Rice Crispie Christmas Wreaths

Santa Claus is coming to town, for sure now.  We are 25 days away from sleigh liftoff and counting.  There are so many things to do like decking the halls and baking our Christmas treats. This recipe is a variation of the Baker family traditional “mistletoe” treats, a post I will do later on thisContinue reading “Rice Crispie Christmas Wreaths”

Turkey Treats, Gratitude Trees, & The Attitude of Gratitude

Fall is here in full force with the grand finale of Thanksgiving only one week away.  As usual, I have been pinning my little heart out, finding fun ideas & recipes for the big turkey day.  I can’t believe how fast the season is flying by. I kept coming across pins for “gratitude trees”.  IContinue reading “Turkey Treats, Gratitude Trees, & The Attitude of Gratitude”

New Product: Custom 100% painted signs!

I am very pleased to announce that our little Etsy shop is now selling 100% painted wood signs.  We are still in the first phases of this new product and are currently taking custom requests!  Currently, we have this specific sign with any custom name available.  Would be great for any baby shower or littleContinue reading “New Product: Custom 100% painted signs!”

S’more Pops & S’more Love

S’more Alternatives Want to have s’mores at your big day, but don’t have a venue that allows fires?  These s’more pops are incredibly easy to make and look great displayed on a Styrofoam stand covered in any sort of colored tissue paper you may want (I used pink tissue paper. 🙂 ) Almond bark isContinue reading “S’more Pops & S’more Love”

Peak Wedding Season! Get your savings today!

\Having so much fun getting orders together as we enter peak wedding season. Use coupon code 35OFFALLORDERS to get 35% off of your whole order until June 15th!  Customers have been loving the beer totes & the paper tags.  We’ve also introduced some custom matchboxes too. Want to celebrate state love?  Check out my onlineContinue reading “Peak Wedding Season! Get your savings today!”

DIY Bird’s Nest Necklace

DIY Bird’s Nest Pendants are a great gift during the spring season.  Put it on a jump ring and string it on the favorite necklace of your choice. Subscribers to HandCrate get the materials to make the pendant in this month’s box.  🙂 I’ve changed the approach to the box as I’ve wanted to increaseContinue reading “DIY Bird’s Nest Necklace”

Washi Tape Wednesday: Matching Pen & Vase

I get a lot of HandCrate subscribers asking what they can do with the washi tape that comes in every month’s box.    I thought it would be fun to do a weekly blog post about all the amazing projects a person can do with washi tape because there are a bundle. I will keep postingContinue reading “Washi Tape Wednesday: Matching Pen & Vase”

Chocolate Nutella Buttercream Frosting

With Valentine’s Day only 29 days away, I am already thinking about lovely things, like Nutella, and cupcakes, and chocolate, and more chocolate (did I say chocolate enough? LOL :-D) For these cupcakes, I just did the standard Betty Croker box of chocolate cake mix.  I also used these fun cupcake liners/toppers from the recent Valentine’s Celebration BoxContinue reading “Chocolate Nutella Buttercream Frosting”

Wood is good! Back in the Tote Biz.

After some updates on our process for the glass bottle totes, we have relaunched our beer totes on etsy (sorry Amazon).  In the photo above, my trusty lumberjack (& husband, Paul) is making a wine tote in our garage.  He loves making them too. We put this tote together over the weekend.  It looks soContinue reading “Wood is good! Back in the Tote Biz.”

Happy New Year! 2017 is here!

Happy New Year!! 2017 is finally here!  A new year, new you! I’ve been crafting up a storm here at the studio (my craft room).  New future brides are coming out from the winter season after accepting proposals from the men of their dreams during the holidays (a great time to propose, by the way.)Continue reading “Happy New Year! 2017 is here!”