Category Archives: Christmas

3D Exploding Box Christmas Cards

Posted 3 years ago

Caution, my Christmas Cards are explosive! This year I decided to go with something a little bit different. 3D Exploding box cards. They have to be hand delivered or sent as packages but I hope the impact is great.  I used my handy Silhouette Cameo to cut all the pieces. I started with an exploding […]

Glitter Tree Garland

Posted 3 years ago

Remember that sewn paper garland I made for Evelyn’s birthday? The one that is super long, and wonderful and I completely forgot to use for her birthday. Well I made another one for Christmas, only this one SPARKLES. I like shiny things.  OH yea and I used it too.  I used POW Glitter paper, its […]

Wrap It Up! Gift Packaging

Posted 3 years ago

This simple gift wrap idea takes minimal time and looks great! using basic white or craft paper gift bags from the dollar store, some stamps and basic acrylic craft paint. Generally I prefer to wrap gifts in paper as it is funner to wrap and I like the look better, BUT sometimes you need a bag to […]

DIY Vanilla Extract

Posted 4 years ago

Making your own Vanilla Extract is not only easy, and fun but it seriously impresses your friends and family. Down side, it takes time, and is more expensive than the fake stuff, or cheap grocery store stuff, but the result is a really rich high quality extract that you will adore. Its kinda one of […]

My Winter Wreath

Posted 4 years ago

OK so I know Christmas is over and all that, and no one is going to run out and buy a wreath but I wanted to share it because waiting till next year will be no good as I will likely have something different as I generally get a real wreath (go boxwood!). So here it is, […]

Christmas Past

Posted 4 years ago

I just wanted to let all my more recent followers take a quick look at what was going on last year  for the Christmas season Check out the following posts: Great finds at church Bazaars Some of my more time consuming crazy art via sequins How to Properly Trim a Tree Gingerbread Decorating Christmas Urn Decorated out […]

Loving Lavender DIY GIfts

Posted 4 years ago

Another Post that is a look into my holiday gift giving. So to all my friends and family that read the blog (Hi Laura!) Christmas isn’t going to be much of a surprise. Half of my Christmas Gifts is for those Lovin Lavender. Bath Bombs, Scented Bath Salts, and scented sachets.  For a how to on the bath […]

Christmas Gifts: Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Stirs

Posted 4 years ago

Like many others I have a slight Pinterest addiction but I actually try to do some of the things I pin. I am trying to make some Christmas gifts for friends and family. I would like to be able to buy gifts for everyone, I would probably spend at least $50-$100 per person for Christmas but the […]

Christmas Gift Bath Bombs, A Half Fail.

Posted 5 years ago

For Christmas This year I have decided to make baskets of small hand made luxuries for the ladies of my family. The first item I am going to show you is the Lavender Rosemary Bath Bombs. I had a bath bomb book that has lots of recipes a ideas, but really I am just using the basic recipe and […]

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