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DIY bottlecap Christmas ornaments

DIY bottle cap Christmas ornaments

December 18, 2014

Here are some DIY ornaments that aren’t just adorable, they’re also eco-friendly if you upcycle the bottle caps that you already have. With a few supplies you can turn bottle caps into reindeer, snowmen, picture frames… even French macarons! Love it! 1. Bottle cap reindeer …

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6 easy Christmas cupcakes that anyone can make!

Easy Christmas cupcakes that anyone can make

December 17, 2014

I’m a big fan of pretty desserts, and pretty doesn’t necessarily have to mean professionally made. These 6 easy Christmas cupcake decorating ideas are simple as can be – and are absolutely adorable and festive, too! 1. Santa hat cupcakes by Our Mini Family 2. Reindeer cupcakes …

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Awesome FREE teacher appreciation cards {for the holidays!} #freeprintable #teacherappreciation #chickabug

FREE teacher appreciation cards {for the holidays!}

December 9, 2014

Awhile back, I made some free printable teacher appreciation cards, poking fun at Pinterest (with love!) and all of the over-the-top, craftiest-mom-on-Earth ideas that you see featured there. The whole idea is that you might want to make a super-crafty present, but let’s be real – grabbing …

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How to host a holiday cookie exchange {with FREE printables!}

How to host a holiday cookie exchange {with FREE printables!}

December 4, 2014

Baking a huge variety of holiday cookies on your own means recipe cards all over the counter, endless batches of cookies in and out of the oven, and spending a big chunk of December in kitchen lockdown. Instead of flying solo, throw a party and invite your friends over …

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70+ great ideas for DIY advent calendars!

70+ great ideas for DIY advent calendars

November 28, 2014

I love, love advent calendars. We had one growing up that was very similar to this, with a felt tree and tiny ornaments that had sequin details. My grandmother made it, I believe, and by now it’s quite old and quite special. Whether you like to make a …

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Gratitude ♥

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving, friends! I wish you a day filled with family, food, and bountiful blessings. ♥

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Free printable Thanksgiving place cards that will crack up your guests : )

Free printable Thanksgiving place cards

November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving is the day to get out your fine china, count your blessings, and use your tablecloth and “real” napkins. It’s a pretty fancy day. But why not be a little silly and fun, too! I designed some free printable Thanksgiving place cards for you that are pretty enough to use …

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30 adorable Thanksgiving desserts. These are seriously SO CUTE and easy to make, too!

30 adorable Thanksgiving desserts

November 16, 2014

Looking for cute, fun, and easy Thanksgiving desserts? I have 30 fabulous Thanksgiving dessert recipes to share with you today! From turkeys to corn, from pilgrim hats to pumpkin pie, there’s sure to be something here that fits the bill (especially if you happen to …

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Upcycled Thanksgiving crafts for kids! #thanksgiving #crafts #upcycle

Upcycled Thanksgiving crafts for kids

November 14, 2014

Last month, my roundup of upcycled Halloween crafts was a big hit (yay!) so I wanted to find some cute, thrifty, upcycled Thanksgiving crafts for kids to share with you guys. These projects are perfect for playtime, and lots of them will do double duty as Thanksgiving table decor, …

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Christmas cookie birthday invitations : ) These can be made for a family holiday party, too!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

November 10, 2014

Well – it’s beginning to look like Christmas in the shop, anyway! Every fall and winter, my studio transforms into Santa’s Workshop, and I love it! I’ve actually been working on Christmas orders for weeks now (address labels, Letter to Santa kits, Christmas gift stickers…) …

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