Dessert of the Month Club

dessert of the month

Dessert of the Month Club printables are easy to print out and give with sweet treats year round to those you appreciate! Dessert of the Month Club is my favorite thing to do for teachers and those who you appreciate all year long!  Mique, the printable GODDESS, over at Thirty Handmade Days, … [Read more...]

Backpack Tags

backpack tags

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and DaySpring, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DayspringSadieRob When you send your kids off to school, no matter what age they are, you hope and pray that they will … [Read more...]

Sugar Scrub Recipes

sugar scrubs

There's just something about a sugar scrub!  They're a ton of fun to make and even more fun to use and give as gifts.  There are so many Sugar Scrub Recipes out there, so I decided to round up some of my favorites for you.  There are so many citrus sugar scrub recipes and then I even ran across some … [Read more...]

Lego Monogram

lego monogram

What do you make for a friend who has a life that's filled with boys and legos?  You make then a Lego Monogram, of course!  It is really such a fun project that anyone who likes legos will love!  To make a Lego Monogram, you're going to need to have a bucket of legos.  I bought a tub of random legos … [Read more...]

Toilet Bombs

toilet bombs

When it comes to keeping a bathroom clean, there's a lot of work involved, and it seems like the minute you clean, it's dirty again!  Toilet bombs are the perfect thing to keep next to the toilet so you can toss one in when you're ready to give the bowl a little freshness!  It's perfect for those … [Read more...]

Printables for Mother’s Day


Whether you are planning your gifts well ahead of time, or a last minute planner, you can never go wrong with Printables for Mother's Day!  There are so many times that I wished I had printable quotes I could swap out into different frames or wish I had a cute printed calendar that suited me to a … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

gifts for moms

Mothers everywhere are saving cards from their littles in their sock drawers.  We save their drawings and cards and sweet handmade gifts.  We love them all - they're so heartfelt and honestly, they're my favorite gifts ever!  There are also gifts we love to receive that are useful and fabulous! … [Read more...]

Mickey and Minnie Jars

mickey and minnie jars

If you have any Disney fans in your life, these Mickey and Minnie Jars are a must make!  They are perfect for treats or supplies, as a pencil jar, and can even be used as "saving for Disney" banks for the family!  They're not difficult to make and any Disney lover will smile when they see them! … [Read more...]

Peek-A-Boo Mason Jars

Peek-a-boo Mason Jar Candy Holders - love those little windows so you can see what is inside! Perfect for teacher gifts and Mothers Day!

Well, hey there!  It's Keri from Shaken Together and I am thrilled to be back visiting with you today.  It's that time of year and I am sharing the absolute perfect little gift for Teacher Appreciation Week or Mothers' Day!  And of course, it had to include mason jars.  And bakers twine.  And maybe … [Read more...]

Some Bunny Loves You Tags

free printable some bunny loves you 2

There are so many cute things about Easter and bunny butts are probably my fave!  Any reason to whip up a gift and I'll do it!  Add a bunny butt into the mix and it makes it even more perfect!  Print off these tags, and buy some Peeps now, and then you'll have them for the coming season.  Any time … [Read more...]

Personalized Canvas Bags

personalized canvas bags

Whether you need gifts for a mom, a sister, an aunt, a grandma, or a girlfriend, personalized canvas bags are easy to make and the personalized touches make them the perfect DIY gifts!  To make your own Personalized Canvas Bags, you'll need Sharpie Markers, a Canvas Tote Bag, 2" or larger … [Read more...]

Sugar Scrub Recipes

sugar scrub recipes

I've been a pinning fool lately - pinning all the Sugar Scrubs Recipes I could find, because I know that if someone gave ME a handmade sugar scrub, I'd think it was the coolest gift ever!  So, when I found out that making sugar scrubs only took three-four ingredients, I was ecstatic!  I've had it on … [Read more...]

Fridge Chat Magnets

fridge chat magnets vday

These Fridge Chat Magnets are the perfect "fun" activity you can have up from now until long past Valentine's Day!  Each year my hubby and I have had it up and it's a fun thing to look forward to each morning.  He leaves for work before the sun rises, so when I wake, I am always surprised by a new … [Read more...]

Edible Cookie Dough

edible cookie dough

I received a gift card from Safeway for my baking needs, but all opinions are 100% my own. We’re especially great at baking sweets. They don’t last long in our house, but I don’t mind making more, so it’s an ok problem to have! I love baking cookies because my husband and my girl love cookies, … [Read more...]

Peppermint Pretzels

Peppermint Pretzels

    Peppermint Pretzels are such an easy treat to make for the holidays and you can even have a few ready to go for teacher gifts and neighbors who stop by with holiday treats!  Just melt your chocolate and dip. To add a minty flair, dip in crushed peppermint pieces!  Wrap them … [Read more...]

Handmade Gift Ideas

handmade gift ideas featured

This is the year for you to make your own handmade gifts for all the chicks in your family!  This is the year you won't be afraid to try something new!  You can do it!  Here are 15 of the most fabulous handmade gift ideas for you to wow your friends and impress the teachers and neighbors.  Get busy, … [Read more...]

Printable Holiday Gift Tags

printable gift tags

There's no need to scour the stores this holiday in search of the cutest holiday gift tags because every gift tag that you'll ever need or want are right here!  I've rounded up over 50 of the cutest holiday gift tags you can download for FREE! These Printable Holiday Gift Tags are all you will ever … [Read more...]

Thankful Thanksgiving Gifts

Thankful for You gift tag cover iGottaCreate

I get such a crafting bug this time of year!  There are so many fun activities, home decor, and craft ideas out this time of year!  Here are 15 thankful thanksgiving gifts you can put on your list to do by yourself or with the kids!  So many of these make great hostess … [Read more...]

Snowman Cocoa

snowman cocoa 1

As the holidays creep closer and closer, you'll need to start planning out all of your neighbor and co worker gifts sooner, rather than later!  I'm always the one taking a bag of goodies to the office or passing out cute crafts to the neighbors at the last minute! I'm excited to announce that I … [Read more...]

Halloween Treat Bags

halloween treat bags

Making gift bags for teachers and neighbors doesn't have to take all day!  Whip up some cute Halloween Treat Bags with party supplies you may already have on hand! To make these Halloween Treat Bags (full of Monster Caramel Corn for teachers) I grabbed bags and clips from the Target Dollar Bin … [Read more...]

Handmade Birthday Cards

handmade birthday cards

September 23.  My BIRTHDAY! To celebrate ME, I rounded up 25 Handmade Birthday Cards that any of you can make and send my way! There are so many adorable handmade card ideas out there, it's no wonder my mom makes all her cards! I don't have the creativity that she does, and if you're … [Read more...]

Monster Caramel Corn

monster caramel corn

It's that time.  Time to start getting your SPOOK on!  We don't do a ton of Halloween decor or food here, and I don't really know why.  Just usually sneaks up on us, I guess!  Before I know it, I'm planning Thanksgiving and we never really did much except trick-or-treat for Halloween!  This year, … [Read more...]

Free Drink Tag Printables

Free Drink Tag Printables

Hi Everyone! I'm so very excited to be here today guest posting for Melanie :) I'm Bre and I blog over at Brepurposed where you can find lots of fabulous furniture makeovers and DIY home decor. Today I'm sharing with you some fun free drink tag printables that are perfect for summer parties or just … [Read more...]

Back to School Teacher Gift

this year is gonna rock! free printable for back to school teacher gift

I know, I know.  It's only the middle of July and here I am sharing a back to school printable.  It just seems crazy to be thinking about this already.  I have kind of been in denial this summer that school would be approaching so quickly.  You see my son will be starting kindergarten this year so … [Read more...]

101+ Birthday Ideas for Friends

birthday gift ideas

I'm excited to share today 101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for your Friends, including my QUOTE BOOK. I am joining forces with Kristen Duke in her Birthday Celebration Week along with over 100 talented bloggers sharing lots of inexpensive ideas and free printables! All week long, Kristen is sharing … [Read more...]

Quote Book

quote book

  I’m kind of addicted to quotes.  On the wall, on magnets, on notebooks-basically, if it’s got a quote, I LOVE it!  I  have a leather bound notebook that I use to collect my favorite quotes, and when it comes time to give a friend a gift, making them their very own Quote book makes for the … [Read more...]

Inspirational Quote Frames

quote frames

This post contains Affiliate Links I'm a sucker for a good quote.  I love to have quotes around me - always have.  I'm the girl who has single inspirational words u all over my house.  "dream" "imagine" "believe" "live, laugh, love" When I started looking through my PSA Essentials stamp … [Read more...]

Patriotic Picnic Caddy

Picnic Caddy

Hello! I am so happy to be over at Reasons to Skip the Housework to share this great Patriotic Picnic Caddy project. For those of you who don't know me already, I am Maria from Krafty Cards etc. where I blog about paper crafts, DIY projects and organizing with a recipe or two thrown in the mix. You … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Grill Apron

Father's Day Grill Apron

HI guys!  It's Amy from My 3 Monsters and I am thrilled to be here today sharing a fun Father's Day gift idea that you and your kiddos can whip up in an afternoon.  Can you believe Father's Day is this weekend?!  {I mean, really, where has the first half of this year gone?}  No need to panic if you … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Coupons

Free Printable Coupons for Dad

Hi Everyone! I'm Emily from My Love for Words, and I'm really excited to be here with you all today. I'd like to thank Melanie for letting me share my printable-creating addiction with you just in time for Father's Day. I have to be honest; I am lucky to be married to a wonderful man. He's kind, … [Read more...]

Monogram Gift Tags

monogram gift tags

If you are in need of a simple gift tag for a treat bag, whether it be for Mother's Day, a thank you gift, or any simple neighbor gift, these Monogram Gift Tags jazz up any simple bag and make the perfect addition! I used my PSA ESSENTIALS peel and stick stamps to make these gift tags that I … [Read more...]

Embellished Paper Clips

Easy embellished paper clips! By Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body for Reasons to Skip the Housework.

Hello!  I am so happy to be back over at Reasons to Skip the Housework to share another fun and easy craft idea with you!  You may remember the Easy Dotted Egg tutorial that I shared with you last month.  For those of you that may have missed my first contributor posts, I am Tasha from Designer … [Read more...]

Handmade Mother’s Day Card

Handmade Mother's Day Card

Jessi here, with another fabulous craft to share with you, just in time for Mother's Day! Mother's Day is all about how awesome our mothers are, and what better way to show how much we love them and care about them than with a handmade Mother's Day card?! These cards are super simple to make, … [Read more...]

25 DIY Gifts for Her

25 DIY Gifts for Her

  Happy Easter Weekend, and happy Spring to everyone living in a lovely place like Phoenix! My monthly roundup for Somewhat Simple is live - so head on over and get yourself ideas from 25 DIY Gifts For Her that any girl would love to get!     … [Read more...]

20 Neighbor Gifts


No matter who your neighbors are, they're bound to love one of these 20 ideas that were all linked up at The Weekly Creative this week.  What fun!  I want a neighbor who would make me something like this!  Holiday Candy Tin :: While he Was Napping Holiday Door Hanging ::  Home Made … [Read more...]

Personalized Photo Frames

photo frame

  If you're a gift maker, you love to make personalized gifts that are special to just that person.  It's my all time favorite gift to give - and sometimes it's hard to come up with gifts that are unique.  Right before Christmas last year, two of my dad's very special dogs passed away.  I … [Read more...]

The Holiday DIY Gift Guide

handmade gift guide

 DIY Gift Guide If you're a DIY gift giver like me, it takes a lot of time and energy to round up different ideas each year for all of the lucky people in your life.  Here's a DIY gift guide with 60 unique ideas  ::  for a variety of people in your life - from grandparents, aunts and uncles,  to … [Read more...]

Printable Holiday Recipe Card

Hi, friends! It's Kristi, again...from  Today I'm sharing a printable recipe card that's perfect for the holiday season! I love a good hand-written recipe card. It's such a treat to receive...and I think about the giver every time I make the recipe written on it. … [Read more...]

Handmade Gift Ideas

handmade gifts

Handmade gift ideas are something I start to stock up on as the holidays near!  Here are some fabulous handmade gift ideas that were linked up this week at The Weekly Creative.  Hopefully you'll be inspired by something for the holidays or an upcoming birthday or special teacher!  Check back again … [Read more...]

Handmade Gift Ideas Anyone Can Make

DIY gifts roundup

When it comes to handmade gift ideas, I'm usually pretty picky because it has to be something I'm actually able to make.  If it's got too many steps or too many materials, I just can't bring myself to either a) figure it out or b) find the motivation to get a big project done.  Here are some … [Read more...]

Love Frame


I made this super sweet Love Frame at my last MOPS {Moms of Preschoolers} meeting.  I was waiting for the perfect time to give it to my hubs.  Neither of us are overly mushy peeps, so I had to wait for just the right time. It's kind of like flowers for me...I don't ever really want them ON … [Read more...]

Subway Art Magnet Board

subway art

Why not switch up your subway art a bit and bring your Silhouette into the mix? This Subway Art Magnet Board is the perfect gift for moms, sisters, grandmas, and friends. Here's what you'll need to make your own magnet board: One magnet board {I bought mine at Joann's with my 40% off coupon, … [Read more...]

Burp Cloths

burp cloths

These burp cloths are the easiest baby gift you'll ever make.    The burp cloths are made from cloth diapers and fabric I had on hand!   How do I know it's easy?  Because I was able to sew it - and I don't know what I'm doing.   So there ya have it - easy enough I can do … [Read more...]

DIY Sharpie Mugs

Sharpie Mugs {Reasons To Skip The Housework}

 Sharpie Mugs Oven Baked - tried and true tutorial For the couple that watches football together, and drinks coffee together, this is the perfect couples gift!     If you haven't picked up a gift yet and you're scrambling last minute, this is perfect because it will take you longer … [Read more...]

Personalized Wedding Sign

wedding sign {Reasons To Skip The Housework}

If you're looking to make an easy but special wedding gift, this Personalized Wedding Sign is quick and easy to make, and it's something the couple will love! A large wood sign { I got mine at Hobby Lobby } Paint Vinyl Sandpaper Paint the board any color you want.  Sand the edges and the … [Read more...]

handmade gift

If you're my friend and it's your birthday, chances are, you'll be opening up a handmade gift!  I'm pretty much the handmade gifter in my circle.  I also am a "quote" junkie.  If I can put a quote on it, I will!   So, when one of my dearest friends invited me to birthday … [Read more...]