Lucky Hedbanz

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We had so much fun with our Valentine Hedbanz cards, that I'm back with a set for St. Patrick's Day. If you aren’t familiar with the game HedBanz* here’s a quick break down. You wear awesome plastic headbands that have a slit to hold the card. Without looking at the card you insert it into the slit, and then by asking questions you try to figure out what you are. Kind of like 20 questions. Only instead of 20 questions, you are racing against a timer. If you get it before your time is up you pick another card and keep asking until your time expires. Then it’s the next person’s turn. When it comes around to you again, you pick up asking questions where you left off before. It promotes logical thinking and a lot of laughs! If you don’t have the game, I bet you could make elastic headbands, like the elastic hair ties only larger, and they would work just as well. Place the card between your forehead and the elastic to hold it in place. The download includes a front and back page, for a … [Read more...]

Truffula Tree Seeds *Free Printable

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Just in time for Dr. Seuss's Birthday!  Truffula Tree Seeds for your little one, to go with Dr. Seuss's book, The Lorax.  I am sharing my free printable tag today.  These were a hit with my little ones! I just filled my adorable chevron striped Pick Your Plum bags with colorful mini jellybeans...an adorable treat for Dr. Seuss Day! {Remember, all printables and downloads designed by The Crafting Chicks are for PERSONAL USE ONLY. Please do not alter or claim as your own. This file is not intended for resale, nor are the printed versions of this file. Feel free to send your friends and link back to www.thecraftingchicks.com if you like our printables, and we’d appreciate a comment if you download.} … [Read more...]

Valentine Happy Mail – Party in a Box

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Valentine's Day is hands down my favorite time of year to send mail. A pink envelope in the mailbox is a very happy surprise in the dead of winter! I took it a little further with this party-in-a-box for my nieces and nephews. I'm a sucker for holiday sprinkles, it is impossible for me to walk by an end cap of jars full of colorful little jars of jimmies and holiday shapes without stopping. I just can't. I mean, look how cute these are. As my collection kept expanding I realized it's actually quite difficult to use an entire container of sprinkles per holiday. Let alone 3 or 4 containers. That's when I it hit me that if I divided them into small containers I could share! And if there's one thing I love more than sprinkles it is sending happy mail to my sisters and the nieces and nephews. Someone's got to be the favorite aunt, and why shouldn't it be me? So I set to work filling these little tins with sprinkles. Then I decided to make it a package deal I'd add Valentine … [Read more...]

“OH SNAP” Camera **Printable**

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In honor of SNAP the Conference that we will be teaching the ADOBE LIGHTROOM class at this weekend (more tips on that coming soon), I thought I would create a fun printable to share with you...taking pictures and creativity are such a huge part of a good life, in my opinion.  I hope you enjoy this one :) (personal use only please). DOWNLOAD BELOW. FOLLOW the CRAFTING CHICKS #SNAPCONF HAPPENINGS IN REAL TIME ON INSTAGRAM: Kirsten: @craftykirsten @chatterooapps Nikkala:  @nikkala Brooke:  @brookekemp Becky:  @bljam Jamie:  @craftyjamie Thanks so much to BLACK RIVER IMAGING for being so amazing about printing our business cards!  They are awesome and they are printed on pearl paper and they are a part of their "specialty shaped" business cards.  We each have our cards that look like this but they are personalized.  We ALWAYS get compliments on our business cards.  THANK YOU BLACK RIVER. They also print the business cards for my iphone app KID CHATTEROO (shamless plug), SHARE … [Read more...]

Marjorie Pay Hinckley MOTHERHOOD Printable

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 A little food for thought...this is one of my very favorite quotes and helps me remember the things that matter most.  I love this and I love the dear and amazing woman that wrote it, Marjorie Pay Hinckley. Lime Green & Aqua 5x7 Printable push DL button below:   Salmon and Aqua 5x7 Printable, push DL button below: Yellow & Aqua 5x7 Printable: push DL button below: What inspires YOU to be the best mother you can be? {Remember, all printables and downloads designed by The Crafting Chicks are for PERSONAL USE ONLY. Please do not alter or claim as your own. This file is not intended for resale, nor are the printed versions of this file. Feel free to send your friends and link back to www.thecraftingchicks.com if you like our printables, and we’d appreciate a comment if you download.}   … [Read more...]

Chalkboard Art Mini Frame

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I currently have a big fat crush on chalkboard art. And I love the miniature frames from PoppySeed Projects. And this project combines the two. Originally this projected was posted on their blog, but I wanted to be sure you saw it (and got a chance at the free download at the end) First thing that I love? Poppy Seeds miniature frames! You know how small things are adorable? Well, it's the same with these frames! I think they are so fun painted a bright color and left empty on in a wall collage. In fact (don't tell Kim or Holly) I think the mini's are my absolute favorite of all their frames. I used the Miniature Eleanor Frames, sanded and painted a metallic red. Because the frame is so small I decided to keep it pretty simple and just a solid color. And the other thing I'm loving right now is chalkboard art! So I created this little bitty sign to go inside the frame. You can download them here. They come 4 to a page and are sized 4" x 3" to fit perfectly. You could use … [Read more...]