WEEKEND PROJECT: Fluffy Tissue Paper Valentine Wreath

A few weeks ago I decided to try a tissue paper wreath. It’s pretty easy and, for me, pretty cheap. I’ve been trying to use up my craft scraps and this was a good way to use up all my single sheets of pink tissue paper… plus some white… and some retail sheets that ended up in my stash. I’ve heard of people using colored napkins instead of tissue paper to make these little fluffy poufs but because I was trying to use … Read more…

Excuse me, sir, I’m issuing you a ticket… Happy Valentine’s Day!

J's Valentine Ticket

Aside from the celebratory strawberry cupcakes I made for work, I also have a hot date… complete with pre-made reservations and everything! So what do you get the guy who finally remembered a notable event? You treat him to future dates! (It’s a real gift, I promise!) I am one of the few people I know that doesn’t really care to go to the movies, I don’t know why and no amount of marital debating has ever once changed my mind. I think you … Read more…

Oreo Truffles!

Chocolate-Dipped Oreo Truffles Sprinkles

My co-work-blogger and I have, at this point, totally hijacked our college’s blog in an effort to create better, more interesting content so we can interact with and better serve our students and alumni. This week’s engaging, family-friendly content was a simple recipe for a sweet Valentine’s Day-themed foodstuff crafty craft. We spent Super Bowl Sunday making Oreo Truffles with our families and we documented the process. These are really easy to make, easy to decorate, and require only a few ingredients (in … Read more…