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5 Free Floral Printables

If you haven’t been following along with us on Facebook, this week our organizing theme has been all about floral embellishments. During the week, we have given you tips for organizing all of your flower embellishments both big and small. For instances, we talked about how certain ScrapRack pages (like the Trader’s Twelve Page) are perfect for organizing your flower embellishments by color and we created a video showing you how to organize flower embellishments in the Over the Door Organizer.

In our last blog post, I gathered up 5 Fabulous Flower Projects that ranged from paper crafting to no-sew crafting. To changes things up a bit, I thought it would be fun to gather up 5 free floral printables. So, to end this last week of April on a fun crafty note, here are 5 free floral printables that will surely brighten your day!

1. FREE Printables – Floral Place Cards and Straw Toppers

Spring is almost here and what better place to celebrate the season than on your table! Add a floral touch to your table by using these free floral place card printables from Kingston Crafts. These place cards are adorable on there own but Beth Kingston (who is the blogger behind Kingston Crafts) also included free printable straw toppers. Once you have everything put together, these place cards and straw toppers would be perfect for Mother’s Day, an afternoon tea, or even a baby shower!

2. Free Encouragement Flower Coloring Page Printable

If you love coloring, then you will love this Free Encouragement Flower Coloring Page printable from Fox + Hazel! This coloring page checks off all the coloring boxes because it’s encouraging, has cute graphics, and is simple to color. When you are done coloring, this page would look so cute in a frame or hung up on your cork board!

3. Watercolor Woodland Printable Nursery Art

Now, you may not have a baby, a grandchild, or small child in your life, but this Watercolor Woodland Nursery Art by Burlap + Blue is just too cute to pass up! I love the little floral crown and the ”Beatrix Potter feel” of this deer illustration. Above, I reposted the deer but you can also get a free cat and bunny printable as well!

4. Free Printable 2018 Monthly Calendar

Who said you can’t change up your calendar during the middle of the year? Well, this charming Free Printable 2018 Monthly Calender by Alice & Lois, is perfect if you are wanting to change up your calendar. Each month has a gorgeous floral border which includes nice pops of color. Also, 2 months are printed onto one page, so you are not using that much paper or ink!

5. Free Mason Jar Floral Tags- Pretty!

One thing that we could always use more of is cute tags! These Mason Jar Floral Tags from the blog ”Free Pretty Things For You” are perfect for a variety of functions. For instances, you could use them as gift tags for Mother’s Day, create your own stickers, or simply use them to write little notes on. The nice thing about these tags is that Keren Dukes (who is the blogger behind Free Pretty Things For You) left the tags ”text-free”, so you could use them in any project that you wish!

Remember that all this week are talking about the best ways to organize your floral embellishments! So, make sure you check out the current sale that is happening this week and to check back for more flower themed posts, here on the blog.

What was your favorite flower printable featured in this post?

Thanks for stopping by today.

Happy Crafting!

5 Fabulous Flower Projects

All this week we have been talking about the best ways to organize your floral embellishments! For instance, we showed you how to make a Flower Power Binder on Monday and talked on Facebook, about why the Sue Buddy Bag is perfect for flower embellishments. With that being said, there are some crafters who don’t… Continue Reading

5 Charming Card DIYs

All this week, we have been talking about the best ways to store and organize all of your cards. This includes your handmade cards, greeting card, and even your card making supplies. For instances, if you are someone who likes to save the cards you receive, our Card Saver Binder can store up to 30… Continue Reading

5 Creative DIY Projects Using Baker’s Twine

All this week, we are talking about better ways to organize all of those colorful spools of baker’s twine. However, if you are like me, organizing your baker’s twine (by color) is only half the fun. The other half is all about using that baker’s twine in an amazing craft project! So, if you already… Continue Reading

8 Places to use your Rotating Design Board

There are so many great ways to use the Rotating Design Board – and there are so many PLACES you can use it too! At the table. In your favorite recliner. Coloring in bed. In the Garage The Rotating Design Board is designed to be used everywhere.  The construction is solid, providing the perfect resistance… Continue Reading

“Rotating Design Board – Where have you been all my life?” Jen Evans

Many of you know Jen Evans @CreateOften.  She’s done several posts on her blog about our product line.  She sent me a link this morning to her most recent post and a cool little video about the Rotating Design Board. Visit Jen’s blog to see more pics and read her full post. Shop for your… Continue Reading

11 ways to use your Rotating Design Board

You can use your Rotating Design Board for so many different projects! Here are just a few ideas. Adult Coloring Dot to Dot Stamping and Card Making Spray Painting – easy! Decoupage Projects Floral Arranging, Cake Decorating Color by Number TH Distress Crayons Coloring Projects Zentangle Small Painting Projects Ditto Bag Holder These are just… Continue Reading

Tip 4 from GOC #3 – Write a mental note

It might sound ridiculous, but writing a mental note really works! Your brain works on patterns.  The more you can reinforce those patterns, the more successful your brain will be at retrieving the information you need. When you’re sorting and organizing your supplies, write mental notes about where you put things.  This a very simple… Continue Reading

Tip 2 from GOC #3 – Keep it simple, easy gets done.

When you’re organizing your supplies, your goal should be to keep things together you use together.  Think about your silverware drawer. Everything you need to set the table is in one place. Easy. When you need to put things away, you know exactly where they go. Easy. Make it easy on yourself to find your supplies AND… Continue Reading

Rock Star – Big Benefits

Rock Star – Big Benefits

Yesterday was the first day of the 2014 Resolve to Get Organized Challenge.  (If you’re unfamiliar with the challenge, you can click the link above and get the details on our website.)  The first session of the GOC is always about setting yourself up for success and identifying what the Big Benefits will be.  I… Continue Reading

Think Simply – Organize Well

Think Simply – Organize Well

Teaching classes, answering emails, responding to online posts – in each of these arenas I regularly find that we try to “over think” the issue of organization.For me organization can be boiled down into one simple concept – finding what I need, when I need it.There are a few things that can put a “hitch… Continue Reading

Purge Patrol – Love it more when you have less!

If the very idea of eliminating something that is still useful induces nausea or gives you hives, rest assured you’re not alone.  There are many reasons we have trouble getting rid of “stuff”: We’ve attached to that stuff/thing “emotionally”. We don’t want to be wasteful –  financially, ecologically, or just generally. We have a huge… Continue Reading

More about The Expedit System

 Several questions popped up after my post yesterday.   Yes, you can store your ScrapRack Spinders in the Expedit, they can be stored standing up or laying flat.  I have a couple of Spinders with extra pages on them that are in one of the cubes. The Dividers are a little too large and will curl… Continue Reading

Towel Toss Challenge

Last week my son went into the hall closet and grabbed a towel to take to school.  It wasn’t just any towel he was in search of, it was a “Finding Nemo” beach towel that has been in our family for, ohhhh, probably 10 years.  This particular towel is a favorite towel not because of… Continue Reading

Purge Patrol – Love it more when you have less!

 If the very idea of eliminating something that is still useful induces nausea or gives you hives, rest assured you’re not alone.  There are many reasons we have trouble getting rid of “stuff”: 1.       We’ve attached to that stuff/thing “emotionally”. 2.       We don’t want to be wasteful –  financially, ecologically, or just generally . 3.      … Continue Reading

Back to Basics – Why you need a 4 Section System

  What better place to start than at the beginning.  The key to being organized is having a system that is easy to use, easy to remember and easy to stick with.  Think about your system  as a foundation – it’s the thing that gives stability, ensures longevity, and provides security.  Many of us have… Continue Reading

Tiny Tasks, Big Results – Day 13, Christmas Card Organization

Organizing Christmas Cards from years past – and this year too.What to do with Christmas Cards at the end of the season, hmmm….it’s always an emotional decision.  We hate to throw them away, but what can be done with them? Here’s a fast, simple idea:Tie them in bundles with beautiful ribbons and pack them away with… Continue Reading

Tiny Tasks, Big Results – Day 12, Holiday Decoration Swap

Do the Decoration Swap   Empty your Christmas storage totes onto the kitchen or dining room table.  Using the now empty totes, go through the areas of your home you plan to decorate – clear coffee tables, mantles and shelves of your everyday decorative items. Put these everyday items into the Christmas totes. Since these totes already have a home… Continue Reading

YIKES! I’ve become a Collector

Bags, Bags everywhere, which one will I use?   Probably the same one I have right now because I can’t find the one I need. 🙁A confession:  – “I don’t always practice what I preach.”For those of you who have taken my classes, participated in webinars or just follow along with posts on FB/Twitter you… Continue Reading

If you’re well organized you’ll be able to craft on the fly. Keeping things organized makes it easy to create items on the fly!  Don’t miss out on an opportunity to craft because “it just takes too long to find your stuff.”  Get Organized and you’ll be able to create quickly and easily.  Join us… Continue Reading