DIY Christmas Countdown Calendar

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We use a Christmas countdown calendar each year in our home.  It is a fun tradition that the kids look forward to.  We usually add treats to each day leading up to the holiday but you can choose anything you like to add to this amazing Christmas countdown calendar.  Your kids will love this tradition each year as they countdown to the big day. Supplies needed to make your own Christmas countdown calendar: 31 x 37 inch Foam Frame Red Burlap Ribbon {Read More}

Peg Doll People with the “New” Washi Tape!

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Today I have a 5 minute craft that is perfect for kids AND adults.  Bet you can’t stop at just 1 or 2 of these cute peg doll people.  You will have to make a handful! Supplies needed to make your own peg doll people: Floral Tape in various colors (I used pink, peach and green, but it comes in a variety — even metallics!) Peg Dolls (I used the girls, but there are boys too!) Watercolor Pencils, Markers or Paint {Read More}

Thanksgiving Pinecone Place Card Settings

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As a craft blogger, I think Thanksgiving tends to be overlooked between Halloween and Christmas crafts. I know I personally spend a lot of time making fun Halloween projects with the kids then jump right into Christmas decor and gift ideas. Sometime I need to tell myself to slow down and enjoy the calm November weeks before the holiday hustle and bustle. While I may already have holiday ideas in the works I do want to create a Thanksgiving tablescape {Read More}

Sequined Resin DIY Tray

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I love adding a little bit of sparkle and shine to my fall decor, and I’ve had an obsession with trinket trays and dishes lately.  I just LOVE the small size, and all the possibilities for embellishing them!  Today I’m going to show you how to use jewelry resin to line a sparkly sequined DIY tray.  This is a really versatile handmade gift idea, or addition to your holiday decor, and can be made in any color scheme with your favorite {Read More}

Geometric Handmade Bangles Tutorial

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We are so excited to have Sam, from Bromeliad, back again to guest post for us today!  Please show Sam some love by visiting her awesome blog and keep in touch with her on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. This handmade bangles project represents my first experience with Sculpey clay. I’ve long wanted to try Sculpey but neglected to note the implied word “sculpt” in the title of the product. If you lack sculpting ability, Sculpey can’t give it to you. However, if you cheat a little, {Read More}

Mixed Materials DIY Beaded Necklace

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Necklaces are my weak spot. I have SO many necklaces, most of which I’ve made myself. The necklace is my favorite accessory and I love being able to say, “I made it!” when someone compliments my jewelry. With this DIY beaded necklace tutorial, you can proudly say, “I made this!” because you’re sure to get compliments on this bold necklace. This DIY beaded necklace necklace is called ‘mixed materials’ because that is the main technique/style – it mixes fabric, metal, {Read More}