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.
The word "wreath" can have bad connotations, conjuring images of tacky, overly sparkly evergreen monstrosities. But this one is different. It's square. And it's made using birch branches which gives it a bit of a scandinavian feel. Click through to see what I mean! Continue Reading
If you're thinking about trying out a DIY or two over the weekend, it might as well revolve around the holidays. Right? Christmas is less than two weeks away, after all. So here are 7 (holiday) DIY projects to try over the weekend.
With winter storms on their way, it's always a good idea to have extra candles on hand in case of a power outage. But of course, nobody said those candles have to be plain or boring! Here are 14 DIY candle projects that you can make for part of your holiday decor :
1. Cookie Cutter Candles via Pop Sugar
2. Clay Gingerbread House by La chica de a casa del Caramelo (tutorial in Spanish)
We're about twelve days out from Christmas (12 Lords-a-leaping!) and there's still time to get a tree up if you haven't already. If you don't have the space for a big one, why not make your own artificial tree? Yeah. That's right. It can be done. And with something I never would have thought to use!
I don't usually gush over stuff I make, but I am adoring my entry in Curbly's inaugural Ornament Challenge. Although the resulting polyhedrons might look complicated to fold, they're incredibly easy. And the cherry on top? They require minimal supplies to make. HereContinue Reading
Burlap is one of those materials that I always forget about, but it's really quite versatile. And it's especially prevalent this time of year. Here are ten super creative ways to decorate your home with burlap this holiday season.
I'm not gonna lie. I'm still very much on the copper and brass train and I wanted a way to incorporate these warm metals into my Christmas decor this year. The answer, of course, was right in front of me: simple geometric ornaments! Read on to see how to make these modern Christmas accessories in minutes. Continue Reading
When it comes to do-it-yourself holiday decor, the easier, the better in my opinion. That's the case with the Curbly Ornament Challenge! These peppermint ornaments take about 60 seconds of work and you're all set. So you'd be crazy not to bust these out in your spare time!
Alright folks, it's December 10th already. If you haven't put up a tree yet, or if you don't have the space, you may want to consider making your own. Here are 13 alternative DIY Christmas trees that are sure to make your house feel festive!Continue Reading
Last time I was at my local wood working store, I picked up some long pieces of maple veneer, thinking I'd use it somehow during the holidays. At the time I had no idea how I'd use it, but once the Curbly Ornament Challenge rolled around, I realized this material would be perfect for making easy holiday ornaments. Here's what I ended up with. Continue Reading
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.