7 gift wrapping ideas for the holidays

It seems like each year the holidays sneak up on me quicker and quicker, and this year may have been the sneakiest yet! Even though I tend to finish up my holiday shopping late, I still love wrapping my presents with a little extra love—whether that means special gift tags, making […] Read More »

DIY gift tags – get creative with your gift wrapping

Add some fun to your Christmas presents with these DIY gift tags!

In my family, the gift wrap has always been half the fun of Christmas. Over the years, “It’s almost too pretty to open!” has become a reoccurring statement. (Almost being the keyword, of course.) Incorporating fun colors and details is a great way to add to the anticipation of unwrapping presents and emphasize just […] Read More »

Homemade Christmas gifts for just about anyone {Friday finds}

Looking for homemade Christmas gifts to give to all the people in your life? Here's a collection for everyone on your list!

There’s something about putting a little love and time into making homemade Christmas gifts for friends and family. I love taking the time to make something unique for the people in my life, so I collected these amazing homemade gift ideas that you could give to just about anyone—even your […] Read More »

4 of our favorite Christmas crafts for kids

Now that I’ve got a little one of my own, I’ve been scouring the internet to find some fun, super-simple Christmas crafts for kids. I definitely want to do something crafty with my little peanut to get her sensory skills developing. I found some great Christmas crafts for kids that […] Read More »

DIY card wreath – an easy & festive Christmas card holder

A simple DIY card wreath to display your holiday cards!

It’s officially the holidays, and I’m willing to bet your first few rounds of Christmas cards and family newsletters have already begun to pile up. Luckily, we have an easy Christmas card holder DIY for you, so each and every friend and family member will have their spot to shine! Read More »

How to make a DIY advent calendar with your Instagram photos

Use your Instagram pics from the year to make a DIY advent calendar for Christmas!

When I was little, my favorite Christmas tradition was making paper chains with my dad. Ripping off a link every night before bed was so very exciting to 5-year-old me. Now that my son is old enough to understand the anticipation of season, I’m excited to start our own tradition […] Read More »

No-carve, low-mess pumpkin painting!

No knife, no mess. Check out this super-easy pumpkin painting project!

Jack-o’-lanterns have certainly earned their place as a seasonal staple, but if your past experiences have been anything like mine, the process typically turns into quite the event. Goo winds up everywhere, rogue seeds are found months later, and most importantly, assistance and serious supervision is required when working with […] Read More »

Fall Activities {friday finds}

The weather has been cooling off around here, and I’m loving the chance to snuggle up with a cozy blanket in the evenings. I’ve always loved fall because it means pumpkin pies, apple picking, caramel apples, and the trees changing into the most spectacular colors! If you’re looking for crafts or […] Read More »

5 customizable party craft ideas for kids, perfect for their next birthday!

5 customizable party craft ideas for kids, perfect for their next birthday! | Cardstore Blog

When I was a kid, I liked playing games at birthday parties, but I always thought it was way more special when I got to make a craft that I could bring home with me. To help spread some of that birthday party magic, I’ve put together some of my […] Read More »

Grandparents Day Crafts {friday finds}

Cute & fun Grandparents Day crafts for kids! #grandparentsday #crafts

Grandparents Day is coming up on September 7, and I’ve been on the lookout for a fun and meaningful craft to do with Carter. Last year, we came up with this watercolor art craft, which we framed and gave to Grammy & Pops along with a personalized Grandparents Day card. I’m looking […] Read More »