Creating place cards for a family gathering of only eight people is not something I've done before. I've really never given any thought at all to the idea. It seems a little unnecessary, but after seeing so many cute ideas on lots of blogs this season, I decided that I wanted to do something this . . .
Archives for November 2014
I'm continuing to try new ideas for various little trees for my Christmas decor this year. This one is stacked paper squares. It's ridiculously easy to make and I had everything on hand that I needed. Even if I had purchased the items, it would have been very inexpensive to put together. . . .
Another Christmas printable. I use PhotoFiltre for this one. As I've mentioned before, I love framing these and using them throughout my home to add little touches of holiday cheer. This one I made with a little bit of trial and error, trying to find phrases and words that fit the shape of the . . .
I love having fun little pictures like this on display during the holidays. They go well in guest rooms, bathrooms, hallways, any place that might need just a little something for the season. I print them out and place them in a frame to match and I have instant art work. . . .
Recently, I was looking at my daughter-in-law's Christmas Pinterest Board and I saw that she had pinned a Santa's Beard Countdown. I clicked on it to find the source, but it didn't take me to the original source. I decided to do a little looking around for a different one. I was excited when . . .
A little while ago, I found a package of small burlap favor bags on clearance. I bought them, not really knowing what I would do with them, but they looked like a craft just waiting to happen to me. I also bought a metal skeleton key from the dollar bin at Michael's thinking that I would make a . . .
I've made book page ornaments in the past, but I thought I'd give it a try using something a little firmer. As I was looking through a box with various holiday odds and ends, I came across several Christmas cards that hadn't been used. I liked that they were made out of heavy brown card stock. I . . .
All too often, we take our veterans for granted. They deserve our gratitude, our respect and our efforts to make sure they are treated with honor and dignity. It's more than a day-it should be our mission as a thankful nation to make sure no veteran is ill treated.The failings of the Department of . . .
While I was crafting with clear ornaments, I decided to make one of them into a snowman's head. As I was adding things to it, I realized he was going to be a little too heavy for an ornament. I tried attaching a hook, but he kept falling forward. So, I had a change of plans; he is going to sit . . .
I've seen lots of versions of book page Christmas trees and I've read a few tutorials on how to make them. I tried a couple of times to make them and they didn't turn out well. I put the idea of making them aside, but this year, I decided I'd give it one more try. . . .