DIY conversation hearts Valentine’s Day photo card

What a fun idea! Take a photo of your child to make it look like she's holding a box of Sweethearts for a fun DIY Valentine's Day card. Easy instructions and free printable included.

When I was a kid, I LOVED getting boxes of conversation hearts on Valentine’s Day. I mean, any card with candy was awesome (meaning it didn’t get thrown away quite as fast as the non-candy ones). But the conversations hearts were just the awesome-est. So when I saw the boxes of Sweethearts hit the stores this […]

make a personalized photo wall calendar + Photoshop Elements giveaway

Beautiful! I love this personalized photo wall calendar. Click through for the free template and a video tutorial. Easy, inexpensive DIY gift!

This is one of my favorite DIY gifts ever! Today I’m showing you how to make this cool 2017 wall calendar personalized with your own photos. I have a free template for you, so all you have to do is drop your photos into the template using Photoshop Elements and you have a gorgeous gift. […]

crockpot caramel apple butter | DIY gift idea

This recipe for caramel apple butter is easy to make in the crockpot and tastes amazing! Wonderful DIY Christmas gift idea. Comes with free labels for the jars. Slow cooker recipe.

I’m not sure where apple butter has been all my life, but I recently discovered it and wow it’s amazing. I want to put it on everything: pancakes and English muffins and toast and ice cream. And graham crackers. Don’t get me wrong, I love homemade jam, but right now it’s apple butter all the way. […]

how to make a photo collage blanket | DIY gift idea

This is gorgeous! How to make a photo collage quilt or blanket using Photoshop Elements. I really want to make one!

If you’re looking for an extra special handmade gift for someone this holiday season, I have a great idea for you: make a photo collage blanket. Take someone’s favorite photos, have them printed on fabric, and add a fuzzy backing for the coolest gift ever. Seriously, who wouldn’t love one of these? For today’s post, […]

cookie mix gift sack | easy DIY Christmas gift idea

These cookie mix gift sacks make an adorable handmade Christmas gift, and they're easy and cheap to put together. DIY gift idea.

So I know it’s not even Halloween, but I’m already thinking about Christmas! Halloween’s fun, but Christmas is my holiday. I’m the ‘listen to Christmas music all year’ kind of person, much to my teenager’s dismay. And my big goal this year is to get my Christmas gifts made or purchased early so I can relax […]

DIY mini photo calendar w/free printables

Fabulous DIY gift idea! Mini 2017 photo calendars. Free printables that you can customize with your own photos for a cheap and easy gift. Great Christmas gift idea for family or friends!

Hey all! I know some of your are going to be excited today because you’ve been asking when my 2017 photo calendar printables would be available, and today is the day. (Want a full size version? Click here!) I love this little calendar! All you need to make one is 6 sheets of cardstock and 12 […]

turn any photo into a painting | easy DIY gift idea

How to turn any photo into a painting you can print on your home printer - this turns out awesome! Would be a perfect DIY wedding gift.

‘Tis the season for weddings, right? Well today I have a fun DIY wedding gift idea for you. If you can get your hands on a digital photo of the happy couple, you can turn it into a painting using Adobe Photoshop Elements. It’s really easy to do, and you can print it out at home […]

DIY photo Christmas ornaments {easy and cheap!}

What a good idea! Use dollar store frames to make DIY photo Christmas ornaments - easy & cheap way to decorate your tree! Plus it would be so fun to add new ones year after year.

Today’s project is a fun and easy way to decorate your house for Christmas: DIY photo ornaments for your Christmas tree. You can put these together really quickly using supplies from the dollar store, which means they’re very inexpensive to make. Use them to decorate your own tree, or make a set for the grandparents […]