How to: Make a Modern Wooden Christmas Tree Display Shelf

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 19, 2013

When the holidays roll around, I usually break out my glue gun and come up with a few easy winter projects to tackle. Today though, I'm branching out from the materials I almost always use and picking up a hand saw instead. With a bit of careful measuring and a handful of cuts, I made this hanging wood Christmas tree shelf perfect for storing small gifts and holiday odds and… Continue Reading

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Gift Guide: 15 Awesome DIY Stocking Stuffers and Small Gift Projects

By: Faith-towers Nov 19, 2013

I've always been the type who gives lots of smaller gifts instead of one big one - I don't like to put all my eggs in one basket. So obviously I love stocking stuffers. And I love DIY stocking stuffers even more. Here are 15 of my… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Ways To Use Pinecones in Your Holiday Decor

By: Faith-towers Nov 18, 2013

They're free. They're versatile. They're everywhere right now. In my mind, pinecones signal the transition from fall into winter, making them the perfect decorative element for your home this time of year. Click through to see all the clever ways you can utilize pinecones during the upcoming holiday… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 11 DIY and Handmade Christmas Card Ideas

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 15, 2013

Greeting cards can get pricey, especially during the holidays when you have 20+ cards to buy, stamp, and send to loved ones. Ouch. So instead of buying cards this year, make your own with this list of 11 DIY holiday greeting… Continue Reading

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How to: Make DIY Colorful Holiday Votive Candles with Hot Glue!

By: Faith-towers Nov 14, 2013

I came up with this idea one night while watching Project Runway. Designer Justin LeBlanc created a hot glue embellished dress, and I wanted to turn that technique into a decorative holiday project for the home. The process was super simple, super affordable, and I totally love how they turned out. Let's make… Continue Reading

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10 Paper Projects To Decorate Your Home This Holiday Season

By: Lexy.b.ward Nov 14, 2013

Who DOESN'T love to decorate their home for the holidays? You don't have to spend an arm-and-a-leg on decor this year. We've rounded up ten projects that can be made using paper!  … Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Entertaining Ideas for the Holidays

By: Faith-towers Nov 12, 2013

'Tis the season for parties and get-togethers, which means all of our DIY projects can go to very good use! Here are ten fabulous entertaining projects that will have your guests talking for… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Thanksgiving Place Card Tutorials

By: Diy maven Nov 12, 2013

Whether you want to force co-mingling, keep the conversation lively or keep the peace, assigning seats around the dinner table this holiday season is a must. These 10 DIY place card projects not only direct people to the right spot,… Continue Reading

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9 Creative Projects For Your Thanksgiving Table

By: Lexy.b.ward Nov 08, 2013

Wow your guests this Thanksgiving by creating a gorgeous tablescape for them to enjoy. Here are nine inspiring projects to take your table to the next level!  … Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Thanksgiving DIY Projects For Kids (And The Young At Heart)

By: Faith-towers Nov 07, 2013

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… Continue Reading

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Give The Perfect Holiday Hostess Gift Basket

By: Lexy.b.ward Nov 07, 2013

Going to a friend's house for Thanksgiving this year? Forget showing up with the usual bottle of wine. Go the extra mile and create a unique and lovely gift basket!  … Continue Reading

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Gift Guide: 10 Handmade Gifts Under $30 for Anyone

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 07, 2013

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… Continue Reading

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Roundup: Our Favorite FREE Thanksgiving Printables & Downloads

By: Matt allison Nov 06, 2013

Top 10 Thanksgiving Printables & Downloads

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… Continue Reading

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Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Great Handmade Gifts for Men

By: Capreek Nov 05, 2013

We're kicking the 2013 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.… Continue Reading

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Gift Guide: 10 Memorable DIY Hostess Gifts

By: Faith-towers Nov 05, 2013

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… Continue Reading

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