Dishwasher Safe Hand Decorated Mug


Are you enjoying our last-minute gift series? It's been such fun featuring the creative work of some of my favorite bloggers! Today I am joined by one of the most wonderful women I know, Bev. Bev's site, Flamingo Toes, is one of my go-to sites for inspiration. I love everything she does and am so grateful to have her here sharing her dishwasher safe hand decorated mug tutorial. Hello Snap Readers! My name is Bev and I blog over at Flamingo Toes. I'm super excited to be here today! I love making handmade gifts but I will confess that I am terrible out not planning ahead - so I'm … [Read more...]

Patriotic Banner

Handmade paper patriotic banner via @snapconf Make this banner in less than an hour for under $5 #FourthofJuly #Patriotic

Sometimes I am lucky enough to be a part of something big...something exciting...something fun... Things like this fun conference, or a new birthday idea for my all time favorite eight-year-old... Today, I am up to something REALLY special. It's actually a first for me. I am joining 110 other bloggers to bring you a fun patriotic idea for the Fourth of July. You read it right. That's 110 freshy-fresh ideas. Woot! Woot! I am sharing a fun handmade paper patriotic banner with you. Handmade Paper Patriotic Banner I love simple paper projects. They're always an easy, inexpensive way to … [Read more...]

More of Our Amazing SNAP! Sponsors

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We've already told you about some of our amazing SNAP! 2014 sponsors, but your conference experience wouldn't wouldn't complete without visiting the following sponsors. And if you simply can't wait until the exhibitor hall opens, we'd love for you to engage with them online via their various social media platforms. Atly Website Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram: @atlygrams Charmed Collections Website Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram: @charmedcollections DecoArt Website Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram: @decoart Expressions … [Read more...]

Olympic Confetti Gold Medals


The 2014 Winter Olympics are just around the corner, so I'm here to show you how make confetti gold medals. These would be great for an Olympics themed party or lots of fun for a class treat. Or, if you're like me, just make them for the kids to enjoy during the opening ceremonies. They are crazy easy to make! Gather your supplies: Gold wrapping paper Confetti (or make your own with some red, white, & blue tissue paper) Red, white, & blue ribbon Glue stick Circle cutter (not necessary, but makes the job easier if you have one) Scissors Double over a square piece of … [Read more...]

Chenille Winter Olympic Rings


Hello, friends! Michele from The Scrap Shoppe here with a fun winter Olympics craft. Can you believe the winter Olympics will begin in a few short weeks? We love to watch the skiing and ice skating. And, of course, its fun to cheer on our athletes! Whether its winter or summer, the first thing I think of when I think Olympics is the Olympic rings. They represent colors found in all national flags of competing countries. The interlacing of the rings represents unity. So, of course, when creating an Olympic craft, I had to create chenille Olympic rings!   I chose to use … [Read more...]

DIY Year of the Horse Shirt


Happy New Year SNAP Friends!  Hope your first week in 2014 has been Amazing! While we are all excited about a fresh start in 2014, did you know that at the end of this month, January 31, marks another big New Year celebration?  The Chinese New Year!  The Chinese New Year is the longest, most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. This year happens to be the Year of the Horse.  If you were born in the Year of the Horse, you may be cheerful, talented and good with your hands...among other wonderful qualities. People often wear red to the New Year festivities...Red symbolizes … [Read more...]

Magic of Christmas + Printable


Editor's Note: Please meet Brenda, from From Me, With Love. I simply love Brenda's clean, simple take on things and I am thrilled that she's joined us as a regular contributor for 2014.  Hi everyone! I am Brenda Bird, a graphic designer, and I blog over at From Me, With Love, a lifestyle, design and style blog. I am beyond thrilled to be a new contributor to the Snap blog. When I was 8 years old, my dreams of Santa were dashed. The magic of Christmas didn't feel like it used to. A little dramatic, I know, but I was always told I was an old soul. As I grew up and prepared Christmas … [Read more...]

Simple Winter Wonderland Framed Art


Editor's Note: Please welcome one of my favorite bloggers Michele, from The Scrap Shoppe. Michele has been such a support to me through the years - consistently one of my best commenters and a wonderful friend. I am excited that she has agreed to participate as a regular contributor in 2014! Hi there! I'm Michele from The Scrap Shoppe, and I am so excited to be here as one of SNAP's holiday craft contributors. I don't know about you, but I love adding a couple of new pieces to my Christmas decor every year. It helps mix things up, but to help keep the cost down I tend to look to my … [Read more...]

Envelope Advent Calendar

Envelope Advent Calendar

Oh my goodness. It's not often that I am around on a Sunday, but I am popping online tonight for what might be my favorite "Christmas party" of the season...The Holiday Idea Exchange! Tonight, I get to join some of my VERY FAVORITE bloggers... Four Generations One Roof | Nest of Posies | No. 2 Pencil Positively Splendid | Simple as That | SNAP! Tatertots and Jello | ThistlewoodFarms | TidyMom | Two Twenty One In a pinning party set to feature some of the most fun 2014 holiday ideas on the web! Woot!!! This evening, each of us will be pinning YOUR great holiday ideas, along with a few of … [Read more...]

Framed Chalkboard Magnets

Framed Chalkboard Magnet

While shopping at Michaels the other day I came across these adorable little fancy frames from the $$Dollar$$ section. Don't you just love that section!?! They had several frames in different colors and I think even a few different shapes.  I needed to make a small gift for someone and I grabbed one of these small frames.  When I originally purchased my frame it wasn't the exact color I was looking for, it was actually red...and since I needed something turquoise I spray painted it!  Now for the rest of what I did... Framed Chalkboard Magnets Supplies: -  Small Fancy Frame - … [Read more...]