Tag Archives: Inspiration

Senior Night

I do not take for granted the fact that I live in a community that appreciates my work so much that the high school basketball team ordered custom signs. It is truly an honor to touch so many peoples’ lives, … Continue reading

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Lauren McKinsey’s Blue Goose Boutique Grand Opening Giveaway!

I am so excited to share not only a fun giveaway with you today, but also the work of a very talented friend! Many Craft Academy students know Lauren McKinsey’s designs because she so graciously gives them to us to … Continue reading

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Uncharted Craft Waters

Do you still get that “butterfly in your tummy” feeling when you start a new craft adventure? That “I can’t wait to jump into this project head first, but I’m not really sure if I’ll make it out of the … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful For You! {Silhouette CAMEO® Giveaway!}

I have so very much to be thankful for this year… …now three beautiful babies (the newest one happens to be a great sleeper to boot!) …a husband that supports me and my crazy ideas unconditionally …friends and family that … Continue reading

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The Nikki, In Stitches Craft Academy Is Open For Enrollment!

Today’s the big day — The Nikki, In Stitches Craft Academy just officially opened for enrollment! And before I go into the details of all that the Craft Academy has to offer, I do have a little something special for … Continue reading

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Pull Up A Chair…Let’s Talk Crafts!

I complained to my husband this morning that I had writer’s block, and desperately needed inspiration for this week’s post. Two things to note here: 1. It’s not that I’m not crafting. I actually have more projects in the works … Continue reading

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Raw Edge Applique {Sewing Tutorial}

Today we’re talking raw edge appliqué, and I’m sharing a step-by-step tutorial for my super simple technique that I use for almost all of my appliqué projects. (If you missed the first part of this post, where I shared my … Continue reading

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How To Create Your Own Appliqué Designs Without Drawing A Thing By Hand

Last week’s appliqué baby bib sent my inbox into quite a tizzy! There were lots of questions regarding my tips for finding appliqué designs online, requests for a more detailed tutorial on how to sew them, and even a few … Continue reading

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{Happy Spring!} Silhouette Sketch Pen Simple Technique

Happy Spring, Everyone! Ironically, as I’m typing this, we’re gearing up for 5 – 8 inches of snow here in the north east, but as you can see, I’ve got spring weather on my mind. And Silhouette is bringing you … Continue reading

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By Request: Intro To Your Silhouette CAMEO Online Craft Class

Almost immediately after the holiday, my inbox started filling up with emails asking for help getting started with the Silhouette CAMEO. A few of you actually admitted to getting your cutting system months ago, but still not taking it out … Continue reading

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