Category Archives: Gift Ideas/Projects

Easy DIY Vintage Pin Candle- Last Minute Gift Idea

Tutorial for glueing vintage pins to candles or glass containers for a unique gift idea.  The Creativity Exchange

    With Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday and this week being Teacher Appreciation Week, I wanted to share one of my favorite easy and quick DIY projects.  You won’t believe how easy this project is and in just … Continue reading

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Fun Projects for Kids to Paint and Give as Gifts {Paint It Monday}

fun kid's paintable gift ideas for Valentine's Day {Paint It Monday} The Creativity Exchange

I hope you guys have had a wonderful weekend! Welcome to another Paint It Monday! I thought I would switch gears here this week for Paint It Monday and highlight some super creative ideas that kids can paint and give … Continue reading

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Turn a Plate and Bowl into Chic Cake Stand {Holiday Gift Idea}..

Tutorial for turning a plate and bowl into a chic cake stand for giving sweet treats {The Creativity Exchange}

    For the last three years, it’s become a gift giving tradition for me to give my plate and bowl cake stand gifts filled with treats as holiday and special occasion gifts. Some of you may remember last year’s … Continue reading

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DIY Monogrammed Mousepad Using Free Monogram Printables…

DIY monogrammed mousepad using free monogram printables (The Creativity Exchange)

  Back in May, some of you may remember that I shared a project for DIY framed pin cushions.  I made the pin cushions by using these awesome free monogram printables from my favorite ladies (Jenny and Luisa) over at For … Continue reading

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DIY Action Shot Photo Collage (Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Idea)..

Take four action shots of your kids and create a collage in Picasa

    With Father’s Day on Sunday, I thought I would share a super easy last-minute gift idea that you can do with your own computer and pictures. No need for any special photo paper, just smooth white card stock … Continue reading

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How to Print Monogram Printables on Fabric (DIY Framed Pin Cushions)..

Framed pin cushions using free monogrammed printables printed on fabric {The Creativity Exchange}

    This last week, I turned my kitchen into a serious craft production factory. With Teacher Appreciation Week next week and Mother’s Day just around the corner, I went into full production mode and made a project that has … Continue reading

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Using Small Frames for Displaying Favorite Shells (DIY Gift Idea)…

Display special shells in open frames

  I hope you all have had a great week so far! I’m still recouperating from all of the sugar shock from celebrating my daughter’s 9th Birthday over the weekend. I cannot tell you how much sugar we ate from … Continue reading

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Printable Chalkboard Note Cards and Gift Tags {April’s Printable of the Month}

free printable chalkboard note cards and tags {The Creativity Exchange}

  Well friends, I’m still riding that chalkboard train!  I still love it all and get all warm and fuzzy when I see anything chalkboard related.  I hope you’re still on that train because I am really excited about April’s … Continue reading

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Herb Filled Moss Basket (DIY Gift Idea)

DIY Herb Basket. Painted pots, chalkboard picks and gold leafed rocks {The Creativity Exchange}

  I haven’t had the chance to do many Easter projects this year, have you?  Between our Spring Break vacation and being under the weather, I haven’t done all of the little Easter projects that my daughter and I love … Continue reading

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DIY Chalkboard Cookie Jar {last minute easy gift idea}…

DIY Chalkboard Cookie Jar with Free Printable Stencil {The Creativity Exchange}

  It’s been a crazy week and as usual, I’m down to the wire… I tell myself every year that I’m going to have all my Christmas projects and gifts done WAY ahead of time but {Ugh!} it didn’t happen … Continue reading

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