Glitter Pinecone Ornaments with Printable Gift Tag

gold glitter pinecone ornament

Tamara of Provident Home Design was smitten as soon as she saw glittery pinecone ornaments from Ballard. In fact, she loved them so much that she decided to make some for herself AND her kiddos’ teachers. Tamara simply spray painted pinecones, coated them with spray adhesive, and sprinkled them with glitter. As a finishing touch, […Read More]

Leather Bound Journal {Handmade Christmas Gift #6}

DIY leather journal

Mike of The Crafty Gentleman shares how to make a leather bound journal complete with a decorative inner lining that can be personalized for your family and friends. Mike chose to line his journal with a map of the British Isles, but the beauty of DIY is you can use any decorative paper that suits […Read More]

Plaid Painted Canvas Tote {Handmade Christmas Gift #5}

burberry inspired tote

Wouldn’t you love to wow a friend or family member with a Burberry tote for Christmas this year? Oh wait… $795 is a little out of your price range? Mine too! Fortunately, Amy from Delineate Your Dwelling shares how you can give a plain old canvas tote a similar look for only $12! All you […Read More]

Kids Art Table with Storage {Handmade Christmas Gift #4}

DIY kids art center

I am all about nurturing creativity in my kids and couldn’t agree with Jaime from That’s My Letter more when she says that kids need a creative space to call their own. Jaime again teamed up with Ana White to design and build this art center that includes a workspace and tons of storage. A […Read More]

Faux Fur Wine Bag {Handmade Christmas Gift #3}

Faux Fur Wine Bag Gift

Nikki from Tikkido already has December schedule packed full with holiday parties. Wine is her go-to hostess gift, and this year she couldn’t be more excited to show up at her friends’ doors with wine bottles dressed in luxurious faux fur bags! Nikkie says she fell in love with Restoration Hardware’s faux fur wine bags […Read More]

Kids Bungalow Play House {Handmade Christmas Gift #2}

diy bungalow playhouse

Today I am sharing a gift idea from Jaime at That’s My Letter that the kiddos on your list will LOVE! There’s little debating that every child wants a playhouse, so why not build one yourself and save a ton while you’re at it? Jaime teamed up with Ana White for the plans for this […Read More]

Monogrammed Pillowcase in 10 Minutes

DIY Home Decor Pottery Barn knock off monogram pillowcases

Emily from You Got Personal shows how to make “the cutest, easiest, most inexpensive monogrammed pillowcase EVER using iron-on monograms…in less than 10 minutes.” Emily shares the link to purchase these iron-on monogram decals for only $4.25, so all you have to do is grab a pillowcase from around the house (or purchase an inexpensive […Read More]

Gift Ideas for Dad #8: Wooden Photo Cubes

diy wood photo blocks

There is nothing that melts a dad’s heart like the sweet faces of his children, whether they are three or thirty! Julia from Stars & Sunshine created a set of wooden photo blocks for her dad that includes six different pictures of their family. I love Julia’s design that allows you to “rotate” the pictures by simply turning the cubes. This would make a fun and meaningful addition to Dad’s office, and even the kiddos would enjoy the picture “puzzles.”

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