Archives for November 2013

Handmade Paper Pinwheel Gift Tags | with free printable medallions

Handmade Paper Pinwheel Gift Tags | with free printable medallions

Handmade Paper Pinwheel Gift Tags | I hope everyone is having a fabulous Thanksgiving holiday. My niece and nephew are here spending the weekend with us so we decided to craft up some easy holiday projects for their teachers. We put together these handmade paper pinwheel gift tags to embellish our gifts and I have the step by step tutorial, along with some printables to share with you today. These are so simple to put together and can be made with cardstock or patterned scrapbook paper. All of pieces can be cut by hand or even ran through Continue reading

Silhouette Holiday Deals, Discounts & Promotional Codes

Silhouette Holiday Deals, Discounts & Promotional Codes

Silhouette Holiday Deals, Discounts & Promotional Codes | The November Silhouette deals have been released and there are some great deals available for the holidays. Included in this months packages is a fantastic bundle of Silhouette accessories.  If you’re not familiar with the Silhouette Cameo, it is an electronic cutting machine that hooks right up to your computer and provides endless crafting possibilities. This fabulous machine can cut a wide variety of materials including paper, vinyl, cardstock, fabric, heat transfer Continue reading

Flavored Ice Cubes | infused water recipes with Soma

Flavored Ice Cubes | infused water recipes with Soma

Flavored Ice Cubes - Infused Water Recipes with Soma | This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Soma, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #givesoma http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. I love opening our home and entertaining friends and family this time of year. Along with all of the expected holiday beverages, this season I'll be adding an flavored water bar to our party drink list. Water is the key to staying healthy and hydrated - and it's so easy to make your own all natural flavored Continue reading

Plaid Fabric Wreath | how to make a rag wreath

Plaid Fabric Wreath | how to make a rag wreath

Plaid Fabric Wreath - How to Make a Rag Wreath | If you are looking for an incredibly easy handmade wreath for the holidays - this rag wreath would be the answer. It can be made with any color or patterned fabric to coordinate with your holiday decor and requires just a few simple supplies to create ... (no crafting experience necessary). I'm a little obsessed with plaid and think it's a perfect fit for the Christmas season - so I made mine with an inexpensive cotton homespun. Are you ready to see just how easy it is to make this Continue reading

Dum Dum Turkey | allergy free thanksgiving favors

Dum Dum Turkey | allergy free thanksgiving favors

Dum Dum Turkey - an allergy free thanksgiving favor | I've been working on our kiddie table for Thanksgiving dinner and came up with this easy little favor that even my little guy can enjoy. It's a spin off from the Dum Dum Lollipop Cake I previously made for his birthday. Even though he can't necessarily eat the dinner, he still enjoys sitting around the table with his cousins - and this Dum Dum Turkey is at least one treat they all can appreciate. Materials Needed: 2 inch FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam Ball 3 inch FloraCraft® Make It: Continue reading

Preparing Lawn Equipment For Winter

Preparing Lawn Equipment For Winter

Preparing Lawn Equipment for Winter | As the temperatures continue to drop we are finishing up our preparations for the winter months upon us. I previously mentioned our checklist for prepping your home for winter, along with our winter storm emergency kit, and today I'm sharing the last part of our maintenance routine - preparing lawn equipment for winter. We heavily depend on our lawn equipment during the warmer months, though once winter arrives, most of the equipment will sit dormant for a lengthened period of time. Preforming maintenance Continue reading

The Sunday Showcase Party | No. 222

The Sunday Showcase Party | No. 222

Welcome to The Sunday Showcase Party Thank you for taking the time to stop by and share your creations & ideas. 60 Stylish Table Settings for Thanksgiving Just a Few Things Prior to Submitting Your Links *This Party is open to any project or idea you have made or created and would like to showcase this week. Please do not link up work that is not your own. *Please do not link to Etsy shops, selling sites or to a giveaway *Please add the party button to your post {code below} or a visible link back to the party so others can be Continue reading

Fall Recipes for Thanksgiving | creative reader features no. 198

Fall Recipes for Thanksgiving | creative reader features no. 198

Fall Recipes for Thanksgiving | I have another round of fabulous recipe features to slide in before Thanksgiving arrives. Even if your menu is already set, there is always room for another festive dish .... right? Hope you have a fabulous week - the Sunday Showcase Party link up will be posted shortly. Sweet Potato Gratitude Rolls Submitted by Parrish at Life With The Crust Cut Off Pecan Pie Muffins Submitted by Liz at Love Grows Wild Mini Pumpkin Pies Submitted by Debbie at One Little Project GF DF Walnut Crust Apple Pie Continue reading

Fall Decor and Crafts for Thanksgiving | creative reader features no. 197

Fall Decor and Crafts for Thanksgiving | creative reader features no. 197

Fall Decor and Crafts for Thanksgiving | It's hard to believe Thanksgiving is just a week away. Even though I've been sharing some pre-season crafts lately - I haven't taken for granted one of my most favorite holidays. I have some creative features to share today all focused on fall decor and crafts for Thanksgiving. There is still time to fit a few of these projects in - or simply tuck them away for next year. DIY Pom Pom Trimmed Blanket Submitted by Besa at Besa GM Paper Raffia Pumpkins Submitted by Jessa at Sparkle Chalkboard Continue reading

Make a Holiday Wreath | Michaels Pinterest Party

Make a Holiday Wreath | Michaels Pinterest Party

Make a Holiday Wreath | Michaels Pinterest Party #MPinterestParty Last week I had an amazing opportunity to join Michaels as they teamed up with Pinterest for their first round of in-store Pinterest Parties across the United States. I had so much fun spending the day with the creative staff and chatting with customers on a mission to make some of their pins a reality. While shopping, I've often wondered what fellow customers were working on and this was the perfect chance to ask without being 'that' crazy crafter. Along with hosting the Continue reading