#CountdowntoChristmas – Vintage Dictionary Art

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As Christmas comes closer we are all frantically trying to get everything ready and done for the big day. Gifts need to be bought, presents need to be wrapped and holiday decor needs to be put up. We also look forward to meeting and entertaining family and friends and that means getting the house in order and planning eats. In short, a lot needs to be done and there is always a need for last minute gifts. My project today is an awesome last minute gift that can be made for both the ladies and men. It totally depends in the images you Continue reading

#CountdowntoChristmas Festive DIY Gift Bags

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We’ve all made paper cups when we were younger. These were one of the easiest origami projects we were taught. I even made some to use as cups to drink water from and they held up pretty well! Today we will turn these paper cups into DIY gift bags.

In the spirit of the holiday season we’re going to take this easy origami project and give it a festive twist. Who doesn’t need gift bags in the holiday season? We all do! And making them out of paper cups is both fun and innovative – making your gift stand out from the crowd. Continue reading

#CountdowntoChristmas – Last Minute Christmas Gifts

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The holiday season has us all going around in circles trying to get everything done. Getting ready to spend time with friends and family, entertaining, attending parties and doing so much more! Gift shopping is another task to be completed and at times it is hard to find fun gifts for all the people on your list. We always end up in need of some last minute Christmas gifts.

This funky Continue reading

#CountdowntoChristmas – Craft Kits Gift Guide – Be Creative!

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I love creative kits and have been collecting all sorts of craft kits since I was a little girl. A lot of the skills I learnt and my love of creating came form these kits. The best thing about them is all you have to do is open the box and get started. Everything you need is in the box. Craft Kits are also a great way to try out a new craft or make some time for yourself to exercise your right brain.

I especially like kits that have been developed for kids – these have awesome instructions, are fun and also not very expensive. For some weird reason the same thing packaged for Continue reading

#CountdowntoChristmas – The Perfect Organizer for Creatives

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Here I am with the fourth blog post in our #CountdowntoChristmas series. Today we’re making a fun gift for all the creatives in your life. This gift can also be used for teachers and students or anyone who has a love of stationary.

If you want to stay tuned to our Christmas blog post series make sure to subscribe using the box you see on your right. We also have an awesome gift guide and a free craft book Continue reading

#CountdowntoChristmas – The Christmas Ball

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Here’s another fun post in our #CountdowntoChristmas series. Check out our previous blog posts and make sure you get the next by subscribing. Use the box to the right to enter your email address and be notified every time I add a new post. Why would you do this? Because awesome posts are coming up and one of them will have a free crafty surprise for Continue reading

#CountdowntoChristmas – Altered Containers

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Welcome to another post in the #CountdowntoChristmas series. This series is all about creating cards and gifts from the heart with a little fun gift guide thrown in as well as a free gift for you. If you don’t want to miss any of the up=coming blog posts please use the subscribe option to the right to make sure you get all the posts!

Who doesn’t need storage? Specially if it’s pretty. Altered containers and storage make awesome gift boxes as well as gifts. All you need are some old containers – these can be metal Continue reading

#CountdowntoChristmas – A Christmas Tree Card

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Today we are kicking of our #CountdowntoChristmas blog series. Over the next 2 weeks I will share fun card ideas, gifts to make for loved ones, free goodies, a holiday gift guide and much more. Subscribe using the box you see to your right so you don’t miss any of this Christmas craftiness :).

This Christmas card is so easy to make using old comic book pages, magazine paper or even old gift wrap. It’s the perfect Christmas project for the family and awesome for getting Continue reading

Christmas Cards Meet Shaker Pockets!

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Hello everyone! It is the most wonderful time of the year and we’re all getting ready to celebrate with family and friends. Today I have a fun video tutorial for you – we’re making cards using plastic sleeves. The plastic sleeves can come from sticker packaging or other stationary packaging. It’s a fun way to use an unexpected supply.

Here is the video and some pictures! Enjoy and Happy Holidays. Continue reading