Biggest Prop Order to Date! WCB for SAP

The reason I started WCB (the blog & Etsy shop) was because working for a software company in Corporate America was not very conducive to me expressing my creativity, and I needed an outlet. Even after leaving SAP, I'm still in touch with my colleagues and every so often, they reach out for a craft …

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Carlos’ 60th Birthday Cuban Musical Props

My best friend's father-in-law to be just turned 60 years old this past weekend! What a milestone, and such a beautiful number. I am very fond of the 60th birthday because while doing some research when I was planning my mom's 60th turn around the sun (shh, please don't tell her I mentioned that number, …

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Liana’s Fabulous #BubblyForBubsie NYC Bachelorette Props

What do you do when you're going on a bachelorette with your group of closest friends? Lots of things, but if you're me... You. Make. Props! One of my really close friends, Liana, is tying the knot at the end of the month and so we're going all out with the "last fling before the …

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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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DPhiE Turns 100! #DPHIE100

And for that, the C in WCB stands for Centennial today πŸ˜€ I can't recall if I've written much about DPhiE (Delta Phi Epsilon, my sorority) on the blog, but I can summarize it with the following: 100 years ago, five women who were shunned from joining other sororities due to their religious beliefs, banded …

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#DiliaCumple80 – My Grandma’s Mexitastic Eightieth Birthday

Some NSFW content ahead. You've been warned! What do you do when you have three themes that could be standalone concepts for a party, but you can't decide which one to go with? You go with all three, of course. My grandma, Dilia, is a very special lady. She's the only grandparent I grew up …

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Copyright Infringement, Plagiarism, and ‘Imitation is the Most Sincere Form of Flattery’

Creating something brand new or finding truly original content/products is very hard these days.Β For example, think about current TV executive board meetings... In my head, they go a little something like this: TV Guy 1: Hey guys, let's talk about ideas for a new show for next fall TV Guy 2: How about we remake/reunite …

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Christmas & New Years Without My Craft Room :(

Lately, when I leave my house I feel a little bit of anxiety... for being away from my craft room, out of fear I'll need a tool or something else I may have in there while I'm away. Or if I have an order in progress, I'm afraid of my house catching on fire, not …

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Wedding Props – Karyn & Samuel

There's no greater feeling than working on the things you love to do, but when you get a chance to have your work be a part of the special day for a family member, it just makes everything 10 times better. When my sister got engaged, it was a very special time since she's the …

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Halloween 2014 – On a SERIOUS budget!

After my 25th birthday party, I decided to make my credit card take a sabbatical, because with December holidays so close by, I was sure the magnetic band would fall off at some point. The thing is, Halloween was the following week, and my friends and I had spoken about throwing a party at one …

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