Notion for Beginners: Organize Your Life

As a long-time Notion user, I've turned it into my digital life hub. From meticulously organizing dashboards for both my personal and work life to crafting a master schedule that keeps me on track, Notion has become an indispensable tool for streamlining my days.In this blog post, I'll be sharing my experience and equipping you, the Notion newcomer, with the knowledge you need to unlock its full potential. You will surely become as addicted to Notion as I am!Plus get a walkthrough of my personal and work Notion dashboards in the Youtube video linked at the end of this post.…

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Where to Find Free Embroidery Patterns

If you want to get started with a new hobby this year, try embroidery! It's a low cost hobby with so many ways to find free embroidery patterns online. Maximum fun for minimal cost! I made up a list of websites to find free patterns and some tips on how to make your own! Read on and find out.  Free Embroidery Patterns: Websites First up is websites. There are hundreds of patterns, if not thousands, available online for free, so all you need to do is find one you like and get started!1. DMCDMC is one of the best places to…

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My Embroidery Projects So Far

So I started embroidery late last year as a complete beginner and I loved it the first moment I started! I wanted to show the embroidery projects that I've worked on so far. My Embroidery Projects: Otter Couple We're starting from the most recent and working our way backwards. This adorable otter couple is my latest project. I actually finished it right after creating this post. All I had left was the feet and tale of the second otter. This pattern didn't involve any complex stitching, but I feel I did get better with making the thread look more like…

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Basic Embroidery Supplies for Beginners

Embroidery is such a fun, and easily accessible craft to get into, so for all you embroidery beginners, here is a list of the basic supplies you would need to start embroidering! Scroll to the end of the post to watch the 5-minute youtube video where I go over basic embroidery supplies. What is Embroidery? Embroidery is the art of stitching designs onto fabric. It can be a simple design or an intricate design, the level of complexity is up to you! Is Embroidery difficult? Embroidery is a fun and simple craft that is easily accessible to anyone. You don't…

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Best Shops for Stationery Addicts

As I am a big lover of stationery and all things papery I thought it would be fun to put together a guide on the best shops for stationery addicts! This is by no means an all encompassing list, I am always finding new sites that I fall in love with and want to buy more. These are the sites and Etsy shops you are guaranteed to find stationery you or the stationery addict in your life will be obsessed with. Perfect to find gifts for the holidays! Gifts for Stationery Addicts: Websites 1. Nico Neco Zakkaya This shop is…

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Easy Hand Painted DIY Wood Slice Ornaments

I love love love the holiday season, so of course I love to do holiday crafts too! These easy hand paint wood slice ornaments are fun to make with your whole family.  Keep scrolling to the bottom to see my Youtube tutorial! Wood Slice Ornaments Supplies All you really need is a few extras you might not already have on hand for this craft.  You can keep it basic if you want or get fancy like I did with added ribbon or embellishments to your wood slice ornaments.  Basic Supplies: Acrylic Paint (I use this craft smart set in my…

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Easy Beginners Macrame Snowflake

This fun macrame snowflake is perfect for the holiday season and great for beginners! I finished it in under 10 minutes and you will too. Just follow the simple tutorial or go down to my Youtube video below.  Macrame Snowflake Supplies All you need for this craft is single-ply 3mm macrame cord and a 1.25 inch circle. I actually used a key ring. If you get something a little bigger or use a wooden circle, that is fine too! My snowflake actually has 3 different colors: white, tan and beige. I got a small 3 pack of the cordage at…

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The Top 4 Essential We R Memory Keepers Products for Paper Crafters

Here are my Top 4 essential We R Memory Keepers Crafter Tools that I will never part with, ever! They make my life so much easier and they will make yours too! These tools are perfect for all paper crafters. Scroll down to the Youtube video where I show one more product at the end that I am very excited to start using! We R Memory Keepers Products I discovered We R Memory Keepers when I first started pen paling years ago. I realized how many products they had and was amazed I hadn't found out about them sooner! The…

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Have a Harry Potter Party!

This year I decided I wanted to have a Harry Potter Party for my birthday. Yes I am a grown adult and yes I still wanted it! I am slightly obsessed with Harry Potter (if you didn't notice that already).  Here's what I did plus even more great ideas for you to have your own Harry Potter themed party. All ages welcome. :) Harry Potter Party Decorations *Halloween Stuff Halloween decorations are great for a Harry Potter Party. So take out your spider webs, spiders, pumpkins etc. If you're doing a party in the fall you can carve some real…

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Easy Macrame Bracelet

The final video for my MacraMay series is here! If you've made the other macrame creations in this series already, this project will be a piece of cake for you! It's a simple beaded macrame bracelet that only requires one type of knot.  As with all the others, you can follow the simple step-by-step instructions below with pictures, or you can scroll straight down to the Youtube video tutorial I made. Happy crafting! Macrame Bracelet Supplies As with most macrame crafts, there are very few supplies you will need for this bracelet!  Scissors Tape Ruler/Measuring Tape String 8 or 10mm…

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