Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

With Christmas one week away it is time to start thinking about gift wrapping!  And for those over achievers out there who already have their gifts wrapped, here are some ideas for next year!  Today I will show you some ideas that I tried out, including painting a few gift tags and making decorative flower toppers out of coffee filters and cupcake liners! After I saw

What’s Your Sign – Home Is Wherever I’m With You

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! I spent some time working on more Valentine’s Day gifts, including this hand painted wooden sign!  I decided to use a lyric from one of my favorite songs “Home” by Edward Sharp & The Magnetic Zeros. I started by using a long basswood plaque that you can find from your local crafts store.  I then sketched out my

Donut You Know – Valentine’s Day is Coming Up!

And that means thoughtful presents!  And what is more thoughtful and useful than a hand painted mug? Therefore I have been making these coffee mugs over the past few days and I can’t wait to make more!  You can find these mugs available for purchase in my Etsy shop or you can make some of your own by following my past DIY Coffee Mug tutorial!

DIY – Wedding Ceremony Wine Box

A new trend in wedding ceremonies is to incorporate a wine box, in which the bride and groom write letters to each other and the letters are placed in the wine box (with their favorite wine) at the ceremony, and either locked or nailed shut. The bride and groom can then chose which anniversary they would like to open each other’s letters and drink the