16 Quilts to Make For Kids

16 Quilts for Kids

Winter is the perfect time to curl up with a cozy quilt and even a child will appreciate the thoughtfulness of a handmade gift like this. Whether you are looking for a baby quilt to give as a baby shower, or a special present for a sweet child in your like, these children's quilts will inspire your creativity. And delight a child in your life! Scrabble Rag Quilt by O Sew Many Rags - An adorable twist on a classic family board game, use the letters to spell out words that relate to the child you're gifting the quilt to. So smart. Cuddle Puff Charm Quilt by Shannon Fabrics - Texture and color galore! Rainbow Diamonds Mini Quilt by All Free Sewing - Geometric shapes are so eye-catching and the rainbow colors are sure to please. A Boy Story by Seam Sew Together - All things … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas Crafts for Kids

Easy Handmade Crafts for the Holidays

With only weeks until Old Saint Nick flies his sleigh until town, it's time to start thinking of how you'll occupy idle time with the little ones. When school lets out for Winter Vacation you'll want to be prepared for the "I'm bored!" that is sure to flow from their lips. Today I have a collection of 12 Days of Christmas Crafts that will keep the kids busy crafting AND will help you decorate your home. It's a win-win! /1/ Scrapbook Paper Santa Claus - No Christmas craft making session is complete without Santa Claus himself. Your kids will love curling this jolly fella's beard! /2/ Paper Plate Elf - There's something about an elf at Christmastime that makes me very happy. These paper plate elves are absolutely no exception. I dare you to make one and not smile! /3/ Felt … [Read more...]

13 Birch Bark Crafts

13 Birch Bark Crafts

I love how birch bark is making a comeback as a crafting material. It's beautiful, brings in a pretty touch of nature, but has an elegant rustic look that is really gorgeous. Just in time for the holiday season we've gathered more than a dozen of our favorite birch bark crafts and home decor DIYs. Handmade Basket by Damask Love - I love this birch bark covered basket. Perfect for dressing up a gift basket or hostess gift basket. Natural Garland by Dream A Little Bigger - I ADORE this Christmas garland. What a gorgeous way to transform your tree into a country Christmas. Napkin Rings by Twig and Toad Stool - Nature-inspired napkin rings for a pretty, homemade table setting. Candle Décor by Sand and Sisal - Birch bark covered candles will dress up plain, inexpensive … [Read more...]

20 Thanksgiving Table Centerpiece Ideas

20 Thanksgiving Table Centerpieces Ideas

Thanksgiving is right around the corner so it's time to start deciding what your table will look like. Whimsical?  Traditional? Natural colors? Themed colors? We have 20 of the best ideas from out and about to share with you today so take a look and pin your favorites for inspiration! Twine Light Bulb Pears by Sweet Society Chalky Paint Pumpkin Centerpiece by The Casual Craftlete Pumpkin Candle Holders by Domestically Blissful Thanksgiving Succulent by It's All About the Pretty Paper Leaves by Confetti Sunshine Rustic Wooden Box with cute decorations by Boxy Colonial Indian Corn in Fall by BHG Rustic Log Taper Candle Centerpiece by Farm Fresh Therapy Mini Pumpkin by The Sweetest Occasion Autumn Leaf, Mason Jar Candle Holder by Spark and Chemistry Shabby Chic … [Read more...]

Festive Holiday Table Decor

Festive Holiday Table Decor

With the rapid approach of Halloween & Thanksgiving here are a few table decoration ideas that with little modification can take you from Halloween to Thanksgiving and beyond quicker than you can say gobble gobble. Below are a few table centerpieces that effortlessly move from holiday to holiday with a few DIY ideas to get you started.  Great cheese cloth ghosts from Ashbee Designs make a festive Halloween centerpiece  Adding a second layer that is holiday specific will create a beautiful and unique centerpiece. For Halloween add DIY ghosts, velvet pumpkins, and spider webbing across the branches. For Thanksgiving remove the ghosts and spider webs and you are done. Here is a great use of the stems from your pumpkin after Halloween, to create a great Thanksgiving/Fall Centerpiece … [Read more...]

19 Halloween Table Decorations

19 Halloween Table Decorations

Spooky Elegant Halloween Decorations by Julie Blanner Halloween Mummy Vase by Tinsel and Trim Vampire Pumpkin Candles by Freut Cake Chalkboard Mason Jar Labels by Untrained Housewife Skull Votive Holders by Erin with a Y Creepy Crawly Resin Tray by Craft Berry Bush Creepy Cornucopia by The Homesteady Fall Décor Pumpkins Creme de la Craft Pumpkin Candy Holder by Blissfully Domestic Spiderweb Cupcake Stand by Whimsey Box Jute-Covered Pumpkins by Mom It Forward Halloween Tabletop Decor by I Love to Createe Halloween Mummy Holder by Craft Passion Halloween Creepy Candy Buffet by The Pinning Mama “Wicked” Good Halloween Wood Craft & Decor by Mom It Forward Potion Bottles with Paint by Carla's Chauer Mummy Mason Jars by Homemade 101 Marbled … [Read more...]