Recycled Newspaper Gift Tags: An Easy Papermaking DIY Project

Every time my father-in-law comes to visit, he leaves stacks of newspapers behind. He does the crossword, chuckles at the comics, and then he tosses the paper aside. After this weekend’s visit, I decided to get crafty with the kids and his newspaper. I have always wanted to try making paper, but somehow it seemed really daunting. I was wrong; it is really easy. ...more

Owl-themed teacher gift tags

Looking for a cute gift tag to go with your child’s teacher gift?I designed this owl-themed gift tag that you can download for free. You can print the tag on regular paper and adhere it to colored cardstock or construction paper, OR you can print it directly on white cardstock. There is a small hole at the top for you to hole punch and tie with ribbon....more

Gift Tags by Trader Joe's

Last year Trader Joe's had some fantastic holiday bags with festive words addorning them all over.  They were, yes I'm going to say it, pretty!  Who wanted to recycle something so nice. While I do love those Marthesque gift tags, oh, I really do...I also like saving a buck and a tree!  So,  I set out cutting apart their bags and used them as gift tags.  Brad, rolled his eyes at me.  I thought it was quite ingenious!  ...more

Cute Holiday Printable Gift Tags or Sticker Set

Today I've been wrapping Christmas gifts for my family. This year, since I was on a tight budget, I didn't spend any extra money buying wrapping paper or tags. Instead I recycled old boxes and brown paper craft bags for wrapping paper....more
That is one cute lookin package!more

Valentine's Day Project - Polymer Clay Gift Tags

Last year Mitsy of Artmind created this fabulous tutorial for polymer gift tags....more

Unique DIY Christmas Gifts

Make your Christmas merry with a touch of handmade! Following are ten remarkable Christmas gifts that you can craft yourself! Credit: Jonas N...more

Making gifts for the holidays.

Here are a few handmade gift ideas for all of you DIY'ers out there. These would make great gifts not only for Christmas, but also year round....more

i am a big fan of DYI crafts. personalized gifts are always best for me.more

Make your holiday a success.

A handmade Christmas full of DIY projects that you can make and give! This post is a continuation of gifts you can make spun off of the original blog post...more

Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas

This holiday season is all about being eco-friendly. But it's not just the gifts that should be environmentally green! Packaging and gift wrap make for a lot of waste....more