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Fruit Cup Santa Snacks

Fruit Cup Santa Snacks

Today I am sharing these cute Fruit Cup Santa Snacks!!!  They took no time at all and the kids absolutely loved them.  I mentioned before when I posted the String of Lights Fingerprint Frames and the Fingerprint Ornaments that I had some of my favorite small people over for an afternoon of crafts and gingerbread

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

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! 

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

DIY Chevron Gift Tags #lifestylestudios

DIY Chevron Gift Tags #lifestylestudios

Today I am super excited to show you my DIY Chevron Gift Tags using my Lifestyle Crafts Tools!  I am thrilled to be a part of their Studio Teams and I get to show you a great home/organization project each month using these great products!  If you didn’t hear already…We R Memory Keepers purchased Lifestyle

Simple Classic Christmas Mantel

Simple Classic Christmas Mantel

Today I thought I’d share my Simple Classic Christmas Mantel today!  As much as I want to be a “fun color” girl…when it comes to the holidays I really gear towards more classic colors!  Red and Green.  Gold and Silver.  My mantel this year is things that I already had on hand.  The only new addition

Dot Hand Painted Wine Glasses #handmadegift

Dot Hand Painted Wine Glasses #handmadegift

This post is sponsored by DecoArt.  All opinions are 100% my own. Do you need a last minute handmade gift idea?  I have the perfect one for you and any wine lover on your holiday list.  These Hand Painted Wine Glasses are so easy and fun to make!  You can customize them to say anything

Peppermint Cranberry Spritzer

Peppermint Cranberry Spritzer

This post is sponsored by SodaStream.  All opinions are 100% my own. You know how much I love a good cocktail!  I love seasonal cocktails as much as I love seasonal coffees!  Today I am sharing my Peppermint Cranberry Spritzer Recipe as well as telling you all about my SodaStream and also getting to host

Glittered JOY Wall Hanging

Glittered JOY Wall Hanging

This post is sponsored by Michael’s and Recollections.  All opinions are 100% my own. Today in my 25 Days of Christmas Series I am sharing this fun Glittered JOY Wall Hanging!  It’s really easy and I love the way the glitter sparkles and shines! I realized the other day that I don’t glitter enough stuff! 

FREE Christmas Printable

FREE Christmas Printable

Today in my 25 Days of Christmas Series I am sharing a fun FREE Christmas Printable.  The hustle and bustle of the holidays can sure be overwhelming so here’s a funny reminder to take a deep breath!! We try to do all don’t we?  Decorate the most perfect holiday home.  Make the most delicious and

5 Ways to Style a Bouquet for the Holidays!

5 Ways to Style a Bouquet for the Holidays!

Thanks to The Bouqs for sponsoring today’s post.  All opinions are 100% my own. I adore fresh flowers!  Don’t you?  And although I LOVE holiday flowers (poinsettias for example) there is something about calla lilies that just draw me.  When I was given the opportunity to order my choice of bouquet from The Bouqs’ Volcanic

Puzzle Piece Ornaments

Puzzle Piece Ornaments

I have a small obsession with puzzle pieces! I love reusing them! Today I am sharing some simple Puzzle Piece Ornaments in the shapes of Candy Canes and Wreaths! This is a perfect project to get your small people involved in! We probably all have a puzzle laying around with a piece or two missing,

Tiered Peppermint Serving Tray

Tiered Peppermint Serving Tray

I am in total love with this Tiered Peppermint Serving Tray!  Last year I made this Mod Podged fabric one and I adore it!  Use it all the time.  I remembered back when I was in girl scouts, and we made these melted peppermint ornaments.  I got to thinking…why can’t I make them into a

Personalized DIY Wood Slice Coasters

Personalized DIY Wood Slice Coasters

I am excited to share these adorable DIY Wood Slice Coasters today for my 25 days of Christmas Series! I have two confessions to make.  1.  I love, love, love the new trend of using branches  2.  I originally planned on making a wreath but it got so cold that I didn’t get all my

PVC Snowman Ornament

PVC Snowman Ornament

I seem to be obsessed with Snowman Ornaments!  I made this Snowman Family Ornament for my series in 2011 and then I made this Snowman Ornament for my series last year and this year I am back again to share my PVC Snowman Ornament!  I just love them for some reason! This project came about

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