Sparking the Imagination

Project ideas, tips and tricks for making the most of your PenBlade©

Sparking the Imagination

The Perfect Birthday Gift for your Best Friend

The Perfect Birthday Gift for your Best Friend
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October 5th, 2017

October for me means my best friends birthday. Also, I really love birthdays. So this is a big deal. This year I had been seeing some ads floating around for the company called Greetabl. I considered sending her one as part of her gift. But, after looking at a few I attempted making my own. […]

DIY Ripped Jeans

DIY Ripped Jeans
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August 30th, 2017

Last Summer I was noticing a trend of ripped denim everywhere. This isn’t anything new, cut up jeans are popular basically any time of year, and have been trending for several years. Although they are darling and fun to look at in stores, it seems the more rips jeans have, the more expensive stores make […]

Hobbyists: 4 Reasons Why PenBlade Will Make You Replace Your X-acto Knife

Hobbyists: 4 Reasons Why PenBlade Will Make You Replace Your X-acto Knife
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July 21st, 2017

Inspiration hits. You need to create something with your hands. In a rush, you grab your cloth or paper, X-acto knife, scissors, craft paper trimmer, and head to your crafting area, brain overflowing with plans for your upcoming project. Forgetting anything? Actually, yes. You need a PenBlade. And here are 4 reasons why it is […]

The Scrapbookers Best Friend

The Scrapbookers Best Friend
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July 21st, 2017

There are so many types of crafters. In my experience working at craft trade shows I have discovered so many different preferences and areas of expertise. Today, I’d like to focus on scrapbooking. The scrapbooking industry accounts for over $1 billion in revenue every year and millions of individuals scrapbooking today. This incredible community has […]

Popcorn Bags

Popcorn Bags
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January 19th, 2016

Let’s make our own popcorn bags! So you go to the movies with your family and get the big bucket right? Then you have to keep passing it back and forth, back and forth, back and forth. Annoying right? Well now you can get your kiddos excited about the movie, have a fun craft, and […]

Advent Calendar Daily List

Advent Calendar Daily List
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December 1st, 2015

This is basically your Christmas Bucket list. 25 days till Christmas with 25 new things to do every day! This is perfect to go along with the Christmas Advent calendar you should have made! (previous blog post) Every day you do one of these things tell us about it. Take a photo, post on Instagram […]

Christmas Advent Calendar

Christmas Advent Calendar
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November 24th, 2015

You know those chocolate Advent calendars? Well they are great and all but wouldn’t it be better if you could make your own? I will go step by step and show you how to make your own amazing Christmas Advent calendar! YAY! Once you have your base measure it out and see how many squares you […]

Mickey mouse Barrette

Mickey mouse Barrette
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November 23rd, 2015

In honor of mickey mouses birthday I have decided to make a super easy craft for your little girls hair! Its seriously so easy. See that? How simple is that list? Okay well you also need to find some circular shapes around the house to use as a template.  So go find an circular object […]

Fridge Cleaning

Fridge Cleaning
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November 23rd, 2015

Lets Clean that fridge! Please come forward if you created this day! I would like a word with you! Seriously though, who created this day?! I want to ignore this day like the plague. But I’m sure if I didn’t clean my fridge it would probably be able to cause the plague.  Cleaning your fridge […]

We Give Finished Thanks!

We Give Finished Thanks!
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November 23rd, 2015

Alright All. I finally decided to finish the We Give thanks project. You all helped me decide what background and then I went to the store, grabbed a frame and then cut it down. Whala!? Is that how you spell it? Anyways, like what ya see? I do too! Here are the instructions again on […]