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Easter crafting and gifting ideas

I have so many little bits and pieces type crafts on the go right now in preparation for Easter, and I thought I’d share them with you while you’re waiting for the main, meat and potatoes tutorial of today. That’s right, this is just gravy, folks! Extra content because I love you. So below are […]


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dyed Yoshi eggs – a bonus tutorial for Patreon supporters

These dyed Yoshi eggs could be an adorable addition to Easter festivities, a Mario birthday party or various other occasions. Make other colours of polka dots for other Yoshis or for generic dinosaur eggs. Hide treats or even wee plastic dinosaur toys inside! This tutorial will show you how to make nice round polka dots […]

paper Piranha Plant flowers

Valentine’s Day – that saccharine celebration of specifically defined romance – is approaching! I’m always trying to think of something new and a little different to post for this holiday. Last year it was a paper Fire Flower bouquet, for those who are feeling done with roses. This year I offer another Mario tribute, reimagined […]

recycled wrapping paper thank you cards

While the pre-Christmas season is one of scouring Pinterest for gift ideas and mad dashes to the mall to do your shopping, the post-Christmas season is one of recovering from too many sweets, boxing up old unused items for the goodwill, and writing thank you cards. As a kid, I was held to the rule […]

recycled collage-style wrapping paper

Happy 2014 everyone! I hope you all had a lovely holiday however you celebrated it, and are feeling hopeful and inspired about the new year. We spent Christmas with my parents, in the Kansas town I grew up in, for the very last time. My folks are moving north at last, back across the border […]

a quick & removeable way to hang ornaments & pretty much anything else

Hey internet! I’m here to show you this one weird trick for making your Christmas tree look totally perfect! My gosh I loathe those ads. Ok so it’s not actually that weird, and it’s not really a trick, just, well, a thing you can do, and it is absolutely in no way guaranteed to endow […]