I think wrapping and decorating holiday gifts is half the fun of giving them. I like to turn on some festive music, sip mulled wine, and get my craft on. Here are 15 handmade tag ideas that are bound to make your presents look special.
Maybe you don't like dealing with the yards and yards of fabric that pool around the tree every year, or maybe you just prefer a more streamlined look. Or perhaps you're just looking for something a little bit different this year. Regardless of the reason, if you've decided to forego your traditional tree skirt, here are five options to use in its stead.
Simple, pretty, and inexpensive to make — what's not to like about the paper snowflakes of our youth? Whether you decide to use old packaging paper, cupcake liners, doilies, or even junk mail, check out these 10 crafty ideas to get you started on your holiday decorating.
It’s a story as old as Halloween itself. The day after trick or treating, the candy’s flying and the wrappers are everywhere. Gather them up and you have the base materials for countless DIY projects. These could easily veer into Tackytown, but with a restrained hand, you can make fun and creative things, especially for the kiddos and for decorations. Here are ten favorites.
Some people treat their cats like pets while others treat them like royalty. Anyone finding themselves squarely in the second camp should feast their eyes on this feline-friendly and rainbow-hued DIY backyard installation using recycled computer monitors.
Now THESE you can make at the last minute. Maybe even an hour before you leave the house to go trick or treating, or head off to the neighbor’s Halloween party. They are all pretty easy and can transform an all-black outfit into a full-on costume — whether you're a grown-up or little one.
This is a great makeover and a cool story because it involves a mom and son working collaboratively to create a completely new room for a budget of only $150! Take a dip into Levi's newly nautical bedroom (puns = not my strong suit).
We do a lot of DIY projects around the house. Which means my toddler is thoroughly familiar with hammers and nails and screwdrivers and compound miter saws and, well, you get the picture. So, it's no wonder that he wants to do some hammering of his own. Not wanting to add another off-the-shelf toy to the household, I decided to make him a hammering toy with an oatmeal box (a remarkable DIY material in and of itself, actually). It took about two seconds to make. Here's how: