Winter Doors That Welcome the Season

A decorated evergreen tree, wreaths, and garland are captivating against an all-white backdrop. Decorating with a wire basket filled with firewood reinforces the natural coziness that oozes from this front porch. Scandinavian design inspired an inviting gabled entrance that’s emphasized with berry-studded greenery. Small evergreen trees rest in galvanized buckets on both sides of the … More Winter Doors That Welcome the Season

Handcrafted Valentine's Day Decor ~ DIY Crafts for Kids and Adults

Express your affection by creating these simple handmade gifts and decorations for Valentine’s Day. From heart-shape art to pretty Valentine’s Day decor for your mantel, these crafts and projects will be loved this holiday. Valentine’s Day BannerBright colors make this Valentine’s Day mantel pop — traditional pink hearts mix with bright orange, yellow, green, and … More Handcrafted Valentine's Day Decor ~ DIY Crafts for Kids and Adults

Fun Valentine's Day Ideas For Your Kiddos Parties

Mad LoveMad Libs, with their elements of nonsense and the occasional (and purely accidental, we’re sure) off-color joke, are a perennial hit with kids.What you’ll need:a Mad Libs pageorigami paperyarnred paperhole punchscissors (an adult’s job)For each card, roll up one Mad Libs page, then roll a piece of origami paper (ours are 3 inches square) … More Fun Valentine's Day Ideas For Your Kiddos Parties

Front Door Christmas (and Some Winter) Displays and Decor that say Welcome

Transform Premade into One-of-a-KindIt’s easy to customize an ordinary garland for extraordinary impact. Small holiday ornaments secured with hot glue coordinate with this red front door, adding bright pops of color to a premade pinecone wreath. Tall lanterns, adorned with small sprigs of berries, add to the colorful Christmas door decorations. Balance Your Christmas Door … More Front Door Christmas (and Some Winter) Displays and Decor that say Welcome

Easy, Fun~to~Make Handmade~Homemade Christmas Holiday Crafts and Gifts

Patterned-Paper Christmas TreesSpruce up your holiday decor with patterned-paper trees. Cut or punch a decorative edge from 1×2-1/2-inch and 3/4×2-1/2-inch strips of patterned paper; curl the edges by wrapping them around a pencil. Hot-glue the pieces to a foam cone (ours are 9, 12, and 15 inches tall). Top each tree with a star cut … More Easy, Fun~to~Make Handmade~Homemade Christmas Holiday Crafts and Gifts