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I’m Emily!

Maker, Creator + lover of color!

I’m a midwest Mom that often has glue gun burns on my fingers and paint in my hair! ๐Ÿ™‚

Oh Yay Studio is where I share my passion for creativity, crafting and making and aim to encourage joy in everyday living! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Latest Holiday DIYs


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All | Christmas | Cricut + SVG files | Holiday | Paper Crafts

How to make honeycomb paper ornaments

To say that I am obsessed with these paper honeycomb ornaments would be an understatementโ€ฆ.they carry some nostalgia (remembering opening up similar ones made from tissue paper at my grandmas each year to decorate the tree) but also the shapes and the colors are just making me fall in love! And truthfully, they are NOT…

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All | Christmas | Holiday | Sewing | Yarn + Fibers

Candy Cane Pillow pattern using a couching foot ๐Ÿ™‚ย 

OK! If youโ€™ve been around lately you know that I am singing the praises of my most recent accessory for my Janome sewing machine – the free motion couching foot (truthfully, check out the other projects Iโ€™ve done HERE)! ๐Ÿ™‚  I *KNEW* I wanted to make some new holiday pillows, and I also knew that…

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All | Christmas | DIYs | Holiday

Felt Mistletoe DIY

Who doesn’t love a good DIY around the holiday season ANNNND who doesn’t love a good mistletoe to smooch under?!?! Today I am sharing just the cutest little Mistletoe Felt DIY that you can whip up before that holiday party or before you host your family for the weekend! Just grab some felt and wire…

Tie Dye FUN!


Recent Murals + Painting projects

Completing a painting project from doodle to last paint stroke…adding big, colorful, happy, graphics to a wall or item brings me SO MUCH JOY! I’m always up for collaborating on a mural or painting in your home, corporate office space or business….so send me a note if you have some ideas you want to bring to life! ๐Ÿ™‚

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