Halloween is coming up soon. Here are some great links with pumpkin carving stencils, fun Halloween themed recipes and treats, and Halloween Decorations. I love that many of them are so simple but would make a big impact in your home and would be a nice treat to take to a Halloween party. Check out all these fun Halloween themed recipes, decorations and even pumpkin carving stencils and directions! [Read more…]
Easy Fall Decor Ideas
Are you looking for some easy fall decor ideas to update your home or office for fall? Be sure to check out all these great ideas with tutorials on how to make them yourself. Many of them are very easy to replicate and are fairly inexpensive. I hope that these easy fall decor ideas will inspire you! Be sure to let me know which one you try. [Read more…]
If you own a Silhouette electronic cutting machine, what a great way to stock up on your favorite Silhouette supplies and products. Last month, they introduced a new Pixscan mat that looks really fun and a vinyl roll feeder that helps feed the vinyl to your machine easily. I needed a replacement part for my machine, so I was happy to see the 40% off sale! Just about all products at Silhouette America are 40% off now through October 1st, 2014. This does not include cutting machines, but there are lots of great deals to be had! Click below to be taken to the Silhouette America store and once you sign in, you can use coupon code BIRTHDAY at checkout.
If you have been thinking about taking the plunge and buying either a Silhouette Cameo or Silhouette Portrait electronic cutting machine, Silhouette America is offering some great machine and Silhouette Studio Designer Edition software bundles at a discount. If you already own a Silhouette Machine, they are offering 40% off their Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Software. The upgraded designer edition software usually is priced at $49.99 and with the coupon code you will get it for just $29.99. Use Coupon Code BARGAIN to get the Designer Edition software at this price from July 22-31st, 2014. [Read more…]
It’s no secret that my Silhouette Cameo machine is my favorite crafting tool and they are offering some nice bundles right now. There are so many things you can cut with this unique electronic cutting machine. The possibilities are endless with these printable and cuttable temporary tattoo sheets. My kids play lots of local sports like baseball and soccer and my daughter cheers for our local youth football league. I used some free fonts to create some fun, team spirit tattoos for them to wear and it made it easy to customize the colors of their teams. It was easy to follow the directions on the package of temporary tattoo paper and the results were so vibrant and fun! [Read more…]
*****Our Silhouette Portrait Giveaway is Over. Congrats to Laurie B. Enjoy Discounts on Designer Edition Software Until February 14th*****
If you have been thinking about taking the plunge and buying either a Silhouette Cameo or Silhouette Portrait electronic cutting machine, Silhouette America is offering some great machine and Silhouette Studio Designer Edition software bundles at a discount. If you already own a Silhouette Machine, they are offering 40% off their Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Software. The upgraded designer edition software usually is priced at $49.99 and with the coupon code you will get it for just $29.99. Use Coupon Code BARGAIN to get the Designer Edition software at this price from February 6-14, 2014. [Read more…]
Did you see our DIY Hair Tie Tutorial but wonder where to get fold over elastic at great price? These are so so easy to make and would make amazing gifts or party favors. They are so easy to make too that my girls can help make them!
Jane has nice sale today on Chevron and Quatrefoil Elastic that I think would make super cute hair ties. Look at all these cute colors and patterns!
Jane has tons of other cute stuff. It is one of my favorite new daily deals site. If you dont want to make the hair ties yourself they sell them premade too! Plus tons of cute jewelry for kids and adults and home accessories!
It’s no secret that my Silhouette Cameo machine is my favorite crafting tool and they are offering some nice bundles right now. If you are looking for a Silhouette Cameo or a Silhouette Portrait, there are machine bundles that include a sleek bag, an extra $25 download card, plus a dust cover for your machine. If you already have a machine, the cool new rolling bags are 25% off. Silhouette also released some new products such as the new stencil material, adhesive corrugated paper, adhesive washi sheets, their new light hold mats and more. These brand new products are 20% off. The pretty monogrammed vase pictured above was made with the new Silhouette stencil material. Be sure to check out our COUPON CODE below to take advantage of these hot discounts. This nice sale ends January 31st. [Read more…]
There are lots of great items on sale at Joann.com and shipping is flat-rate for just 32 cents today! I noticed that these Stretch Band Bracelet Loops are just $1.19 for 500 bands and come in 10 different colors. There are also some fun striped rubber bands, glow rubber bands and glitter bands for just $1.79 made by Loom Bands. My daughter has never tried either of these brandsof rubber bands, but I did notice that they are latex-free and non-toxic. Note that connectors are not included.
Also, if you have a Silhouette machine, blades are just $7.79 at Joann.com. What a great time to stock up and take advantage of the almost free shipping!
Use Coupon Code FRZZ012 for 32 cent flat-rate shipping
My favorite crafting toy is the Silhouette Cameo and I created this really neat floating ornament with a transparency, black vinyl and some fun snow! To make this fun ornment, I cut a piece of transparency, the shape of my ornament with a tab at the top. I used a design from the Sihouette online store and cut my Santa and sleigh in vinyl and applied it to the transparency. Then I rolled it up around a pencil and inserted the transparency into my ornament and voila! Just add snow. [Read more…]
****Congrats to Lanicsha W. , Our Cameo Winner****
It’s no secret that my favorite crafting toy is my Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. With some inspiration from Pinterest, I decided to make this really pretty, floating glass ornament. I bought some plain, glass ornaments from Hobby Lobby. I used my Cameo to cut a piece of one of those clear transparency sheets from the office supply store. It has a notch at the top to hold it into place. I cut Santa’s Sleigh out of black vinyl and applied it to my transparency insert. I rolled up my transparency and tucked it inside my ornament, and then added some fun snowflakes from the craft store. To give you an idea of how detailed the Cameo can cut, the vinyl is only 3/4 of an inch tall!
To get started with vinyl for your Silhouette machine, check out our resources and tips on working with different types of vinyl!
You can make so many cool things with Silhouette Designer Edition software like this cool Xbox Card. I found this free SVG from Birds Cards.
****Silhouette Cameo Giveaway ****
BargainShopperMom is so excited to be giving away a Silhouette Cameo machine, sponsored by Silhouette America to celebrate their upcoming Black Friday sale. On November 28th, one lucky reader will be chosen by our Rafflecopter to win a Silhouette Cameo Machine valued at $299. Entries will be accepted now through November 28, 2013. Scroll down to submit your entries via the BargainShopperMom Rafflecopter. ***Open to U.S. Residents only ***
If you need kids craft kits for gifts, today is a great time to pick those up at Joann.com. There are so many great craft kits for kids 40% off plus free shipping with no minimum purchase. Just about all of the kids craft kits are 40% off today including American Girl kits, Perler Beads, Kids sewing kits, Sticky Mosaics and so much more. There are lots of great stocking stuffers and the best part is that you don’t have to leave your house to order them today as shipping is free! [Read more…]
*****Our Giveaway is over. Congrats to Kelsey A! Save on the Silhouette Specialty Media at 30% Off, Machine Bundles with $110 Worth of Extras through October 24th! *****
Silhouette America is having a nice sale on lots of fun products to use with your Silhouette electronic cutting machine. All of their Specialty Media products like the Printable Silver Foil, Printable Tattoo Paper, Printable Cotton Canvas and more is currently 30% Off. If you don’t own a machine, there are also some great bundles on sale that include $110 worth of extras with the purchase of your machine. The Silhouette Cameo and Silhouette Portrait Bundles will include 9 different specialty media products with a $110 value, for the price of a machine. Use coupon code BARGAIN to receive these discounts now through October 24th.
My daughter loves American Girl, so I tried out the Silhouette Printable Silver Foil to create a Treats Shoppe for her dolls. I found these cute little glass containers at Hobby Lobby. They were 50% off this week, making them just around $1-$1.50 each. I used some beads and small candies that I had here at home to make doll candy to go inside the jars. I print and cut the silver foil labels with my Silhouette Cameo. Note that the silver foil paper needs a few minutes for the ink to dry after taking it out of the printer, before doing your print and cut in the Silhouette. I also noticed that darker colors work better on the silver foil paper.
Use Coupon Code BARGAIN to receive the 30% off all Specialty Media Products or shop for Silhouette Machine Bundles with $110 worth of freebies
*****Silhouette Portrait Machine Giveaway*****
BargainShopperMom is so excited to be giving away a Silhouette Portrait machine, sponsored by Silhouette America to celebrate the launch of their new products! On October 21st, one lucky reader will be chosen by our Rafflecopter to win a Silhouette Portrait Machine valued at $179.99. Entries will be accepted now through October 20, 2013. Scroll down to submit your entries via the BargainShopperMom Rafflecopter. ***Open to U.S. Residents only ***
If you own a Silhouette electronic cutting machine, it is a great time to stock up on mats, blades and more. With the coupon code BARGAIN, From now until September 19th, you can enjoy 25% off all consumables at Silhouette America. This includes mats, blades, tools, Silhouette Designer Edition Software, cardstocks, glitters, vinyl and more! What a perfect time to stock up on products to use with your machine. To use the coupon code, be sure you are logged in before entering the code. This sale excludes machines, downloads, download cards, subscriptions and gift cards.
Use Coupon Code BARGAIN to receive the 25% off all consumable Silhouette America products
*****Our Giveaway is over. Congrats to Nancy P! Save on the Silhouette Stamping Starter Kit and Machine Bundles through September 13th! *****
The Silhouette Stamping Starter Kit is one of Silhouette’s newest products. I was excited to be able to try this fun kit. I thought it would be very cool to create a monogrammed stamp since normally, a monogrammed stamp would be something that you would have to special order. Plus, custom-made stamps can be pricey. If you have a Silhouette machine, you could make yourself personalized stationary, notecards and more with the Silhouette Stamping Starter Kit. [Read more…]
There is a nice one-day sale at Joann.com and the best part is the almost free shipping. Today only, shipping is $.09 for flat-rate shipping with no minimum purchase, with the coupon code below. I see lots of great items on sale including this value pack of canvases for just $19.99 for a 10-pack. These would be great for kids art projects and work out to be around $2 each for 10 x 10 canvases. This is also the perfect time to pick up items that are not carried in the store and items that are online exclusives. You can score some great deals from Joann.com without leaving your home! [Read more…]
There are some great sales at Joann.com and the best part is free shipping with no minimum purchase, today and tomorrow only. Use coupon code NQTE229 to receive free shipping at Joann.com! I see lots of great items on sale including 40% off papercrafting tools. My favorite tool is this corner chomper. It rounds corners of your cardstock, photos and more. It even rounds the corners on thin sheet metal. It’s so durable and what a great deal with the 40% off plus free shipping. This is the perfect time to pick up items that are not carried in the store and items that are online exclusives. You can score some great deals from Joann.com without leaving your home! [Read more…]
***** Our Rainbow Loom Giveaway is over, but you can shop the Rainbow Loom store below for looms and refills. Congrats to Leah S. #Giveaway #RainbowLoom *****
Rainbow Loom kits are one of the hottest new craft kits for tweens. I first saw the Rainbow Loom at my local independent toy store. I walked in to browse and noticed they were holding a free class on how to create a new pattern of bracelet with the Rainbow Loom. I was intrigued! These loom kits are literally flying off the shelves. They are in such demand that they are getting weekly shipments of refill bands and they only allow each customer to purchase one of each color of refills at a time so that everyone has a chance to buy refills. I have to admit, they are pretty cool. Basically, you take brightly-colored rubber bands and your loom to weave fun accessories like bracelets, anklets, rings and more. The styles and patterns seem to be endless and the refills come in so many colors, including glow-in-the-dark. [Read more…]
*****The Silhouette Portrait Machine Giveaway is Over, but Enjoy the 40% Off Discount through July 31st*****
*****Congrats to our winner Allie S. *****
Silhouette America is debuting some new products to use with your Silhouette electronic cutting machine at the Craft and Hobby Convention this week. They will be introducing a new kit for etching glass, a kit for cutting your own clear rubber stamps, a pen holder so you can sketch with your machine, new adhesive cardstocks, glitters and more. Every day, they will be introducing one of these new products on the Silhouette blog, so be sure to visit daily to check out these new products! [Read more…]
Pick a few colors why don’t you:
- Light and Breezy: The fancy set – $3.99
- Bold and Basic: The plain set – $3.99
- One of Each – $7.98
The “Juicy” Details: Light and Breezy elastics are 5/8″ wide to 3/8″ wide. They are fancy. The bold and basic elastics are 5/8″ wide and are plain, Each card of elastic includes 5 colors with 3 yards each, for a total of 15 yards per card.
Fine Print: Elastic ships for just $3.99 (for up to 14 orders) or only $10.99 for the Canadian friends. Packages will be on their way on or before August 8, 2013.
The hair ties are super easy to make even for a non crafty person. They are a super super bargain compared to the cost of these at stores. Buy some elastic and make a bunch of bargain hair ties today.
*******Sale on the Designer Edition Software and Machine Bundles Extended through July 12*******
If you have been thinking about taking the plunge and buying either a Silhouette Cameo or Silhouette Portrait electronic cutting machine, Silhouette America is offering some great machine and Silhouette Studio Designer Edition software bundles at a discount. If you already own a Silhouette Machine, they are offering 50% off their Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Software. The upgraded designer edition software usually is priced at $49.99 and with the coupon code you will get it for just $24.99.
The Silhouette Cameo software bundle is specially priced at $269.99 ($348.98 value) and the Silhouette Portrait machine and software bundle is specially priced at $129.99 ($229.98 value). To receive these discounts, visit the Silhouette America July sale page and use the coupon code “BARGAIN” from now until July 12th only!
The Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Software will give you so much more freedom with your machine. My favorite feature of the Designer Edition software is the ability to cut SVG (Scalable Vector Graphic) files. With the free software that comes with your machine, you can only cut images from Silhouette’s online store. With the upgraded software, you can find so many fun files on the internet. I have found many free SVG files to download or I purchase files from the many independent online stores that sell SVG files. Check out this Xbox Controller-inspired card. I used a free SVG file from Bird’s Cards and my Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Software to cut this card in my Cameo machine. I know one of my son’s friends will love getting this game controller birthday card!
The Silhouette Cameo machine and the Silhouette Portrait machine are electronic cutting tools that uses a small blade to cut paper, cardstock, vinyl, vellum, and fabric. The Silhouette Portrait is smaller than the Silhouette Cameo machine, but it’s just as powerful. The Cameo can cut up to 12 inches wide and 10 feet long and the Portrait can cut up to 8 inches wide and up to 10 feet long. I received a the larger Cameo machine for my birthday last year and I am shocked how versatile it is. It can cut 3D items like party favor boxes, gift bags, cards, and so much more!
Use Coupon Code: BARGAIN to receive these discounts
Update – New Sunshine Shoppe Supply coupon code! Save 20% off your entire order now until July 4th, 2013. Offer good with a minimum purchase of $15. Offer will NOT be applied to past or future orders. Coupon code FOURTH – must be entered upon checking out
Sunshine Shoppe Supply has best crafting supplies and we are so excited to share our BargainShopperMom
10% discount with our readers that is good now through June 26th. ( expired) Their prices are already very reasonable and much lower than you would pay at your local craft store. Also, the quality is much better! The Sunshine Shoppe was kind enough to send me some cool samples to create a few fun hair accessories to show you, but I didn’t even begin to show you all pretty things they have in their shop. I love to make hair accessories for my daughter, hair ties for myself and they make great party favors. My daughter recently had a birthday and if you scroll down, I took a picture of the hair ties that we gave as favors. [Read more…]
This Giveaway Ended June 9th, but be sure to check out the Silhouette Discounts that go through June 15th!
We are celebrating the 3rd Anniversary of BargainShopperMom and what better way to do that than have a Silhouette Portrait machine giveaway, sponsored by Silhouette America!
Congrats to the winner of our giveaway, Mindy N!
My Silhouette Cameo is my favorite crafting tool and heat transfer vinyl is so fun to work with. How cute is this dress accented with heat transfer vinyl? Cut intricate designs with the Silhouette in smooth, flocked or printable heat transfer material, then iron them onto clothes and other fabrics. Heat transfer vinyl looks great on t-shirts, bags, hats and more. You can attach it to your fabric item with your home iron. Silhouette heat transfer material is manufactured with transfer tape already attached to the vinyl to make the application easier. [Read more…]
****Our giveaway is over, scroll down to see the WINNER of the Silhouette Portrait Machine. Enjoy the Silhouette discounts through April 26th****
Check out this fun project I made with Silhouette Frosted Glass vinyl. This vinyl is made to look like the effects of using etching cream on glass, but without the mess. I made monogrammed hand soap and hand lotion set to fancy up our bathroom. I purchased this hand soap and lotion set at Homegoods store for $7.99, plus it came with a cute dish. I started by removing the labels. I peeled as much of the label as possible, by hand, and then I sprayed WD40 on the remainder of the label and glue to remove it. I carefully cleaned my bottles with rubbing alcohol to prepare them for the vinyl monogram. I quickly typed in my monogram to the Silhouette software, arranged the letters, welded them to make one piece and then cut my vinyl with my Silhouette Cameo. I used transfer tape to apply my monogram and wow, look at my pretty set! [Read more…]
****The Giveaway has ended, but enjoy the sale on Silhouette Designer Edition Software and machine bundles until March 10th. Congrats to our winner Chanda C. ! ****
If you have been thinking about taking the plunge and buying either a Silhouette Cameo or Silhouette Portrait electronic cutting machine, Silhouette America is offering some great machine and Silhouette Studio Designer Edition software bundles at a discount. If you already own a Silhouette Machine, they are offering 50% off their Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Software. The upgraded designer edition software usually is priced at $49.99 and with the coupon code you will get it for just $24.99. [Read more…]
If you have been considering one of the Silhouette machines, Silhouette America just released a great sale on the new small, but powerful Portrait machine and the Double Side Adhesive Starter Kit for just $179.99. The are offering an excellent Portrait bundle for Valentine’s Day. If you already have a Silhouette machine, there is a great sale on the Double-Sided Adhesive Starter Kit for just $12.99. This deal runs from today through February 14th. Use the coupon code “BARGAIN” to get this great deal.
I made the cute treat box above with my Silhouette Cameo machine and I used the Silhouette Double-Sided Adhesive Sheets that come included with the the Silhouette Double-Sided Adhesive starter kit. After cutting, one side of your shape adheres to the project and then you remove the paper on the front and sprinkle on pretty glitter or flocking. I used some sparkly red glitter for my project. [Read more…]
If you have been considering one of the Silhouette machines, Silhouette America just released a great sale on the new small, but powerful Portrait machine and the Double Side Adhesive Starter Kit for just $179.99. The are offering an excellent Portrait bundle for Valentine’s Day. If you already have a Silhouette machine, there is a great sale on the Double-Sided Adhesive Starter Kit for just $12.99. This deal runs from today through February 14th. Use the coupon code “BARGAIN” to get this great deal. [Read more…]
My daughter has one of these personal-sized Cricuts. She got it at age seven and loves it. It has really come in handy for school projects and fun crafts. She also makes all of her own birthday cards for friends and family members and we get surprised with her creations on Mother’s and Father’s Day. It’s definitely easy enough for a tween to operate.
The Cricut V1 personal machine is an electronic diecutting machine that cuts paper, cardstock, vellum, vinyl, fabric and light chipboard. It can cut up to 5.5 inches tall. Cartridges are required to diecut a variety of images and 3D items. This Cricut V1 personal-sized machine has pink trim and comes with the Cricut Classic Font Cartridge. Additional cartridges are available for purchase. No computer is required to use cartridges with your machine, but if you wish to connect your machine to your computer, Cricut offers their Cricut Craftroom online software. The software is free, but you will need to purchase any downloaded images or cartridges that you wish to use with your software or use the cartridges you already own. This deal is an online exclusive price on Joann.com on January 8, 2013 only and shipping is free with coupon code TRJ008.
Joann.com has two great sales going on. They have a web-exclusive sale with lots of great storage and craft items on sale and a great sewing machine sale. Sewing machines ship for free to all U.S. addresses and all other items ship for $2.95 flat-rate. The web-exclusive sale is on now through December 29. Use coupon code SDW363 for $2.95 flat-rate shipping at Joann.com.
IRIS scrapbook storage cases are on sale for just $3.99 each. I love these for my scrapbooking, craft projects and my kids use these for their Lego projects. These tall craft storage towers are on sale for $34.99 (reg. $89.99) and Ott-Lite 13W Pod Lamps are just $19.99 each (reg. 69.99). You can find all of these deals at the web-exclusive Joann.com sale now through 12/29.
The sewing machine sale ends today, 12/27. What great discounts on some great brands of machines, including some computerized machines. I see popular Singer, Brother and Jenome machines at great discounts.
This Brother sewing machine is over 50% off. The regular price on this machine is 449.99 and it’s just $159.99 through today with free shipping to all U.S. addresses.
If you are a cardmaker, Silhouette or Cricut owner, you will love these DCWV Paperstacks. They are my favorite because they have the cutest prints and the cardstock is great quality. All of the DCWV stacks are just $8.99 today at Joann.com. There are also several holiday stacks included in this sale, and so it’s a good time to stock up if you need to make holiday projects and cards. There are also some nice Scrapbook kits for 50%, plus there are other great web-exclusive deals going on too.
Free shipping with no minimum purchase by using code: BMPD341
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