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Homemade Gift Ideas

Homemade Gift Ideas

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101 Simple Handmade Gift Tutorials These simple handmade gift tutorials will make any crafty person’s heart sing with joy! You don’t need special skills or a bunch of time because these can all be done super fast! Simple and cute…that works for me! Tutorial: My New Handbag I got bored with my old handbag, so here is my new one. It took me about 4 hours - cause I didn't want to stuff it up. I particularly like the zipper in the top rather than just the magnetic closure. DIY Roman Shades & It always feels great when you have your mind set on how you want something to look and then it all comes together. This is exactly what has happened with my entry way/porch area. I knew I wanted to put stripes on the wall but it was a matter of finally getting around to it. Once that was done and the porch was all cleared out I knew I had to make it something that was worth having. That’s when I ordered my desk and watched the space slowly turn into what I had envisioned. I had my cream and tan stripes, I had my white lacquered desk, now it was time for some color.

Organize and Decorate Everything — Organize Your Life and Decorate Your World Here is another garland I made for Emilee’s birthday and to decorate her bedroom door. This is another great way to give money as a gift. To make the Dollar Bow Garland you can make as many bows as you like and in any denomination. My folding skills aren’t amazing so I decided on making a simple bow. {the lowdown on} How To Put Together A Fantastic, Affordable Gift Basket It’s end of the school year time around here, and if you are like me, you find yourself trying to stretch a dollar to give a token of how deeply you appreciate how AMAZING your kids’ teachers are! I am a big fan of gift baskets. I feel like they look cute & are simple to assemble.

For The Love Of (Free) Labels Part 1 Oh yes, I just can’t get enough of them. Just search free labels on the blog and you’ll see what I mean, hehe. So to my fellow label whor hoarders out there, here’s another roundup of some of my faves for your downloading pleasure.

Quilted Wallet Tutorial « that*darn*kat Looking for other crafty inspirations? Check out the patterns I have for sale in my Etsy Shop. Here is a little tutorial to show how I make my quilted fabric wallets. There are quite a few tutorials out there for little card cases or zipper pouch wallets, but I prefer the traditional “place for everything” wallet. My wallet here has eight credit card slots, two pockets for bills/receipts, and a double-snap closure. Start by gathering up the materials you’ll need. DIY: Swing Shelf So…as you can see this pregger mama has been quite busy with all sorts of DIY projects that will complete the room being shared by kiddo #1 and kiddo #2. This project was quick and easy, plus it turned out really cute and was theme-appropriate for my lil’ surfer boys. I was inspired by the adorable Swing Shelf from Pottery Barn Kids (no longer available…bummer dude!).

All-In-One Moving Guide: Printables, Checklists to Organize Your Move Moving frequently accompanies some of the biggest moments in life: Setting up your first apartment. Buying your first home. Upsizing. Downsizing. ah-soo-yeh-tah] - the chosen one - handmade clothes & accessories. Bandanas are not only for Bret Michaels, you can wear them too. And I promise that they will always look amazing! Here are 5 fun and easy hairstyling tutorials that can be done with a bandana or light scarf. And if you are in need of a cute bandana, just come on over and make one with me right here! Have fun! Lemonade Goodies: Part 2 Because you know I can’t get enough of labels (particularly the French vintage kind ), here’s a few more to incorporate bright and happy as ‘lemonade’ into your celebration. And for some Tuscan (Provence?)

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