Tutorials & Lessons

I wanted to set up a  spot where all of my previous tutorials & more can be shared in one spot. I have video tutorials, word tutorials, and of course some basic design lessons so please feel free to have a look around and to create your own designs using these tutorials. When necessary please always make sure to pay it forward and share the link back to this page. Also always make sure to follow my blog by email and my facebook fan page so you can make sure not to miss out on any future tutorials or lessons.

I also have a few videos up on my YouTube Channel if you are into that sort of thing :O)



Waterfall Kinetic Card: These fun kinetic cards are so easy and always such a big hit. I love making them for kids, holidays, or really anyone who likes to have a little fun.

Stepper Card Tutorial: This fun card is called a stepper card and is easy to make with a standard card and a good ruler. You can also learn about Mountain and Valley folds (a good intro. ROL)

Triple Stamp Layered Card: This card is a really fun and elegant card to make. It requires a background stamp and two pieces of cardstock cut just shy of each other. It took me a couple times to get the hang of it, but once you do it's a great, fun, and easy card to put together.

Gift Card Holder, Card: Learn how to make these super simple gift card holders in just a couple easy steps. They are perfect for the holidays or birthdays where you want to give a gift card, but still want to present it as a gift.

Spinners are easy to create with simply two pennies and some 3-D adhesive. Make sure to hop on over and check out the details. I also offer a version of this card on my YouTube Channel.

3-D Projects:

Learn how to make this wonderful notebook holder, great for holidays, gifts, or simply to make your day brighter. This wonderful tutorial comes with a video lesson and is super easy to follow and to make.

This post it note organizer holds a 5 X 3 1/2" post it along with a pen holder. I also show you a quick and easy way to add an inside pocket so your coupons, notes, and extras won't fall out.

Mini Hand Sanitizer Holder: Learn how to make these adorable mini hand sanitizer holders by watching a video. This post also offers a free cut file for your Cricut. 

Desk Calendar: Learn how to make this wonderful and super easy desk calendar by cutting out my free Cricut Design Space Cut files found here (base) and here (numbers and labels) and then clicking on the tutorial located in my blog. 

Photo Frames: Learn how to make photo frames to use as embellishments on cards, scrapbook layouts, and even altered art! I have a video tutorial from LHT as well as step by step directions. There is also a free SVG file and link to DS for any Cricut Explore Users :)

L2L - Love to Learn Series:

These are lessons (or tutorials without exact patterns or cuts) which help to cover or showcase some great designs, techniques, and even designers who inspire me everyday. I call it my Love to Learn because I presents these posts in hope to teach and inspire.

Some Basic Color Talk : I showcase and discuss the basics of colors and how to best incorporate color schemes into design. "Basics of color" includes temperature, themes, and basic families. I also introduce one of my favorite color challenge blogs that will hopefully continue to challenge and inspire your color boundaries.

Learn How to use those small stamps: I will mimic the greats and show you a fun way to use all of those smaller stamps that you have laying around by making cool shapes and color schemes from them.

Some General Design Tips for Scrapbooking: In this post I go over balance and how to achieve great looking scrapbook layouts with very little effort. I also cover a little bit of color talk.

Stamped Sky/Clouds: Learn to create a stamped sky background with some basic blue ink and a scalloped piece of scrap.

DIY Embellishments & More:

PinWheels: Learn to create easy Pinwheels of all sizes and styles. These are very easy accessories and look wonderful in a variety of settings. In this post, I link you to LHM's youtube video as well as a step by step easy to follow diagram to make sure that you will be making pinwheels in no time. 

Photo Frames: Another easy to follow tutorial from LHT. In this post I link you to LHT's Youtube channel and I also show you a variety of ways to make Halloween Photo Frames. This also links to a free Design Space file and a free SVG Download. :)

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