Showing posts from November, 2021

Joyful Anthropologie Inspired Pom-Pom Pillow!

 Joyful Anthropologie Inspired Pom-Pom Pillow! This pom-pom pillow brings me so much joy! I just love the non-traditional holiday colors. I love the textures and the layers. The sparkles too!  Make a joyful pom-pom pillow inspired by Anthropologie in this fun and simple tutorial. Using brightly colored iron-on vinyl and colorful trims and pom-poms to make the Joy pop!   There's nearly nothing that brings me as much joy as pom-pom trim.  Quick story: When I was about 16 years old, I attended a youth conference at Camp Williams (a nearby military base). My bestie, Kirsten and I were excited to be around the military atmosphere, so we went to Savers (thrift store) and bought Army camo pants.  The pants were very manly in shape and we decided we could fix that. We took them to my house and began embellishing them. We added florescent yellow triangle panels from the knee to the bottom hem to make them like bell bottoms.  To top them off, we added a green pom-pom trim around

How to Make a Grinch Ornament with Cricut!

How to Make a Grinch Ornament with Cricut! Make a darling Grinch inspired ornament, filled with green candy for the perfect finishing touch! This is great for neighbor or friend gifts, a loving teacher--maybe filled with some cash, or family members. This cute craft takes less than 30 minutes, so it's the perfect last minute gift. Are you ready for the onslaught of Christmas crafts? If you are going to get any crafting done for the holidays, it's best to start now before the hustle and bustle of the season is in full swing. You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch! I love the Dr. Seuss story "How the Grinch Stole Christmas". I even love all three movie adaptations. Honestly, I love the newest, The Grinch Movie the most. I love the end when he is invited to dinner and realizes that he didn't hate Christmas, he just hated being alone.  He toasts "To kindness and love, the things we need most!" If ever this was true, it's today. Since 2020, the holidays have b

968 Handmade Holiday Gift Ideas

968 Handmade Holiday Gift Ideas! Handmade gifts are my favorite. I love the thought and time that goes into making each one. It changes the focus of the holidays from "what will I get for Christmas?" to "I'm so excited for you to see what I got you!"  It makes the best shift and I've seen it in my own children every year since they were little. Make the holidays magic and bright by making handmade gifts for the holidays.  The biggest thing about handmade gift giving, you need to get a jump on it! This is the time to start making gifts so you are ready for the holidays without becoming overwhelmed or stressed about it. How do you give gifts in your home? Do you draw names and get one gift for one person? Or do you get something for everyone? Maybe you've done a Handmade Holiday gift exchange before...what did you think? ____________________________________________________ I've compiled lists and lists of tutorial projects each year I've been blogg