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Holli

Eclectic Mix

As you may know, I DIY’d just about everything at my recent wedding.  The invites, the chalkboards, the candy buffet, and even the bar.  As we were only serving beer and wine to a crowd that didn’t drink much, it made… Continue Reading →

When skies are gray

Another Friday Freebie in our Postcard Series, a new hand-drawn Color-Me-Postcard: You Are My Sunshine. If you’re like me, you may use it as a new excuse to buy yet another set of new markers.  46 colors, and the perfect… Continue Reading →

Love Always Wins

Next up in our new series of coloring book postcards: Love Always Wins. Sometimes, when the world doesn’t make sense–when innocent people die at night clubs, or routine traffic stops, or peaceful protests–it’s an easy thing to forget.  So print this… Continue Reading →

The Card Conundrum

After our recent wedding, when we were finally back home, we found ourselves opening  cards from guests, friends and coworkers.  While we loved reading the well-wishes, and appreciated how gorgeous some of the cards were, we just didn’t know what to… Continue Reading →

Home of the Brave

It’s 4th of July weekend, and there are blueberry stains on my t-shirt. What better time to introduce a new series on The Crafty Cats: Color-Me-Postcards.  This patriotism is the first of many hand drawn coloring book pages to come…. Continue Reading →

A Whole New World

Wedding guestbooks.  A tradition that is being completely transformed by today’s brides.  Why sign a book when you can sign puzzle pieces, rocks, and wall art?!  Continuing off the beaten path, I decided on a guest globe, for it’s uniqueness,… Continue Reading →

Writing on the Glass

There were plenty of DIY projects I had to be proud of at my wedding, but what I consider to be the crown jewel was my table assignment window.  This salvaged window was bought at a flea market for about… Continue Reading →

Tying the Knot

The week before my wedding, I thought about all the people who would be helping us in the weekend to come. I wanted to give a little something as a Thank You, to not only my bridesmaids but all the other… Continue Reading →

The Art of Chalkboarding

Well it finally happened.  The wedding is past, the pictures have been shared, and now I have many DIY projects to share with you!  First up: Chalkboard art. Chalkboards at weddings are nothing new, they’ve become quite a popular way… Continue Reading →

Pushing the envelope

Invitations to my upcoming wedding went out 2 weeks ago and the RSVPs have been rolling in! (And by rolling, I do mean a very slow trickling).  While I have received some compliments on my DIY invites (including my “clever”… Continue Reading →

Spring Time Fonts

I’m almost starting to think Boston got off the winter hook this year, 10 inches below average on snowfall, and that this amazing 60°F spring weather is going to stick around for awhile.  Almost. Only time will tell, but in the… Continue Reading →

Faking it

You know what makes you feel really good? Well ok, makes me feel really good? When the curmudgeon at the post office compliments your hand written addresses and asks if you “had someone do them for you?”  Thank you, curmudgeon… Continue Reading →

Inventions in Paper Products

As you may have guessed, I am DIY-ing the hell out of my upcoming wedding.  Chalkboards? Yep. Favor bags? Check. Table Numbers? Working on it.  Invitations? Totally, and completely taking over my apartment right now.  On the bright side, they are… Continue Reading →

Bags with swag

There are two things that I am very VERY excited about for my upcoming wedding (Aside from marrying my man, but let’s be honest, he’s not made out of chocolate and I’ve been on a prewedding diet for too long):… Continue Reading →

Write Romantically

Romantic and flirty fonts, all found for free online, with a full tutorial on importing for your personal use.

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