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Great DIY Gift Ideas Under $10: A Hip Handmade Holiday

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A few weeks ago I had the chance to visit with my friends at The Craft Pack, and they've launched something that I know you're going to love: A Hip Handmade Holiday is a digital craft book that includes 18 fabulous projects (under $10 each) for all of those gift-giving opportunities during the holiday season -- and the book's only $10! If you're like me, around this time of year you start to … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 23 DIY Gifts to Make!!

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Get a jump on holiday gifts this year. Here are 23 DIY Gift Ideas YOU can make. There's nothing better than giving a handmade gift to someone you love.  DIY Recipe Book @ The 36th Avenue Hashtag Printable Cards and Card Holder @ My Sister's Suitcase DIY Fancy Dish Gloves @ Designed by Dawn Nicole via The Happier Homemaker … [Read more...]

Great Ideas – - 23 Last Minute Neighbor Gift Ideas!!

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He's making a list And checking it twice; Gonna find out Who's naughty and nice Santa Claus is coming to town ....And we have a lot of help with our list this year.  Check out these great last minute neighborhood gift ideas.  Don't forget to check the Tatertots and Jello list of FABULOUS link ups, there are a lot good little boys and girls!  Candy Cane Soap @ Gluesticks  Cookie in a Jar @ … [Read more...]

Handmade Gift Ideas Linky Party!!

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{{{Happy Monday}}}  It's time for one of my favorite days of the year!! It's  Holly Bloggy Christmas Week and time for the Handmade Gift Ideas Link Up!! This is the third year that I've hosted this festive event. Last year we had almost 500 gift ideas linked up. It's so fun to see all of the beautiful handmade gifts that are linked up! Plus, it's a great way for people to find your … [Read more...]

Great Ideas – - 17 FABULOUSLY Creative Holiday Gift Ideas!!

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Has your list been checked once or twice? For all of those NICE people in your life ,that are hard to buy for, here are some inspirational DIY gifts.  Can't find what your looking for?  Check out the thousands of gift ideas below that have been linked up!  AMAZING work!  …And don’t forget that you have plenty of chances to win this weeks giveaway, EIGHT to be exact!  Link up and INSPIRE … [Read more...]

12 DIY Baby Shower Gift Ideas and My Hardest Pregnancy Moment…

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Being a mom is the hardest thing I have ever done, but also the most rewarding experience. Today I'm sharing an essay about the most difficult moment of my daughter's birth for ABC News and the UN Foundation's Million Moms Challenge. Here's a little excerpt from my essay: So I was put on bedrest. After a week, my blood pressure wasn't going down, but instead was going up so they checked me in to … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Handmade Gifts to Make!!

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There were so many fun handmade gift ideas linked up this week!  I just had to share a few with you!   Painted Coasters @ Positively Splendid  Mini Polaroid Necklace @ Polish The Stars Vintage Fabric Notebook @ Homework  Make Mustache and Lip Suckers @ The Idea Room  Geography Love Pillow @ In Between Laundry  Hexagon Quilt @ See Kate … [Read more...]

Make Personalized Covered Button Jewelry!

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I think a handmade gift is so much more personal and special than something picked up at a store. Here’s a handmade gift idea that is simple, easy and inexpensive to make, yet shows that you care. And the best part – anyone can make these. {Ella, my 6 year old, made some} Personalized Covered Button Necklaces I know I have an addiction to pretty fabric. I just can’t get … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Handmade Father’s Day Gift Ideas!

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Father's Day is coming up soon.  There were some great Father's Day ideas linked up this week: {Father's Day free Soda Printable @ WhipperBerry}  {Print off this Father's Day card @ Holiday Snob}  {Make Dad a Burlap Drink Koozie @ Strictly Homemade} … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Fabric and Paper Flower Projects!!

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Happy Mother's Day!! You must check out this DIY banquette and Rosette Pillows @ Dixie Delights Make a Layered Cake with Rosettes @ The Tomseth Family Transform a Thrift Store Lamp with rosettes and burlap @ A Little Birdie Told Me... … [Read more...]