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With the 4th of July right around the corner, I wanted to share a few patriotic ideas I have created for Fiskars. Using paper punches to get creative with your food simply... View the full patriotic snack tutorials here. And getting creative with what you have at home to make... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Lisa Storms
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"The Sky's the Limit" is my very favorite graduation theme. I love not only the inspiring message but also all of the possibilities for fun embellishing! It works well for a whimsical graduation party theme, like this one I created for Fiskars. You can view the full photos and tutorial... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2014 at Lisa Storms
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I have a lot of popular teacher gift ideas and printables on my blog (you can view them all here) but I thought it was definitely time to show some love for those awesome bus drivers who keep our kids safe. So I came up with a couple of cute... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2014 at Lisa Storms
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I love the look of stamped burlap, and it is so easy to do yourself. If you are looking for a last-minute way to add a hand-crafted touch to flowers for mom, the texture of stamped burlap is a fun way to go! You can view my full tutorial and... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2014 at Lisa Storms
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This year I am doing a monthly series for Fiskars called Punch Basics. My hope is to inspire crafters to get the most out of their paper punches. Today I am going to get you caught up with the tutorials that have already been posted, and I will add new... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2014 at Lisa Storms
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With prom season underway, I wanted to share a fun, free printable for pre-prom photos I created for Fiskars. I love taking photobooth-style photos, and the kids seem to really enjoy injecting personality into the photos this way (and taking selfies this way, ha!). I am sharing several prom photo... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2014 at Lisa Storms
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Spring is finally here!! Well, one more day ... but close enough for my heart to smile! =) Celebrate by crafting up some fun and easy paper flowers with my new tutorial over at Fiskars found here. And be sure to check out all of my previous flower posts here.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Lisa Storms
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In case you plan on watching the Oscars this weekend, I wanted to share a movie party I created for Fiskars. You can find my full tutorial and photos here. Whether you want to craft up some pinwheel movie reel decorations and set up a movie concession stand... or add... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Lisa Storms
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In case anyone else has waited to the last minute for Valentines, I wanted to share a Valentine version of my owl candy wrappers with a free printable. Download the free printable pdf here: Owl Valentines (hit refresh if it doesn't load right away). They are made to fit around... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at Lisa Storms
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I've been working on a fun printable Valentine I plan on sharing Monday! But for anyone working on Valentine boxes this weekend, I wanted to stop and share an easy way to craft up the cutest hippo box I made for Fiskars. Crafted from two household boxes you likely have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2014 at Lisa Storms
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Oops, I blinked. And now it's a few days away from 2014! Do you remember that show, Small Wonder I think it was, that had the girl who could put her two index fingers together to stop time? That ... would be awesome. But back in the real world, I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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I'm sure I'm not the only one who needs to be thrifty this holiday season, so I wanted to share some gift bags for teachers I made for Fiskars using inexpensive white lunch bags and paper scraps. It's wonderful to not only get creative with your crafting tools, but to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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I am a big fan of puns ... to the point of no shame, ha! So of course I had to come up some punny Christmas cards for Fiskars. Getting creative with punches and ... straws and playing cards?? You can find full directions and photos here. =) And speaking... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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I think my calendar might be broken ... it's saying Thanksgiving is this week. When did that happen?? Next think you know they'll be saying it's almost Christmas! I have some fun ideas to share over at Fiskars for putting together a cute and fun kids table for Thanksgiving. You... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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Next up in my series "1 Punch 3 Ways" is a hexagon punch! I'm a bit obsessed with hexagons, so this was a particularly fun one. =) View my full tutorial with step-by-step photos over at Fiskars for making hexagons into honeycomb patterns, chevron patterns, and even 3D paper flowers.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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We are having a blog hop today to celebrate Fiskars' newest Fuse design set, the hexagon! I decided to make some super quick and easy paper flowers. You probably wouldn't think these were made up of hexagons, but I promise they are. Here's how to make your own... Create ten... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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My turn to take on the geometric trend! I love diamonds, and they make for a really cool theme for a bridal shower (or wedding, or anniversary, or engagement, you get the idea, ha!). Here is a bridal shower I created for Fiskars. You can view the full tutorial here... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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I am starting a monthly feature for Fiskars called '1 Punch 3 Ways' where I take a punch and use it ... well, three ways! I believe in getting the most out of my tools, and I enjoy the creativity in looking at shapes in a different way. First up... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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Can you guess what we recycled to make these fun puppets for Fiskars? We have to find fun things to occupy the first half of the day before it warms up around here enough to go in the pool, ha! And this kid loves crafts like his mom. =) Puppets... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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I'm currently in planning mode for my daughter's end-of-the-school-year class party and am going with my school of fish themed ice cream bar that was originally designed for the beginning of the school year! It will be a great way to end this great school year! It's fun coming up... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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I know a lot of us save wine corks with the intention of some day crafting with them. Here's a fun project I created for Fiskars to put them to use in a fun way making pendants! You can view the full tutorial here. I will warn you that these... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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And so my owl addiction continues to show =). Here is the sweetest mini album I created by altering the new journaling binders from BasicGrey. Come check out my full tutorial with step-by-step photos for this adorable mini album over at the BasicGrey blog here. (Don't forget to enter the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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I have officially made it through another Oregon winter! In honor of spring's arrival, I thought I'd recap a few of my favorite flower tutorials from the blog. First off are paper daffodils in case the calendar says spring, but the weather says differently where you are! Followed by easy... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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Today I'm sharing a free template for shamrock-inspired pinwheels over at the BasicGrey blog to add a whimsical touch to St. Patrick's Day here. As well as a very easy way to make any colored chipboard letters gold. You can find full tutorials and photos at BasicGrey right here. And... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at Lisa Storms
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My daughter had her last basketball game of the season this weekend (it was an awesome game!) and I wanted to bring in a little celebratory treat for her to share. With very limited time during our chaotic weekend, I ended up coming up with these quick and easy basketballs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at Lisa Storms