DIY Photo Album Cover *Life is A Beautiful Ride

Add this image/quote to any photo album or scrapbook! It is the perfect quote to go with documenting your sweet life! This is also a great gift idea for loved ones.  I made this in Cricut design space and cut out the vinyl with my Cricut Explore. LIFE IS A BEAUTIFUL ADVENTURE (Cricut Design Studio) Materials: -Cricut Explore Machine -Cricut Design Space software -12×12 standard grib cutting mat -Vinyl (your choice of color) -Mini Photo Album -scoring blade Prep: Find your album and decide on the size for the front. My design is 6×6 inches. Load your vinyl onto the cutting mat and into the cricut explore. Cut: Cut the vinyl using the appropriate settings. Assemble: Remove the vinyl lettering and image and place on the front of your album. Pin It

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DIY Adventure Quote Tote

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This is the perfect tote for any book lover! “Adventure is out There” A perfect quote to go with any book tote to carry your favorite reads.  Or make a library tote!  Sharing how I made this adorable tote using my Cricut Explore. Materials: -Cricut Explore Machine -Cricut Design Space software -12×12 standard grib cutting mat -Gold Iron on Transfer Material -an Iron -A 11×13 white Prep: Add the gold iron on material to your cutting mat. Choose the appropriate setting on the dial. Cut: In design space, pull up the “Adventure is out There”. Load the cutting mat and cut. Make sure you select “mirror image” before you cut. Assemble: Iron over your tote…get it really hot. Place your image on top of the bag. Iron over the plastic. Be sure to get the tiny details with your iron. Gradually and slowly peel off your plastic top. I also like to place a thin towel on top of the [Read More…]

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Only the Gentle Are Strong Free Printable

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I’m over on SNAP today sharing my One Word for 2015. My one word is So hop over to the SNAP site  and you can read over my thoughts and why I chose this word! If you have come from the SNAP site you can download the printable below for your use! Enjoy!   All printables are property of The Crafting Chicks, LLP.  All Crafting Chicks products are copyrighted. They are for personal use only. No selling of prints or redistribution of files is allowed. Thank you! Pin It

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20 Healthy Snacks to Keep You Moving!

20 Healthy Snacks to Keep You Moving! - Oh I love these recipes!

We are all trying to keep those New Year’s Resolutions.  To help you find some healthy food choices, we’ve gathered 20 Healthy Snacks to keep you moving!  You’re going to LOVE these recipes! For more healthy options, jump over to our Healthy Snack Pinterest Board!  1 – Skinny Peanut Butter Granola Bites by Inside Bru Crew Life 2 – Peanut Butter Banana Green Smoothie by Or So She Says 3 – Fruit Leather by Brooke’s Kitchen of Culinary Dreams  4 – Baked Sweet Potato Chips by Baubles and Baked Goods 5 – Quinoa Coconut Granola Bars by Super Healthy Kids 6 – On the Go Protein Pack by Green Eggs and Goats 7 – Triple Layered Breakfast Apple Sandwich by Tales of a Kitchen 8 – Healthy Homemade Granola by MamaMatters Fitness   9 – Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Balls by Daily Burn 10 – Hummus Cups by Bakerette 11 – Cucumber Boats by Mrs. Olson’s Kitchen 12 – [Read More…]

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Office/Craftroom Tour

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This post is sponsored by Michael’s.   I’ve shared parts of my office with you before, but I don’t think I’ve ever taken you on a tour of the finished room. You might remember when we painted the filing cabinets and installed the desk, or when I recovered my office chair back here. The good news is we still love our desk system as much as ever and the office chair is still kicking.   One side of the desk is the computer station and where I spend my nights. And the other houses my sewing machine, and when the sewing machine is put away my husband sets up his laptop in the area. A closer look at the sewing machine end of the room. I’m so excited for the peg system. It has taken way longer than it should have to find the energy to get this office put completely together.   Finding a system to keep everything organized [Read More…]

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Safari Party Game Printables…Safari Ranger Certification

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Our Safari Ranger Certification Games were so fun as part of my boy/girl twins Safari Birthday Party!  Sharing today how it was organized and each detail!  The kids loved this.  You can find other details and more inspiration in the following links.  I have also included the “Safari Ranger Certifications Sheets and Badges” as a free download below. Safari Party Decor & Inspiration Safari Party Games, Ranger Certification *Free Printables Safari Animal Cupcake Toppers *Free Printable Safari Birthday Party Banner *Free Printable Safari Party Trading Post   Each child received a Safari Ranger “Passport.”  As they went around to each “animal” station, they received a stamp or sticker.  I found these Adorable Animal Stickers at Oriental Trading. After their sheet was filled up, and they had been to each station, they received the “Certified Safari Ranger” Badge The Lions Den… At this station, we had a few relay races…including a tunnel or “den” to crawl through.  We also had some [Read More…]

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Safari Party Trading Post

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This was the biggest hit of our Safari Party….  After the kids became Certified Safari Rangers, they were able to go to the “Safari Trading Post” and shop for all sorts of fun Safari/Animal Trinkets.  I found all of these items at Oriental Trading!  Such great finds  I will list the specifics below each picture of the items, so you can find them too!   Here are the other links to the Safari Party! Safari Party Decor & Inspiration Safari Party Games, Ranger Certification *Free Printables Safari Animal Cupcake Toppers *Free Printable Safari Birthday Party Banner *Free Printable Safari Party Trading Post Animal Print Friendship Bracelets & Animal Print flexible Bracelets Zoo Animal Bubbles Zoo Animal Note Books Jungle Animal Finger Puppets Zoo Animal Kaleidoscopes They were able to store their Trading Post purchases in these cute Animal Paper Sacks. Pin It

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Safari Party Birthday Banner *Free Printable

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Sharing the Safari Zebra Happy Birthday Banner to go along with a Safari Girl/Boy Party.  This was such a fun party! Check out other links for more inspiration. Safari Party Decor & Inspiration Safari Party Games, Ranger Certification *Free Printables Safari Animal Cupcake Toppers *Free Printable Safari Birthday Party Banner *Free Printable Safari Party Trading Post   (Personal Use Only Please.  Property of The Crafting Chicks, LLP.) Pin It

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Safari Party Cupcake Toppers

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Giraffes…monkeys…& Tigers…OH MY!  Sharing my cute free printable Safari Party Animal Cupcake Toppers today…just add a cute straw.  Download Link Below. This goes along with the following Party Ideas: Safari Party Decor & Inspiration Safari Party Games, Ranger Certification *Free Printables Safari Animal Cupcake Toppers *Free Printable Safari Birthday Party Banner *Free Printable Safari Party Trading Post   (Personal Use Only Please-Download property of Crafting Chicks LLP) Pin It

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