Colander Flower Planter

colander planter

Psst.  Looking for a last minute Mother's Day gift idea?  Or maybe a housewarming gift? I've got you covered with this super easy-to-make colander flower planter.  Seriously, this takes 5 minutes to make once you get your materials rounded up. It’s also the 10th of the month, which means I’ve partnered up with some other fantastic creative … [Read more...]

Peppermint Monogram Wreath + The Ultimate Holiday Idea Exchange

How to make a peppermint monogram wreath! GREAT handmade gift idea!

Our very good friends host our friend Christmas party every year so I thought I'd plan ahead for once and make them a festive peppermint monogram wreath as a thank you gift for hosting.  They're also getting married next year, so I think a monogram wreath is appropriate-- nothing says two becoming one like a monogram wreath.  Am I right? Here's … [Read more...]

20 Handmade Gift Ideas

GREAT inexpensive handmade gift ideas!

Last year I shared 10 two twenty one handmade gift ideas, so I decided to continue the tradition this year, but I added 10 additional gift ideas. Handmade gifts are seriously the best.  They're great for gift givers on a budget.  All of the the gift ideas below are under $30, but most are under $15.  Handmade gifts are also awesome because the … [Read more...]

1st Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas {Paper Gift Ideas}

GREAT 1st wedding anniversary gift ideas!

It’s another installment of wedding anniversary gift ideas!  Today I’m sharing 1st wedding anniversary gift ideas.  The traditional gift theme for the first wedding anniversary is paper.  The modern gift theme is clocks.  But, as usual, I’m only going to cover the traditional gifts.  Clocks are kind of self-explanatory anyway. TICKETS (airline, … [Read more...]

4th Anniversary Gift Ideas {Fruit and Flower Gift Ideas}

4th anniversary gift ideas

It's another installment of wedding anniversary gift ideas!  Today I'm sharing 4th anniversary gift ideas for him and her.  The traditional gift theme for the fourth wedding anniversary is fruit or flowers.  The modern gift theme is appliances.  But, as usual, I'm only going to cover the traditional gifts.  I feel like appliances are kind of an … [Read more...]