Winter Is Here – A Proper Game Of Thrones Watch Party (**Minor Spoilers!**)

Up until last year, I wasn't interested in Game of Thrones or any of the events that came to be on the show (#RedWedding), but with all the social media ruckus about Mr. Jon Snow, it peaked my curiosity just enough to watch the first episode of season 6 to find out whether or not …

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#MyBestFriendsWedding Chapter 4: She Said YES to The Dress!

Shortest "blog" post ever! Just had to celebrate the fact that after three stores and 16 dresses, my best friend found her wedding dress today! I was ecstatic to be a part of this day for her, and of course I had to make special props for it đŸ™‚   Stay tuned to see the …

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A little more vinyl, please!

You guys know that after being against trying it for such a long time, and then mildly flirting with it, I'm officially in a committed relationship with vinyl. Oracal, glitter, HTV, you name it, I want it in my life. Anything I can vinyl, I WILL VINYL. Since when is vinyl a verb? I digress... …

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Big Props Need Love Too – 80s Gala Rockout \m/

Every year, I feel like there is a theme around a certain new craft/element that keeps reappearing throughout different orders. 2015 was the character letters, 2016 was vinyl, and one of this year's big contenders were big props. I'd never really made big props before, but it has become a staple of many orders this …

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Vanessa’s Wedding Items!

Remember Vanessa's Nauti Bach a few months back? Well, time to close off her wedding events with a quick blog of the items I made for her big day! Customized Champagne Flutes for the bridal party: Vanessa asked if I could personalize some champagne flutes she'd purchased for the toast during her reception, and of …

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#MyBestFriendsWedding, Chapter 2: The Engagement Party

Now that my best friend got engaged, I am the happiest crafter alive, and I'm ready to make ALL of the things. First stop: engagement party central! My biff (that's what we call each other :P) Michelle, like most women, has had an idea of what she wants her wedding to look like, so her …

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Riding Sturdy: Grand Finale!

Aw man! Such a thrilling ride it's been with this order - from the moment I got the call, to tackling the making of the ramp, the little truck boxes and finally the big truck prop... So you know, the end will be no different! Before I show you the final pictures of everything, let's …

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Riding Sturdy, Chapter 3: The Big Truck Prop

For the third and final installment of this order (click here for the intro, part 1, and part 2)- the big truck prop/photo booth station for Mateo's fourth birthday. The inspiration for this craft were this picture and this one too. If I'm honest, when I initially got this order, I ranked the items in my head …

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Riding Sturdy, Chapter 2: WCB Car Dealer, Inc.

After last week's still unbelievably successful ramp construction, it was time to move on to the next item on the monster truck party order: the box trucks. Mateo's mom saw a couple of images online of kids wearing boxes that were decorated like cars (like this one and this one on Pinterest), and wanted something similar …

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Riding Sturdy, Chapter 1: Conceptualizing & Building a Ramp

As I shared on my last post, I've just agreed to build a ramp for a kid's birthday party. I don't know what possessed me to do this, but here I am. It's go time, no take-backsies. After getting the call and agreeing to making the three items for this monster truck-themed birthday, the first …

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