four sheets of chipboard; all pre-die cut for you and ready to use.

Gold Glitter Wreath by @enzamg for @DCWV and @joann. #diy #handmade #christmas #holidays

I loved putting together this home décor piece – it is BIG and gorgeous.

Gold Glitter Wreath by @enzamg for @DCWV and @joann. #diy #handmade #christmas #holidays

Here you can see the detailed and easy-to-follow instructions:

Gold Glitter Wreath by @enzamg for @DCWV and @joann. #diy #handmade #christmas #holidays

I used hot glue to adhere the individual leaves and the chipboard pieces together.

Gold Glitter Wreath by @enzamg for @DCWV and @joann. #diy #handmade #christmas #holidays

You can also customize it as you wish. I decided to leave it plain as I love the semplicity and elegance of it.

Gold Glitter Wreath by @enzamg for @DCWV and @joann. #diy #handmade #christmas #holidays

Visit your local JoAnn‘s store to grab one of these fabulous kits. I highly recommend it.

Have a wonderful day!