Category Archives: Gift Ideas/Projects

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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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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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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Create an Instant Framed Chalkboard with Black Card Stock…

Instant Chalkboard- Craft-DIY

      Often times we make things harder than what they really are.  Sometimes the simplest solutions are right under our noses.  For a year now, I have been painting glass in frames for chalkboards, writing sweet quotes and … Continue reading

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Easy Decoupaging with Fabric {Halloween Treat Bucket}…

Craft- How to Decoupage- With Fabric- Instructions

I finally got around to doing just a little fall decorating and my daughter and I have done a few fall crafts so far.  The extent of my fall-lala so far is our entry way table:   My girl and … Continue reading

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