October 23, 2014

Homemade Bath Salt {DIY Gifts}


Homemade bath salt is a special treat any time of the year!  It’s such a simple DIY gift that you will want to make it in every scent you can imagine.  Pamper yourself and share a little handmade goodness with your friends…just follow this Homemade Bath Salt Tutorial and you’ll be the crafty diva girl […]

25 Handmade Photo Crafts {DIY Gifts}


Handmade photo crafts make awesome gifts any time of the year!  I’ve gathered some great ways to share your family memories with a few simple supplies and a bunch of lovely family photos.    These projects are wonderful for decorating your home or creating a special gift for family members…photo crafts rule!   Picture Frame Memory Wreath […]

12 Washi Tape Crafts {DIY Gifts}


There’s something about simple projects that really make me happy!  Maybe it’s that they’re usually pretty inexpensive and they only take minutes to create.  I like quick and easy projects that make me look like the Crafty Diva that I really am…ha!  These fun washi tape crafts will make you happy…trust me! 12 Washi Tape […]

Cross-Stitch Family Portrait {DIY Craft}


Oh my gosh!  This is such a cute idea that only requires a few supplies and the knowledge of making a simple cross-stitch.  You can customize the family portrait and make it your own.  Wouldn’t it make a cute gift??? It’s been years since I’ve made a cross-stitch project, but this one has me eager […]

Simple Packaging Ideas –- Peek-a-Boo Pouches


Need a quick & easy way to wrap a gift? Here’s a neat idea that requires just a little bit of love for crafting, and not much else.  These pouches are made with a 12 x 12 piece of vellum, scraps of yarn & felt and paper inserts such as maps, sheet music or even […]

DIY Washi Tape Gift Tags–Simple Packaging Ideas


Washi tape is all the rage right?! So let’s incorporate it into some gift tags for the Holidays… This is a quick project that you can do in just a few minutes … all you need is some heavy card-stock  sharpies, twine, craft punches and most importantly … washi tape! Place strips of the tape […]

Homemade Lotion Bar {DIY Gift}


There’s always something special about a handmade gift and these lotion bars are no exception…everyone on your list will love them.  My Yellow Umbrella has a beautiful tutorial taking you step-by-step through the process of homemade lotion bars you’ll end up making over and over again.  Add a simple tag and you have a wonderful […]

Shell Candles {DIY Craft}


  Entertaining by candlelight makes for a memorable evening.  Make some of these simple and chic shell candles and add a summer glow to your table any time of year! I’ll just give you a quick how-to on creating these and then you’ll be making candles out of every shell, tea cup or old tin […]

Candy Wrapper Pouch


Create a fun candy wrapper pouch that’s sure to make your kids happy!  This simple sewing project is sweet, sweet, sweet!  Follow this tutorial on Everything Etsy for easy to follow directions with tons of photos.  This is one of those upcycled projects that’s sure to quickly become a favorite handmade gift for kids of […]

Bow Clutch {DIY Gift}


A classic clutch looks like a million bucks when you add a bow!  Create a bow clutch to match every outfit and make a few more for last minute gifts.  Can you ever have too many cute purses??  I think not!  There’s a wonderful tutorial with tons of photos to help you make your own […]