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Hurricane Popcorn Table Decoration

Autumn hurricane vase popcorn table decoration

This Easy DIY Fall Hurricane Popcorn Table Decoration Makes the Table Ready in a Flash. Looking for a fast and easy decoration for your tabletop for fall?  What could be easier than this hurricane popcorn table decoration? It is made…

Spooky Mummy Cake Balls

mummy cake balls

Add a Whimsical Look to Your Halloween Table with these Mummy Cake Balls. Dontcha just love this time of the year?  For me, it’s a time to dust off my cake decorating supplies and skills and have tons of fun…

DIY Projects Using Witch’s feet

Top Witch Feet DIY projects

Make your own Witch’s Feet Decorations Ding Dong the Witch is dead.  Remember the song from the Wizard of Oz?  The image of witch’s feet with striped stockings has become a traditional Halloween image. It has also started becoming the…

DIY Lollipop Halloween Spider Craft

lollipop spider

DIY Tootsie Roll Lollipop Halloween Spider. Halloween is such a fun time of the year for kids.  And for grown ups too!  We can get to do fun crafty things for our kids or grand children.  This easy DIY Tootsie…

Scarecrow Autumn Wreath Door Decoration

Scarecrow wreath autumn door decoration

Dress up Your Entry with This Scarecrow Autumn Wreath Door Decoration. This is my time of the year.  As in, I bake and craft and decorate my way through the next four months and enjoy every minute of it.   To…

Autumn Scrapbook Paper Pumpkins

scrapbook paper pumpkins

DIY Scrapbook Paper Pumpkins. These DIY scrapbook paper pumpkins are simple to do and require only a few supplies.  If you are someone whole loves to scrap book, this project will appeal to you!  I love holiday projects that are…

How to Host a Halloween Cookie Exchange

How to Host a Halloween Cookie Swap

This Halloween, plan a Cookie Exchange. Every Christmas, people get together for cookie exchanges.   But this fun idea does not have to be limited to just the festive holidays.  Why should cookies be limited to just the winter?  I’ve put…

17 Creative Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas

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Wrap your Gifts in Style with one of these Creative Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas. If you wander through the stores during the holidays, you will be overwhelmed with all of the choices for holiday gift wrapping.  You can buy supplies…

Best Christmas Wreath Ideas

Round up of 11 great Holiday wreath ideas

Decorate your Door with A Festive Christmas Wreath. From Halloween through Christmas, it seems that many doors have a wreath of some sort decorating the entry.   Some of these wreaths are simple, and some are very ornate. Some are store…

Easy DIY Block Christmas Tree

DIY Block Christmas Tree Project

Child’s Block Christmas Tree Imagine how cute this Christmas Tree would be in an nursery or child’s playroom?    The block Christmas tree uses child’s toys, building blocks and some small holiday odds and ends. The project is so easy to…

DIY Cinnamon and Nut Wreath

DIY Cinnamon Nut Wreath.

Make your own Cinnamon and Nut Wreath This is the time of the year when most homes have wreaths on their front doors. But before you add your Christmas themed wreath, how about this Cinnamon nut wreath? The wreath is…

DIY Indian Corn Cakes

DIY Indian Corn Cakes

Indian Corn Cake Centerpiece This do it yourself project for Indian Corn cakes will really brighten up your Thanksgiving table.   The cakes are authentic looking and are easy to make. To make this project, you will need: 1 yellow cake…

DIY Pine Cone Christmas Trees

DIY Pine Cone Christmas Trees

Fast and Easy Pine Cone Christmas Trees These do it yourself Christmas Trees are my favorite kind of project.  They make use of things in the house and garden and require very little in the way of anything that needs…

DIY Clay Pot Candle Holders

DIY Clay Pot Candle Holders

Make Your Own Terracotta Pot Candle Holders Gardeners will love these Christmas candle holders. The main part of the design is made by recycling old terracotta pots. To make these cute candle holders you will need the following supplies: 6…

DIY Christmas Cookie Ornaments

DIY Christmas Cookie Ornaments

DIY Christmas Cookie Ornaments These Christmas cookie ornaments do double duty. They can be made as Christmas cookies and also used to decorate your tree with a few extra steps. Ingredients: 1/2 cup of butter at room temperature 1/3 cup…

Christmas Ornament Rescue

7 DIY ornament rescues. Turn trash into treasures

Renew Worn out Decorations with an Ornament Rescue We’ve all been there.  You open up your boxes of Christmas ornaments, only to find that many of them look ready for the trash. Perhaps they have rubbed together and the surface…

Pine Cone & Ever Green Candle Bowl

DIY Wooden Candle bowl with holiday greenery

DIY Pine Cone  & Ever Green Candle Bowl This lovely candle bowl is simple to do and very elegant when displayed.  It will make a lovely addition to any holiday table and is low enough for conversation too. To make…

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Plaque

This DIY Thanksgiving dinner menu plaque tells your holiday guests what is on the menu for the celebration.

Let your holiday guests know what will be on the menu with this Thanksgiving dinner menu plaque. Thanksgiving is such a wonderful time to gather your loved ones and make a meal from your heart that you know they will…

White Chenille Pumpkins

White Chenille Pumpkins

DIY Cenille Pumpkins There are, honestly, not many Halloween decoration that I would consider displaying in my home.  I did when my daughter was younger but those days have passed now. When I saw this lovely Chenille pumpkin set on…

Banana Marshmallow Santa Head Treat

My Banana Marshmallow Santa hat EPIC FAIL DIY project.

Not all projects work out the way I intend them to and this cute little marshmallow banana Santa Head is definite proof of that. I found this cute project on Pinterest last year.  The website Creative Kid Snacks, no longer…

Sweet Christmas Angel Cookies

Christmas Angel Cookies

Printable Recipe:  Sweet Christmas Angel Cookie Recipe These sweet angel cookies are as much fun to make as they are delicious and cute. The kids will really enjoy making them with you. To make the cookies you will need to…

DIY Lightbulb Snowman Ornaments

DIY snowman glitter Christmas ornament.

Make your own Snowman Ornaments. It is getting closer to that time of the year when we start thinking about Christmas decorating.  It’s probably too soon for most of us to be thinking of decorating, but definitely not for crafters…

Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat Thanksgiving Recipe

Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat

Printable Recipe:  Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat These cute Pilgrim hats are a variation on the old “pigs in a blanket” appetizer, except in this case the pigs are all dressed up for Thanksgiving. The recipe is fun and easy…

Rice Krispie Candy Corn Turkey Balls

Rice Krispie Candy Corn Turkey Balls

These adorable Rice Krispie Thanksgiving Turkey balls are so sweet.  Let the kids help you make them, but they may not make it to the table! Ingredients: 3 tablespoons of butter or margarine 1 10-ounce package of regular marshmallows OR 4 cups…

Mason Jar Snowman Glow Light

Mason Jar Snowman Glow Light

DIY Project:  Mason Jar Snowman Light. This sweet snowman project would look great on a mantle or coffee table.  He is made from a recycled mason jar and is just adorable. To make this project, you will need the following…