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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!

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Crate Paper – 1 Product, 2 Ways: Ribbon Hanging Frames/Shaker Tag

Hello, friends! My second project for today is for Crate Paper. I’ll show you two different ways to use the Willow Lane Frames. I love the versatility of the Crate Paper products, and this one is especially fun to work with.

The first project is a home décor piece that worked perfectly for my daughters’ room. I used the frames to create a ribbon hanging photo holder.

Ribbon Hanging Frames by @enzamg for @cratepaper using the Willow Lane Frames. #cratepaper #offthepage #handmade #homedecor #diy
I started by measuring the diameter of the frames and cutting the photos accordingly. I happened to have a punch that was the right size, but you can use scissors as well. It doesn’t have to be a perfect circle, as the edges will be covered by the frame; it’s just a personal preference, I guess. One thing to keep in mind is to use a strong double-sided adhesive, such as Super Sticky Red Tape by American Crafts, to adhere your pieces down. It really makes a difference, especially when you’re working with products that are not just paper.


Next, I chose the sentiment for the middle frame from the Ephemera Pack, and started decorating with various embellishments. I like adding dimensional elements to my projects, so that’s what I did here. I think it makes the frames pop more.

Ribbon Hanging Frames by @enzamg for @cratepaper using the Willow Lane Frames. #cratepaper #offthepage #handmade #homedecor #diy
To adhere the frames to the ribbon, I again used double-sided adhesive. I folded the ribbon in half to create a hanging hoop at the top, and spaced the frames to about a half an inch from each other.

Ribbon Hanging Frames by @enzamg for @cratepaper using the Willow Lane Frames. #cratepaper #offthepage #handmade #homedecor #diy
I love how it turned out!

Ribbon Hanging Frames by @enzamg for @cratepaper using the Willow Lane Frames. #cratepaper #offthepage #handmade #homedecor #diy
The second project is a shaker tag. I love shakers and I love tags, so this was just the perfect combination for me. Here is what you’ll need:

• two frames
• foam adhesive
• sequins
• embellishments
• patterned paper.

Shaker Tag by @enzamg for @cratepaper using the Willow Lane Frames. #cratepaper #offthepage #handmade #homedecor #diy
I started by backing both frames with a piece of acetate to form the window. Next, I adhered foam to the back of one of the frames – I used a circular die to get an even piece.


I trimmed an embossed card from the Ephemera Pack to size, and glued it to the foam, but not before filling up the window with colorful sequins.

Shaker Tag by @enzamg for @cratepaper using the Willow Lane Frames. #cratepaper #offthepage #handmade #homedecor #diy

I adhered the ribbon on the top with hot glue, backed the second frame with patterned paper, and attached the two together to form the tag. At this point it was just a matter of adding a few finishing touches, and sentiments.

Shaker Tag by @enzamg for @cratepaper using the Willow Lane Frames. #cratepaper #offthepage #handmade #homedecor #diy

Shaker Tag by @enzamg for @cratepaper using the Willow Lane Frames. #cratepaper #offthepage #handmade #homedecor #diy
Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope my projects have inspired you to use the Willow Lane Frames in a fun and easy way!


Supplies: Willow Lane – Frames (344483); Puffy Stickers (344482); 6×12 Stickers (344485); Standouts (344475); Ephemera Pieces (344486); 6×8 Paper Pad (344490); Thread Bows (344470).

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Altenew – Build-A-Flower: Morning Glory Release

Hello friends! I am back today to share a project created with the new Altenew Build-A-Flower: Morning Glory set.

This set, which includes 1 6×8 stamp set (21 stamp images) and 1 coordinating die set (3 dies), contains two beautiful multi-layered morning glories along with leaves and vines. Morning glories produce typical funnel-shaped blossoms in white, red, blue, purple, and yellow. You may stamp these flowers in any Altenew ink colors to get great results!

You also have the option to get the Secret Garden Mini Cube set with it as a bundle:

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I went with a home décor project this time.

Home Decor project by @enzamg for @Altenew using BAF:Morning Glory. #stamping #homedecor

The diagonal design was the starting point. I used a floral border cut file (ID #249910) as my guide. I cut it out of white cardstock and gave it some color by blending Frayed Leaf Crisp Ink all over it and Evergreen just on the edges. I then started stamping my flowers. Here are the colors of Crisp Ink I used:

  • blue flowers: Caribbean Sky, Turquoise, Persian Blue, Sapphire
  • orange flowers: Pink Pearl, Peach Perfect, Heart Beat
  • leaves: Sweet Leaf, Hunter Green

Home Decor project by @enzamg for @Altenew using BAF:Morning Glory. #stamping #homedecor

To make the diagonal design stand out more and give some color to the background, I used a dotted patterned paper from the Reflection Collection in the top portion of the page. I then placed the cut file along the edge between the two papers.

Home Decor project by @enzamg for @Altenew using BAF:Morning Glory. #stamping #homedecor

Once I had everything in place, I arranged flowers and leaves on top of the cut file, foam mounting them to achieve lots of dimension.

Home Decor project by @enzamg for @Altenew using BAF:Morning Glory. #stamping #homedecor

To finish the project, I stamped vine swirls around the whole design and added light green enamel dots, as well as green splatters with the Frayed Leaf Shimmer Ink Spray.

Home Decor project by @enzamg for @Altenew using BAF:Morning Glory. #stamping #homedecor

I really love how it turned out . Don’t you think it would be the perfect present for Mother’s Day? 😉

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Now the fun part! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to six lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog for a chance to win. Three winners will be announced on the Card Blog, and other three winners will be announced on the Scrapbook Blog on 5/6/2018.

Thank you for stopping by!