how to make a christmas countdown wreath with the works all in one tool

The holidays are almost here, and so are all of the fun traditions that go along with them. One of our favorite family holiday traditions is a Christmas countdown or advent calendar. It helps us to focus on the things that matter most to us during this special time of year, and brings us closerContinue reading “how to make a christmas countdown wreath with the works all in one tool”

first day of christmas: diy christmas countdown

Hello friends! Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! I’m so glad you stopped by for my 12 Days of Christmas celebration. Today I’m sharing an idea for a Christmas countdown you can make and fill with toys, treats, ideas for holiday activities or advent scripture verses. This is a personal blog, but I am an employeeContinue reading “first day of christmas: diy christmas countdown”

1st day of christmas: christmas countdown

It’s still not too late to start a Christmas Countdown! The 12 Days of Christmas start today, and I’ve got an easy and cute countdown idea that you can made in about 30 minutes! This holiday countdown project was published in the latest edition of Craft & Create, a free quarterly e-book published by EchoContinue reading “1st day of christmas: christmas countdown”

envelope advent calendar

Happy Friday friends! I’m excited to share my version of a Christmas Countdown using some new papers from the We R Memory Keepers DIY Party Collection, and one of my most-used crafting tools, the Envelope Punch Board. In our family we do an advent calendar each December for the 25 days leading up to Christmas. We doContinue reading “envelope advent calendar”

day 1: christmas eve traditions

Christmas Eve is a wonderful night for our family. We sometimes spend it with extended family, and sometimes just with our family, but we always have our “Christmas dinner” that night–turkey, ham, and the works. We love to celebrate the birth of the Savior that night through acting out the events recorded in the NewContinue reading “day 1: christmas eve traditions”

day 2: metallic antlers card

It’s always interesting to me to see how trends in fashion, home decor, and design work their way into the paper crafts industry. Some of those trends I really enjoy, while others I’m glad to see meet their end. Two of those trends that I currently love are metallic elements and antlers shapes. And aren’tContinue reading “day 2: metallic antlers card”

day 3: echo park prize package giveaway!

For my final Christmas Countdown giveaway I’ve got an Echo Park Paper Co prize package containing the following items from the adorable new Through The Year collection by Jen Gallacher: Collection Kit Monthly Kit Designer Stamps Designer Dies If you’d like to be considered for this giveaway leave a comment below telling me your favoriteContinue reading “day 3: echo park prize package giveaway!”

day 4: christmas cookie tube

As I mentioned before, we love to visit our friends and neighbors, sing carols, and drop off holiday goodies. Another treat we made to share this year is Cake Mix Snickerdoodles in an upcycled low cal drink mix container. This little tube is the perfect size for cookies and is food grade so no worries!Continue reading “day 4: christmas cookie tube”

day 5: christmas printables

I stumbled across this fabulous blog post with a collection of over 100 free Christmas printables from around the web. If you’d like to see this amazing line up of freebies CLICK HERE to visit Moritz Fine Designs. Here are just three of the 100+ beautiful pieces of printable art linked to her post. SubwayContinue reading “day 5: christmas printables”