Holiday Poinsettia Paper Wreath Tutorial

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We've all seen those beautiful Paper Wreath tutorials on Pinterest.  I have loved them for months but haven't set aside the time to make one or been able to decide what look I wanted...book pages, bright summer colors, or sheet music.  Recently our friends at Staples asked us to go shopping for a few Staples ...

Lighted Christmas Garland With Fabric Scraps

Lighted Garland with Fabric Scraps

When I was a child, well still to this day, my mom always decorated her Christmas tree with thick gold garland.  While I love my mom's tree, I've never put garland on my own tree until now.  This year I made my own garland, Lighted Christmas Garland with fabric scraps in red and green! I love ...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Jar Mix

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This post brought to you by BIC®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. We love to make things to give as gifts, or with purchased gifts.  Edible gifts are fun to make- we've made many this year, including jars of soup mix for the Hawkwing organization. Yesterday we made Chocolate ...

How to Make Birthday Invitations in PicMonkey

How to Make Birthday Invitations in PicMonkey

Do you love to be creative? DIY invitations are a great way to show off your creativity, but sometimes the design is difficult to put together. To get ideas, browse sites with birthday invitations. Use that inspiration to create your own! Print them on printer paper at your house or order prints from another site. ...

Silhouette Portrait T-Shirt Project

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I have a new toy, and I love it!  The Silhouette Portrait puts all other crafting tools to shame-  Not only is it super easy to use but the variety of projects and mediums that you can use makes it a crafters MUST have on your desk at all times item. Check out what I ...

Quick Easy DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar

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I like to keep gifts on hand. You just never know when someone pops in with a surprise, or you hear of a friend or neighbor going through a rough time, or... well, you just  never know.  It's always nice to be able to pamper ourselves even just a tiny bit, and this DIY Gift ...

DIY Date Night Invite

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My husband is the hardest person on my list to shop for.  He doesn't like a lot of 'stuff' and we don't like to buy gifts just to buy gifts. BUT, he's also my husband and I love him and want to do something for him for holidays. Thanks to a little inspiration from the ...

Cork Angel Ornament

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Do you love crafting your own holiday ornaments? If so, this cork angel ornament is the perfect project for you to try. You can make your own cork angel ornament using just a cork and a few other easy to find supplies. As you can see, the end result is too sweet to miss. Take ...

Frozen Inspired I SPY Ornament

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OK,  this one combines several things that kids love so it should be  a big hit in your house. Frozen+Handmade Christmas ornament+ I Spy Game= Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner! This is a fun idea to make and let them give to their friends, keep for themselves, or use in an ornament exchange.  Here's the thing.. ...

Fun Santa Claus Crafts

12 Fun Santa Claus Crafts

We love celebrating the 12 day of Christmas as we count down for the big day and all of the fun activities, gifts and parties to attend. This year you can create on of these great  Santa Claus Crafts fore each of the days of Christmas! Fun ornaments, decorations and more make this list perfect ...