Pretty Pintastic Party

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I am so excited to be co-hosting the Pretty Pintastic Link Party this week.  If you are new to this party, I promise you are going to love it.  So much inspiration and lots of exposure for your links, every link gets pinned! Thanks for joining us this week for our party. We know it’s going to be pretty fantastic Pintastic! First, let’s meet the hosts: Deanna from Gloriously Made Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter Alli from An Alli Event Pinterest, Facebook, … read more

Double Pinwheel Video Tutorial

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I’ve got a cute easy tutorial for you today; a pretty paper double pinwheel. Last week I aired my first YouTube video tutorial.  If you care to take a peek you can see my Heat Embossing Tutorial here. Today I am showing you how to create a pretty little pinwheel for a decoration or party favor.  Take a look and let me know what you think. I’d love to see your pinwheel creations, feel free to share them in the … read more

Gray and Yellow Scalloped Frames

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I got some happy mail last week from Pick Your Plum (affiliate link).  Among {many} other things were 3 plain scalloped frames.  Oh the possibilities! I decided to use them in my stairwell that I am trying to decorate.  You can see my inspiration here. This blank space really needs some love, and these frames were just dying for some color and texture. I grabbed some paint, yellow craft paint and Anonymous Gray by Behr.  Then I picked out some … read more

Heat Embossing Tutorial & Video

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I’ve got news today folks, Creative Ramblings is now on YouTube!  Hooray!  I am so excited to start sharing crafty tutorials with you. Back before Pinterest (do you remember that, it feels so long ago) YouTube was my first resource for craft tutorials.  I am a visual leaner and love taking notes or sometimes working along with a video to perfect a technique. Today I usually hit Pinterest first and if I’m lucky will find a post with great step … read more

Etched Glass Coasters

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What’s your favorite craft technique?  Is there something that you just get the itch to do and can’t seem to get enough?  For the longest time I loved, adored, doing anything with paper.  I would make cards, boxes, banners, flowers, you name it. I still really enjoy that and do it all the time.  Although lately most of my paper crafts are for others via Etsy.  That’s all fine and good but I’m not enjoying making these paper creations for … read more