All posts filed under: DIY Gifts

DIY Post It Note Holder

Make these cute handmade post-it note holders for yourselves or gift it to someone with a thoughtful note! I love making little personalized gifts that cost next to nothing, especially when it’s as versatile as post-it notes. I mean, everyone uses post-it notes. Even my […]


DIY Sculptured 3D Leather Earrings

I first saw these neat earrings in a jewelry store in the French Quarters in New Orleans of all places. My first thought was I can make these with my Cricut! I have to admit, it was a little mind-boggling at first to figure out […]


How to Make Waterslide Decals

In this waterslide decal tutorial, I will show you how to create a waterslide image by removing the background and provide a few tips on how to make waterslide tumblers and mugs. I made this mug the other day for our family friends. I thought […]

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Stickers with Cricut Machines

This is a tutorial on how to make stickers with the Cricut cutting machine. I will cover how to make shadow layers, how to make kiss cuts on sticker paper and how to foil your designs using a set of planner sticker examples. I remember […]


Easy DIY Notebook Cover

In this tutorial, I will show you how to make your own journal cover with this super simple notebook cover design for handmade leather or fabric covers. I love having a handy notebook around for all my random thoughts and to do items. I find […]


Cricut Pop up Flower Bouquet

I designed this pop up flower card SVG template for the Cricut and provide some tips on how to make this DIY flower bouquet pop up card in this tutorial. I saw this blooming flower pop up card tutorial on some viral video online a […]

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5 Free Hair Bow Templates

This is a tutorial for leather hair bows with free printable and SVG bow templates that you can use to make your own. My daughter’s hair finally grew long enough to do something with so I made a set of faux leather hair bows. I […]


DIY Leather Photo Keychain

I love making little handmade gifts that just add an extra personal touch. This tutorial is for a personalized leather or faux leather keychain that you can make either by hand or with a cutting machine like the Cricut. I remember back in the day […]


DIY Jewelry Tray

This is a tutorial for an easy no sew trinket tray that can be made with leather, faux leather or felt. I have a sewing machine and I go in spurts using it. It’s just so much work to find the right thread, then set […]

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DIY Trinket Dishes

This is a tutorial for making polymer clay trinket dishes with a cutting machine like the Cricut. It is totally possible to make this without a cutting machine which is probably I will do next time I do this. You will just have to cut […]

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Cricut Jewelry Engraving

One of the Cricut Maker tools I’ve been having lots of fun with lately is the engraving tool. I will show you how to turn your handwriting into an engraving in this tutorial. Does anyone write with a pen or pencil anymore? ha. Sometimes it […]

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