wire wrapped christmas candles

Happy Christmas Eve! I’ve got a cool handmade gift idea to share. I’ve seen some really pretty wire crafts making their way around the interwebs and I love how wire can be incorporated into just about any project. I decided to make some holiday candles with my Wick Candle Maker, and throw some Happy Jig wire atContinue reading “wire wrapped christmas candles”

easy embroidered christmas tea towels

I love gifting handmade for the holidays! Not only does the recipient get something unique, but your investment of time and talent is a gift in itself. For our large extended family Christmas dinner we exchange small, simple gifts so I decided to hand stitch some holiday themed tea towels for extended family. I foundContinue reading “easy embroidered christmas tea towels”

snow globe holiday card with the mold press

Let’s talk holiday cards. You can buy pre-made Christmas cards and that’s totally fine if that’s what you want to do. I do it myself! But, if you’re looking for a unique handmade holiday card idea, how about a snow globe Christmas card! This fun and interactive card includes a clear plastic dome filled withContinue reading “snow globe holiday card with the mold press”

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”

twelfth day of christmas: merry christmas!

Hello, and Merry Christmas friends! I hope you’re enjoying the holiday and spending lots of precious time with loved ones. I’ve got a gift for you today–a free printable 2018 planner calendar!This is a personal blog, but I am an employee and do receive financial compensation and material product from American Crafts/We R Memory Keepers.Continue reading “twelfth day of christmas: merry christmas!”

eleventh day of christmas: meaningful family traditions

Does your family have meaningful holiday traditions? We do, and they’re an important part of our happy memories during the holidays. They also strengthen our family unity and reflect the core and foundation of who we are and what we believe. This is a personal blog, but I am an employee and do receive financialContinue reading “eleventh day of christmas: meaningful family traditions”

tenth day of christmas: easy christmas tree garland

If you know me, you know I’m all about celebrating special occasions, holidays, and other big events in a memorable, fun and simple way. Over the years I’ve discovered that I can enjoy these moments so much more when I don’t stress myself out. So, with that philosophy in mind, I’ve got a Christmas decorContinue reading “tenth day of christmas: easy christmas tree garland”

ninth day of christmas: cinnabon popcorn

One of my favorite things about the holidays is baking. I love that there are traditional recipes that we only bring out once a year. Spending time in the kitchen as a family making our favorite treats is something we all look forward to. Today I’m sharing one of our favorite holiday recipes–Cinnabon Popcorn! ThisContinue reading “ninth day of christmas: cinnabon popcorn”

eighth day of christmas: giveaway!

It’s that time again friends! Are you ready to celebrate the Eighth Day of Christmas with another giveaway? Awesome. This time I’ve got some goodies from the Crate Paper Oasis collection, so if you’re dreaming of a Palm Springs Christmas then read on! This giveaway includes select double sided patterned papers, one specialty vellum paper,Continue reading “eighth day of christmas: giveaway!”

seventh day of christmas: holiday gift card holders

Hello friends! Happy Eighth Day of Christmas! I love giving gift cards for the holidays because they allow the receiver to pick out what they get, which often ends up being something they might not get for themselves otherwise. But, I worry that when I give them as a gift, it might seem like notContinue reading “seventh day of christmas: holiday gift card holders”