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Can you believe we’re another year down? It’s going by way too fast. But alas, 2013 is right around the corner. Start practicing writing your “13″!! We’ll be having some fun with family on New Year’s. Below are ideas for games, crafts, and projects for the kids. New Year’s Eve Poppers: made with wrapping paper […]

We made it through the entire alphabet for the holidays, yippee! All the way from A to Z. So much crafting and baking for this special season. Phew! Here is all of our letter activities in one handy place. Happy Holidays! A is for Advent B is for Bells C is for Candy Cane D […]

These mini yarn pom poms for our letter Y in our Holiday ABC series are so much fun to make. Your kids can help by doing the wrapping. It’s the perfect craft to make for fun holiday decor. Supplies for Mini Yarn Pom Poms: colorful yarn – 3-4 feet per pom scissors 1. Wrap your choice of […]

You know, it’s hard to have all those gorgeous Christmas cards perfectly on display. If you’re like me, you don’t have anything yet to display those lovely cards from people you love. Or perhaps you’re miss popular and your current system is getting overloaded with holiday cheer? Why not make an easel, or five? I […]

We’re showcasing all things winter for the letter W and our Holiday ABC series. These are crafts to get you excited about the winter season over the next few months. Coffee Filter Snowflakes: We love to use coffee filters to make our snowflakes. It gives them a circle shape, already pre-cut in the perfect symmetrical shape. […]

I love to decorate for the holidays, it makes the house so warm and snuggly. I kinda wish it was this way all year, with twinkly lights all over the house. One of my favorite items to display is a quilt I made almost 8 years ago – crazy to think how long it has […]

For our letter P and our Holiday ABC series, we’re talking about presents. I’ve collected some simple projects for you to make for your loved ones for the holidays. Most of these are easy to do, helping you have a happy handmade holiday! Hot Chocolate on a Stick Wipe Off Menu Board Scrabble Tile Necklaces […]

I have always wanted to dry oranges and turn them into ornaments. I’ve seen these around and had to try it out this year. And it works out perfect for our Letter O in our Holiday ABC series for dried orange ornaments. Supplies for Orange Ornaments: oranges knife drying rack and baking pan oven or dehydrator […]

There are a lot of other words I could have used for the letter J as part of our Holiday ABC series, but I chose joy. We made a fun framed canvas with the simple word of joy on it. It’s displayed on our shelf to help remind us all to find joy in the […]

Holy moly, pretty much in love with this DIY Pinata Advent Calendar I spotted via the M&T Spotlight from Handmade Charlotte. Piñatas and advents combined, I must be dreaming! See a few more great DIY advent calendar ideas below: Quick and Easy Advent Calendar Printable Advent Holiday Wipe-Off Advent

Every year about this time I start dreaming up how I’ll wrap up our Christmas gifts. While wandering through the craft store about a month ago I spied some silver tinsel pipe cleaners and thought they would be the perfect material to work with to create some inexpensive gift toppers. I love the way the […]

We’re now onto the letter C for Candy Canes, in our Holiday ABC series! We’re stitching up a candy cane card with a white pipe cleaner and red thread. I love to hand-stitch cards and have shared a lot of card patterns on the blog. But if you’re never done this before, this is a great […]

We’re now on to the letter B for our Holiday ABC series, B is for Bells. Be sure to check out our A for Advent. There are so many fun things you can do with bells. We’ve made bell ornaments, bell shakers, and bell ribbon rings. This time I decided to make a fun framed […]

Organizing and decorating has been on the mind for the last 6 years as we’ve jumped around from place to place. I’m excited that Chris and I are finally in a place where I can put holes in the walls and keep stuff on the walls for more than 6-12 months! To try and motivate […]

We’re starting off our Holiday ABC’s with the letter A and an advent project, helping countdown to Christmas with festive activities. One reason I love this advent below is that we can use it year after year. By using a dry erase marker and metal surface, we can simply change up the activities by wiping […]

To help us celebrate the December holidays, and there’s quite a few, I’ve come up with a fun Holiday ABC countdown. I’ll be crafting up the holidays from A to Z throughout the next few weeks. I hope you’ll follow along! I’d love for you to share what you’re making for the holiday season in the comments […]

You all know about Silhouette, right? And how their craft machines can do everything… expect maybe wash your dishes! Well, they want to make your holidays even merrier by offering you a fabulous Black Friday deal of all deals. You’ll be able to get your craft on if you go click on this link and use this coupon code: MAT! […]

With the holidays near, I’m sure you’re looking for all kinds of things to bake, craft and sew! Well, my good friends Kelly of According to Kelly, Rachel of Southern Fairytale, and Cindy of Skip to My Lou are at it again this year with another round of Holiday Bake, Craft, and Sew. Follow along […]

One way to give the perfect gift is to personalize it. Whether is something you make or something you buy, it’s always more fun when it’s something just for them. There are great shops for your personalized items, like Christmas gifts from Getting Personal, an M&T Sponsor. Kids always love to have their names pop up […]

It’s Movember and we’re proud to show our support of the mustache with our #mustachebombing adventures. I want you in on the fun too, showing your support for men’s health. Here are 5 easy ways you can make and wear a mustache to celebrate Movember! 1. Yarn Mustache: Cut 10-12 pieces of black yarn, about 2-3 […]

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