Dec
18
2014 melissa fenlon

Holiday Wine Gift Tags Printable

print out these free holiday wine bottle gift tagsIt’s an hour before you are supposed to be at your neighbor’s holiday party and you don’t have a hostess gift ready. Well, we made that predicament a little bit easier for you with these wine bottle holiday gift tag printables we designed. Just print them out, cut one out and pop it on your favorite bottle of wine. You’ve created a sweet thank you gift for the hostess.

Read more for free printable wine gift tags.

Dec
17
2014 sara albers

Holiday Gift Wrapping Kit

holiday_gift_wrapping_kit

With so many holiday gatherings, we are always searching for new ideas for host and hostess gifts. This has become a favorite – a holiday gift wrapping kit! You can utilize many supplies that you more than likely have on hand!

Read more to see what we put in ours!

Dec
16
2014 melissa fenlon

Chocolate Candy Cane Ice Cream Sandwiches

Perfect for the holidays – candy cane ice cream sandwichespost by Melissa

One of my all-time favorite combinations is mint and chocolate. That’s one thing I love about the holidays – there’s no reason not to include peppermint, in the form of candy canes, to treats. I was dreaming up some ideas for a fun dessert for a Christmas Eve party and I came up with Chocolate Cookie Peppermint Ice Cream Sandwiches. Homemade brownie cookies paired with peppermint candy cane ice cream is the best holiday dessert! And speaking of desserts, I just finished a batch of homemade turtles

Read more for the peppermint ice cream sandwich recipe and how to.

Dec
16
2014 sara albers

DIY Personalized Clay Ornaments

DIY personalized clay ornament

post by Sara

We are thrilled to be a DIY contributor for the amazing site, Project Nursery! We created a tutorial for a clay ornament that you can personalize with your child’s name or special date. This is a perfect DIY to make for your baby’s first ornament! We used air dry clay, stamps and (oh course) some sparkly gold paint! Head over to Project Nursery blog to see just how easy this ornament is to make!

DIY personalized clay ornament

Photos by Sara Albers. all rights reserved.

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Dec
15
2014 melissa fenlon

DIY Paper Ornaments

easy DIY paper holiday ornamentspost by Melissa

These DIY paper ornaments are a breeze to make and they add a colorful modern pop to your tree. Even better, these make a great garland, too! We whipped these up for Minted’s blog, Julep. Check out the full tutorial and have fun making these paper ornaments.

modern DIY paper ornaments

photos by Melissa Fenlon. all rights reserved.

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Dec
14
2014 melissa fenlon

A Little Bit of Everything

sisters decorating the christmas treepost by Melissa

The holidays are in full swing here. We finally put up our tree this week. Better late than never, right? Calla had her kindergarten holiday concert this week too, so it’s definitely feeling like Christmas. Hope all of your holiday preparations are going great. We’ve got more fun holiday projects and recipes for you this upcoming week. Stay tuned! And enjoy these links…

John Steinbeck on falling in love.

Some stress relievers for parents.

This little lady can get down.

The science of misheard lyrics.

Did you see the Grand Canyon full of clouds?

NPR’s favorite songs of the year.

Want to make some of these ornaments.

Pin of the week.

photo by Alex Fenlon. all rights reserved.