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Family Advent Traditions with a Guardians of the Galaxy Twist #OwntheGalaxy #cbias #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OwnTheGalaxy #CollectiveBias Have I ever told you about our family’s advent traditions? We have a lot of fun with the countdown to Christmas — everything from daily advent presents, advent calendars and our own wacky take on Elf […]

Learn how to make an antiqued bamboo cutting board, a perfect addition to a gourmet gift basket this holiday season.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This post may include affiliate links. #HoneyForHolidays #DonVictor #CollectiveBias Everyone loves a gift basket full of goodies for the holidays. Instead of cookies and sweets, this one is filled with gourmet cheeses, crackers, bread and premium honey. Add […]

No-Sew Snowman Christmas Ornaments

When’s the last time you made a craft that uses old socks? Well, you’re going to need a pair of fuzzy socks — old or new — plus some quilt batting and other craft supplies for this fun no-sew craft. I’m excited to be participating in another No-Sew Showcase with some of my favorite bloggers. […]

Learn how to make candles then make a batch of these Santa's cookies and milk candles for Christmas. They' smell yummy and they're adorable packaged in milk bottles painted with DecoArt Americana Chalky Finish paint. #decoartprojects #chalkyfinish #spon

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by DecoArt but all opinions are honest and my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. Why not send Santa home with a full belly and a gift of his own on Christmas Eve? The jolly guy is sure to love these handmade cookies and milk candles, which smell yummy. […]

Use Christmas stencils to paint a child's chair for photos

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Royal Design Studio, but all opinions are honest and my own. This post may include affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. I have a fun painting project to share with you today that would be perfect for family Christmas photos. I gave a wooden […]

Bring a little international flair to your Christmas decorating with this handpainted Christmas banner embellished with the phrase, "Buon Natale," Italian for Merry Christmas

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by DecoArt and may include affiliate links, but all opinions are my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. I’ve never done much holiday decorating in the master bedroom, but this year, I really wanted to add some simple, festive touches there. Since we are lucky enough to have a […]

Wood Slice Advent Christmas Tree Ornaments

I cannot believe it’s almost December. Time to start counting down the days until Christmas! And I can’t think of a better way than with an advent calendar. But not a typical advent calendar! Here’s a sneak peek at our Christmas porch decorations, including a pair of advent trees flanking the front door. They’re hung […]

What a fun family craft!! Use cardstock, ribbon, craft punches, washi tape, pipe cleaners and other craft supplies to make these cute Ugly Christmas Sweater gift tags. A great family craft or activity for your ugly sweater party. Kids and adults alike will have a blast designing their ugly sweaters. Get the free sweater pattern by clicking here.

Somewhere, buried deep in my closet, there’s a cardigan festooned with Christmas lights. My very own ugly Christmas sweater. I bought it. I wore it. I thought it was festive! Well, at least I have something to wear to this virtual ugly Christmas sweater party my friend, Angie, at The Country Chic Cottage is hosting! […]

Use scrapbook paper, paint and vintage Santa images to make these Christmas gift tags that also double as ornaments. Embelilish them with embossed paper, velvet ribbon and craft gems.

Years ago, I used to hand make all our Christmas cards. But our list has grown longer, and my days have grown busier, so I don’t have time for that anymore. But I still love papercrafting and adding a handmade element to our holiday celebrations. So, I’m really excited to be joining the Spellbinders Product […]

Click for a video tutorial for how to make a duct tape wallet with accordion sides. Use holiday Duck Tape to make a receipt organizer. This would make a great duct tape coupon holder, as well.

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by The Duck Brand, but all opinions are honest and my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. I’m a southerner and a DIYer, so I was already a big fan of duct tape! Now that I’ve discovered the joys of duct tape crafting,  I’m hooked! Today, I’m joining the […]