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Styrofoam Snowman Ornaments

Styrofoam Snowman Ornaments

I mentioned the other day how I play favorites.  Rudolph, Santa and Snowmen seem to pop up everywhere when I craft and decorate for the holidays!  Today I have this fun Styrofoam Snowman Ornament that is so easy to make and the perfect little gift for neighbors, mailmen, trash and recycling guys and even just

Rudolph Wreath

Rudolph Wreath

I seem to have a few things I love: santa, snowmen and Rudolph!  I seem to make several crafts that revolve around these guys!   Today I am sharing the tutorial for this fun Rudolph Wreath with you all!  (Say Rudolph the Reindeer Wreath three times fast…I dare ya! {wink})   Supplies needed: Wreath form (mine is

String of Lights Fingerprint Frame

String of Lights Fingerprint Frame

This might be my new favorite project!  I know I say that last sentence a lot!  This light bulb fingerprint frame is so easy to make and is SO CUTE!  These are quick and inexpensive gifts that you can give family and friends that are still personal for the holidays!  You can let each kid

Keepsake Fingerprint Ornament

Keepsake Fingerprint Ornament

One of my favorite things to do when it’s time to put up my tree is to look through all the ornaments as we hang them!  I adore the photograph ones, and the ones that my mom gave me from my childhood!  I love to create new ornaments using my favorite small people’s finger and

Santa Gift Wrap

Santa Gift Wrap

You can scour Pinterest and find a million ways to wrap a gift.  Options really are endless.  I made the boys a “Book-a-Day Advent Calendar” this year and I wrapped each of the books to look like Santa!   They thought I was GENIUS!  This Santa Gift Wrap is so easy and sure to add festivities

Creativity with LEGO Duplo

Creativity with LEGO Duplo

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of LEGO DUPLO . The opinions and text are all mine. I have a wonderful gift idea for the small people in your life!  LEGO Duplo!  My Ryan got to test out first hand the Bat cave LEGO Duplo set and he totally gives this

Christmas Mantels | Monday Funday Link Party

Christmas Mantels | Monday Funday Link Party

The Monday Funday Link Party is an 8 Blog Party where you can share your latest creativity…DIY projects, crafts, and recipes! You can link up once and your projects will be seen on all 8 blogs. What a great way to grow your blog! Uncommon Designs | That’s What {Che} Said | Creatively Living |

How to Multipurpose Furniture

How to Multipurpose Furniture

It’s no secret that I love things that are multi-functional. Do you remember when I shared this Sauder dresser that we are using both as a dresser and as our changing table in Spangenbaby’s nursery? Well I can’t wait to give you a couple more ideas on how you can use 1 dresser to serve

Christmas Project Features | Monday Funday Link Party

Christmas Project Features | Monday Funday Link Party

Happy New week! Meredith has some fabulous Christmas project features today but before that I just want to remind you of the Silhouette Savings that are available through December 8th! They are awesome! In addition to machine bundle deals, you can get 40% off pretty much everything with code CHE at checkout! So it’s a

$150 Minted Credit Giveaway

$150 Minted Credit Giveaway

I am stoked to be able to offer this awesome $150 Minted Credit Giveaway today thanks to Minted.  Do you send out holiday cards?  I need to still send out birth announcements…I know, I know…so why not combine them?  I have some cute options if you are interested in combining baby and the holidays as

Washi Tape Christmas Tree Gift Card Holders

Washi Tape Christmas Tree Gift Card Holders

Do you give gift cards as gifts for the holidays?  It seems there is always at least ONE person on your list you have no idea what to give them or you have a tween/teenager that would rather shop for themselves and gift cards are the answer!  There’s no reason you can’t still “wrap” your

Gift Tag Gift Card Holders

Gift Tag Gift Card Holders

Oh I have the most fabulous project today!  These Gift Tag Gift Card Holders took me less than 15 minutes start to finish and I fussed with a baby for a bit in there too!  But would you guess it from looking at them???  Looks like I spent way more time than I actually did! 

Handmade Ornaments  |  Monday Funday Link Party

Handmade Ornaments | Monday Funday Link Party

Hello again!  I hope all my American friends had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday with your family and friends!  It was Spangenbaby’s First Thanksgiving!  I love all the first holidays with a new little one!  I also love a good giveaway!  How about an extra $400 for this holiday season?  I thought you’d like that!  Make

$400 PayPal Cash Giveaway

$400 PayPal Cash Giveaway

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday and if you are a Black Friday Shopper I hope you scored some GREAT deals without too much crazy crowd action!  For those who would rather WIN something…I have a fabulous $400 Paypal Cash Giveaway today! To help you with the holidays, me and 30 of my

Silhouette Black Friday Deals

Silhouette Black Friday Deals

Before I get to the amazing Silhouette Black Friday Deals, just remember that you can ENTER TO WIN a Silhouette Portrait until midnight on Thanksgiving!  Yay! Now to the amazing deals!  Be sure to follow this shopping link and use code CHE at checkout to score the amazing deals!   Portrait Bundle Portrait machine &

Bigger is Better!  Huawei Ascend Mate 2

Bigger is Better! Huawei Ascend Mate 2

Ok, so this is one time where bigger is better! I’d like to introduce you to the Huawei Ascend Mate 2. The newest member of my tech family!!   I wasn’t sure at first if I’d be on board with the ginormous 6.1″ HD screen or if it would be too large. Let me tell

Simple Holiday Card Holder

Simple Holiday Card Holder

Have Christmas cards started showing up in your mailbox yet?  Have you sent yours out yet? I created this simple holiday card holder to help tackle the flux of holiday cards and photos so that we can enjoy them more than the day we open them! I love getting Christmas cards in the mail but

12 Cookie Recipes | Monday Funday Link Party

It’s a new week and that means a new Monday Funday Link Party!  Today we have to feature as well as a $750 Cash Giveaway over on my Facebook page AND a Silhouette Portrait Giveaway!  It’s a great giveaway week here friends! I also shared these Pumpkin Mason Jars AND there is a CRICUT EXPLORE GIVEAWAY

Silhouette Portrait Giveaway

Silhouette Portrait Giveaway

Hello Friends!  I have great news today!  I have a Silhouette Portrait Giveaway!!   I get to give one of YOU a Silhouette Portrait Electronic Cutting machine!  I adore my Silhouette and use it all the time! If you aren’t familiar with this glorious machine, let me introduce you!   l made this super fun personalized Cookies

Thankful Ideas | Monday Funday Link Party

Thankful Ideas | Monday Funday Link Party

Happy New Week! In case you missed it, this past week I shared these cute Pumpkin Mason Jar Name Cards. The perfect addition to your holiday table and they can also serve as cute host/hostess gifts if you are going somewhere else for the turkey!  Psst…also…there is a GIVEAWAY FOR A CRICUT EXPLORE at the

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