Need a quick an inexpensive Christmas gift for yourself or someone else? A few years ago I shot a few videos to show you all how to make some easy and quick DIY Christmas gifts. I actually bought most of the suppliers from the Dollar Tree, so you know these gifts are cheap to make. If you are into making things, you can always buy something from my Etsy store PotentQuotesEtsy. I sell easy printables that you can download and print out.
Have a ton of Christmas cards, and you don’t know what to do with them? Well fear not because you can totally use them to garland for next year. This tutorial is eco-friendly and helps you recycle old cards instead of letting them either collect dust in your home or being wasted in a trash dump somewhere. Have fun and happy holidays! Check out the tutorial here!
We (Shanika, Eb, and I) had so much fun filming this video about our knitting, crocheting, and yarn crafting adventures and drinking Cafe Strudel’s Cozy Cocoa (which we bought ourselves) that we are coming back for part two, three, and four! Check out all of the yarn crafts videos in the series here.
So I have been cleaning and rearranging and updating my decor for the past two weeks now. One of the things I needed to do was update my craft storage. I ended up buying a storage container with three drawers in it. When I finally get a bigger place, I would love to have a separate room for my crafts. I mean who doesn’t dream of a neat and tidy craft storage room? These pictures from Pinterest should give me proper craft storage inspiration.
Shop Not Made In China was one of my favorite booths at Crafty Feast. Nikki Mueller’s ode to buying homemade items made right here in the US of A features cute buttons, hand mirrors, paper products, and tote bags. She also does custom made items. Her items are funny, bright, and are guaranteed to make you smile. The phrases on her products are pretty bad ass.
My favorite items are the buttons and book binding zines. The buttons have funny catchphrases pertaining to Charlotte and Ashville, North Carolina, South Carolina, and the upcoming Democratic National Convention next summer. The book binding zine teaches you the art of Japanese bookbinding. Just typing that makes me excited to try it. You can buy her items on the Shop Not Made in China website or Etsy. Photo from the Shop Not Made In China Etsy.