When I first spotted this card tree on BHG last week, I knew I wanted to make one this year. So on my next craft/fabric store shopping loop, I looked for some appropriate ribbon. Yeah, I couldn’t find any that I liked. Either they were too glittery or too cutesy. Then it occurred to […]
The very colorful nature of paint chips make them a perfect medium to make handmade Christmas cards. The first example, pictured above, is a simple design using traditional Christmas colors along with a stamped message. Go here to see what else was used in its construction. Although not technically very Christmas-y, in the appropriate colors […]
Looking for easy, DIY Christmas Card Ideas? We collected some of our favorites, including a bunch you can from paper, fabric or string.
Holiday cards piling up? Here are some cute and clever ways to display them, tutorials included! First up is a bent wire Christmas tree idea from BHG. Mique’s Christmas card frame up is made of, among other things, a big frame, ribbon, rick-rack and clothespins. And speaking of clothespins, I still love the tutorial I did […]
Hello, hello! To kick off this season of sharing and good cheer properly, Curbly is super excited to give a $100 gift card to Pier 1 Imports to one of our awesome readers. We think this is a super timely giveaway, as we know we’re all beginning to think about our holiday decor, entertaining ideas, […]
Today, guest blogger and nationally known style expert Matthew Mead shows you how to create this Paint Chip Holiday Card (directions after the jump):
If you’re giving gift cards this holiday season, they’ve probably come in utilitarian envelopes in which to give them. For something a bit different–and MUCH more memorable–how about presenting those gift cards in an empty Altoid tin? BHG suggests we cover the cover in pretty paper to hide the ‘toid part.
For the past dozen years or so I’ve been making my Christmas cards. Sometimes they’re labor intensive, but they don’t have to be. Case in point: these suggestions from Scrapbooks Etc. A collection of different sized circle punches, some glue and a bow makes up this clever card. A few strips of paper–or ribbon–and you have […]
Matthew Reinhart and Robert Sabuda are master pop-up artists, and here they share tips and templates for making a pop-reindeer for holiday greetings.
A gift box from a greeting card: easy, free, and recycled. Can’t beat that. Materials: Greeting card Pencil Scissors Ruler Bone Folder or scoring blade Read all the instructions from CraftyPod. Via Crafty Crafty