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Great Ideas — 23 DIY Holiday Ideas!

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In the grocery store tonight, they were already playing Christmas music! That was a sure sign that the Holidays will be here before we know it, so it's the perfect time for ... Check out these 23 great DIY Holiday ideas and get your festivities going! Decoupaged Christmas Platers @ The 36th Avenue Fall Leaf Turkey Placemat @ Bomb Shell Bling Chalkboard Advent Calendar Printable @ Sweet … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: DIY Holiday Chargers

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Hi, I'm Emily from 52 Mantels and I am SO excited to share this tutorial for DIY holiday chargers (made from cardboard cake circles!). These are such an inexpensive way to add a little interest to your festive holiday tables. And, who doesn't love a festive table?! … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Washi Tape Owl Ornaments

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Hello all Tatertots and Jello readers!  I was thrilled that Jenn invited me to post during her HAPPY Holidays Event.  I am Angie with The Country Chic Cottage and Crafts with Jars.  Today I am going to share with you my washi tape owl ornaments.  These quick and easy ornaments are made with wood shapes and bottle cap eyes.  Make some of these for your tree and be sure to let the kids help with … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Hot Cinnamon Milk Mix (Neighbor Gift Idea)!

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Before we get started, let meintroduce myself real quick! I'm Linda from Craftaholics Anonymous® and I LOVE holidays! Christmas can be such a busy time of year, so I love it when I find an easy, thoughtful gift to give to my neighbors and friends. Do you need an easy idea for Neighbor Gifts this Christmas? This delicious drink mix is so yummy and fun to package for gift giving! … [Read more...]

Holiday Decorating: My 2013 Sunburst Mirror Holiday Tree!

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It's November 1st - so time to post my Christmas tree. LOL!! Seriously, for the second year in a row I am participating in Michael's Craft Stores #DreamTreeChallenge. It's so fun to see all of the amazing trees that bloggers create for this event. And I know it's a little early but it's fun to get inspired to decorate for the holidays!! I love this time of year. For my tree this year, I knew … [Read more...]

3 Ways I’m Getting My Home Ready For The Holidays!!

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    Last week I had some friends over for a festive viewing of Lowe's Holiday Ready Home live webcast. We had a great time -- and picked up some excellent ideas and inspiration for holiday home decor! Here are a few of my favorite  ideas from the webcast -- that you can watch, too -- and a few things I'm excited to do to prep for the holidays! … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 33 Christmas Cookie Recipes for Santa!

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We love making cookies for Santa and leaving them out Christmas Eve on a special plate.  Each year we try to make a couple different types of cookies. And sometimes Santa even leave a little note for the kids after he nibbles a few :)  Here are 33 Cookie Ideas that might be fun to make this year. Merry Christmas!!  Peppermint Whoopie Pies @ Practically Functional Peppermint Patty Cake … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 26 Gift Wrapping Printables & Ideas!!

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There are only a few days left until Christmas.  Are you ready?? I'm getting there. I still have a bunch of gifts to wrap If you are looking for some ways to create beautiful-looking presents, be sure to check out these 26 Festive Gift Wrapping Printables!! Beautiful & Simple Gift Wrap Ideas @ Love, Pomegranate House Mason Jar Gift Tags @ Create Craft Love Let it Snow Gift … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 JOYful Projects

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While I had a great time yesterday at the cookie exchange, I, like most of us, have had the tragic events in Connecticut (and other places around the world) weighing heavily on our minds. I hugged my little family a little tighter, and I found joy in the beauty of the projects I looked through this weekend. In fact, that's what I love about this DIY/decorating/craft community: we are all … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Delicious Christmas Cookies!!

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Today is my Cookie Exchange. There's something magical about the holidays and baking!! Here are 25 Delightful Christmas Cookies -- only a fraction of the cookies and other great ideas linked up this week. Come check them all out!!  … [Read more...]