Easy DIY Holiday Decorations

I couldn't bring our big box of Christmas stuff on the road with us in our small RV, so I decided some easy DIY holiday decorations were in order! These easy holiday decorations are perfect to make with your partner or kids and are as inexpensive as it gets.Minimal supplies are needed. Some you'll probably already have on hand or you can get out in your backyard or at the dollar store or craft store.  Pictured above is the little Christmas corner I managed to cobble together in our RV for the holidays. A little rosemary tree wrapped in strings…

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Easy Hand Painted DIY Wood Slice Ornaments

I love love love the holiday season, so of course I love to do holiday crafts too! These easy hand paint wood slice ornaments are fun to make with your whole family.  Keep scrolling to the bottom to see my Youtube tutorial! Wood Slice Ornaments Supplies All you really need is a few extras you might not already have on hand for this craft.  You can keep it basic if you want or get fancy like I did with added ribbon or embellishments to your wood slice ornaments.  Basic Supplies: Acrylic Paint (I use this craft smart set in my…

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Easy Beginners Macrame Snowflake

This fun macrame snowflake is perfect for the holiday season and great for beginners! I finished it in under 10 minutes and you will too. Just follow the simple tutorial or go down to my Youtube video below.  Macrame Snowflake Supplies All you need for this craft is single-ply 3mm macrame cord and a 1.25 inch circle. I actually used a key ring. If you get something a little bigger or use a wooden circle, that is fine too! My snowflake actually has 3 different colors: white, tan and beige. I got a small 3 pack of the cordage at…

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The Top 4 Essential We R Memory Keepers Products for Paper Crafters

Here are my Top 4 essential We R Memory Keepers Crafter Tools that I will never part with, ever! They make my life so much easier and they will make yours too! These tools are perfect for all paper crafters. Scroll down to the Youtube video where I show one more product at the end that I am very excited to start using! We R Memory Keepers Products I discovered We R Memory Keepers when I first started pen paling years ago. I realized how many products they had and was amazed I hadn't found out about them sooner! The…

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DIY Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

The first project in my MacraMay series is my easy macrame plant hanger tutorial!I have made so many of these by now that I had to start giving them away to family. This macrame plant hanger is fun and a great craft to do at a craft night with friends! Scroll down for step-by-step instructions, a free printable diagram and Youtube video tutorial! Macrame Plant Hanger Supplies You'll only really need to buy 2 things for this craft and what you buy will most likely make you more than one plant hanger. I love macrame simply because of how cheap it…

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Free Printable Bookish Coloring Pages

When I made the first set of bookish stickers that are currently in my Etsy shop for sale, I decided to save outlines of those drawings to give to you as free bookish coloring pages! This is the perfect time for a freebie too because this is my 100th post on this blog! What a cause for celebration! So thank you for being here :) Coloring is  such a fun relaxing activity. It can be one of the things you start to do this year for self care! New year's resolution through coloring pages. **The watermarks on the preview images below will…

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Geometric Watercolor Bookmarks

Geometric watercolors is something I stumbled across looking for craft program ideas for my day job as a librarian. I loved it so much I had to share. This is a fun easy craft that any ages can do! No experience or skill required. Just be creative and have fun! Look at my step by step instructions and Youtube video below for guidance! Geometric Watercolor: Supplies There are only a few things you need to get started on this craft: Paint Brushes  Watercolor Paper  Watercolors Washi Tape in different sizes (1.5mm, 3mm and 8mm) Markers (I like metallic colors or…

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DIY Dried Orange Garland/Ornaments

A little late to the game here, but I saw all the dried orange garland videos on social media and just had to try this myself! Mine are more ornaments than garland, but I still love the way they look on my Christmas tree.  This is such an easy craft to spice up your holiday decor. They just take a little bit of time so aim to do it when you're home for most of the day. How Do I Dry My Oranges? After you slice up your oranges, you have to put them on a cookie sheet and bake…

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String Gnomes — No Sew Holiday Craft

This fun little string gnome craft has been all over the internet lately, so I had to try it out for myself. They came out positively adorable! These little gnomes are super easy to make and require minimal materials. Below I have a step-by-step tutorial with pictures and a YouTube video so go ahead and make some cute little string gnomes yourself! No White Beard? My string gnomes have a totally different vibe to them than the videos and pictures of others I've seen on the internet. Everyone goes for white perfectly sculpted pom-pom beards.  I happened to not have…

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Aromatherapy Stress Balls DIY Stress Relief

Aromatherapy stress balls are something I think every person should have right now! It's nice to squeeze in your hand like a traditional stress ball with the added benefits of calming essential oils to smell as well. It's super easy to make too. You can even make it with your kids as a fun craft! I've made a few stress balls by now and used different essential oil blends each time. You can really have fun and experiment with this stress relieving activity.  What Are Essential Oils? Essential oils are essences extracted from plant matter. They can be used for…

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