DIY Christmas Decor: Jingle Bell Christmas Tree


Nothing says “Christmas” quite as much as jingle bells! Here’s an easy tutorial on how to make your own DIY Christmas decor jingle bell tree that would be perfect for a mantle or tablescape. It only requires three basic supplies and plenty of patience! Supplies needed to make your own jingle bell tree DIY Christmas decor: Jingle Bells – Matte Silver/Gold (13 packs) Durafoam Cone –  9.85 inches Silver Fern Greening Pins (2 packs) Step One. Open and separate all the jingle bells {Read More}

Holiday Card Ideas: Metal Accents & Plantable Star


I’ve got two fun and unique handmade holiday card ideas to show you today – rustic metal accent cards and a plantable star card. They’re both fun to make and are sure to make an impression on the recipient! First up are these rustic holiday card ideas with metal accents. Supplies needed to make these metal accent holiday card ideas: 2 inch Rusted Metal Trees. Assorted Rusted Metal Stars. Metal Snowflakes – 1 1/2 inch. Natural Brown Cards – “Kraft” (only $1.00 {Read More}

Die Cut Handmade Christmas Card Tutorial


Raise your hand if you’re addicted to die-cutting!  Is it just me?  Ever since I was a kid, I have loved cutting, stacking, and combining shapes to design cards and paper crafts.  I’ve got 2 simple handmade Christmas card designs to share with you today that you can create using dies, glue, and gem embellishments.  These Christmas cards are so easy to cut and assemble – let me show you how to make your own die cut Christmas cards! Supplies needed {Read More}

Christmas Card Ideas: Washi Tape Tree

Washi tape Christmas card

When it comes to the holidays, everyone is searching for unique Christmas card ideas. Washi Tape Christmas Cards are the second style of cards I am making this year. The first set I made were the easy vine embellished cards.  Yes, I am using kraft paper this time, too.  I am seriously hooked on a few staples this season. Washi tape, kraft, and jute.  Nap time crafting has to be quick, easy and still look nice.  Sometimes I worry that {Read More}

Make a Family Tree with Handmade Christmas Ornaments

Family Tree Handmade Christmas Ornaments

I have always loved old black and white photos.  Looking back through years past into those timeless pictures, I decided to add some of that timeless beauty to a little family tree this year for Christmas.  I actually used old and new photos together to create a family tree for our Christmas decor.  Follow along to create your own handmade Christmas ornaments and family tree. First, you will need some black and white pictures.  I used a variety of old {Read More}