How-To: Geometric Numbered Cork Coaster Tutorial (With A Free Printable)

By: Faith-towers Dec 18, 2013

Coasters make great gifts. Always have, always will. But these coasters are especially fun because they are numbered - and each one has a different geometric design. Click through to download the free printable… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Festive DIY Etched Glass Snow Globe

By: Capreek Dec 17, 2013

Add a touch of Winter Wonderland magic to a side table or mantle with this fun and festive DIY "snow globe" project!    … Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Brilliant Last Minute DIY Gift Basket Ideas

By: Faith-towers Dec 17, 2013

Gift baskets make great presents for coworkers. Or friends. Or those impossible-to-buy-for people on your list. Okay, they're great for pretty much everyone. Here are ten beautiful, easy and affordable DIY gift baskets with clever themes that are sure to impress their… Continue Reading

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10 Alternative Places To Hang Your Christmas Stockings

By: Faith-towers Dec 16, 2013

Not everyone has a mantle. And even if you do, it doesn't mean that you're required to hang your Christmas stockings on it. Here are ten super creative alternative places to hang your stockings.… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Gift Wrap Projects & Techniques

By: Lexy.b.ward Dec 16, 2013

Let the wrapping begin! If you've been stuck when it comes to decorating the presents, look no further. We've rounded up ten projects and techniques to help you make the prettiest gifts this year. Your loved ones won't want to open them!  … Continue Reading

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Gift Guide: 17 DIY Jewelry and Style Accessories to Make and Give

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 13, 2013

If you're having trouble figuring out what to get the ladies on your Christmas list this year, I think I can help. I've rounded up the coolest DIY jewelry and style accessories I could find, any of which would make a great handmade gift for the holidays. Let the DIYing… Continue Reading

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Five Free Gift Wrap Printables

By: Lexy.b.ward Dec 13, 2013

'Tis the season to wrap, wrap, wrap! We've rounded up five free printables for all your packaging needs during the… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Geometric, Himmeli-Inspired Wreath

By: Capreek Dec 12, 2013

I'm generally not a big wreath person, but every now and then I see one that causes me to rethink my opinion on the matter, like this modern Himmeli-inspired… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy Christmas Decorations Using Goods From The Grocery Store

By: Faith-towers Dec 12, 2013

Sometimes there just isn't enough time to make a special trip to the craft store to find all the materials for the perfect Christmas decorations. But most of us make a trip to the grocery store every week or two anyways, right? So why not get creative and make your decorations from things you can find right in the produce aisle? Or the candy aisle? Here are ten easy (and… Continue Reading

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How to: Make Giant Wood Veneer Christmas Ornament Decorations

By: Lexy.b.ward Dec 12, 2013

One of my favorite parts of Christmas is decorating the Christmas tree. I just love vintage ornaments and I scour flea markets every holiday season to add to my Shiny Brite collection. We won't have the space for a big Christmas tree this year, so I decided to make some oversized ornaments from wood veneer to hang on the wall… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Porcelain Holiday Luminaries

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 12, 2013

I'm almost done decorating around the house for the holidays, but I need one more thing that I can put on the mantle before I call it 'done'. As usual, I'm looking for something minimal and not overly Christmas-y, and I think I found the perfect project to fit that description - DIY porcelain tree… Continue Reading

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Make It: Colorful DIY Stuffed Elf Plush Ornaments -- Free Download!

By: Capreek Dec 11, 2013

We're excited to welcome Sibylle Roessler from Funkytime on the blog today! She's sharing a tutorial and free download for making your own stuffed elf Christmas ornaments.

These Elf Christmas ornaments will add a little bit of magic and color to any Christmas Tree this year. They are so easy to make, even adults can do them, but only with kids supervision of course! They're a perfect little project for a snowy Sunday… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 of Our Favorite DIY Tabletop and Alternative Christmas Tree Ideas

By: Capreek Dec 11, 2013

We're big fans of the ol' alternative Christmas tree around here, including the tabletop variety (it's perfect for small spaces!), so we've rounded up our favorite DIY tree projects from the Curbly archives. Check 'em out and let us know which project is your… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Gift Wrapping Ideas and Tutorials

By: Diy maven Dec 11, 2013

By the time we're done with our holiday shopping, it's understandable that we're tempted to slap some wrapping paper around the presents, stick on a bow and tag and call it done, but, really, the wrapping part is a great time to let our creative side run amok. To… Continue Reading

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Print It: Holiday-themed Accordion Gift Tags

By: Lexy.b.ward Dec 11, 2013

One of the best things about the holidays? The gifts! Not to sound all shallow, but I love pretty packaging. I sometimes love the packaging more than the actual gift. Have fun wrapping your presents this year with these darling printable gift tags!  … Continue Reading

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