Tag: holiday

Upcycled Holiday Ornaments

It was a fun night of familiar faces and reuse galore! We transformed corks, toilet paper tubes, and newspaper into tasteful ornaments. DIYstudio along with Culture Shock Community Project sponsored the event. If you missed us be sure to join us for the next reuse 

12 Days of Reuse, Homemade fabric spray painted t-shirts

Is it just me or do you too have a bunch of old t-shirts with stains or that just don’t get worn? We’ll have no fear friend, I’ve got a solution just for you. Check out the latest and greatest 12 Days of Reuse video 

12 Days of Reuse

Let me confess. It’s the beginning of December and I feel behind already. I haven’t even gotten rid of my Thanksgiving pumpkins (thankfully my neighbors are kind people).  But it’s not too late to whip up a thoughtful, handmade gift. Now is the best time 

Kiddo Valentines

I mustache you a question… Will you be my Valentine? This was so simple to do. I started by purchasing black felt with a sticker back. I cut out a mustache and asked my kids to pose so I could get pictures. I then designed 

Love is in the Air, Free Vintage Inspired Valentine Download

It’s almost February. You know what that means, a bombardment of all that is saccharin and sweet. To help celebrate the holiday, I’ve created vintage inspired Valentines that you can download and share with your sweetie and pals. Even if you don’t have anyone that 

Love is in the Air

Ah, Valentine’s Day. The day of romance, sugary sweet cards, chocolate and flowers. I like the idea of Valentine’s Day, really I do. I’m the type of girl who watches sappy Jane Austin films (actually anything that has period costumes coupled with English accents). However 

Merry Christmas

I hope you had a fabulous Christmas/holiday. Was Santa good to you? Goodness, I’m a bit embarrassed to admit how much I adore my present. I really shouldn’t love a “thing” this much. Okay don’t laugh at me (I know you will anyway). I got 

A Tale of Two Cities: Craft Revolution

This weekend I ventured out to two very different Holiday Craft shows in two very different cities. On Saturday my daughter (Little Missy) and I visited the Salem Saturday Market Holiday Market which is touted the largest handmade holiday market in the Willamette Valley. The 

Natural Bird Feeder Project (12 Days of Christmas Video Tutorial)

Continuing the Twelve Days of Christmas, DIY holiday gifts, are instructions to make this Natural Bird Feeder. Not only is this a fabulous gift to give friends, but it’s also a nice gift for all of those wild birds. Winter is a tough time on 

Fabulous Felt Brooches (DIY Studio’s 12 Days of Christmas Video Tutorial)

Continuing the Twelve Days of Christmas, DIY holiday gifts, are instructions to make these fabulous felt brooches. You won’t need many supplies and these make great accessories on hats, sweaters and coats. So break out your needle and thread and let’s get to work! Want 

Valentine Love

It’s been a fun past few days getting ready for Valentine’s Day. Both my kiddos have had fun celebrations in class. Little Missy had cute gingerbread house decorating, and Little Man just experienced his first Valentine’s party in a classroom. At home we’ve decorated the