Annie Git Yer Cardstock!

My state recently decided something called “Open Carry” is a good idea and today is the day it goes into effect. Coincidentally, it’s also Dia de los Muertos. Anyway, because I don’t have much care in gun laws one way or the other, I’ll celebrate it like I celebrate anything else I don’t know much…

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Easy DIY Paper Costumes!

Sometimes I wish I could just go to work with a bag on my head. Think of the time savings! No powder, no flat iron, no daily struggle to with your eyeliner to stop skimping on one eye and splurging on the other, actually you wouldn’t even really have to worry that you washed all of the…

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Pet party!

The down side to having adopted pets is that you never really know their whole history. Birthday, parents’ issues, actual breed or genealogy. Of course, the trade off is that you have fantastic pets that love you more than anything and you have the satisfaction knowing that you saved a life. The other good thing is…

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Origami Bunny!

Origami Rabbit by Maekawa

Just in time for Spring, make your very own little desk buddy! Origami is an amazing art form and I am always floored when I see the talent with which people design these amazing little pieces. Here’s the video with folder Sara Adams: From Happy Folding. The details say: Designer: Jun Maekawa Paper used in this video:…

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Paper bouquet just in time for Spring!

Paper flowers - thumbnail

When it comes to keeping the attention of coworkers during boring monthly meetings, I’m not above bribing them with candy and bright colors. These quick homemade promotional flowers with our blog and Facebook addresses turned out even better than I imagined! They are a great use of your less desirable or stockpiled cardstock, plus they’re surprisingly simple!…

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Happy birthday, Friend!

handmade blue craft birthday card with buttons lace and punches

I created another Fancy Birthday Card a few days ago and I’ve been patiently waiting to post it. I didn’t get it to my friend in time for her birthday  and I didn’t want to spill the beans (the mail doesn’t run on Sundays… a fact I forgot when I was timing this card’s delivery). My…

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Paper Ball Attempt #1

Papercraft Paper ball

My awesome coworker and I tried to create something for a work-related holiday project. Not too bad, considering it’s just tissue-thin copy paper and highlighter. I’ll be sure to better document our construction process next time, it’s quite comical.

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Nerd Papercrafts

Bioshock Big Daddy and Splicer papercraft with Robot pencil sharpener

Not going to lie, I love papercrafts. I have them on my desk and people always ask about them… and if they don’t ask I can tell they totally want to. Of course being sort of a nerd, the ones on my desk are from a video game- you can see them there hanging out with…

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