Christmas

How to Plan a Simple Handmade Christmas

How to Plan a Simple Handmade Christmas

I’ve always loved Christmas, and once I had my son I went into overdrive, wanting to do all the things to make it magical for him. But I would end up being overwhelmed, and frustrated, especially when I didn;t have a full control to realise […]

Want, Need, Wear, Read | Free Christmas Wishlist

Want, Need, Wear, Read | Free Christmas Wishlist

What are your kids wishing for this year? Over the last few years I have seen the concept of gifting in four different categories as a way to simplify gift giving, as well as ensure that kids aren’t inundated¬† with lots of random stuff. I’m […]

Hygge Holiday Inspiration

Hygge Holiday Inspiration

This year I am delving even deeper into the Hygge aesthetic for my decor (as well as the Hygge feeling for the season). I’m starting to thinking about Christmas home decor, because I will be setting up our Advent Calendars next week. Here’s a gallery […]

15 DIY Advent Calendars to Start Making Today

15 DIY Advent Calendars to Start Making Today

I’ve become very fascinated by Advent Calendars as the years have progressed.¬† I realised recently that the countdown to Christmas Day is actually my favourite part of celebrating. Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day are wonderful of course, but I do so enjoy those three weeks […]

Gift Guide for Creative Nerds from the Organised Crafterbrain

Gift Guide for Creative Nerds from the Organised Crafterbrain

Whether you’re shopping for a creative person with a twist of nerd, or a nerd with a creative twist, I have a number of excellent ideas for gifting. (You can also gift yourself *wink wink*.) All items listed below are my original designs, which are […]

A Low Stress Way to Remember December

A Low Stress Way to Remember December

In the scrapbooking and memory keeping community, documenting the Holidays is a Very.Big.Deal. There are numerous ways it’s approached, whether by making a mini-album, doing stand alone pages, or adding to an already existing Christmas book. One of the most popular ways is to make […]

Get Your Christmas Cards Done & Dusted

Get Your Christmas Cards Done & Dusted

Make a checklist of these steps to keep yourself on track. Keep it in your bullet journal or tacked to the wall above your work area. 1. Prepare your address list – So you know how many cards you need. 2. Make decisions – Bought […]

Tuesday Tip | Plan & Focus

Tuesday Tip | Plan & Focus

It’s the Holiday silly season, which means you’re probably very tempted to do all the things! Your inbox and social media feeds are full of many exciting classes, craft alongs and more. Trust me, I know how it is. Over the weekend I had to […]

DIY Gifts for Men Part 2

DIY Gifts for Men Part 2

A few years ago I did a series of posts on DIY gifts for different people. The one for men has stayed the most popular. And I get it. because every year I struggle to find ideas for the men in my family. Now that […]

My 2019 Handmade Gift Giving

My 2019 Handmade Gift Giving

I love to give handmade gifts, I mean I am a crafter, and while I don’t always manage it, last Christmas I was able to gift some made with love items to a few special people. I always have a long list of potential handmade […]