Holiday Crafts

Easy Personalized Cricut Ornaments with Pom Poms
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Easy Personalized Cricut Ornaments with Pom Poms

Ornaments are to Christmas like Fireworks are to the Fourth of July. They have been decorating our trees for hundreds of years. They first started in the 16th century as small decorations that eventually bloomed into the amazing holiday displays we see every year. Fun Family Christmas Tree Decorating Traditions are important and I want…

5 Dollar Store Christmas Crafts Kids Can Make in 15 Minutes or Less

5 Dollar Store Christmas Crafts Kids Can Make in 15 Minutes or Less

I love December because it gives me so much fuel to mesh my two favorite things: quality time with family and crafts!  As you know, I’m the queen of quick, 15 minute craft projects!  So of course Christmas would be no different.  In the post I want to show you 5 crafty dollar store activities…

Color Your Own Printable Valentine’s Day Goody Bag Toppers
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Color Your Own Printable Valentine’s Day Goody Bag Toppers

Valentine’s Day is a fun holiday for kids.  They just like it because they get lots of free candy and get to make stuff.  They haven’t actually had their hearts broken or been single on a holiday when everyone else is gets pampered, showered with roses or loved by someone.  (Not that I was bitter…

Add A Blast of Holiday Sparkle To Your Dollar Store Glass Gifts
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Add A Blast of Holiday Sparkle To Your Dollar Store Glass Gifts

Last week I wrote a post about making large handled glasses from the dollar store into personalized drinking glasses with simple painting techniques.  On the same visit to the dollar store I found some really adorable star shaped glass bowls.  They are cute as is, but I thought with a little glitter paint and some…

Decorate Like the Magazines Using Free Garland From Home Improvement Stores

  I have a thrifty little secret for you…well it’s actually a freebie!!! For the last few years during the Holiday season, I can be found in front of the Lowe’s garden center rummaging through their tree trimmings bin. The one not too many people know about that has a small sign that says, “Help…

Free Printable Color Your Own Christmas Treat Bag Toppers
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Free Printable Color Your Own Christmas Treat Bag Toppers

I really love giving baked goods away at the holidays to all the people on my list that aren’t on my “list” if you know what I mean.  I talking those teachers, neighbors, pastors, mail people and anyone else you need a nice gift for that doesn’t cut into your main Christmas budget. I was…