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

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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...]

Monster Gift Card Holders

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I am absolutely thrilled to have Melissa, from the Polka Dot Chair, visiting today to share her fun monster gift card holders. These little guys are stinking adorable and I know they would make my boys so happy! Hey there SNAP fans! My name is Melissa Mortenson and I blog over at the Polka Dot Chair. I'm very excited to be here sharing a great last minute gift idea for Christmas. I love giving gift cards for Christmas, but sometimes feel silly just putting them in a plain envelope. Monster Gift Card Holder Tutorial I thought that these little Monster Gift Card Holders would be a … [Read more...]

Christmas Treat Jar and Printable Gift Tag + Giveaway

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I am so excited to get started on our handmade holiday gift series for 2014! I've invited some of my VERY FAVORITE crafters to join me during the month to share some fun handmade gifts with you.Today, you get to meet Katie, from The Casual Craftlete, who's sharing a fun Christmas treat jar and printable gift tag. Christmas Treat Jar Hey there! I'm Katie from The Casual Craftlete. I am SO excited to be here at SNAP! sharing my Christmas Treat Jar and printable tag. If you've waited until the last-minute to buy gifts (and who hasn't?), these treat jars are a super simple gift idea that … [Read more...]

14 Favorite Christmas Tree Crafts

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Oh, Christmas tree! Oh, Christmas tree! How much I love to craft thee. The decorated Christmas tree is one of the things I most look forward to every holiday season, which is why I am in love with so many of the Christmas tree crafts I see floating around Pinterest. Here are some of my favorites. . . 14 Favorite Christmas Tree Crafts . Handmade Christmas trees from Beautiful Matters . Paper wrapped Christmas trees from Lolly Jane . Lolly Chessie's famous CP Christmas trees from Crate Paper . DIY burlap ribbon trees from The Girl Creative . Felt Christmas tree … [Read more...]

10 Best Holiday Porches

Red Black & White Christmas Front Porch

Oh my goodness...I definitely needed to write this post to inspire me to actually do something fun with my front porch. Decorating your porch for the holidays makes your home feel so warm and inviting and welcomes guests for family parties or get-together's with friends. I guarantee you'll find some fabulous new ideas to help you get your porch ready for the holiday season. Black, white & red holiday porch from Finding Home Beautiful holiday porch from Cottage in the Oaks   Festive holiday porch with a fun DIY sign from PB&J Stories Red & white with pops of blue holiday … [Read more...]

Book Review: Washi Tape Christmas + Giveaway

Book Review: Washi Tape Christmas by Kami Biggler @nobiggie

You guys, I was so excited to hop out to my mailbox the other day and find a sweet gift from my friend Kami. There's nothing like a little happy mail to brighten your day, right?! Normally I wouldn't write up a whole post on fun mail from a friend, but Kami's package gave me the perfect incentive to gush over her new book Washi Tape Christmas, share an Amazon affiliate link so that you can purchase if you like and hold a washi-fabulous giveaway! Washi Tape Christmas One of the things I really love about Kami, is that she always creates clever projects (both on her blog and in this book) … [Read more...]

Holiday Stenciled Burlap Bags

Holiday Stenciled Burlap Bags

Editor's Note: Kimberly, from A Night Owl, has been a regular participant in Show & Tell Wednesday for nearly two years now. She's an incredible crafter and balances it all amidst being a mom, a wife and working outside the home. Please give her a big welcome! xoxo Tauni Hi SNAP friends! Kimberly from A Night Owl here and I am just ecstatic to be a part of this amazing community! I'm going to be sharing fun holiday crafts that you can definitely pick up and replicate. I'm all about the simple - but effective - crafts and DIYs! And what I'm sharing today is no exception: these adorable … [Read more...]

DIY Paper Feathers

DIY Paper Feathers via http://snapcreativity.com #giftwrap #papercraft #feathers

When I was young, I had aspirations... I wanted to be an advertising executive, the President and well, I really wanted to work at the seasonal gift wrap booth in the mall. Sadly, I never held any of these lofty positions. However, I do consider myself something of a gift wrap hobbyist. Soooo.... Imagine my excitement at the opportunity to share in a fun giftwrap-a-palooza with my sweet friends At the Picket Fence, Finding Home, Maison de Pax and Thistlewood Farms! Here's a little sneak peek at what you can expect to see from each of them... I typically use a traditional … [Read more...]