Paper Crafts

Wishes for the New Year Accordion Books

*+-It’s hard to believe 2015 is almost here! After the Christmas festivities are over, we have a family tradition of writing our wishes for the new year. Sometimes we make one big family list, and other times we each make… Continue Reading →

Craft a Paper Punch Picture Frame

*+-Hello! It’s Lucy here again. It’s time for us to make a paper puncher frame! These are fun friendly frames for your kids to make. You can give one to your grandma, grandpa, or anyone you want. Supplies for Paper Punch… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: C is for Candy Cane Cards

*+-We’re now onto the letter C for Candy Canes, in our Holiday ABC series! We’re stitching up a candy cane card with a white pipe cleaner and red thread. I love to hand-stitch cards and have shared a lot of card… Continue Reading →

Stitch Up a Beaded Caterpillar Card

*+-This cute little caterpillar was just begging to be stitched onto a card! I love to stitch greeting cards, so I thought I’d try my hand at adding a few beads to the mix. I think this little guy turned… Continue Reading →

Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer Thumbprint Cards

*+-These cute little cards are perfect for the holidays. You can gift these to friends or create 8 little reindeer to display on your mantle for a fun decoration. And it’s a great activity for kids, they’ll love to stamp… Continue Reading →

Stitch Up a Snowman Button Card

*+-I couldn’t resist stitching up this cute little snowman made of buttons, complete with scarf and orange carrot nose. It’s giving my stitched cards a fun 3D element. Supplies for Snowman Button Card: paper cork board for punching holes punching… Continue Reading →

My Hand-Stitched Cards Featured in Woman’s Day Magazine

*+-I’m thrilled to have been featured in the Woman’s Day special Christmas issue: Best Ideas for Christmas. Here is my set of 3 Christmas hand-stitched greeting cards. Don’t my babies look soooooo pretty?! I even got a fun shout-out and… Continue Reading →

Giveaway: Storkie’s Invitations and Announcements with Style

*+-This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #25 Janine and #90 Julie. Have fun announcing and inviting! I’m happy to have Storkie, a Make and Takes sponsor, here today with a giveaway. They’ve got great… Continue Reading →

Giveaway: Perideau Designs, Stationary for the Modern Soul

*+-This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #47 Jennifer and #135 Elizabeth. You’re the winners of some fabulous snail mail stationary!! Enjoy. Perideau Designs, one of Make and Takes sponsors, is offering a fabulous stationary… Continue Reading →

Snowman Stitched Greeting Card

*+-Stitch up a sweet snowman card to gift to a loved one this winter season! I love to hand-stitch cards, it gives them that personal handmade touch! I’m sharing this tutorial over to Alpha Mom’s – Once Upon a Holiday to… Continue Reading →

Apple Stitched Card Pattern

*+-With the new school year coming soon, here’s a fun apple hand-stitched card pattern helping you get ready to learn. Stitch one of these cards to give to your child’s teacher, as they would love to receive a personal card… Continue Reading →

Sunflower Stitched Card Pattern

*+-Sunflowers seem to be popping up all over. They’re beautiful and bright, bringing sunshine to the soul. Well, this pattern can help you stitch a sunflower card that’s perfect for summer. Then brighten someone else’s day by giving it along… Continue Reading →

Father’s Day Tie Stitched Card Pattern

*+-Here is yet another tie Dad may get for Father’s Day. Except this one is safe to give as he won’t actually have to wear it. This pattern is fun to stitch and super easy to make. Thanks goes to… Continue Reading →

Daisy Stitched Card Pattern

*+-Stitch this Daisy card just in time for Spring. It’s the perfect card to bring on the blooming flowers. Stitch this card to be given with a gift, framed as a gift, or make a bunch to give away with… Continue Reading →

Baby Binky Stitched Card Pattern

*+-Spring seems to bring on the Babies. Maybe it’s just because I’m due in June with my own, but Baby Baby Baby is in the air. Here is the perfect Hand-Stitched Card for any new mother having a child. This… Continue Reading →

Valentine Cards That Make Your Heart POP!

*+-Want to send a Valentine card that really POPs?! Try this fun technique for helping your card stand out from the crowd. Because “Valentine, you make my heart POP!” Supplies for Heart Pop Up Cards: 1 sheet of paper, any… Continue Reading →

Heart Stitched Card Pattern

*+-Here is yet another greeting card pattern to Hand-Stitch yourself, I have one for every holiday. This heart is one of the easiest of the patterns to stitch. When finished, this card can be used for your loved one on… Continue Reading →

Christmas Tree Card Pattern

*+-Here is another fun greeting card pattern to Hand-Stitch yourself. I chose the tree pattern to show you, as it is really easy to do. This card can be used for neighbors and friends, gift giving, or even as a… Continue Reading →

Spider Stitched Greeting Card Pattern

*+-Here is a fun Spider card just in time for Halloween. It can be used to send with treats to a neighbor or friend, or even framed as a decoration. Here is the How-to for this fun Spider Stitched Greeting… Continue Reading →

Birthday Candle Stitched Card

*+-Today is World Card Making Day. It means everyone needs to make a card today. In order to help you accomplish that, I have made another Hand-Stitched Card Pattern to share. This one is a Birthday Candle Card. You can… Continue Reading →

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