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...]

Easy Christmas Ornaments to Create with Your Kids

Each year, about this time, I get antsy to make Christmas ornaments with my kids. Crafts are an excellent excuse to sit and spend quality time with our kids or learn more about what's going on in their little heads. When finished, hang your new ornament on the tree and then sit back and admire your craft together. Today I've gathered a bunch of easy and FUN DIY Christmas ornaments you can make with your kids. Let's get started! /1/ Family Ornaments - Your kids will have so much fun decorating a family of angels from photos of YOUR family! /2/ Bottle Cap Reindeer Ornaments - A Christmastime tradition that has been long standing in my family is buying a 6-pack of Santa Coca-Cola bottles and enjoying them together. I love this bottle cap ornament idea to recycle to caps from our Santa … [Read more...]