Category Archives: Gift Ideas/Projects

DIY Monogram Lotion Pump and an Amazing Lotion Recipe {Mother’s Day Gift Idea}

Monogrammed rhinestone lotion dispenser and amazing lotion recipe.  Great gift idea.   The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Mother’s Day is next Sunday and I have a really fun (and easy) Mother’s Day gift idea that I wanted to share with you for making rhinestone monogrammed lotion pumps  I … Continue reading

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Favorite Christmas Snacks and Printable Gift Tag

Free Printable Merry Christmas Gift Tag

It’s hard to believe Christmas is almost here!  As we head into the next week and into Christmas, I wanted to share a few of my favorite Christmas recipes and snacks as you think about the things you want to … Continue reading

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Monogramming Tricks with Vinyl Gold Foil Letters

Tricks for monogramming with precut vinyl letters and gold foil.  The Creativity Exchange

So for years now, I have wracked my brain as to why my local craft store (Hobby Lobby) does not sell large, pre-cut vinyl adhesive letters.  It has driven my crazy because those of us without vinyl cutting machines like … Continue reading

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Easy DIY Knot Bracelets and Necklaces

Easy DIY knot bracelets and necklaces that anyone can make.  No special tools needed.  The Creativity Exchange

  I have been making jewelry for about 15 years but I rarely share any jewelry DIY’s because special tools are needed and jewelry making can be complicated (and tedious).  However, I recently made a bunch of bracelets for a … Continue reading

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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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