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Simple Sewing: Felt Tree Ornament

Decorate your tree with a little handmade love. This felt green ornament is a great project to start out with some simple sewing as you embroider around the edge of this triangle tree. Then hang it on the tree for… Continue Reading →

Triangle Doodle Trees

Cold weather keeping you and the kids inside? These triangle doodle trees are a fun and simple drawing activity that will keep the kids busy while you do some holiday prep. Even better, gather around the table (or floor) and… Continue Reading →

Holly Jolly Christmas Cards

My girls and I love adding homemade touches to gifts, especially at Christmas time. We made some sweet and simple holly cards, which are perfect for mailing to grandparents, hand-delivering to teachers, or using as gift tags. Need a lot… Continue Reading →

Crafting Cards with Washi Tape Trees

We’re crafting up holiday cards for friends and neighbors. I’m using washi tape to make a few holiday trees, perfect for attaching to a Christmas present. These are super simple to make, adding just a little festive touch to your… Continue Reading →

Celebrate the Holidays with the ABC’s

Join us in celebrating the holidays this season from A to Z. We’re crafting advents and icicles, trees and yarn poms. Find all sorts of fun crafts and activities for the whole family in our Holiday ABC series. Holiday activities… Continue Reading →

10 Advent Calendars for Kids to Celebrate

We’re big fans of counting down to holidays. My kids get excited for upcoming events, yet, sometimes these special events are too far away for their minds to grasp. Advent calendars are a great way to help my kids see… Continue Reading →

Wrapping Up Our Holiday ABC Series

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… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: E is for Elf

We are celebrating our Holiday ABC series with the letter E and Elves. I’ve got a few little mischievous elves at my house, so I thought it would be perfect to let them dress up as my elf helpers. We’ve… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: A is for Advent

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… Continue Reading →

Counting Down December with Holiday ABC’s

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!… Continue Reading →

Earth Friendly Christmas Cheer

With the countdown to Christmas approaching single digits tomorrow, chances are that at this point you’re not obsessing about how to make things more eco-friendly (that’s not a judgment, just an educated guess). Life has a sneaky way of trumping… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Christmas Ornaments

Today I’m featuring some fabulous ornaments showcased over at the M&T Spotlight. Here are 6 festive tree ornaments that are sure to brighten up your tree! **Next week I’ll be featuring Holiday Treats, so share your goodies and link up… Continue Reading →

Jingle Bell Ribbon Wreath Ornament

I’ve joined Sara over at Craft Snob for a fun Holiday Ornament Parade. She’s showcasing all sorts of holiday ornaments from diy bloggers. I’m sharing a cute little Ribbon Wreath Ornament, inspired from the jingle bell ribbon rings I made last… Continue Reading →

Celebration Chalkboard Count Down

I don’t know about your family, but holidays are a BIG deal at our house! We LOVE the holidays! I thought it would be fun to create a little countdown chalk board to remember all of life’s important events! I… Continue Reading →

Handprint Christmas Tree Apron

If you’re looking for a fun handmade gift to give to mom, dad, or the grandparents, then this handprint Christmas tree apron is the perfect present. Our whole family got involved in creating this one of a kind tree! Supplies… Continue Reading →

Turkey Jar Toppers and Silly Santa Hats

I’m sharing a few fun crafty ideas with you for the upcoming holidays, something for Thanksgiving and Christmas. How are your holiday crafts coming along? We’ve painted fun turkey stamped bread basket liner, so now I’m contributing over at Craftzine… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Christmas

Here’s a few fun crafts I’ve found to help celebrate Christmas. With only 20 days left until Christmas, you better get crafting! Felted Christmas Trees by Purl Bee (pictured above) Eco Christmas Gift Wrap by Zakka Life Snowmen Ornaments by… Continue Reading →

Quick and Easy Advent Calendar

Want to end squabbles between siblings over who gets to put up the advent ornament each day? How about making personal advent calendars so each kid can have one? This is also a great quick project for classrooms, scout packs,… Continue Reading →

Classroom Holiday Party Ideas

Many of you, including myself, are in charge of your child’s classroom party. I’m the “game mom” and have been trying to come up with something to keep their attention. I’ve compiled a few fun and easy games and activities… Continue Reading →

Bead Your Own Ornaments

Pipe cleaner and craft beads go hand in hand. If my kids need something to do, I pull out the container with these two supplies. They’re easy for little hands and the beads stay put on the pipe cleaner. Here… Continue Reading →

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