50 Flower Projects You Will Love!

50 Flower Projects You Will Love - from Tried & True and friends! What is it about the power of flowers to brighten any mood? I had a really bad day yesterday. You know, the kind of day that makes you want to just sit in a parking lot and cry. And cry. And cry. But eventually, you realize you’ve got to, literally and figuratively, move on so I went grocery shopping. (Hah, I may have been bummed but my kids were still going to need lunch!) Luckily I found the most amazing smelling, bright yellow freesias. I walked around the entire grocery store smelling and admiring them. And you know what? An hour later, when I walked back to the car, I was a new person with a new attitude. It’s amazing what a little bit of time and a whole lot of flower power can do!… 

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"Now We Have Everything" Nursery Art - A Tried & True Project

“Now We Have Everything” Nursery Art

There is  nothing in this world that exemplifies “Spring” quite so much as a fresh new baby! I made this “Everything” Nursery Art at the request of my cousin for her beautiful new baby girl and thought all my fellow machine cutters might want to the free SVG and Studio files to make your own…. 

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Decorating Easter Eggs with Flocking - A Tried & True Project

Decorating Easter Eggs with Flocking Powders

Have you guys ever worked with flocking powders before? They are so much fun and perfect for decorating Easter eggs with! In case you don’t know (because I had no idea what they were either!), flocking is a soft, velvet-y powder that you can use to accent your crafts with. If you can remember those… 

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Tried & True's Teeny Tiny Craft Room Tour

Teeny-Tiny Craft Room Tour

You know those craft room tours where these amazing bloggers have, what seems like, entire floors of their homes devoted to crafting? Yeah, those make me jealous too. ;) Instead, I present you…Tried & True’s Teeny Tiny Craft Room Tour! (Or How to Craft in Your Pantry and Not Gain 20 lbs.)


Spring $1100 Cash Giveaway

Depending on where you live,  you’re either glad or REALLY REALLY REALLY glad it’s Spring! To celebrate the end of a really tough winter for most of you, I thought it would be fun to have a T.G.I.S. (Thank Goodness It’s Spring!) $1100 Cash Giveaway. What would you do with more than a $1000 grand?… 

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"Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys" Free Printables from Tried & True

Not My Circus Not My Monkeys Free Printables

Not my circus not my monkeys is my new favorite saying! Derived from the Polish expression “Nie mój cyrk, nie moje ma?py,” it basically means “Not my problem.” How awesome is that?! I feel like the older I get the better I’m able to distance myself from other people’s problems or drama and worry more… 

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