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DoodleBug Designs: I ❤️ Travel – Mini Album

Hi Crafty Friends!

I finally made my first mini album! YAY! 😁 I love mini albums and have been watching TONS of YouTube videos to learn how to make one. Then, the other day I was in my local scrapbook store and I found the new Doodlebug Designs: I ❤️Travel paper collection. It is so cute! I thought the paper would be perfect for a mini album.

I decided to followed one of Rosa Kelly’s Scrapbooking tutorials, here is the exact one I followed. She is a great teacher. I really learned a lot and I think it turned out great.

Doodlebug Designs: I Heart Travel Mini Album

Here is the project share video, if you want to see the flip through.

Doodlebug Designs: I Heart Travel Mini Album – Project Share

I thought I would add a few pictures of the pages below.

You can order the 12×12 paper pack here: https://www.scrapbook.com/store/db-6418.html?w=doodlebug&t12-13=doodlebug+design&t14=i+heart+travel

Thanks for stopping by

-Marla

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3 Mini Purse Treat Bags

Hey Crafty Friends!

I am totally obsessed with these cute little purse treat bags! I will definitely be making more of these! These bags would be awesome as party favors or gift card holders. There are so many things that you could use these treat bags for.

I found these designs in the Silhouette Design Store. I purchased them with the svg file and then brought them into Cricut Design Space to cut them with my Cricut. In an earlier post I used the same method to make a little basket for my Peeps candy. There is a bit of clean up needed for most files that you bring into Cricut Design Space, but once you do it, it is worth it.

These treat bags are really easy to assemble. I found that there were only a few pieces to each bag. Which is always nice. Since you are using an svg file, you are able to increase or decrease the size of the treat bag to fit your need.

In the project share video below, you can see more details on the treat bags.

3 Mini Purse Treat Bags – Project Share Video

Here are the file ID numbers for the designs in the Silhouette Design Store.

  • “LV” tote 292684
  • Digital Paper Pattern for “LV” bag 292686
  • “Dior” purse 👜292683
  • “Chanel” bag 292682

Thank you so much for stopping by. Please leave any questions below or on the YouTube video.

-Marla

3 Mini Purse Treat Bags
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New Content Coming – Tech Talk Tuesday’s and more

Hey Crafty Friends!

I have been working on ideas for some new content for the YouTube channel and here on the blog. I recently filmed a channel update video, you can check it out here or below. I would like to start including some videos on tech tips, something like “Tech Talk Tuesday”. I am a total tech geek! 🤓

To start, I will post a “Tech Talk Tuesday” at least once a month, but maybe more if you have a specific subject you would like for me to cover. If I am knowledgeable on the topic, I will either post a video with some information or maybe even a quick tutorial. I thought I would start with some simple topics, specifically for the crafters that are starting on YouTube, IG (The Gram) and even venturing out and starting a blog.

I would also like to start posting some planning videos. I recently purchased some new planners/journals and I am trying to get a daily routine down. I want to be able to continue adding new content on a regular basis, while still working my full-time 9-5 job. I am an IT Project Manager, so planning is kinda my jam.

If there is any specific tech topics you would like me to cover, feel free to drop a comment here or on the YouTube video. On a final note, I did get the Facebook page up and going, so you can also reach me there.

Thanks for stopping by.

-Marla

Graduation Exploding Box
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Graduation Exploding Gift Card Holder

Hey Crafty Friends!

I am having a very busy graduation session this year! I have 3 nieces that are graduating! I’m such a proud Auntie. 🥰 The first graduation we attended was at the University of Minnesota. Can I just tell you that it was raining so bad, I was actually ready to come back to Detroit!

We had a wonderful time watching her graduate. So it was worth it!

I found this great tutorial video to make a graduation exploding box gift card holder. It was really fun and easy to make. You do not need a cutting machine, but if you have a scoreboard it would be helpful. I also used an embossing folder I picked up at Joann’s. Here is the link to Mixed Up Craft video tutorial on the box.

Here is the project share video on my channel:

Graduation Cap Exploding Box

I was really happy with the way it came out.

Thanks for stopping by.

-Marla

Graduation Hat Exploding Box
DIY Avengers Infinity Stones
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DIY Avengers Infinity Stones

Hey Crafty Friends!

Mr. Craftini Time and I are defiantly big Marvel fans.  So, we are extra excited to see the new Avengers Endgame movie this weekend. 🤓 We bought our tickets a couple of weeks ago and are ready 3 hours of excitement.  This post is a little late because we were not able to see the movie until Saturday, so we were on a social media blackout to avoid any spoilers.

I have been on a 3D paper craft project kick lately, so I wanted to make something 3D.  You can check out the Peeps Basket I made a couple of weeks ago for one of my Easter projects  here on the blog and the YouTube video here.

So, I went searching for a cut file that looked like the gems or some type of stones.  I came a crossed a couple in the Silhouette Design Store, I purchased both.  But, I found some issues with one of them after bringing them into Cricut Design Space and ended up going with this one – Design ID 145559.  I go into more details about the issues in the video project share below.  

There are 5 different color stones, so I used some glitter paper to create them.

You can check out how they came out below.

 

Hopefully, in the week or so, I will finish the  tutorial on how to bring in svg files purchased from the Silhouette Design Store into Cricut Design Space.  

Thanks for stopping by!

-Marla

 

DIY Avengers Infinity Stones
DIY Avengers Infinity Stones