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Easy DIY Christmas ornaments, decorations, and DIY gifts ideas that are handmade, not homemade — plus my mom’s traditional Swedish Tea Ring recipe for Christmas breakfast.

Cute gingerbread DIY Christmas decorations wearing ugly sweaters

Bring joy into your holiday season with my cute DIY gingerbread Christmas decorations in ugly sweaters! Keep reading to see how to make your own paper garland and Joy sign to decorate your home for Christmas. There’s no doubt that 2020 has been an ugly year. End it on a cute note with this cheerful …

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10 DIY gift ideas for Grandma that kids can make

There’s nothing that Grandma wants more for Christmas and birthdays than a gift made by her grandchildren. Here are 10 super fun and useful DIY Gift Ideas for Grandma that kids can make – yay! There are a lot of useful gifts on this list. I’m a sucker for useful gifts so you’ll see many …

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Cute DIY Christmas ornament ideas – personalized for kids, family & friends

‘Tis the season for making handmade Christmas ornaments! I’m sharing my favorite one-of-a-kind Christmas ornament DIY ideas to make for kids, family, and friends. These DIY Christmas ornaments are a meaningful way to decorate your Christmas tree.  DIY Christmas ornaments for kids My DIY ornament ideas can be made with kids or given to kids. …

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Personalized DIY felt mitten ornaments pattern with monograms

Make felt mitten Christmas ornaments for friends and family with my free mini mitten printable template. There’s a monogram on the mitten front and a heart on the mitten back. I had a lot of fun making these handmade felt Christmas ornaments using super pretty wool felt and colorful embroidery floss. Download my felt ornament …

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Mittens DIY Christmas gift card holder printable template

Gift cards are a popular holiday gift. My teen niece absolutely loves gift cards! And gift cards are great for teachers, babysitters, and coaches. Let’s be honest, though; gift cards can feel a bit impersonal. So today I’m sharing super cute handmade mitten gift card holders that will make your gift cards feel memorable and …

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Free printable Christmas gift tags in pink – Editable

These free printable Christmas tags in pink add a little bit of whimsy to your gifts, and they’re editable so you just download, type to personalize, print, and tie onto your Christmas gifts. My latest customizable Christmas tags feel a little Whoville to me. Hand-drawn ornaments hang from dark green Christmas tree branches, and there’s …

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Christmas Color Palette Inspiration: Wooden German Ornaments

This time of year bursts with traditions and memories. When I was a kid, the wooden German Christmas ornaments on our family’s Christmas tree were always my favorite. ??? ? Pulling these cute little guys out of our ornament box each year gives me such joy that I wanted to share their bright colors with you …

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No-sew DIY bracelets Christmas craft idea for kids

Looking for an easy DIY Christmas craft idea for kids? Make these festive no-sew DIY Christmas bracelets using just fabric markers and hook-and-loop fasteners. These DIY kid’s bracelets are perfect for cute-ing up a simple outfit into an ensemble that’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. We used fabric markers to draw patterns and …

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Free printable Four Gift Christmas gift tags in blue: Want, Need, Make, Read

Here’s a new set of free printable ‘Four Gift Christmas’ gift tags — this time in blue. Just download, type to personalize, and print. This is our third year giving only four Christmas gifts each to Elise and Liam and it’s been super amazing for our family. Instead of feeling the pressure to give ALL …

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Best Gift Ideas for Crafty Kids | Gift Guide

Probably no surprise that I prefer creative kids gift ideas for birthdays and Christmas that spark creativity. Last Christmas, I gave Elise a huge stack of colorful felt and she created these super cute little tiny stuffed animals all by herself without a pattern. For her 7th birthday, I gave Elise a ginger ale making …

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Handmade DIY chocolate stir sticks – easy DIY gift that kids can make

Lately I’ve seen a lot of old-school handmade chocolate stir sticks for sale. I’ll tell you though, DIY chocolate stir sticks are so easy to make yourself! It’s an easy and economical throwback handmade Christmas gift for teachers, neighbors and family. The kids and I made a batch using candy canes and sprinkles and they …

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