Holiday Crafts Blog /Holiday-crafts-blog.html The Holiday Crafts Blog keeps you informed about the latest projects at the holiday-crafts-and-creations.com web site. Subscribe here. en-us holiday crafts Thu, 14 Jun 2012 16:54:02 GMT Thu, 14 Jun 2012 16:54:02 GMT holiday-crafts-and-creations.com Jun 4, April & May's Wedding Coloring Book Giveaway Winners /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#April-&-May's-Wedding-Coloring-Book-Giveaway-Winners /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#April-&-May's-Wedding-Coloring-Book-Giveaway-Winners <p>The winner of April and May's Wedding Coloring Book giveaways are: <p><center><b><FONT SIZE=5>Brandi Anderson & Gale Deitsch</FONT></center></b> <p><br>Congratulations Brandi & Gale! And thank you so much to everyone who entered. If you did not win, but would still like to purchase this book, please visit our shop: <a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/squishycutedesigns" target="_blank">Squishy-Cute Designs</a> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 20:02:57 GMT Apr 6, March's Wedding Coloring Book Giveaway Winner! /wedding-coloring-books.html /wedding-coloring-books.html <p>The winner of March's Wedding Coloring Book giveaway is: <p><center><b><FONT SIZE=5>Carmelita Watts</FONT></center></b> <p><br>Congratulations Carmelita! And thank you so much to everyone who entered. This giveaway is held every month, so the April giveaway has now begun. We invite everyone to enter, even if you have entered in previous months. To learn more about the details and rules of this giveaway, please click the link below to be taken to the entry page. Fri, 06 Apr 2012 03:43:06 GMT Apr 6, Wedding Table Settings: Table Number Lanterns /wedding-table-settings-lantern.html /wedding-table-settings-lantern.html <center><img src="/images/Wedding_Header_small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Feeling up to a project? Then these wedding table number lanterns would be a good one to try! If you are a bride and looking to create very pretty table number markers for your reception, then these lanterns may be the project for you! And if you've looked into the price of regular lanterns, you might know that the cost can add up. So these can give you that classy look at a much lower cost, and they also double as your table numbers! But just be sure to set aside a good amount of time to complete them in. <center><a href="/wedding-table-settings-lantern.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/wedding_table_settings_lanternf.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 02:29:45 GMT Apr 4, DIY Wedding Decorations: Easy-To-Sew Banner /diy-wedding-decorations.html /diy-wedding-decorations.html <center><img src="/images/Wedding_Header_small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> With spring and summer coming, the wedding season is picking up! So we have just finished up a new project for all of the DIY brides: This cute easy-to-sew fabric banner. This is a great decoration or photo prop for your wedding. And actually, this idea could even be used for many other occasions. So take a look and click below for the instructions... <center><a href="/diy-wedding-decorations.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/diy_wedding_decorations_banner1.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 19:05:46 GMT Mar 28, Flopsy the Rustic Bunny /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Flopsy-the-Rustic-Bunny /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Flopsy-the-Rustic-Bunny <center><img src="/images/Header550wide.png" border="0" /> </a></center> We just finished one more pattern in time for Easter: Flopsy the Rustic Bunny! Flopsy is the first pattern in a new collection called "Out of the Attic". We hope you like him! And feel free to go check out the pattern at our store by clicking the pictures below. <center><a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/96296237/bunny-sewing-pattern-pdf-stuffed-animal" target="_blank"><img src="/images/flopsybunny.png" border="0" /> </a></center> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 04:28:03 GMT Mar 21, Jelly Bean the Easter Cat /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Jelly-Bean-the-Easter-Cat /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Jelly-Bean-the-Easter-Cat <center><img src="/images/Header550wide.png" border="0" /> </a></center> Our second holiday cat pattern is complete, and up for sale over at our store. So now Daffodil has his Easter friend. Jelly Bean the Easter cat is made to compliment Daffodil, and has a colorful Easter egg and jelly beans on her side. So go take a look and feel free to let us know what you think! <center><a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/95771398/stuffed-animal-pattern-felt-plushie" target="_blank"><img src="/images/jellybean.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 05:19:14 GMT Mar 18, Rita the Raccoon Pattern Giveaway! /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Rita-the-Raccoon-Pattern-Giveaway! /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Rita-the-Raccoon-Pattern-Giveaway! <center><img src="/images/Header550wide.png" border="0" /> </a></center> Hey everyone! We have just finished up a pattern that we had set aside for quite some time now. Does anyone remember Rita the Raccoon? We had originally meant to complete and release this pattern back in November, but one thing led to another, and poor Rita got put on the back shelf. But we have finally gotten back to her, and have finished up her pattern! <center><a href="http://www.squishycutedesigns.blogspot.com/" target="_blank"><img src="/images/raccoon400wide.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> And to celebrate the release of this pattern, we are excited to announce that we will be hosting a giveaway! We will be giving away 5 free patterns, and the winners of these patterns will be drawn randomly. Starting now, we will be accepting entries, and will continue to accept entries until March 24. We will then announce the winners on March 25 and send the winners their free pattern. <b><u>To Enter:</b></u> In order to enter the giveaway, you simply have to become a follower of our Squishy-Cute blog (click raccoon picture for link), and then send us an email at squishycutedesigns (at) yahoo (dot) com, letting us know your name and that you would like to be entered in this giveaway! Take care, <br>Kelli & Greta Sun, 18 Mar 2012 05:09:13 GMT Mar 11, Daffodil the Easter Dog /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Daffodil-the-Easter-Dog /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Daffodil-the-Easter-Dog <center><img src="/images/Header550wide.png" border="0" /> </a></center> Our second holiday dog pattern is complete and up for sale over at our store! Daffodil the Easter Dog is very colorful and will liven up your home with his spring flowers! So go take a look and let us know what you think! :) <center><a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/95004889/stuffed-animal-pattern-felt-plushie" target="_blank"><img src="/images/Daffodil_Dog.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Sun, 11 Mar 2012 20:48:53 GMT Feb 28, Beginner Sewing Patterns: Mini Easter Banner /beginner-sewing-patterns-easter-banner.html /beginner-sewing-patterns-easter-banner.html <center><img src="/images/Easter_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> We have just completed a new project for Easter!This Easter banner is another one of our easy-to-make beginner sewing patterns. It's also part of our mini holiday banner series. It measures only 9" wide by 12" tall and is made entirely of felt and embellished with a few beads. It's really inexpensive to make and this banner can be sewn completely by hand, so you don't even need a sewing machine for this project. So go take a look! <center><a href="/beginner-sewing-patterns-easter-banner.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/beginner_sewing_patterns_easterbannerfinal.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 23:24:04 GMT Feb 18, Shamrock the St. Patrick's Day Cat /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Shamrock-the-St.-Patrick's-Day-Cat /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Shamrock-the-St.-Patrick's-Day-Cat <center><img src="/images/Header550wide.png" border="0" /> </a></center> <p>Well we have just finished up Shamrock the St. Patrick's Day Cat. So now Lucky has a friend! Shamrock is the first in our Holiday Cat series, and is made to nicely compliment Lucky the St. Patrick's Day Dog. We hope you like them both! <center><a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/93258748/stuffed-animal-pattern-felt-plushie" target="_blank"><img src="/images/Shamrockcat.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Sat, 18 Feb 2012 05:39:52 GMT Feb 7, January's Wedding Coloring Book Giveaway Winner! /wedding-coloring-books.html /wedding-coloring-books.html <p>The winner of January's Wedding Coloring Book giveaway is: <p><center><b><FONT SIZE=5>Debra Crozier</FONT></center></b> <p><br>Congratulations Debra! And thank you so much to everyone who entered. This giveaway is held every month, so the February giveaway has now begun. We invite everyone to enter, even if you have entered in previous months. To learn more about the details and rules of this giveaway, please click the link below to be taken to the entry page. <b><center>Thank You!</center></b> <p> <center><a href="/wedding-coloring-books.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/Wedding-coloring-books.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 22:05:20 GMT Feb 4, Lucky the St. Patrick's Day Dog /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Lucky-the-St.-Patrick's-Day-Dog /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Lucky-the-St.-Patrick's-Day-Dog <center><img src="/images/Header550wide.png" border="0" /> </a></center> We have just finished up a new pattern for our Squishy-Cute Designs shop! Meet Lucky the St. Patrick's Day Dog! He is the first in the Holiday Dog series, and he will soon be joined by Shamrock the cat, for our Holiday Cat series. Go have a look! <center><a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/92083680/stuffed-animal-pattern-felt-plushie" target="_blank"><img src="/images/lucky.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Sat, 04 Feb 2012 00:06:29 GMT Jan 25, How To Transfer Designs Onto Felt /transfer-designs-onto-felt.html /transfer-designs-onto-felt.html <center><img src="/images/HelpfulHints_Header_Small.png" border="0" /> </a></center> Need to know how to transfer designs onto felt? Well, since felt is opaque, it can be a little hard to transfer designs onto it because you can't use the traditional methods of tracing on the window or using a light box. So to help you learn how to transfer designs onto felt, we created this guide. This guide will explain 3 easy transfer methods that will work well on felt and a couple of common transfer methods that don't work at all on felt. <center><a href="/transfer-designs-onto-felt.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/transfer_designs_onto_felt_final.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 19:54:56 GMT Jan 19, Homemade Valentine Cards: 3D Hearts /homemade-valentine-cards-3D.html /homemade-valentine-cards-3D.html <center><img src="/images/Valentine_Header_small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> What could be more special or heartfelt than giving homemade Valentine cards? Valentine's Day is the perfect time to show how much you care by making your own greeting cards. And if you are looking for something different to make, then a fun idea is to use 3 D shapes to create unique looking cards! So if you need a bit of card making inspiration, then keep on reading and we'll show you how to make these really cute 3 D cards! <center><a href="/homemade-valentine-cards-3D.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/Homemade_Valentine_Cards3D_Final.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 03:23:51 GMT Jan 10, December's Wedding Coloring Book Giveaway Winner! /wedding-coloring-books.html /wedding-coloring-books.html <p>The winner of December's Wedding Coloring Book giveaway is: <p><center><b><FONT SIZE=5>Cheyenne Lang</FONT></center></b> <p><br>Congratulations Cheyenne! And thank you so much to everyone who entered. This giveaway is held every month, so the January giveaway has now begun. We invite everyone to enter, even if you have entered in previous months. To learn more about the details and rules of this giveaway, please click the link below to be taken to the entry page. <b><center>Thank You!</center></b> <p> <center><a href="/wedding-coloring-books.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/Wedding-coloring-books.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 06:17:59 GMT Dec 27, New Years Crafts Updated For 2012 /new-years-eve-crafts.html /new-years-eve-crafts.html <center><img src="/images/New_Years_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> We have just updated all of our New Years crafts to 2012! So if you are in need of any cards, invitations or other ideas, check out our New Years crafts page and find some ideas to ring in 2012! <center><a href="/new-years-eve-crafts.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/homemade_party_favors_poppersfinal.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Tue, 27 Dec 2011 20:57:04 GMT Dec 17, Gift Basket Making Ideas: Upcycled Milk Cartons /gift-basket-making-ideas.html /gift-basket-making-ideas.html <center><img src="/images/Christmas_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Giving homemade goodies this year? If so, then maybe you'll like these fun gift basket making ideas! They are perfect for all kinds of goodies or other small gifts. You simply take empty milk cartons and upcycle them into beautiful homemade Christmas gift baskets. <center><a href="/gift-basket-making-ideas.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/gift_basket_making_ideas_milk.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Sat, 17 Dec 2011 04:10:28 GMT Dec 15, Christmas Gift Basket Ideas For Men: Paint Can "Basket" /gift-basket-ideas-for-men.html /gift-basket-ideas-for-men.html <center><img src="/images/Christmas_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Looking for some Christmas gift basket ideas for men? Well, here's a fun to make gift basket idea that most guys are sure to like. It's a decorated paint can that you can fill with small tools, his favorite gourmet coffee or chocolates, or maybe some homemade goodies and a gift card to his favorite store. <center><a href="/gift-basket-ideas-for-men.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/gift-basket-ideas-for-men-paintFinal.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Thu, 15 Dec 2011 22:15:52 GMT Dec 2, November's Wedding Coloring Book Giveaway Winner! /wedding-coloring-books.html /wedding-coloring-books.html <p>The winner of November's Wedding Coloring Book giveaway is: <p><center><b><FONT SIZE=5>Catherine Rowland</FONT></center></b> <p><br>Congratulations Catherine! And thank you so much to everyone who entered. This giveaway is held every month, so the December giveaway has now begun. We invite everyone to enter, even if you have entered in previous months. To learn more about the details and rules of this giveaway, please click the link below to be taken to the entry page. <b><center>Thank You!</center></b> <p> <center><a href="/wedding-coloring-books.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/Wedding-coloring-books.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 18:23:08 GMT Nov 27, Squishy-Cute Designs: New Blog & New Patterns! /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Squishy-Cute-Designs:-New-Blog-&-New-Patterns! /Holiday-crafts-blog.html#Squishy-Cute-Designs:-New-Blog-&-New-Patterns! <center><img src="/images/Header550wide.png" border="0" /> </a></center> Over the past few weeks my mom and I have been working hard on expanding our pattern shop, Squishy-Cute Designs. Up until now, we've only had just a couple patterns to offer, but had many ideas waiting, and so we finally have gotten a chance to start working on them! First, we'd like to invite you to visit our new blog dedicated to Squishy-Cute Designs, and consider becoming a follower! <a href="http://www.squishycutedesigns.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">http://www.squishycutedesigns.blogspot.com/</a> Here we give updates on the progress of our patterns and any other fun info, like great resources or shops we've found, or other projects we're doing. So please check it out :D <b><u>So what have we added to the shop so far?</u></b> My mom's been working on a Monster collection and so far she has two patterns completed: <center><img src="/images/Monsters500wide.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> <b><u>Other Upcoming Patterns:</b></u> <p>And while my mom has been working on that, I have been working on a Raccoon pattern, that is just about ready to put up in our shop too! Meet Rita the Raccoon: <center><img src="/images/raccoon400wide.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> <p>I've been working on the pattern for quite awhile, and all that is left is finishing up the instructions for her. And then the pattern for her will also be for sale! <p>And we have many more patterns in the works that we are designing right now! So check out our blog, or click below to visit our shop! Thanks for reading! <p>Kelli Sun, 27 Nov 2011 17:57:42 GMT Nov 10, Make Your Own Christmas Cards: Embossed Reindeer /make-your-own-christmas-cards.html /make-your-own-christmas-cards.html <center><img src="/images/Christmas_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Why not make your own Christmas cards this year?! Card making can be a wonderful activity for the whole family. It's fun, inexpensive, and can be a great way to build holiday memories. And if you need a little card-making inspiration, how about this embossed reindeer card? It's a nice looking card that's pretty easy and fun to make. So let's get started! <center><a href="/make-your-own-christmas-cards.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/make_your_own_christmas_cards_reindeerFinal.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 03:43:39 GMT Nov 9, Handmade Christmas Card Ideas: Sponge Stamped Holly /handmade-christmas-card-ideas-sponge.html /handmade-christmas-card-ideas-sponge.html <center><img src="/images/Christmas_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> This "Holly Jolly" card is one of our easiest to make handmade Christmas card ideas. And these cards are also really fun to make too! Just simply stamp the holly image onto your card with a sponge. It's so easy, it would make a great family project to do with your kids. So if you want to make your own Christmas cards this year, why not try these sponge stamped holly cards?! <center><a href="/handmade-christmas-card-ideas-sponge.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/homemade_christmas_card_ideas_spongeFinal2.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 03:39:59 GMT Nov 3, October's Wedding Coloring Book Giveaway Winner! /wedding-coloring-books.html /wedding-coloring-books.html <p>The winner of October's Wedding Coloring Book giveaway is: <p><center><b><FONT SIZE=5>Pat Marvin</FONT></center></b> <p><br>Congratulations Pat! And thank you so much to everyone who entered. This giveaway is held every month, so the November giveaway has now begun. We invite everyone to enter, even if you have entered in previous months. To learn more about the details and rules of this giveaway, please click the link below to be taken to the entry page. <b><center>Thank You!</center></b> <p> <center><a href="/wedding-coloring-books.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/Wedding-coloring-books.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Thu, 03 Nov 2011 01:54:18 GMT Oct 31, Homemade Christmas Card Ideas: Wreath /homemade-christmas-card-ideas-wreath.html /homemade-christmas-card-ideas-wreath.html <center><img src="/images/Christmas_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Feeling crafty and want some homemade Christmas card ideas? Well, how about this cute wreath greeting card made with scrapbook paper and buttons! It's a darling idea and it is sure to bring joy to someone's Christmas. So just follow our easy step-by-step instructions and you'll have a special handmade card that anyone would love to receive! <center><a href="/homemade-christmas-card-ideas-wreath.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/homemade_christmas_card_ideas_wreathfinal.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 04:29:48 GMT Oct 24, How To Make A Terrarium /how-to-make-a-terrarium.html /how-to-make-a-terrarium.html <center><img src="/images/Christmas_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> We are back to work on our site after Kelli's wedding this summer, and we have a fun new idea if you are starting to think about Christmas gifts! Learn how to make a terrarium and you will have a great gift to give that is simple to make and easy to maintain! Terrariums can also be very inexpensive to make if you shop at second-hand stores, flea markets, or discount stores for the decorative glass containers. Just follow our easy step-by-step instructions on how to plant a terrarium and you'll have the perfect gift for someone who could use a little tranquility in a jar! <center><a href="/how-to-make-a-terrarium.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/how_to_make_a_terrarium_Final.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 16:41:21 GMT Oct 2, July, August & September's Wedding Coloring Book Giveaway Winners! /wedding-coloring-books.html /wedding-coloring-books.html <p>The winner of the July, August & September's Wedding Coloring Book giveaways are: <p><center><b><FONT SIZE=5>Amelia Gagnon<br>Evelyn Morales<br>Marissa Uhlmeyer</FONT></center></b> <p><br>Congratulations ladies! And thank you so much to everyone who entered. This giveaway is held every month, so the October giveaway has now begun. We invite everyone to enter, even if you have entered in previous months. To learn more about the details and rules of this giveaway, please click the link below to be taken to the entry page. <b><center>Thank You!</center></b> <p> Sun, 02 Oct 2011 04:16:56 GMT Jul 3, June's Wedding Coloring Book Giveaway Winner! /wedding-coloring-books.html /wedding-coloring-books.html <p>The winner of the June Wedding Coloring Book giveaway is: <p><center><b><FONT SIZE=5>Jaime Moss</FONT></center></b> <p><br>Congratulations Jaime! And thank you so much to everyone who entered. This giveaway is held every month, however due to Kelli's wedding planning for this summer, the July and August giveaways will be on hold. You can still enter, and the September winner will be drawn at the beginning of October. To learn more about the details and rules of this giveaway, please click the link below to be taken to the entry page. <b><center>Thank You!</center></b> <p> Sun, 03 Jul 2011 04:24:58 GMT Jun 3, May's Wedding Coloring Book Giveaway Winner! /wedding-coloring-books.html /wedding-coloring-books.html <p>The winner of the May Wedding Coloring Book giveaway is: <p><center><b><FONT SIZE=5>Laura Horwits</FONT></center></b> <p><br>Congratulations Laura! And thank you so much to everyone who entered. This giveaway is held every month, so the June giveaway has now begun. We invite everyone to enter, even if you have entered in previous months. To learn more about the details and rules of this giveaway, please click the link below to be taken to the entry page. <b><center>Thank You!</center></b> <p> Fri, 03 Jun 2011 00:42:22 GMT Jun 3, May's Wedding Coloring Book Giveaway Winner! /wedding-coloring-books.html /wedding-coloring-books.html <p>The winner of the May Wedding Coloring Book giveaway is: <p><center><b><FONT SIZE=5>Laura Horwits</FONT></center></b> <p><br>Congratulations Laura! And thank you so much to everyone who entered. This giveaway is held every month, so the June giveaway has now begun. We invite everyone to enter, even if you have entered in previous months. To learn more about the details and rules of this giveaway, please click the link below to be taken to the entry page. <b><center>Thank You!</center></b> <p> Fri, 03 Jun 2011 00:42:22 GMT May 17, "Vintage Photo Album" Father's Day Card /fathers-day-cards-to-make.html /fathers-day-cards-to-make.html <center><a href="/fathers-day-cards-to-make.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/fathers-day-cards-to-make-vintage-final2.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Looking for ideas for Fathers Day cards to make? Why not try this cute idea? This card was designed to look like an old vintage photo album and it's a fun card to make, especially if you enjoy scrapbooking projects. Tue, 17 May 2011 03:17:38 GMT Apr 30, Enter to Win!!! Wedding Coloring Books (PDF file) /wedding-coloring-books.html /wedding-coloring-books.html <center><img src="/images/Wedding_Header_small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> <p>We are very excited to announce a new monthly giveaway on our site! Every month we will be giving away a personalized wedding coloring and activity book (PDF file/print at home) to a bride-to-be! Simply submit your name and email address to be entered into the drawing. <p>These coloring and activity books would make a really fun wedding favor for kids of all ages (even adults)! And these books are a great way to keep the little kids occupied during your special day so that they don't get fussy or bored. And besides, what bride wouldn't love to win some free wedding stuff?! <center><a href="/wedding-coloring-books.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/Wedding-coloring-books.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Sat, 30 Apr 2011 05:31:21 GMT Mar 20, Easter Cupcake Toppers /cupcake-decorating-ideas-easter.html /cupcake-decorating-ideas-easter.html <p>Want some easy cupcake decorating ideas for Easter? A really quick way to turn ordinary cupcakes into Easter cupcakes is with these free printable toppers. These cupcake toppers are a very simple and inexpensive way to get your cupcakes looking cute for Easter! <center><a href="/cupcake-decorating-ideas-easter.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/cupcake_decorating_ideas_easterprint3.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Sun, 20 Mar 2011 05:06:30 GMT Feb 27, Free Gift Box Templates For Wedding Favors /free-gift-box-templates-wedding.html /free-gift-box-templates-wedding.html <center><img src="/images/Wedding_Header_small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Make your own wedding favors with these free gift box templates. We'll show you how to take a plain gift box and decorate it so that it is sure to impress your guests. You could use these boxes as wedding souvenirs with your name and wedding date on them or as place cards with your guests' names on them. So if you are looking for some homemade wedding favor ideas, then check out these cute little boxes below. <center><a href="/free-gift-box-templates-wedding.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/free_gift_box_templates_weddingFinal.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Sun, 27 Feb 2011 04:06:59 GMT Feb 26, Felt Shamrock Bracelet /kids-sewing-projects-shamrock-bracelet.html /kids-sewing-projects-shamrock-bracelet.html <center><img src="/images/St_Patricks_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> This darling felt shamrock bracelet is one of our easy kids sewing projects for St. Patricks Day, and is a great match to our shamrock hair barrette! The bracelet is really easy and fun to make and you only need a few supplies. So if your kids like to sew, this bracelet would be a great project for them. Just follow our step-by-step bracelet making instructions and learn how easy it is to sew these cute felt bracelets. <center><a href="/kids-sewing-projects-shamrock-bracelet.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/kids_sewing_projects_ShamrockBraceletFinal2.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Sat, 26 Feb 2011 21:01:18 GMT Feb 26, Easy Sewing Projects: Shamrock Barrette /easy-sewing-projects-shamrock-barrette.html /easy-sewing-projects-shamrock-barrette.html <center><img src="/images/St_Patricks_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> This whimsical shamrock barrette is one of our easy sewing projects for St. Patricks Day. These darling hair clips are quite simple and fun to make and very inexpensive too! And if you or your kids need something green to wear, these barrettes would be the perfect green accessory. <center><a href="/easy-sewing-projects-shamrock-barrette.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/easy_sewing_projects_ShamrockBarretteFinal.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Sat, 26 Feb 2011 18:14:47 GMT Feb 10, How To Make Fabric Flowers /how-to-make-fabric-flowers.html /how-to-make-fabric-flowers.html <center><img src="/images/Wedding_Header_small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> We will show you how to make fabric flowers for your wedding with this fun and easy tutorial! These flowers could be used in a variety of ways for your wedding or at your reception. And they would also be great for other events or crafts like scrapbooking or jewelry making! <center><a href="/how-to-make-fabric-flowers.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/how_to_make_fabric_flowers_Final2.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 04:42:26 GMT Feb 1, My Wedding Plan Ideas Update: Invitations and Cake! /my-wedding-plan-ideas.html /my-wedding-plan-ideas.html <center><img src="/images/Wedding_Header_small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> <p>Update to My Wedding Plan Ideas Page: My inspiration for our invitations and ideas on our wedding cake! <center><a href="/my-wedding-plan-ideas.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/wedding_plan_ideas_Cake3.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Tue, 01 Feb 2011 03:16:51 GMT Jan 31, DIY Wedding Invitations: Design 2 /create-your-own-invitations.html /create-your-own-invitations.html <center><img src="/images/Wedding_Header_small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> <p>Want to create your own invitations for your wedding, but need some ideas? Then check out this slotted style invitation that we created. We'll show you step-by-step instructions on how to make these invitations. And this design could be used for a variety of wedding styles or themes and could easily incorporate any wedding colors. <p>And these wedding invitations will be used by Kelli from Holiday Crafts and Creations, for her own wedding! <center><a href="/create-your-own-invitations.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/create_your_own_invitations2_Final2.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 22:56:20 GMT Jan 28, My Wedding Plan Ideas /my-wedding-plan-ideas.html /my-wedding-plan-ideas.html <center><img src="/images/Wedding_Header_small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> <p>I'm really excited to announce that I will be getting married next summer!! Like most brides, I've been gathering tons of ideas and pictures that have inspired me, so I thought I would compile them onto a page on our site. This way I can organize my ideas, and share them with others too! And maybe inspire other brides-to-be. <p>So far I just have up my ideas for my dress and bridesmaid dresses, and ring, but I have many other pictures and ideas that I am getting ready to post as well. So I'll be posting more updates to come! And I'd love to hear any input from our visitors :) <center><a href="/my-wedding-plan-ideas.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/wedding_plan_ideas_dresstop.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Fri, 28 Jan 2011 06:27:23 GMT Jan 26, Homemade Valentine Decorations: Wire Hearts /valentine-decorations-wire-hearts.html /valentine-decorations-wire-hearts.html <center><img src="/images/Valentine_Header_small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> <p>Get your home ready for Valentine's Day with these easy to make Valentine decorations! These cute wire hearts are really simple to do and if you've never done any type of wire crafts before, then this would be a great beginner project. <center><a href="/valentine-decorations-wire-hearts.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/valentine_decorations_wirefinal.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Wed, 26 Jan 2011 03:18:12 GMT Jan 23, <FONT FACE="Georgia">Kids Sewing Projects: Valentine Bookmarks</FONT> /kids-sewing-projects-bookmark.html /kids-sewing-projects-bookmark.html <center><img src="/images/Valentine_Header_small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> We just got our first Valentine project out for the season! Some cute little felt bookmarks that would be great for the kids to make and hand out to all their friends on their Valentine cards! They are very easy to make, and are also very inexpensive. Check out the page for the complete instructions... <center><a href="/kids-sewing-projects-bookmark.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/kids_sewing_projects_FeltheartsFinal2.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Sun, 23 Jan 2011 20:07:02 GMT Dec 30, Noise Maker Centerpiece /new-years-eve-party-ideas.html /new-years-eve-party-ideas.html <center><img src="/images/New_Years_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Get ready to ring in the New Year with some of our New Years Eve party ideas! And if what you are looking for are some easy ideas for homemade centerpieces, then you might want to try this really quick and easy noisemaker centerpiece. <center><a href="/new-years-eve-party-ideas.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/new_years_eve_party_ideas_noisemakerfinal.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Thu, 30 Dec 2010 06:50:13 GMT Dec 30, New Year's Eve Poppers /homemade-party-favors-poppers.html /homemade-party-favors-poppers.html <center><img src="/images/New_Years_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> These homemade party favors are a really fun and festive idea, and are sure to be a hit at your party. They are very quick and simple to do, and would also make a really easy craft for kids too! Plus you could also use this same idea to make homemade birthday party favors. <center><a href="/homemade-party-favors-poppers.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/homemade_party_favors_poppersfinal.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Thu, 30 Dec 2010 06:50:13 GMT Dec 29, New Years Cards and Invitations /new-years-eve-invitations.html /new-years-eve-invitations.html <center><img src="/images/New_Years_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> We've just added 3 new printable card/invitation designs for New Years Eve! So if you are planning a party, or just want to send someone a new years greeting, check out these new designs! <center><a href="/new-years-eve-invitations.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/new-years-eve-invitations-festive.jpg" border="0" /> </a> <a href="/new-years-eve-invitations.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/new-years-eve-invitations-clock.jpg" border="0" /> </a> <a href="/new-years-eve-invitations.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/new-years-eve-invitations-hats.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Wed, 29 Dec 2010 04:00:53 GMT Dec 28, New Years Coloring Pages /new-years-coloring-pages.html /new-years-coloring-pages.html <center><img src="/images/New_Years_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> New Year's Eve is quickly approaching, and we have just posted 3 new coloring page designs. So if you would like to find a quick and easy project to set your kids up with, have them work on these new coloring pages to celebrate the New Year! <center><a href="/new-years-coloring-pages.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/new_years_coloring_pages_clock.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Tue, 28 Dec 2010 05:52:04 GMT Dec 27, New Years Cupcake Star Toppers /cupcake-decorating-ideas-for-new-years.html /cupcake-decorating-ideas-for-new-years.html <center><img src="/images/New_Years_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> If you have been searching for some cupcake decorating ideas for New Year's Eve, then you might want to try these cupcake toppers. These toppers are very easy to make and they add a really nice festive sparkle to your holiday table. <center><a href="/cupcake-decorating-ideas-for-new-years.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/NewYears_Cupcake_Ideas_Stars.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Mon, 27 Dec 2010 06:04:21 GMT Dec 26, New Years Cupcake Toppers /cupcake-ideas-for-new-years.html /cupcake-ideas-for-new-years.html <center><img src="/images/New_Years_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Looking for some holiday dessert ideas for a New Year's Eve party? Then try these easy cupcake ideas. These printable cupcake toppers are a simple and inexpensive way to get your cupcakes party-ready! <center><a href="/cupcake-ideas-for-new-years.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/NewYears_Cupcake_Ideas_Printable.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Sun, 26 Dec 2010 20:33:48 GMT Dec 9, Candy Cane Wreath /christmas-wreath-ideas.html /christmas-wreath-ideas.html <center><img src="/images/Christmas_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> If you are thinking about making a wreath and need some Christmas wreath ideas, then you might want to try this really easy candy cane wreath. Its very inexpensive and simple to do, and would also make a great kids Christmas craft project because there is a lot of ripping and tearing involved! How fun is that?! <center><a href="/christmas-wreath-ideas.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/christmas_wreath_ideas_candycanefinal.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Thu, 09 Dec 2010 19:23:22 GMT Nov 29, Mitten Advent Calendar Pattern /advent-calendar-pattern.html /advent-calendar-pattern.html <center><img src="/images/Christmas_Header_Small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> This cute little idea is our first project for the season! If you are looking for some fun Christmas sewing crafts then try our advent calendar pattern of cute little mittens. Our advent calendar is designed to be a garland of mittens, which would be perfect to hang along your mantel, down the banister, or even draped around your Christmas tree. <center><a href="/advent-calendar-pattern.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/advent_calendar_pattern_Final.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Mon, 29 Nov 2010 06:38:33 GMT Nov 16, Pumpkin Pie Box /free-box-template-pumpkin.html /free-box-template-pumpkin.html <center><img src="/images/Thanksgiving_Header_small.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Our free box template is shaped like a slice of pie, but you could also use it for any holiday food gifts, or even sending home some Thanksgiving leftovers. So if you plan to send home some pumpkin pie or other holiday food gifts with your guests, then you might find our printable pie box pretty handy! <center><a href="/free-box-template-pumpkin.html" target="_blank"><img src="/images/free_box_template_pumpkin.jpg" border="0" /> </a></center> Tue, 16 Nov 2010 06:33:18 GMT