Somehow It Will All Get Done {Christmas, Crafts, and Cupcakes}

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, filled with time spent with family and friends. If you’re like me, the excitement that began quietly filling the days leading up to Thanksgiving is now screaming and shouting…Christmas is coming faster … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

It is (very) early Thanksgiving morning here, a few hours before the craziness of the day will kick in. We have snow on the ground here in the northeast, so aside from dinner prepping and kitchen cleaning, I’ll also be … Continue reading

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The Nikki In Stitches Craft Academy Birthday Party! The Craft Academy Birthday Bash Starts NOW!

Let’s get this party started! The Craft Academy and “The Crafting With Your Silhouette” Program is turning one and the presents are for YOU! I just posted FIVE of our favorite lessons that we covered this year in class. They are … Continue reading

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Nikki In Stitches Shutterfly - How To Paint And Age A Picture Frame With Chalk Based Paints and Dry Brushing How To Paint And Age A Picture Frame (Using Chalk Based Paints and Dry Brushing!)

I’m so excited to be sharing one of my favorite painting techniques with all of you today. We’ll be painting and aging a picture frame with chalk-based paints and chalky finish paints. I use this same “dry brush” method to … Continue reading

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The Nikki In Stitches Craft Academy Birthday Party! The Nikki, In Stitches Craft Academy Is Turning One!

The Craft Academy is turning one! I can’t believe I just typed that! To say this has been the most exciting year of my career would be a complete understatement. But what makes The Craft Academy so special is all … Continue reading

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Halloween moon over my mantel from Nikki In Stitches - Silhouette CAMEO large scale wall decal Halloween Moon Over My Mantel Decal

Many of you know that we just moved into our new home a few months ago and this space above my mantel has been empty since the very first day. Yes, I have plans to one day put a large … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Cutting Fabric With Your Silhouette Cutting System - Nikki In Stitches 3 Tips For Cutting Fabric With Your Silhouette Cutting System

It seems like vinyl and paper really steal the show when it comes to what Silhouette cutting systems can do. So much so that one of the most popular questions people ask me is “Can I really cut fabric with … Continue reading

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Outdoor Sofa and Drop Cloth Pillow from Nikki In Stitches and Ana White DIY Outdoor Sofa and Drop Cloth Pillow Case Tutorial

Yes, the dog days of summer are sadly coming to an end, but if you’re anything like me, those summer nights are just getting started. My family and I will enjoy dinners outside and nights spent by the (outdoor) fire … Continue reading

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DIY Back to school tumblers from nikki in stitches - vinyl embellished water bottles “Back To School” Silhouette Specialty Media Sale!

It happens every year! Summer flies by and before we know it the kiddos are headed back to school! And moms are stuck in the weird place of happy and sad at the same time: Sad to see the days … Continue reading

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Nikki In Stitches - McGonigal Home from Jen T Designs Welcome Home

Hey, Stranger. It’s been while. Too long, to say the least. This summer has kicked my behind. From packing the entire house and family up for a move, to unpacking the entire house and family in our new home, to … Continue reading

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