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Gifts

DIY: Stitched Wrapping Paper

Even if you’re only a beginner at sewing, you can create this pretty handmade alternative to brown wrapping paper. Make gift-giving really special with this simple DIY. Show the recipient you really care with a personal touch. 

Gifts

DIY: Peppermint Sugar Homemade Gift

I love making homemade gifts for the holidays. Giving a DIY present instead of a store-bought bauble is thoughtful and original. Making this Peppermint Sugar is also a great DIY to do with kids—my daughter loves helping to make these gifts, which allow her to discover the joy of giving. This makes a great party […]

Parenting

Crafting with Kids

Every Christmas I get this insane urge to make homemade gifts for friends and family. Because I’m me, I can’t keep it simple and usually decide nothing says “Merry Christmas” like hand sewn quilted potholders or a hula hoop loom rug.