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Holly Jolly Christmas Cards

by Amy on December 9, 2013

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 of cards? These are easy to make assembly-line style, too! Supplies for Jolly Holly Christmas […]

I’m so excited to be sharing a new feature on Make and Takes, all about crafty shops. I love to buy handmade and want to support the craft community, so I’ll be showcasing super cool shops you need to hop over to for hot crafty buys! Welcome,¬†Ugly Baby and La Ru. It’s the brain child […]

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 […]

This felt crown is just too darling! Found over at the M&T Spotlight, you can find the full tutorial over at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom. It’s perfectly pink and fit for a princess and I’ve got two of those who would love this! There’s even a mini one for the house cat, so […]

I love handmade journals. There’s something about them that calls out… “I’m handmade, write in me”! So to make things super simple, I’ve turned one of my hand-stitched greeting cards into a journal. Now it’s double the handmade! And it fits into a purse or handbag nicely. It’s perfect for Mom, Grandma, or anyone who […]

A few weeks back I participated in a fun round up of handmade craft projects for the holidays. The lovely hosts Kelly of According to Kelly, Cindy of Skip to My Lou, and Rachel of A Southern Fairytale put together 30 days of baking, crafting, and sewing. I contributed this fun handmade felt envelope. It’s […]

I’ve spotted this over at the M&T Spotlight, a great way to honor and remember those lost on 9/11. This creative mural comes from Pamela of¬†French Knots. Thanks for sharing your creative project on this 10 year anniversary.

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With so many fun things to make for the holidays, I’m posting some great ideas for giving a Handmade Holiday. Today’s Mama has done some research and found that many of you are cutting back the spending. If so, then hopefully some of these handmade ideas will help you save some pennies, while still giving […]

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