Washi Tape Labels & Dry Erase Calendar

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Today I'm sharing  a really easy way to customize your calendars with one of my favorite craft supplies---washi tape!  For this project you need: Any kind of calendar--I really love my dry erase calendar from Poppy Seed Projects (I used the Lemon Quatrefoil calendar with the Eleanor frame, Brooklyn trim, & I also got the magnetic backing) Sand paper Paint (I used spray paint) Dry erase marker Black Sharpie permanent marker variety of Washi Tape--it's a thin, sort of papery non-permanent crafting tape that comes in a ton of different colors and patterns First, grab your calendar--it can be a paper one, a dry erase one, a planner--whatever you are using. For mine, I got a dry erase calendar kit from Poppy Seed Projects as I mentioned above---they are so cute, and did you know that our Crafting Chick Jamie designed the calendars? They are darling! :) I sanded the unfinished frame and trim, making sure to wipe off any dust, and then I spray painted it. I chose a … [Read more...]

Mini Thankful Album:: Guest Post and Giveaway with iloveitall with Monika Wright

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We are so happy to have Monika here from iloveitall with Monika Wright.  She is amazing and I love her creativity.  Not only is she sharing a great idea, she also has a giveaway for you!  A big hello to all you Crafting Chicks out there today! I'm Monika Wright and today I'm going to share a cute and quick mini album project that involves the whole family. Well, you'll be doing the crafting, but the whole family gets a chance to record their thankful thoughts in their own handwriting. Here's what my mini album looks like... ...and  here's how you can create this little cutie yourself. Gather your favorite patterned papers, embellishments and washi tape, I used several collections from Indie Chic by My Mind's Eye, download your mini album pages and trim, and also round up your favorite embellishments, adhesive and a length of twine. Your download is sized to print on a 12x12 sheet of patterned paper. If you don't have a large format printer, you can also use this letter-sized … [Read more...]