Category Archives: Christmas Ideas

DIY Cookie/Cake Stands and Chocolate Dipped Gingerbread Men…

DIY Cookie Stands & Dipped Gingerbread Men

  I hope you all are enjoying all of your Christmas preparations.  It’s hard to believe it’s only six days until Christmas! Yikes!! My daughter and I have been busy baking cookies and making fun cookie/cake stands to give as … Continue reading

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Decking the Halls…

The Creativity Exchange {Deck the Halls}

    Things have been so crazy for me and my family the last six weeks that I haven’t had a whole lot of time to deck our halls for Christmas. I over-committed {as usual} and finally this weekend, I … Continue reading

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Chalkboard Gift Caddy {Fun Holiday Gift Ideas}…

Chalkboard gift ideas- Merry Bubble- Craft- Make- Christmas Teacher Gift Ideas

    For a couple of years now, I have had a regular craft/DIY column in a local magazine called “Charm Magazine“.  Charm is created and distributed by Lufkin Daily News, which is the newspaper in my hometown. For the … Continue reading

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Handmade Holiday Gift Guide…

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Happy Friday and welcome to the official start of the Christmas countdown! I thought today would be the perfect time to share a handmade gift project guide of some of my favorite gift project tutorials that I have shared here … Continue reading

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The Tree Cone Templates are Finally Ready!

Fabric covered poster board tree cones for the holidays.  Link to template that has 5 sizes of cones on it. {The Creativity Exchange}

        Finally!!  The Fabric Covered Poster Board Tree Cone Template and Tutorial is finished and is now available for sale and download in my new online store here. Yes, immediate download (you receive the download link immediately after … Continue reading

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Free Printable Child’s Chalkboard Placemat {November Printable of the Month}..

Free Printable- Placemat-Craft- Instructions

    Happy November friends!! For this month’s free Printable of the Month, I created a fun chalkboard placemat that is perfect for kids during holiday gatherings. I will forever be the adult child at the kid’s table, so I … Continue reading

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Creative Gifts for Teachers, Friends and Kids…

Creative Christmas Gifts- DIY- Crafts

Well, here we are friends… Right smack in the middle of the Fa-La-LAAAAAHHHHH!!! Yep, it’s crazy and right about now you’re probably trying to figure out what to give teachers, co-worker’s, neighbors and kids, right? Yep, me too! I have … Continue reading

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Rhinestone Monogrammed Ornaments and a Blinged out Holiday Table…

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Before things really get hectic with the holidays, I’ve decided to have a small Christmas dinner party for some of my girlfriend’s next week. Things just get too crazy during the holidays and we won’t have the chance to really … Continue reading

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Easy Holiday Decorating Tips and Tricks

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We had a wonderful time with our family and we are now in full Christmas decorating mode and the endless boxes of Fa La La have come out of the attic! Yikes! I … Continue reading

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Fabric Covered Poster Board Tree Cones {Part 2}…

      Well friends, it’s about that time to start thinking about dragging out the old Christmas decorations… I am super excited about decorating this year because that means I can make even more poster board tree cones. Some … Continue reading

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