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Happy Holidays: Reindeer Food Tubes

The Christmas season is SO magical! One of our favorite holiday traditions is sprinkling a little reindeer food out in the yard on Christmas Eve. A fun holiday activity is making the reindeer food with the kids. I like to have it all done well before Christmas Eve and in years past we've always had a little bowl on the counter until it was sprinkle time. Honestly it drove me a bit nuts having … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Glitter Tape Utensil Holders

Hi everyone! I'm so excited and honored to be visiting today!  I'm Valerie from Occasionally Crafty.  I'm a busy mom like many of you, but I love to make things, so I squeeze in crafting- occasionally!   On my blog, you'll find lots of simple but beautiful crafts and DIY projects, printables, recipes, and more. Dress up your next party table with these easy Glitter Tape Utensil … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Snowy Village Book Ends

Hi there Tatertots and Jello readers, I'm Ashley from Cherished Bliss and I'm so excited to stop in today and share this little tutorial with you! This year I've really tried to use everything from our Christmas storage boxes and donate what I don't need anymore. As I was sorting through everything I came across these old Christmas village houses that I remember buying for my husband and … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Mini Christmas Stocking Garland

Hi there Tatertots & Jello readers! It's Melissa from the Polka Dot Chair. Today I'm excited to be sharing a simple Christmas sewing project with you, this Mini Christmas Stocking Garland. These little stockings are not only cute but oh so easy to stitch up! I made five for my garland but you could easily make more to make a longer garland. You can also give the individual stockings as … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Recycled Shirt Cuff Pouch

Hi everyone! My name is Cindy and you can find me over at Skip to my Lou. I blog about crafts, sewing, crochet and beautiful handmade gift ideas. I also love celebrating teachers and have hundreds of teacher appreciation gift ideas. I hope you will come visit me if you are looking for more fun crafts and activities. This recycled shirt cuff pouch is the perfect way to wrap up something small … [Read more...]

Christmas Wish List Ornaments with free printables!

Hi there! It's Jen and Jodie from Eighteen25 and we're back again to show you how to whip up some perfect little Christmas Wish List ornaments. You know we are crazy for Jen's Home+Made line and we knew we had to come up with something using these Kraft Pocket Tags. We love to see what the kids have asked Santa for in years past so we thought this was a fun way to preserve those. Here's … [Read more...]

[$100 Michael’s Gift Card Giveaway] Christmas Decorations You Can Make That Don’t Attract Pests

One of my favorite all-time projects for the Christmas season has been sturdy topiaries. This project shows you how to bring a natural look to your mantel and Christmas decor without worrying about attracting pests. (These Christmas decorating tips brought to you by Orkin.) I love holiday DIY - obviously! But I was surprised to learn, and you might be, too, that a lot of holiday decorations … [Read more...]

DIY Snowy Wreath Tutorial

Happy Tuesday! It's Holly from My Sister's Suitcase here to share an easy holiday DIY project with you. Now that Halloween is over, it's okay to work on a few Christmas decorations, right?? I like to make a new wreath every year (here's my winter woods wreath from last year), and this year I'm really loving the contrast of white with bright colors. I found an easy way to make a snowy wreath with … [Read more...]

2015 “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” Tree and Decor!

It's November and the Christmas season is coming soon!! This year has flown by so fast. I love the holidays and one of my favorite parts of blogging over the past few years has been Michaels Stores annual Christmas Tree Challenge. I love a theme tree!! And since this year is the first year that we will be spending Christmas at the cottage, I loved the idea of basing this year's theme on the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Last Minute Neighbor and Friend Gifts!

It's that time -- time to share a little holiday cheer with neighbors and friends. Don't have any ideas yet? It's not too late! Check out these great ideas for neighbor gifts... ... 20 last-minute neighbor and friend gifts! Lip Balm Printable Gift Idea @ Dimple Prints   Chai Tea Mix @ Five Heart Home Snow Mason Jar Gift @ Thirty Handmade Days  Chocolate Sugar Lip Scrub @ Live Laugh … [Read more...]