Mason jar gifts are like mini gift baskets - they can be customized according to the recipient, and the jars themselves can be reused once their contents are long gone. They make great hostess gifts, and are also perfect for teachers, neighbors and work friends. Click through to check out my top ten favorite ideas.
I find that items for the home often make the best gifts. And handmade? Even better! Here's a list of ten of my very favorite handmade gifts from a variety of Etsy sellers.
Need a gift for the holiday hostess but you don't want to give the obligatory wine bottle? There are tons of presents out there and it's even more fun when you can DIY! Here are 12 handmade gifts any hostess will love!
When you hear of 'experience gifts' you might think river rafting expeditions and balloon rides and such. Cool, yeah, but maybe a bit too expensive for some to give, or maybe not particularly appealing to everyone on your Christmas list. I'm here to tell you there are a TON of really fun and interesting experience gifts out there for every price point and they're varied enoughContinue Reading
It's not that DIYers don't like fancy items (I can assure you that we do), but chances are we'd rather find a way to make it for ourselves than pay for it. So what better gifts to get your DIYer, than those that will help them DIY? If you want to spoil the maker in your life this holiday season, here are ten great gift ideas that are sure to tug on their heartstrings:Continue Reading
If you're aiming for a handmade holiday this year, but don't *quite* have enough time (or maybe the DIY chops) to make a gift for every person on your list, don't fret! We've scoured Etsy to bring you some of our favorite style accessories for men and women alike! Check 'em out below. Continue Reading
I love books. The thing is I find that I don't buy them for myself, but rather add them to digital or handwritten 'wishlists', passing them on to friends and family for special occasions like birthdays and Christmas.
Having trouble coming up with ideas for the friends, family, neighbors, etc on your holiday list this year? Check out this list of gifts for anyone on your list (guy or gal), all under $30. There's a little something for everyone, from sake cups and calendars to woodcut notecards and Woolly Pockets. Here are ten great gifts for anyone, for under $30. Continue Reading
Themed gift baskets make amazing, affordable, memorable gifts. The key is to pick the items carefully and to pay attention to the presentation. Here are fifteen of my very favorite gift basket ideas for the upcoming holiday season!
From seasoned DIYers, Martha wannabes, lovable geeks, young ones or the young at heart, there's something for everyone on this gift guide no matter what the budget. What's better is that these gifts are unique, so they're perfect for those that have everything, which is just about everybody on my Christmas listContinue Reading
Is there someone on your list whose idea of relaxing involves scouring Pinterest for home decor inspiration, possibly with a glass of wine in hand? This gift guide is for you (them)!
Stocking stuffers are a great opportunity to give small, unique gifts that the recipient would *probably* not ever buy for themselves, whether humorous, functional, or otherwise. Today, we're sharing 18 unique gifts that any decor-obsessed design lover would love to find in their stocking. Continue Reading
We're kicking off holiday gift guides today with some DIY gift ideas for the men in your life. I swear, guys always seem a little bit more tricky to make gifts for, but these homemade gift projects are too cool not to try. So, here are fourteen of my favorite awesome gifts to make for men this holiday season. Continue Reading
It's officially summer now (hooray), which means you're practically required to spend as much time as possible outdoors. To celebrate, we've rounded up some super colorful and totally affordable outdoor accessories that are perfect for entertaining guests all summer long! Continue Reading
Adding a few new accessories to a room is a great way to inexpensively change the look and feel of a space. So, if you're on a tight budget but want to give a living space in your home a mini makeover, this might be a good route to try. Here are ten unique home accessories that will give any room instant interest. Continue Reading
We recently moved into a new (to us) home and have been slowly decorating over the past few months as money and inspiration allow. Our dining room is the first space people see when they come over, so getting this room looking good and, you know, actually being functional is at the top of our list. We've found a dining table we love, but now it's time to spring for some stylish chairs! Continue Reading
I recently had the opportunity to be a guest curator for UGallery, an amazing online marketplace that features affordable artwork from up-and-coming American artists. From oil painting to photography, sculpture to drawing there is something for every budget and style! Continue Reading
The practice of bringing a hostess gift as a small token of thanks seems to be a (nearly) lost tradition these days. We say it's time to bring it back! Here are 22 simple DIY projects that will make a big impact in showing your party host just how much you appreciate their efforts. Continue Reading
Housewarming parties are a good excuse to gather friends and family together to celebrate new chapters and new homes -- but don't show up empty handed! Here are 10 gift ideas that are sure to put a smile on the party host's face and bring a touch of friendship and warmth to their new abode. Continue Reading
It's January, the coldest and dreariest month of the year. To combat the chill, we've rounded up 15 of our favorite throw blankets that are sure to keep you warm and cozy -- and stylish! So, pour yourself a nice cup of tea, grab your favorite book, and check out our top picks. Continue Reading