3-D Wooden Christmas Trees

Laurie posted these handmade 3 d wooden Christmas trees she created with the scroll saw. I think these 3-D trees turned out very cool. While not everyone has a scroll saw, these still are great for inspiration! Laurie shares the … Read More...

Freebie | DIY Advent Calendar

November is racing to a close, so this weekend is the time to get your Advent Calendar finished and set up before Monday December 1st. This template and instructions from Trincraft will help you to make these cute treat boxes, … Read More...

5 Ways to Style a Cocoa Station

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When the temperature drops, I love to curl up with a nice cup of hot cocoa. If you’re planning on adding a hot cocoa station to your next holiday party, Infarrantly Creative has a great list of setup ideas. The … Read More...

Leftover Turkey Shepard’s Pie

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Hope everyone had a wonderful day spending it with family and friends! One last Thanksgiving leftover dish and then bring on Christmas. Even though I love Christmas, I really wish the stores would wait till the week of Thanksgiving before … Read More...

Great Life Lessons from Knitting

Lessons learned from knitters at the Knitter's Review retreat.Because it’s Thanksgiving in America, it makes sense to take a moment to reflect on why knitting is so important in our lives. For me, knitting is part of my career, of course, but I would still love to knit … Read More...

Turkey Cobbler Casserole

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Happy Thanksgiving to those in the US. Here are some additional leftover ideas for your Thanksgiving meal. Safe travels to all and for everyone else, hope you have a great day!

This recipe was originally made with leftover chicken, but … Read More...

Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments

Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments
I am not a huge fan of hard peppermint candy (or any hard candies) but I am a fan of these adorable Christmas tree ornaments made using hard peppermint candies.

Shae, from Hello Homebody, made these amazing ornaments by arranging … Read More...

8 Handmade Christmas Cards

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The tradition of sending a Christmas card in the mail is slowly becoming a lost art.  With the uprising of technology over the last few years, “snail mail” has lost it’s appeal to a lot of people.  However, if you … Read More...

The NO FAIL Marketing Formula

Martiel Beatty is sharing her best tips and ideas for marketing your handmade business in a free class on The Artcademy. This is a free marketing class for handmade businesses, and artisans to find out how to market their creations. … Read More...

10 Signs You Are a Craft Hoarder

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As the biggest shopping day in the US approaches, you might want to consider whether you’re a craft hoarder or not. Should you really go out and buy even more craft supplies, just because they are on sale? Hmm, well … Read More...

Create Your Own Winter Wonderland

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It snowed in Iowa for the the first time last week, so it’s definitely starting to feel like winter in my neck of the woods! I love this “Winter Wonderland” party idea from Sweet Designs. Amy Atlas has created a … Read More...