Summer is a time when I snap an abundance of of photos, many of which are shared online on Facebook and Instagram to share memories with friends and family. Photos like these are such a terrific slice of everyday life, so why not turn these memories into a fun set of DIY photo magnets to enjoy even when you are away from your computer and phone? These magnets are a cinch to make with clever printable magnet sheets, and they are a terrific, inexpensive gift idea for anyone on your list. (Hello, Father’s Day!) I’ve made a cute printable tag that you can download for free to make packaging up a gift set of these magnets as easy as can be. Let’s get started!
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, surprise someone special with a sweet gift idea they are sure to love! This tulip easy valentine gift idea features a potted tulip plant outfitted with a free printable gift tag with a clever message that is oh-so-fitting for Valentine’s Day: These “Tu-Lips” Wish You a Happy Valentine’s Day! I have given these as last-minute gifts to teachers, but they would also be perfect for neighbors, friends and spouses. Read on for the complete how-to for this project and to download the free printable!
I absolutely love to make jar cookie mix gifts for those times when an easy, thoughtful gift is in order, and today, I’m teaming up with Scotch to share one of my all-time favorite jar cookie mix recipes. Around here, we have always called these yummy cranberry white chocolate chip cookies Cranberry Hootie Creeks, but no matter what you call them, they are absolutely delicious! Packaged in a mason jar with a pretty handmade gift tag, these make terrific gifts for teachers, neighbors, friends and more. Read on for all of the details!
Today’s post is brought to you by Scotch. All opinions are entirely my own.
Looking for a way to easily transport all of your manicure supplies when you are on the go? This travel manicure kit requires just a few scraps of fabric to make, and it is an easy sewing project perfect for experienced and beginning sewers alike. Small enough to tuck into a toiletry bag or purse, but just the right size to hold all of your basic nail-care essentials, this travel manicure kit is a handy item you’ll never know how you did without! Read on for the full tutorial.
Turn your favorite Instagram photos into fun magnets to enjoy even when you are away from your phone and computer screen. I’ve shared my Instagram photo magnet how-to over at the Darice blog, Live. Craft. Love., and you are sure to be happy when you see how incredibly it is to make a set of your own! I’ve even shared a super cute printable for packaging up a set as a unique, personalized gift. (Hello graduation and Father’s Day gifts!)
These magnets can be made in 15 minutes or less (wow!) and you can feature any of your favorite photos. A set of these would be a priceless gift for any dad or granddad this Father’s Day.
A set of these would also be a wonderful thing to send off with a recent high school grad as they head off to college in the fall. Wouldn’t these look great on a mini fridge in a dorm room?
The cute little gift tags are suitable for any number of occasions, so you could easily tailor a set of these for any recipient: teachers, friends, moms, dads, graduates and just about anyone else!
Be sure to visit my DIY Instagram Magnet post over at Live. Craft. Love. for the complete project tutorial.
Looking for a quick and easy craft project to add to your to-do list? These decoupaged tile magnets require just a handful of supplies and a very short amount of time to make, and they are a wonderful little gift idea to surprise a special friend, teacher, or neighbor. They are also a great project to make to get your kids involved! Let me fill you in on all of the details.
Warm months call for lounging by the pool or in the backyard with a cold drink in hand, and these fun DIY insulated beverage holders (also known as koozies in my neck of the woods) are the perfect way to ensure your drink stays nice and frosty! These can be made in literally minutes, and they are a perfect sewing project for beginners. And, since they can be made with any quilting fabric under the sun, they can be personalized for anyone, making them the perfect handmade gift idea for women and men alike. Let me fill you in on all the details!
I am always on the lookout for fun little craft projects I can whip up quickly to add to my gift-giving stash to pass along to someone special at a moment’s notice. This easy yo-yo clip craft idea is a perfect project to keep important papers organized in style, and these clips couldn’t possibly be easier to make. Use one as an expected pop of color to wrangle office papers, or clip one around a gift card for a simple yet pretty presentation. There are so many possibilities for these little guys! Let’s get started making a few.
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Moms really deserve our appreciation, don’t you think? Thinking of my own mom, it is incredible to think of all the ways my life is better just because of the amazing woman she is. This Mothers’ Day, I have come up with a gift idea that not only includes silky, smooth DOVE Chocolate (because who can resist delicious chocolate?), but also lets her know all of the things I love the most about her! Sweet little DOVE Dark Chocolate Promises are affixed with printable tags with handwritten notes of gratitude and then packaged up in a pretty Mason jar. With each chocolate Mom enjoys, she also receive a little love note from all of us. I know she’s going to love it! Read on for all of the details for how this Mason jar Mothers’ Day gift comes together with my free printable tags.