Christmas Craft Ideas

DIY Christmas crafts that are sure to inspire the kids and you. Great ideas for decorations, ornaments and parties. Find Christmas wreath inspirations and handmade gift ideas!

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...

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This recipe was originally made with leftover chicken, but … Read More...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

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...

Free Christmas Pattern: Pickle Ornament

Pickle Christmas Ornament

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Abby of While She Naps hosts a blog about designing and sewing stuffed animals and running a creative business. Today I am presenting Abby’s “Christmas Pickle Ornament” tutorial so you can create one for your tree. Why a Christmas pickle? … Read More...

Felt Gingerbread House Ornament

ginger bread houseJessica of “cutesy crafts” is the mom to three kiddos and I am sure they love all the fun things she makes. Jessica created this darling “Gingerbread House Ornament” with two sweet Gingerbread home owners.  She shows you just how … Read More...

Gluten Free Dishes

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Shame on me for not doing the gluten free dishes! Hopefully, it’s not to late for you! I have some friends on the West coast that has a gluten allergy and a peanut allergy. I try to make sure to … Read More...

Tutorial: Woven ribbon Christmas stocking

Tutorial: Woven ribbon Christmas stocking Tutorial: Woven ribbon Christmas stocking

Michelle from The Ribbon Retreat shows how you can make this gorgeous woven ribbon Christmas stocking.  The front is made from several different ribbons woven together.  Choose traditional colors, or funky brights, or any color/style … Read More...

Host a Perfect Cookie Exchange

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If you love Christmas cookies, but aren’t fond of spending hours in the kitchen, a cookie exchange is a great way to get an assortment of treats for your family while catching up with old friends. Sun Scholars has compiled … Read More...

Tutorial: Christmas tree tea towel

Tutorial: Christmas tree tea towel Tutorial: Christmas tree tea towel

Lindsey from Fort Worth Fabric Studio shows how you can make this Christmas tree tea towel.  She uses her favorite toweling fabric (link in her post) to make the tea towel, but you could also … Read More...

10 Ways to Use a Pomegranate

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The pomegranates are back! My daughter and I love pomegranates! We can sit and watch a show and eat it like popcorn! Love them in a salad and also added to my yogurt! I highly recommend trying them.

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Tutorial: Patchwork fabric star ornament

Tutorial: Patchwork fabric star ornament Tutorial: Patchwork fabric star ornament

Chrissy from Muse of the Morning shows how you can make a stuffed star Christmas ornament.  It’s a soft fabric star with a bead sewn to each point, and tufted in the middle with a … Read More...