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. […]

easy & beautiful DIY fleece blankets

These fleece blankets are gorgeous! How to make easy trimmed fleece blankets. Great DIY Christmas or holiday gift idea!

I was browsing my local Jo-Ann Fabrics the other day, waiting for my number to be called for the cut line. While helping my daughter figure out how many people were in between us (number 97) and the number currently being served (81), I noticed a section of new fabric–the softest, most beautiful fleece I’ve ever seen in […]

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 […]

free printable 2017 photo calendar {easy DIY gift}

Awesome DIY gift idea! Free printable 2017 photo calendar makes an easy, cheap, and very cool handmade Christmas or holiday gift for anyone on your list. Great gift idea for grandparents!

Hey, it’s September, which means it’s obviously time to start planning Christmas gifts, right? Right. Today I’m sharing free printables for my 2017 photo calendar so you can get started on your holiday gifts. This photo calendar is a great gift option because: 1) you can customize it with your favorite photos, 2) it’s really […]

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 […]

kid scribble origami bowtie for Father’s Day

What a fun Father's Day gift kids can make! A kid scribble origami bowtie. Let kids color the paper, then fold up the bowtie and hot glue to a ribbon so Dad can wear it. Click through for folding video.

Turn your child’s artwork into a cute origami bowtie for Dad with this easy video tutorial. So when it comes to Father’s Day I don’t do a lot of shopping for my husband. He and I usually treat ourselves to one joint gift for Mother’s/Father’s Day, then we like to help the kids make things for each […]