Ginger Snap Crafts: 2019

{wow me} wednesday #295

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week I featured 9 Spring Ideas!
You can check them all out right over here.

Easy Clipboard Makeover {tutorial}

Good morning! It’s time for another addition of Craft Lightning! If you’re new here, Craft Lightning is when a group of my favorite bloggers gets together & creates crafts you can do in 15 minutes or less all around a theme. This month the theme is decoupage. Yay! One of my favorite things to work with. ;) I used a little bit of Mod Podge in this fun Clipboard Makeover. Let’s me show you! :)

9 Spring Ideas

Hello there! We have had crazy windy & cold weather this week. Buuuut next weeks is suppose to be beautiful with sunny skies & higher temps! Yay! I can’t wait for spring! Annnnd it’s always nice to start some spring time projects around the house or do something fun with the kiddos! So, today I am excited to be featuring 9 Spring Ideas that were linked up to the last several {wow me} wednesday parties. Remember this week’s party is still going on. Feel free to swing by & check all that out here. Buuuuuuuut first stick around to see this colorful & fun feature post. Enjoy! :)

DIY Farmhouse Sign with Cricut {tutorial}

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

Good morning! I’m back with an all new Cricut tutorial for you! I have spent waaaaay too much on cute farmhouse signs over the last several years for our home. Annnnnnd if I had realized how easy DIY Farmhouse Signs were to make with a few tools from Cricut & some inexpensive supplies, I could of saved a ton of money! ha! Let me show you how I did it. :)

Have you seen the new Cricut EasyPress Totes? They’re Cute!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

Good morning! I’m just popping in really quick to introduce you to the brand new Cricut EasyPress Totes. Eek! They are adorable! (I’ll be back later today with another new Cricut project. So stay tuned!) I have bragged on Cricut’s fabulous tote line before. Annnnd they have just added the very cute & functional Cricut EasyPress Totes to that line as well. Let me introduce you! :)

{wow me} wednesday #294

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week I featured 10 Amazing Ideas for Your Home!
You can check them all out right over here. :)

10 Amazing Ideas for your Home

Good morning! Awwww…..it’s almost spring! It always makes me want to bust out a new DIY project! How about you? ha! ;) I have a pretty long list for this year. Hopefully, I’ll be sharing some finished projects with you soon! Buuuut first check out these 10 Amazing Ideas for Your Home that were linked up to the last several {wow me} wednesday parties. Remember this week’s party is still going on, so feel free to swing by & check that all out. If you are a blogger, be sure to link up your ideas. I’d love to feature you, too. You can do all of that here. Buuuuut first check out this amazing feature post! Enjoy! :)

Fabric Hair Tie with Cricut Precision Hand Tools {tutorial}

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

Good morning! Today I am so excited to share a brand new Cricut project with you. Plus I love to introduce you to Cricut’s fabulous precision hand tool line. Not only are these crafting hand tools must haves in your craft room (even if you don’t own a Cricut), but they are also so beautiful! You can even find them in different colors! Eek! I’m showing you the lilac set, but you can also find these tools in mint! You are going to love these Cricut accessories! In just a bit, I’ll share how a used a few of these tools to make this cute Fabric Hair Tie, and then next week I’ll be using the rest of the tools to make a completely different project. You’ll have to stay tuned for that one! Let’s get started on this post though! :)

Today I’m going to introduce you to Cricut’s TrueControl Knife, Rotary Cutter, Self-Healing Mat, Acrylic Ruler, & Cutting Ruler. Each of these tools can be use with paper, cardstock, thin plastics, canvas, leather, wood, vinyl, iron-on, fabric & so much more!!! Let’s meet these new tools. Shall we? :)

{wow me} wednesday #293

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week I featured some cute St. Patrick’s Day ideas!
You can check them all out right over here.

Spirit Riding Free Inspired Mom & Daughter Breakfast Date

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Good morning! March is here, buuuut unfortunately spring is not. We are getting snowed in as I am typing this! Sometimes I have to get a little bit creative to help my kiddos have a little fun when we can’t go outside, & we need something to do! Last week I had a fun mom & daughter date with my youngest daughter. We had a yummy breakfast with Eggos & Reddi-Wip, had some fun coloring activities planned & watched the cute Netflix series, Spirit Riding Free. Have you seen it yet? It’s so cute! It’s a spin-off of Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. Remember that one? It’s a show about how to empower your daughters, teaches friendship & loyalty & of course, has lots of horses!!! Let me show you what we did! :)

Personalized Vase with Cricut {tutorial} + a Huge Cricut Mother’s Day Giveaway

This post is not sponsored by Cricut, but affiliate links are used. Buuuut the giveaway was donated by Cricut along with some of your favorite bloggers. :)

Gooooood morning! I’ve been waiting all week for this post! Eek! I am so excited to be partnering with some of my favorite bloggers to bring you a fun Mother’s Day blog hop along with a fun giveaway that includes TWO prizes ~ one for you & one for your Mom. How cool is that?! So you’ll want to keep reading after I share this quick Personalized Vase tutorial with you! :)

Cute St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

Hello there! Can you believe that tomorrow is March??!! Spring Break will be here soon, and before that St. Patrick’s Day will roll around. Today I am excited to be featuring some super Cute St. Patrick’s Day Ideas that were linked up to last several {wow me} wednesday parties. This week’s party is still going on, so feel free to swing by & check out this week’s link ups. You are sure to be inspired! You can do all of that right here. Buuuuut first check out this very green feature post. Enjoy! :)

{wow me} wednesday #392

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week I featured 8 DIY Projects!
You can check them all out right over here.

8 DIY Projects

Good morning! It’s my favorite day of the week. I get to feature some of you! Yay! Annnnd that’s the best job ever! I love looking through the link ups each week. You guys are always inspiring me with your creativity. :) Today I am excited to feature 8 DIY Projects that were linked up to the last several {wow me} wednesday parties. Remember this week’s party is still going on. Drop by here to check that out & link up your ideas. I’d love to see them & feature you, too. Buuuuut first check out this fun feature post! Enjoy! :)

DIY Graduation Party Ideas with Cricut

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

Good morning! With 5 kiddos, it always seems like we have a reason to celebrate from birthdays, holidays, graduations to engagements (gulp!) there is always a party going on over here. ha! I love making every celebration extra special, & my Cricut Maker makes that task so, so easy & lots of fun, too. My oldest daughter is graduating from high school this May. Annnnd you’d better believe that we are going to be celebrating BIG time! ;) I am so excited as she heads off on her next adventure…..college! Annnnd I’ve already started planning her big graduation party. Today I’m excited to share some DIY Graduation Party Ideas with Cricut. Let’s get started. :)

DIY St. Patrick’s Day Crafts with Cricut

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

    Good morning! This year is flying by! I seem to say that every single year! ha! Buuuuut can you believe that it is almost March? Spring Break & St. Patrick’s Day will be here before we know it! Annnnnd today I am excited to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Cricut. I used my Cricut Maker to make some cute & easy DIY St. Patrick’s Day Crafts with my kiddos. We made some cute t-shirts, a lucky horseshoe, cute lucky clover socks & a cute St. Patrick’s Day card all with the Cricut Maker. Let’s get started! :)

        {wow me} wednesday #391

        Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
        I’m so glad you are here. :)

        Last week I featured 10 Lunch Recipes!
        You can check them all out right over here.

        10 Lunch Recipes

        Good morning! :) How are you? Are you ready for the long weekend? I know I sure am! I love having a 3 day weekends. Yay! It doesn’t happen near enough. ;) Today I am excited to be featuring 10 Lunch Recipes that were linked up to the last several {wow me} wednesday parties. Remember this week’s party is still going strong. Be sure to swing by & check out all the fun ideas, recipes & projects. You can do that here. Be sure to link up your ideas, if you are a blogger. I’d love to feature you, too! Buuuut first check out this yummy feature post. Enjoy! :)

        Make Your Own Embroidery Patterns with the Cricut BrightPad

        This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

        Good morning! :) The Cricut BrightPad™ is one of THE most favorite tools in my craft room. (Ok…I really just have a craft closet! ha!) Anyways, this is a must have tool no matter where you craft at. So in a craft room, at the kitchen table or in a comfy chair, the Cricut BrightPad is a must have! Annnnd today I am excited to show you how you can Make Your Own Embroidery Patterns with the Cricut BrightPad. Let’s get started! :)

        {wow me} wednesday #390

        Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
        I’m so glad you are here. :)

        Last week I featured 10 Heart Inspired Projects!
        You can check them all out right over here.

        10+ Heart Inspired Projects

        Good morning! Valentine’s Day is next week, so today I am excited to be sharing 10+ Heart Inspired Projects with you. Most of these are simple & quick. You still have plenty of time to get your Valentine craft on. ha! All of these lovely heart ideas were linked up over the last several {wow me} wednesday parties. You can still link up to this week’s party right here. Be sure to do that, if you are a blogger. I’d love to feature YOU, too! :) Buuuut first check out this heart & love filled feature post. Enjoy! :)

        Cute Organization with the Cricut BrightPad™ {tutorial}

        This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

        Good morning! :) I’ve introduced you to the amazing Cricut BrightPad™ before. Annnnnnd I love how easy this crafting light pad, along with a few Cricut accessories, can make weeding vinyl (especially glitter vinyl and iron-on vinyl!). It’s a lifesaver! I am also so excited to share some Cute Organization with the Cricut BrightPad™. Let’s get started! :)

        {wow me} wednesday #389

        Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
        I’m so glad you are here. :)

        Last week I got busy, & I didn’t do a feature post!
        I will make up for that this week. Promise. :)
        In the meantime, check out these cute handmade Valentine ideas right here. :)

        DIY Housewarming Gift {tutorial}

        This is not a sponsored post, but affiliate links are used for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Ginger Snap Crafts. :)

        Good morning! Hello there! Can you believe it’s already February! Eek! Time just doesn’t stop! ;) We just passed our 6 month in our new house anniversary. (Is that a thing? ha!) What do you think is the perfect housewarming gift? I’ve done some thinking. Annnnnd I have decided that it is…..disposable dinnerware. Not having to wash dishes was a life saver for me in the first few weeks in our new home. So today I’m going to show you how easy it was to make this cute Home Is Where the Heart Is tote bag. Fill this cute little bag with disposable dinnerware & you will have the perfect DIY Housewarming Gift in no time at all. Let’s get started!

        {wow me} wednesday #388

        Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
        I’m so glad you are here. :)

        Last week I featured 10 Valentine Treats!
        You can check them all out right over here.

        DIY Bird Feeder {tutorial}

        Good morning! Today it's time for another round of Craft Lightning! Yay! This month’s theme was a little bit unique. We all chose any obscure holiday, & we are sharing a 15 minute craft to go along with that holiday. I did some googling. ha! Annnnd I picked Feed the Birds Day which is apparently always celebrated on February 3rd. So today I am going to share this easy DIY Bird Feeder that me & my kiddos made. 

        Personalized Library Bag {tutorial}

        This is not a sponsored post, but affiliate links are used. Thank you!

        Good morning!  A few months ago I told you all about the new EasyPress 2 from Cricut . Annnnnd I’ve been busy making all the things! :) Using Cricut Iron-on is so much fun! Let me show you how I made this Personalized Library Bag with the EasyPress 2.

        10 Valentine Treats

        Good morning! Valentine’s Day will be here really soon! Eek! Isn’t this year flying by? I need to get busy planning a fun day for my kiddos. My two homeschoolers are already planning on our Valentine’s party. :) We plan on making a yummy Valentine treat, of course. So, today I am excited to share 10 Valentine Treats with you that were linked up at the last two {wow me} wednesday parties. Remember this week’s party is still going on. I know you’ll want to to swing by & check that out right here. Buuuut first enjoy this yummy heart filled feature post. :)

        {wow me} wednesday #387

        Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
        I’m so glad you are here. :)
        Last week I featured 12 Winter Recipes!
        You can check them all out right over here.

        12 Winter Recipes

        Hello there! It’s my favorite day of the week. I get to feature some of you! :) Annnnd this week I’m featuring some of my favorite winter recipes. Eek! Yep, these 12 Winter Recipes were linked up to the last two week’s {wow me} wednesday parties. Remember this week’s party is still going on. Feel free to stop by & check out the link ups. If you are a blogger, be sure to link up your ideas. I love to feature you, too. You can do all of that here. Buuuut first check out this yummy feature post. Enjoy!

        12 Winter Recipes at GingerSnapCrafts.com #recipe #recipes #comfortfoods

        Little Paper Houses with Cricut Scoring Wheel {tutorial}

        This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

        Good morning! Last week I shared so much information about the Cricut Scoring Wheel™. You’ll definitely want to pop over here & check out that post if you haven’t yet. Now I am excited to share a project that can only be done with Cricut Maker & this new scoring wheel. You can do so much more with the single scoring wheel and the double scoring wheel than the ordinary scoring stylus can do! Let me show you how we made some cute Little Paper Houses using the Maker & both scoring wheels! :)

        Little Paper Houses at GingerSnapCrafts.com #paper #papercrafts #cricut #cricutmade

        Bunny Knot Headband with Cricut Rotary Blade {tutorial}

        This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

        Good morning! Last week I told you all about the Cricut Rotary Blade™. You can see that post right here. The ah-mazing rotary blade brings customizable, precision fabric cutting to your home for the very first time. The blade glides and rolls, & this blade can turn within a quarter of an inch to cut through TONS of fabrics. Cutting fabric with the Cricut Maker is so, so easy! In the past I’ve used this blade to cut felt and with other no sew projects, but I was ready to tackle my FIRST sewing project with my Maker. So today I am excited to share how I made (no, sewed!!!) these cute Bunny Knot Headbands. Let’s get started! :)

        bunny knot headband at GingerSnapCrafts.com #sewing #cricut #cricutmade #cricutmaker

        {wow me} wednesday #386

        Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
        I’m so glad you are here. :)

        Last week I featured posts to help us Get Organized!
        You can check them all out right over here.

        Let's Get Organized! #organization #organize

        Creamy Potato Soup with Caesar Salad {recipe}

        Thank you Idahoan® Steakhouse® Soups for sponsoring this post. Enjoy the flavorful, slow-cooked taste of restaurant-quality soup at home, in minutes.

        Good morning! January is National Soup Month, & in my opinion, there is no other month better than January for a bowl of hot, warm & most of all, yummy soup. January can be so cold, and a bowl of warm soup is one of the best ways to warm up after a snow day or busy day at work or school. Annnnnd when you use Idahoan® Steakhouse® Soups, they will deliver an easy dinner your family will love, and you will love how comfort is made so, so easy. Today I’d love to share an easy Creamy Potato Soup recipe with you along with an easy Caesar Salad recipe to go along with that for a quick & easy dinner idea for you & your family. Let’s get started! :)

        Creamy Potato Soup at GingerSnapCrafts.com #dinner #recipes

        Let’s Get Organized {tons of ideas}

        Hello there! It’s January! Time for some deep cleaning & organizing! ha! Annnnnd I have got your covered today. Yay! I’m sharing Tons of Organization Ideas with you! Some of these were linked up over the last several {wow me} wednesday parties, and then I’m sharing some of my favorite organization projects & round ups from over the years. Don’t forget that this week’s party is still going on. Stop by & check that out right here. Buuuuut first enjoy this very organized feature post. :)

        Let's Get Organized! #organization #organize

        Everything You Need to Know About the Cricut Scoring Wheel™

        This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

        Good morning! Earlier this week I kicked off a new series called Everything You Need to Know About the Cricut _______________. Over the next little while, I’ll be filling in the blank with some amazing Cricut machine tools, gadgets & more. Let me know what you’d like to hear more about! :)

        First, I told you all about the rotary blade. You can see that post here. Now let’s move on the the equally fabulous Cricut Scoring Wheel™. Today I am going to share Everything You Need to Know About the Cricut Scoring Wheel. The new scoring wheel is like 2 tools in one with 2 interchangeable tips depending on your material. It also has up to 10X the pressure of Cricut’s best-selling Cricut Explore family of machines & old stylus. With your Cricut Maker AND the Scoring Wheel, in just one pass can make crisp, clean creases & lines for professional results on every single crease-and-fold project you tackle. You’ll no longer have to worry about whether your score lines are deep enough, & you can say goodbye to cracks when folding coated materials & hello to nice clean lines. Let’s get started! :)      

            Everything You need to Know About the Cricut Scoring Wheel #cricut #cricutmade #cricutmaker

            cricut maker with ipad

            Everything You Need to Know About the Cricut Rotary Blade™

            This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

            Good morning! This week I’m kicking off a new series called Everything You Need to Know About the Cricut _______________. Annnnd then I’ll fill in the blank with a new Cricut tool or machine or product. Sound fun? I know many of you found a new Cricut under your tree this holiday season. So, I’m hoping this helps you break out that new machine and get to work creating something amazing! :)

            Today we are going to learn Everything You Need to Know About the Cricut Rotary Blade™. When you use the rotary blade with your Cricut Maker you can cut fabric like never before. We will talk about the rotary blade’s features, capacity & how to cut fabric with your Cricut Maker & this awesome fabric cutting tool. Let’s get started! :)

            Everything You Need to Know About the Rotary Blade

            {wow me} wednesday #385

            Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
            I’m so glad you are here. :)

            Last week I was out of town celebrating my mom’s 70th birthday! :)
            I didn’t have time to put together a feature post.

            Buuuut you can check out my top posts of 2018 right here.

            The Top Posts of 2018 at GingerSnapCrafts.com #crafts #DIY #recipes #gingersnapcrafts

            Easy DIY Entryway bench

            This post is brought to you by Life Storage.

            Good morning! Eek! The holidays are over & it’s time to jump back into real life. ha! Are you ready? I’m not sure I am, buuuut here we go! :) I know January is the perfect time to clean, organize & declutter everything. Am I right? ;) One spot in our home that needs organization is the entryway. With 7 people coming & going, the entry way gets a lot of use. Over on the Life Storage blog I am sharing how we made this easy DIY entryway bench for our entryway. :)

            easy DIY entryway bench tutorial

            This sturdy bench was the easiest DIY project ever! Hairpin legs are amazing!

            entry way makeover

            While you’re over at Life Storage you can also see how I added the shelf & hooks (and the wallpaper!).

            You can see all of those tutorials right here.

            The Top Posts of 2018

            Happy New Year!!! :) Can you believe the new year is already here??? I hope you had a fabulous holiday! I always love to look back on the previous year before jumping in to all things new. ha! So today I’ve rounded up 12 of my most popular posts from last year. So, enjoy the Top 12 Posts of 2018. Now, let’s bring on 2019! :)

            The Top Posts of 2018 at GingerSnapCrafts.com #crafts #DIY #recipes #gingersnapcrafts

            {wow me} wednesday #384

            Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
            I’m so glad you are here. :)

            Last week I featured 8 New Year’s Ideas!
            You can check them all out right over here.

            8 New Years Ideas at GingerSnapCrafts.com #newyears #party #partyideas #newyears