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As a creative person who likes to declutter and organize – well, let’s just say that I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with DIY and crafts.

I love crafting but I really try to create things that I will actually use – with many exceptions, of course. ;-)

 

2020 Cricut Black Friday Deals Start Early!

It’s time for the 2020 Cricut Black Friday Deals! Here are the details. This Is What You Need To Know Cricut is offering up to 50% on products sitewide!!! Almost everything is on sale – I seriously can’t believe the discounts. It’s a great time to stock up on Cricut machines (good time to upgrade …

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How to Use Foundation Paper for Piecing Quilt Blocks

My October 2020 Sew Sampler Box from the Fat Quarter Shop included something called Foundation Paper for piecing the quilt project of the month. I had never used foundation paper for quilting before so I decided to create a few practice blocks before making my “official” blocks that I would include in the quilt. Let …

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October 2020 Sew Sampler Box – Choosing Fabric Pairs

Today I am going to choose fabric pairs to make the quilt project that was included in the October 2020 Sew Sampler Box from The Fat Quarter Shop. You can watch the unboxing here and join the waitlist here. I am fairly new to quilting (the only other big project that I have made is …

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Sew Sampler Box from Fat Quarter Shop – October 2020 Unboxing

Do you want to see what’s inside the October 2020 Sew Sampler Box from Fat Quarter Shop? Watch the unboxing here (SPOILER ALERT!). You all know that I have been obsessed with my new Bernina 475 QE sewing machine. I am not a sewist but I have been trying to learn as much as I …

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Bernina 475 qe – Things to Consider Before You Buy

I recently purchased a Bernina 475 qe sewing machine. It’s my first Bernina – so as a newcomer to the brand, I thought I would post a list of things you might want to consider before you buy. You can see my unboxing of this Bernina sewing machine here. What is Bernina? If you haven’t …

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Learning to Quilt with a Riley Blake Quilt Kit for Cricut

About a year and a half ago (maybe more), I saw a deal for Riley Blake Quilt Kits made especially for Cricut on the Cricut website. So, of course, I snapped up two of them. And then, of course, I did nothing. I have never made a quilt before (except for these cute Valentine’s Day …

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How to Create Trash Can Planner Stickers on a Cricut Machine

I love it when my two passions collide – planning and crafting. Today I created cute little trash can stickers on my Cricut machine. I use these in my planner to remind me to take the trash out on garbage day. Since I recently purchased the Cricut Joy – this is the model that I …

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5 Cricut Projects You Can Make for the 4th of July

It is always fun to use your Cricut Machine to create festive items for holidays and special occasions. The 4th of July is no exception. You can use your Cricut Maker, Explore Air 2, or Cricut Joy (not all can be made on the Joy) to make these fun July 4th themed projects. You can …

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