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!
Quick and Easy Gifts
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!
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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 fun, personal way to honor a special woman in your life this Mothers’ Day? Today, I’ve teamed up with the Michaels Makers team in the Celebrations Challenge, which is all about celebrating every occasion this summer in handmade style. For my project, I created a heartfelt Mothers’ Day gift any mom, grandma, aunt, sister or friend is sure to love. These sweet photo frame magnets, which feature pretty handmade rolled paper flowers, are a wonderful way to display special moments from years past, and they are simply made with just a handful of inexpensive supplies. Let me fill you in on all the details!
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This time of year, I love to add some new gift ideas to my arsenal. With teacher appreciation week, Mothers’ Day, graduations, birthdays and a whole host of special occasions each spring, there is always an occasion that calls for a pretty, functional gift to give the recipients on my list. Today, I’ve teamed up with the Michaels Makers to share a quick and easy tutorial for a sweet denim and lace ruffled pouch that is perfect used as a pretty way to stow away jewelry, makeup or other small items. These little pouches would also make lovely, unique gift bags, too! Denim is perfect for so much more than just your favorite pair of jeans! Let’s get started putting one of these pretty pouches together.
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.
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Last week, I had the privilege to serve alongside some very wonderful, generous people at our church’s VBS, and on the final day, I knew I wanted to give them something special to show them how much I appreciated all of their hard work. By packaging up some yummy brownie bites from my grocery’s bakery in some cute gift boxes and outfitted printable gift tags (which I’m sharing as a FREE download with all of you today!), I was able to whip up some delicious, thoughtful gifts in just a matter of minutes. 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!