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Make a Felt Raccoon Gift Topper or Ornament

Only one week until Christmas!  Continuing with our adorable felt animal ornament series, today we are sharing with you the pattern and tutorial for the raccoon. I just love this little guy holding his red mushroom. How cute will he be on top of your gift or hanging from your tree. This raccoon was made… Read more.

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CookieExchangeTN

Christmas Cookie Exhange Party

There is nothing that says Christmas better than a homemade holiday cookie. What fun it is to gather with your friends to exchange your fresh baked goodies and what a great way to do it with this adorable Christmas Cookie Exchange Party Kit. We partnered with TomKat Studios for this cookie exchange party in designing… Read more.

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FeltBearTN

Make a Felt Bear Gift Topper or Ornament

I am back from my trip to London and have all kinds of great projects to get up before Christmas! The next felt ornament is this adorable little felt bear wearing his red scarf. This little bear is so easy to make. I used gorgeous wool felt blend from Benzie Design’s Etsy shop. For the… Read more.

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ChristmasWreathTN

Make a Paper Christmas Wreath

There is nothing that says Christmas better than the traditional red and green color mix. This gorgeous paper Christmas wreath is something you can make and decorate with year after year as it will always me a handcrafted treasure. The wreath includes holly leaves and berries, mistletoe leaves and berries as pine needles adding a… Read more.

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GiftCardHoldersTN

Make A Pretty Gift Card Holder Ornament

Do you need a creative idea to wrap your holiday gift card gifts? How about hang them on the tree? These pretty paper cut envelopes are made from a mix of metallic papers and glitter papers that you can find at your craft supply store. We were asked by Cricut to do a test run… Read more.

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Make A Felt Squirrel Gift Topper or Ornament

This is the second in our felt animal gift toppers and ornament series. You can find the little fox in this post. We have provided a template for you to use to cut all of your felt pieces. I used wool blend felt from Benzie Design’s Etsy shop in the colors of Smoke for the… Read more.

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Holiday Recipe Cards Printables

A fun printable that you can use for yourself or add in to one of your gourmet gifts are these holiday recipe cards printable and personalized recipe cards. This one is a gorgeous holiday design in navy glue with a gold floral pattern. This is really easy to add our own recipe by first downloading the… Read more.

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Felt gift topper

Make a Felt Fox Ornament or Gift Topper

For those of you who follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you know I am in London this week debuting my new paper craft kits. Very exciting! Trips like this always throw off my blog schedule, so my plan to start my series of felt animals has been delayed for a few day. Let’s get… Read more.

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ChristmasTableSettingTN

Sneak Peek of My Christmas Morning Breakfast Table

This Christmas morning I will have a small group of family at my house. Much different from the 21 I hosted at Thanksgiving. Our family tradition is to open gifts on Christmas eve and to serve an elegant breakfast or brunch on Christmas day. I am so lucky that this year Birch Lane invited me… Read more.

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PaperMistletoeTN

DIY Paper Mistletoe Kissing Ball

But of course! With all of the paper greenery we are doing this season, a mistletoe kissing ball is a must. Though I think the mistletoe would look great with a small bundle of sprigs and tied with a red ribbon, this kissing ball makes quite the statement and is perfect for your holiday party… Read more.

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Modern Holiday

Decorating for a Modern Holiday

This post is sponsored by Target. Shop Home Décor for modern luxury made easy. Though my house is designed in a craftsman comfort style, I am starting to mix in a modern and mid-century twist. My house was built in 1920, the height of the craftsman movement, where the overly ornate was discarded for a simple and solid… Read more.

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HolidayGiftWrapTN

Printable Holiday Gift Wrap in Navy, Teal and Deep Red

This fun set of free printable holiday gift wrap is ready for you to download and print. They are set up for an 11×17 paper though you can print them smaller as well. I like to print these large sets on a laser printer as it holds the full coverage ink best. You can find… Read more.

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HolidayTagsTN

Rustic Holiday Labels and Tags to Print

More is more, right? Or as Mae West said “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful”! This is also a lia-ism that my staff teases me with. “More is more, right Lia”. Well today it just simply is! More gift tags. More gift labels. You can see yesterday’s elegant set here and the… Read more.

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Printable Christmas Gift Wrap

We have added three new prints to our favorite Christmas gift wraps from last year! I am just adoring this grey and white animal print with the owl, fox and deer. How gorgeous is that? Grey and white birch trees with little red birds coordinates so well and a gold and white floral picks up… Read more.

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Gift Tags

Christmas Gift Tags & Labels to Print

It is time to start thinking about gift wrapping. . . one of my favorite things! Thank you worldlabel.com for hosting this new set of printable gift tags and editable labels for you to download. This set of tags features a traditional color palette with gorgeous typography, a little bit of chalkboard and some faux… Read more.

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Paper Cut Holiday Gift Tags

Loving the pretty paper cut tree ornaments that we shared a few weeks ago, we decided to create a similar design where you can have a space to write in your “to and from”. These are quick and easy gift toppers when you have a personal cutting machine and are a very sweet juster of… Read more.

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FreshFruitTM

Make a Gorgeous Fresh Fruit Centerpiece

The last few weeks, I have been enjoying the wonderful holiday fruits from my The Fruit Company. When they asked me to share my tips on how to create a gorgeous fruit centerpiece, I jumped at the opportunity. Once upon a time, in a past life of mine, I owned a little flower shop. We… Read more.

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Kid’s Craft: Felt and Pine Cone Elves

Kid’s Craft: Felt and Pine Cone Elves

I think I am falling in love with felt again. Actually, I know that to be true. One reason is the wonderful wool blend and 100% wool felt that is so readily available. My go-to source for wool blend felt is Benzie Design’s Etsy shop. Remember the felt turkey tutorial and the felt pine cone… Read more.

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Kid’s Printable Gift Wrap + Printed Sheets in Etsy Shop

Last year my kid’s wrap and gift tags were all about woodland animals and this year we are loving the Polar and Arctic bunch! You can download your free set of gift tags and gift labels that we shared last week right here. For this set of printable gift wrap, I used an 11×17 paper… Read more.

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PerfectBowTN

How to Tie the Perfect Bow

Tying the perfect bow is something my mom taught me. There are several different ways to do this, and this is one. The trick to keeping your bow straight it how you wrap the center knot around your first loop. If you wrap under the loop, your bow will be crooked. If you wrap over… Read more.

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