Love Notes for Preschool or Kindergarten Teachers

For teacher gifts on Christmas, birthdays or teacher appreciation, I usually combine a gift card with a handmade gift. My son in in kindergarten and the students in his class are super sweet! I thought I would harness some of their sweetness into “love notes.” This project is made super simple by the use of Project Life journaling cards ....more

16 DIY Gift Card Holders For All Occasions

I will let you in on a secret. I LOVE receiving gift cards. I enjoy thinking about what I can buy with them because there are so many possibilities ....more

Free Santa’s Reindeer Word Search Printable

I have fond memories of singing Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer during music class in elementary school. I am pretty sure that the first year or two I didn’t know all the reindeer names but then I became a pro....more

A Purrfect Christmas Ribbon Wrapped Cat Ornament

I love everything about Christmas trees: the fragrance, the lights and the ornaments of course! The Silhouette Challenge Facebook group organized a handmade ornament swap and I knew I had to join. We were paired up with a partner and encouraged to get to know our partners so we could make them the perfect ornament ....more

Coffee or Latte Container Christmas Gift Tags With Free Cut File

This fall, Rachel of Lines Across launched Let’s Wrap Stuff, a website devoted to all things gift wrap related. To celebrate its launch, Rachel challenged me and a select group of talented bloggers to come up with a creative gift wrap idea using plain kraft paper. Who doesn’t love brown paper packages tied up with string? ...more

20 DIY Christmas Ornaments To Make In 30 Minutes Or Less

We have less than 3 weeks from Christmas. If there is anything I am short of during the holiday season, it is time! I love to make ornaments for the tree so I gathered up 20 DIY Christmas ornaments that you can make in 30 minutes or less ....more

Santa and Christmas Advent Digital Scrapbook Templates

It’s December and that means Christmas is just around the corner! I have two new template releases for you today! First is the Christmas Advent Template Set ....more

Stocking Digital Scrapbook Template

Among my favorite scrapbook layouts to look at are our family’s Christmas layouts. I love seeing how we celebrate differently each year. This means that I can never have too many holiday templates or kits ....more

Holiday Craft Party Wrap Up

I had so much fun teaming up with Michelle of Weekend Craft for the #HolidayCraftParty last week. Here’s a list of the holiday projects that we shared. Ornaments Ribbon Wrapped Christmas Tree Ornament by Simply Kelly Designs Rustic DIY Christmas Ornaments by Weekend Craft Gift Tags Christmas Gift Tags Using Scrapbook Paper Scraps With Free Cut File by Simply Kelly Designs Christmas Tags With Paint Chips by Weekend Craft Home Decor We Wish You A Merry Christmas Glass Block With Free Cut File by Simply Kelly Designs Chalkboard Christmas Sign by Weekend Craft We also gave away a $25 gift card to Michaels ....more

We Wish You A Merry Christmas Glass Block With Free Cut File

Day 3 of the #HolidayCraftParty with Weekend Craft features home decor items. At the bottom of the post, we also have a $25 Michaels gift card giveaway and a holiday themed link party! If you missed them, you can check out Day 1 (ornaments) here and Day 2 (gift tags) here ....more