I’ve been using our left-over grape stems in a lot of projects lately. They make perfect little trees! Here’s one project I finished recently that I thought would make nice Christmas gifts. First, eat up all your grapes and trim the stem into a nice tree shape… Next, wrap brown […]
All the friendly neighborhood mail carriers are working pretty rough hours this week! If you have a chance, leave a little Christmas cheer in your mailbox! Tomorrow’s the BIG DAY!!!
Today’s photo features this beautiful poinsettia wreath from Paper Source. Similar to the paper sunflower kits I’ve shown before, this kit comes with everything you need to assemble this gorgeous wreath. My 8 year old made it with minimal assistance. I’ve now been amazed twice at how awesome these kits […]
Nothing smells more like Christmas to me than the spicy scent of cloves mingled with sweet citrus. Mmmmm….. This was another favorite gift idea of my mother’s when I was growing up. We’d create a pretty pattern of cloves all over a big juicy orange and tie a ribbon around […]
This photo of my oldest and youngest child has a “Madonna and Child” look about it that I like. The photo itself is grainy because of the high ISO setting in the dimly lit hospital room, so I decided to use it as a template for a Christmas card. First I cut out […]
Love these pretty papers by K&Company. They aren’t Christmas papers but I made a couple of cards anyway. As you can see, I got a whopping TWO made. At this rate I’ll have enough cards for my aunts. And that’s all. 🙂 Hope you’re finding some creative time this week!
We love Christmas coloring! Here’s a fun coloring book from Ruth Heller full of pretty ornaments to color. Our local Barnes and Noble store carries many of the Ruth Heller design books. Some pages feature a great big ornament… Some have medium sized balls… And some pages have lots of […]
Ladybug, you look so festive in shiny red, but isn’t it getting a little chilly for you around here?