12 Chinese New Year Crafts

12 Chinese New Year Crafts

I love celebrating holidays that are outside my family's culture and Chinese New Year is one of them. I don't know what it is, but I love all the red and gold and festivities surrounding the holiday. Today I'm sharing some fun Chinese New Year crafts you can do with your kids to help celebrate Chinese New Year on February 19th. . . 12 Chinese New Year Crafts . Chinese New Year dragon craft from Super Mommy . Chinese style fan from Use Your Coloured Pencils . Cherry blossom tissue paper flower craft from Pink Stripey Socks . Chinese paper lanterns from Snap . Paper … [Read more...]

Easy Candy Valentine Printables

Easy Candy Valentine | Free Printable via @Snapconf

Oh, hello friend. Thanks for stopping by. Today I am joining in with more than 60 other blogger to share some easy candy Valentine printables. They take Valentine's Day surprises up a notch without the intense time investment that many handmade treats take. My mom was the ultimate. She was Room Mother, PTA President, you name it, she supported. She was also great about helping us make extra special homemade holiday treats. Homemade treats aren't an option in school anymore, but I still like the feel of a treat that takes a bit more effort than the grocery store boxes of character … [Read more...]

18 Adorabale Handmade Valentines

18 Adorable Handmade Valentines

Valentine's Day is less than a month away. It's time to decide which handmade valentines you and your kids will be passing out this year. To help with your decision, we've rounded up 18 adorable handmade valentines any kid would love to receive. . . 18 Adorable Handmade Valentines . Juicy sweet juice box valentines from Delia Creates . Twinkie minion valentines from The Winthrop Chronicles . Valentine edible box of matches from The 36th Avenue Play-Doh valentines from The Nerd's Wife . Frozen Olaf valentines from One Creative Mommy . Origami heart cards from Omiyage … [Read more...]

Top 10 Craft and Recipe Posts of 2014

Top Posts 2014

As the year comes to a close, I love going back and taking a peek at the posts that received the most pins, visits and shares here on the site. Each and every time, I am surprised by the posts that made it in and the ones that were edged out. So fun. Today I am sharing the top 10 craft and recipe posts of 2014, along with a few Facebook tips and three bonus posts from last year's holiday season! Birthday I always have a birthday project that makes it into the top 10. The curly ribbon birthday wreath I posted over two years ago continues to see lots of traffic, along with the unique … [Read more...]

Ring in the New Year’s Party Favor

New Year's Eve party favor + printable via @Snapconf

Are you ready for New Year's Eve? We're putting the final preparations on our little at-home party. We've got some fun things planned that I hope to share with you in the coming month, including road testing a few delicious dips and some fun party favors. Speaking of party favors, today I am visiting over at Tatertots & Jello where I am sharing a fun New Year's party favor. These rings are such a fun last-minute addition for New Year's and you still have time to pull them together. Pop over to Jen's site to see how simple it is to make these sparkly little rings! We're using the … [Read more...]

Let’s Celebrate! 15 New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

DIY tassel garland

Can you believe it's already time to ring in the new year? I swear 2014 was here and gone faster than a pan of brownies, but that doesn't mean I'm not excited to see what 2015 will bring. If you're all about welcoming the new year with a New Year's Eve party, you'll love these New Year's Eve party ideas we've rounded up for you this week. We've found everything from confetti-dipped balloons to a sequin photobooth. . . 15 New Year's Eve Party Ideas . Confetti-dipped balloons from Studio DIY . New Year's Eve centerpiece from No Biggie . DIY tassel garland from Linen, Lace … [Read more...]

iTunes Gift Card Christmas Packaging

iTunes printable gift card holder

I've so enjoyed sharing last-minute gift ideas from some of my favorite bloggers! Today my friends Aimée and Bettijo here from PagingSupermom.com are visiting with a fun iTunes gift card Christmas packaging idea. Hello! Aimée and Bettijo here from PagingSupermom.com. We're so excited Tauni invite us over to share a last-minute gift idea. During the holidays we love to keep a stash of gifts handy, because having a gift to pull out at just the right moment is a total #SupermomMoment. A stack of iTunes Gift Cards are a must have for our stash because everybody loves getting one, but … [Read more...]

Simple Holly Berry Gift Tags

Simple holly berry gift tag for Christmas - easy and inexpensive way to dress up office tags.

I am absolutely obsessed with fancy gift tags. Typically I scour post-holiday sales for deals on pretty tags I can hang on to. Last year, I didn't make it out to the shops in time and so this year I am making my own! This year I am using a lot of office supplies in my gift wrap. I love the industrial-like supplies mixed with the fancy of Christmas. Plus, I'm using up old supplies and saving money all at the same time. About a year ago, I purchased a bunch of office supply shipping tags. They're a great deal (less than five cents a piece) and can be used for so many different projects - … [Read more...]

Handmade Bracelet Pincushion Tutorial + Giveaway

pincoushion bracelet

We're having such fun with our last-minute holiday gift series. We've got lots of great post ideas to be shared and can't wait for you to be able to check it all out! Today Angel, from Fleece Fun is here sharing a cute bracelet pincushion tutorial. It would sure make a fun gift, but I have to be honest I want one for my own! Hi I’m Angel from FleeceFun.com!  I blog about sewing, crafts, printables and recipes. My patterns are geared towards beginners and many come with a video tutorial to walk you through it step by step. Today I’m sharing with you a fun handmade gift … [Read more...]

Dishwasher Safe Hand Decorated Mug

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Are you enjoying our last-minute gift series? It's been such fun featuring the creative work of some of my favorite bloggers! Today I am joined by one of the most wonderful women I know, Bev. Bev's site, Flamingo Toes, is one of my go-to sites for inspiration. I love everything she does and am so grateful to have her here sharing her dishwasher safe hand decorated mug tutorial. Hello Snap Readers! My name is Bev and I blog over at Flamingo Toes. I'm super excited to be here today! I love making handmade gifts but I will confess that I am terrible out not planning ahead - so I'm … [Read more...]