This cute and creative idea was inspired by a magazine ad I saw years ago. It’s my favorite homemade craft.
This versatile project can be themed around any holiday, or any decorating style.
- A wood birdhouse with plastic windows
- Acrylic paints
- Glitter (optional)
- Decorative add-ons (optional)
- Small candies
- assorted paint brushes
- cleaning rag
- water in a small dish (for brush cleaning)
Acrylic paints dry quickly, which makes this an easy afternoon craft. Starting with the inside of the birdhouse, pour a small amount of paint on the wood then use a paintbrush to spread it around and get … read the rest. . .
What would the holidays be without a little sugar and spice?
This wonderful craft/gift idea was given to me by a dear client.
- An airtight container
- Candies, cookies, or other sweets
- Packaging/tote bag
Although this gift may seem so simple to be personalized, the beauty is that it is extremely personal. Know a chocolate lover? Throw in some miniature candy bars. A big fan of mints? Wrapped or unwrapped, the airtight container will keep them fresh. You can package home-baked cookies, tea bags, or whatever special treats your loved ones like.
Wrap with a ribbon, and place inside … read the rest. . .
This is the simplest of my decorating posts, yet a favorite.
- A glass vase
- Pinecones or other small decorative items
- Ribbon (optional)
Carefully place your items into the vase, and if desired, tie a ribbon. Display.
I use small pine cones meant for ornamental use. You can also use small ball ornaments, miniature candy canes, or whatever other festive items you like.
Craft stores such as Hobby Lobby carry a wide assortment of vases, or you can check out your local thrift store for options.
And Frankly, My Dear . . . that’s all she wrote!… read the rest. . .