Up here in Boston, the weather has gotten cold and drizzly... not exactly conducive to sending the kids outside to play. Instead, grab the feathers and the glue and try out these fun Thanksgiving DIY projects, crafts and games that will have them busy for hours. And you might just have fun too.
If you're hoping to find unique items for the holidays, Etsy is one of the best places to shop. If you want to make sure to get all your gifts and goodies ordered in enough time though, you may want to start looking now (since many Etsy items are made to order). So here's a gift guide that can serve as a jumping off point for holiday gift giving for friends and family. Here are ten handmade gift ideas for anyone (guy or gal), for under $30. Continue Reading
Put the 'thanks' back into thanksgiving this year with our curated round-up of FREE printables. We've got everything from printable wall art through thanksgiving 'thank you' note and decor.
We're kicking the gift giving season off with a roundup of some of our favorite hand-crafted items for guys! In an effort to encourage "shopping small" this holiday season and supporting our fellow makers, each product featured is handmade by independent Etsy shop artisans. Enjoy! Continue Reading
Although it's hard to believe, it's almost that time of year when holiday parties start occupying most Saturday nights. My go-to gift for these kinds of events is usually a bottle of wine, but sometimes it's nice to surprise your hostess with something different. Here are some wonderfully affordable DIY ideas that you can start thinking about ahead of time to avoid excessive holiday stress.
Misplaced preposition aside, can you guess what these pumpkins are made out of? Continue Reading
Pumpkins and gourds are fun to decorate with, but are usually just that - decorations. Why not use them for something at the same time? Here are ten creative ways to use pumpkins and gourds as functional decor in your home.
From spooky to downright adorable, we've got you covered. Here's our round-up of 10 awesome Halloween printables, everything from invites to wall art and treat boxes.
You'll never guess what material was used for this colorful confetti pumpkin... and once you know, you'll wonder why you didn't think of it yourself! Click through to find out what the secret item is, and how you can make your own vibrant confetti pumpkin.
About the time I have pumpkin guts halfway up my arms, I swear I'm never going to carve another. This year for Halloween I'm going to live up to my own decree and make some of these paper pumpkins. Quick and easy to construct, they only require scrapbook paper, black pipe cleaners (for vines), a bit of green felt (for leaves) and—my favorite bit—wine corks for stems. Visit BHG for the entire tutorial.
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