DIY

Free Printable Chinese Fortune Greeting Card

My blogging friend Patty shared directions to make this super cute card. I love how simple it is, yet every bit as cute as a store-bought card. Perfect for many occasions just by changing the fortune!

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I don’t know how much $$$ I have spent on silly greeting cards through the years.  It was always fun to go through the racks and buy the cards that made me giggle out loud.  I think I liked cards because it made letter writing easier…less room to write!

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It’s fun to get a greeting card for no occasion at all, just because someone is thinking of YOU!  I like ones with silly messages like the Chinese fortunes I collected after I Googled “free Chinese fortunes”.

Silly Chinese Fortunes:

1. Some days you are pigeon, some days you are statue. Today, bring umbrella.
2. Two can live as cheaply as one, for half as long.
3. Your reality check about to bounce.
4. Two days from now, tomorrow will be yesterday.
5. Your inferiority complex not good enough. Try harder.
6. When chosen for jury duty, tell judge “fortune cookie…

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DIY · Gift Ideas

Butterfly Mobile

I saw this post a few days ago from my friend over at kelleysdiy.com and I just couldn’t stop thinking about how cute this project was, so I decided to share it. This can be made up in any colors of your choice to match your decor, and the butterflies switched out for little animals or birds. The perfect craft to do together with a child.

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Remember the Beautiful Baby Shower Mobile I showed you the other day? Well, after a friend saw it, she wanted me to help her create a pretty mobile for her room.
I wrote this last summer….reposting for a friend.
My young friend has been spending a lot of time with me during her summer break making crafts. She loves crafting as much as I, well almost. We picked out bright papers at Joann’s to go with her bedroom colors. She saw the mobile I made from Baby Shower papers and fell in love with my idea.
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For this project you need a butterfly punch (mine is Martha Stewarts) , (or you can use any design punch you would like.) illusion cord, 2 embroidery hoops (larger and smaller) paper or scrapbook paper, pkg. of assorted mirrors, 3 different ribbons and a thinner ribbon for hanging. You will only use one of…

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DIY · Essential Oils · Gift Ideas

DIY Clay Essential Oil Diffuser

Making an essential oil diffuser is an inexpensive and easy to do craft. Make your own decorative essential oil diffusers using air dry clay to enjoy the aromatherapy benefits of essential oils wherever you might be. Hang it in the car, on a night table, or put it on a cord to wear around your neck. This is a great idea for kids to wear to school, too.