Archives for Holiday Crafts

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The Ultimate List of Awesomely Jaw-Dropping Pumpkin Carving Stencils

Go from pumpkin carving newbie to master pumpkin artist with these easy to use (and mostly free) templates for carving your pumpkins this year! We've got the spooky classics like witches and jack-o-lanterns as well as some of your favorite Disney characters.  And also cats, deer...hey, we've even got a p Pretty ballerina stencil! Just print ...
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17 Super Easy 4th of July DIY Ideas

How creative can someone get with Red, White, and Blue? Very! Check out these easy and fun crafts and diy decorating ideas and see how you can make them your own! 1.4th of July Dynamite Party Favor DIY - Oh Happy Day! 4th of July Dynamite Party Favor DIY. by Chiara Alberetti Milott. The 4 th of ...
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Pink and Red Valentine’s Day Popcorn

CIW fan Ashley Secor shared this super cute and EASY group gift idea for Valentine's Day on our Facebook page. She writes, 'Pre-popped popcorn and pink red m&ms... Something sweet & salty' Sweet and salty...Is there anything better?! This is a sweet little Valentine's day gift that can be made in less than 30 min...just pop your ...
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Resolution Mugs

Do you make a resolution every New Years Eve (Maybe after a cocktail or two) only to find your resolve kind of fuzzy by Jan 3rd? Looking at your promise to yourself every day over your morning coffee might just help you achieve that goal of walking three times a week or eating your veggies. ...
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21 BEST DIY Tree Skirt Ideas

It's funny how many of my crafting adventures start this way...I discover I need something for the house. Then I go shopping for said something, only to find the ones I like cost $400. Yikes - Expensive taste I guess! Bah Humbug. I'm sure those $400 tree skirts are worth it - especially the handmade ones ...
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15 Free Christmas Applique Patterns

I am guest posting today on The Sewing Loft, showing readers how to applique with felt. I have also included 15 free applique patterns you can download below to get you started. You can use these designs whether using felt or fabric, just apply a fabric stabilizer first if you are using thinner fabric. A ...
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The 16 BEST Gift In A Jar Recipes

Of course, homemade jams and jellies are a classic that never goes out of style, but I've seen a lot of 'gifts in a jar' lately. So what's it all about? Well, gifts in a jar are an easy and many times inexpensive way to gift creatively around the holidays. It is also a fun,crafty ...
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DIY Cheap (But Pretty) Chargers

This post is a part of a sponsored series by Jo-ann Fabric and crafts. Any opinions contained in this post are 100% my own Click here for more projects we've created to Celebrate The Season with Jo-ann and  a coupon for the month of November: #TurkeyTablescapes   I'm having the entire fam over for Thanksgiving this year in ...
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Card Sized Paper Christmas Tree Template

Here is a printable I shared last year that seems to have gotten lost along the way. If you are looking for a great printable kids craft or cute include for a Christmas card, this is it! Right click the image to save it to your computer and print it on heavy cardstock. Just cut out ...
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Instagram Place Cards

This post is a part of a sponsored series by Jo-ann Fabric and crafts. Any opinions contained in this post are 100% my own Click here for more projects we've created to Celebrate The Season with Jo-ann and  a coupon for the month of November: #TurkeyTablescapes   Traditional table 'tent cards' are a classic, but they're very formal ...
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Make A Halloween Hand Towel

*This is a sponsored post as part of Jo-­Ann Fabric and Craft Stores® Celebrate the Season campaign. All opinions are my own. Joann Fabric and Craft Stores asked us to come up with a fun Halloween project using items from their store. Ok! See the end of this post for more about Joann's Celebrate The Season ...
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Stars and Stripes Quick 3D Wreath

Check out this awesome tutorial from Brandy on her blog 'Brandy's Crafts' - she made a 3 dimensional, red, white, and blue star wreath that is adorable on any door or window even. Quick and easy - Make one today and have it done before the family comes over this week...or what a sweet hostess gift ...
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