Ginger Snap Crafts: June 2012

Pinspired & Rewired Fabric Challenge WINNERS!!!!

Time to announce the winners from our FABRIC challenge!
It was so fun to check out all of your 'pinspired' projects.
Great job to everyone!

First, a great big thank you to our amazing sponsor, Fashionable Fabrics.
As a fabric hoarder lover, I just cannot say enough
amazing things about this company.
They are so easy to order from and to work with.
And because they love their customers so much,
they are offering a discount!!!

*You can still receive 10% off your
order at Fashionable Fabrics until July 9.*


Mimi Baby Boutique {review}

Happy Friday, everyone!  I can’t believe the weekend is almost here! Yay!
One of the fun things about being a blogger is that sometimes I get
to try out fantastic products, & then let YOU know about them. 
Today I’d love to introduce you to the etsy shop, Mimi Baby Boutique


Red, White & Blue Cupcakes {tutorial} + a Smarties Prize Pack {giveaway}

red, white & blue 4th of July

{blast from the past} patriotic blocks ~ tutorial

take a look at you {red, white & blue edition}

It’s my favorite day of the week…I get to feature some of YOU!  Yay!
This week’s party is still going on so feel free to link up {here
} if you haven’t yet!

Thank you all so much for sharing each week!

 Here’s a FEW of my favorite 4th of July crafts, printables & recipes
from last week’s {wow me} wednesday party!

If you would like to pin any of these PLEASE click over to the original blog post,
& pin from there so the blog owner can get proper credit!  Thank you!!!

57 4th of july printable

Let Freedom Ring Printable from I Should Be Mopping the Floor

{wow me} wednesday #57

Welcome to  {wow me} wednesday!

So glad YOU are here!

Here are some of the most viewed links from last week’s party!
Congrats, ladies!  Thank you so much for sharing!
57 Camping Tips & Recipes

Camping Tips & Recipes from Echoes of Laughter

{blast from the past} popsicle stick flags ~ tutorial


{boy’s room} wall quote

Well… you win some & you loose some {big time…ouch}!
Remember when I was auditioning for So You Think You’re Crafty??
Well…I didn’t make it passed the audition round
with my {boy’s room} wall quote…so sad!

4th of July block {tutorial}

4th of July block

my cutest craft FLOP ever {polka dot flip flops}

Looking for the Pinspired & Rewired FABRIC Link Party? Click HERE.
{You’ve got one more week to link up your FABRIC projects.}

Yes, you read that right…my flip flops were a big flop! Ugh!

flip flops

Buuut aren’t they cute?? Winking smile

LeapFrog Summer Camp {update} + a DIY birdfeeder {tutorial} #CleverLFCamp #spon

Thank you to LeapFrog for sponsoring my post about Leapfrog Summer Camp.
To sign up for LeapFrog Summer Camp, please click here. #CleverLFCamp #spon


{wow me} wednesday #56

Welcome to  {wow me} wednesday!

So glad YOU are here!

Actually tonight I am blogging from the great state of Texas!
{Can I get a YEHAW??!!}  I am visiting my family this week!
It’s sooooo good to be home!  So no features this week!
I do plan to share a few of my favorites on my facebook page!
So make sure you like me over there!

{address} file with Lifestyle Crafts

address file box

A Step in the Journey {a $55 store credit giveaway}

A Step in the Journey

Today I’d LOVE to introduce you to one of my best blogging friends, Laura Beth from
A Step in the Journey!  Isn’t she adorable???  She is so talented, & her blog is one of my favorites.  Recently Laura Beth reopened her etsy shop!  {Oh yah…that is awesome news!}  I am so excited about this giveaway!!!  I am seriously so happy for one of YOU!!!

step laura beth

4th of July firecrackers {tutorial}

Happy Monday!  I’m over at Lil’ Luna today so you can pop over {HERE } &
see what I’m sharing….but I wouldn’t leave YOU without a quick & easy tutorial, too!


Pinspired & Rewired {fabric link party}

Welcome friends!
It's time to share all your wonderful projects made with FABRIC!
(Sewn or not, it doesn't matter!)
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Today kicks off the link party, where you enter your fabric projects- anything goes!
Pin it. Make it. Share it. Win it!

#GrabSummerFun Pinterest Party

Do you remember last week when I showed you how
our family #GrabSummerFun by throwing a fun
pizza & ice cream party with Tombstone & Drumstick? Yum!
Yes, pizza & ice cream are perfect ways to #GrabSummerFun!


4th of July Banner {tutorial}

4th of July banner

25 {cute & easy} Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is THIS Sunday!  Are you ready??  I’m not!  Yikes!!!!
So if you are like me & need some ideas QUICK ~
Check out these fun Father’s Day gift ideas!

We're NUTS for you

We’re Nuts About You Dad from A Step in the Journey

{wow me} wednesday #55

Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!

So glad YOU are here!

Things are super busy around here…so let’s just get to the party!
Wahoo!  Can’t wait to see what YOU link up this week!
You all are amazing!  Thank you for stopping by & sharing your talents!

Here are the {top five} most viewed links from last week’s party!

55 art supply

Art Supply Carousel from Stay at Home-ista

55 blog header

How to Make a Header & a Navbar from Something Swanky

flower {color} book ~ Lifestyle Crafts

Earlier this morning I showed you how to use the Revolution die cutting machine
using the new flower die from the Bloom & Grow series from Lifestyle Crafts.

Here’s what I made with my new die: a flower {color} book.

flower color book lifestyle crafts

cutting dies with your Revolution {tutorial}

Later today I’ll be sharing my latest project from Lifestyle Crafts!
Buuut I thought it might be a good idea to show you how to cut a die first!
When I first got my die cutter & dies I didn’t have a clue where to begin!
Buuuut once you get the hang of it…it is so fun {& easy}!

Lifestyle Crafts sells two different die cutters the Revolution & the Epic 6.
Today I’ll show you how to cut dies using the Revolution.
revolution lifestyle crafts

Switch & Go Dinos {review}

This post brought to you by VTechKids. All opinions are 100% mine.

diy cupcake stand {tutorial}

cupcake stand #WalmartPlaid
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Post Bowls of Hope {Champions for Kids} #PostCFK

post bowls of hope

take a look at you {my favorites}

It’s my favorite day of the week…I get to feature some of YOU!  Yay!
This week’s party is still going on so feel free to link up {here
} if you haven’t yet!

 Here’s a FEW of my favorites from last week’s {wow me} wednesday party!

53 master bedroom reveal

Master Bedroom Reveal from Johnny in a Dress

{wow me} wednesday #54

Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!

So glad YOU are here!

First up I wanted to tell you about an amazing project I’m working on!  Recently I received this box of goodies from Plaid in the mail along with a $25 gift card to use at Walmart

plaid walmart

My crafty assignment was to use the $25 to find a surface {or surfaces} to transform using some of the Plaid products in my box! Doesn’t that sound fun??!!  As we speak I am working on my project & can’t wait to show it to YOU on Monday!!!  What’s even more fun is that 40+ bloggers were given the SAME assignment!  Some post are already up you can follow along on the Walmart Plaid Pinterest Board {HERE}.  It’s so fun seeing all the different directions & creative ideas from each blogger!  Everyone is soooo talented & unique!  Love it!  So check it out! #Walmartplaid

Honu Naturals {review & giveaway}

Today I’d love to introduce you to Heather from Honu Naturals.
Honu Naturals specializes in offering customers
a more natural alternative to products found in stores.
I was lucky enough to get to try out some of Heather’s products.
They were fantastic & smelled sooooo good!  The lotion was my favorite!
I know you are going to LOVE this giveaway!


{washi tape} summer journals {tutorial}

I shared this over at Brown Paper Packages
a few weeks ago, but if you missed it here it is again! 

I love summer time!  So happy it’s finally here!  Yay!
There are so many fun things to do this time of year!
One thing we do every summer is that each kiddo has a summer journal. 

summer journals

Pinspired & Rewired {theme & sponsor reveal}

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We are on month #4 of our series, and are super excited about this month's theme! The series consists of the each host picking an inspiration project from Pinterest. We then make our own version with our own twist, and show you what we did. You have 3 weeks to do the same.

Pin it. Make it. Share it. Win it!
Continue reading for all the details.


It does not have to be sewn,
it can be
any type of project using fabric!
The possibilities are endless with a theme like this!