… create your own painted votives? Seen on Oncewed, this DIY project would make a lovely addition to a summer dinner party, or could be a really cute gift any candle lover would enjoy. Pick out your favorite colors and this craft would be so fun on your own or with a group of crafty girlfriends.
… make your own market tote? There’s nothing I enjoy doing more during the summer months than going to the local farmer’s market and having a picnic. With this DIY market tote in hand, this simple activity immediately becomes stylish. Seen on momtastic, this tutorial isn’t too tough for non-sewers like myself, and the final product is too sweet to pass up.
One of my favorite holiday activities is shopping. Despite the holidays crowds, I love hearing the Christmas music in the background and can’t wait for my free sample of hot cider. Plus, what better time of year than during the after Christmas sales, not only is everything inexpensive but there’s still one more holiday you need an outfit for – New Year’s Eve! Here are some of my favorite looks:
One of my favorite things about Hanukkah decorations is the gorgeous shades of blue on so many different items. I think it’s so festive and calming, the blue of Hanukkah is one of my favorite types of decor! Inspired by thisNew Light HanukkahHanukkah Holiday Card from designer Amy Smyth Made It are items that would make great Hanukkah gifts and have wonderful pops of blue in them.
I always struggle to find holiday gifts that my parents will actually use. That’s why I often look in cooking stores to try to find some new gadget or cook book that my mom or dad will enjoy. Luckily, Williams-Sonoma is currently offering a discount of 20% off all cookware through December 12 so anyone can take advantage of this great deal and find gifts that both inexperienced cooks and talented chefs will appreciate.