25+ Crafty Christmas Ideas


Can you believe Christmas is in ONE WEEK!  We are entering the final countdown! Tonight’s features and tomorrow’s Creative Connection party will by the last party for 2013! Our next party will be Thursday, January 2, 2014, and we hope you’ll join us. Until then, get ready to pin these 25+ Crafty Christmas Ideas… {as […]

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Washi Tape Ornament Wreath

You can whip this Styrofoam Washi Tape Ornament Wreath in less than 10 minutes!! Check out the tutorial at createcraftlove.com! #christmas #washitape #25daysofchristmas #styrofoam #wreath

Sponsored by Floracraft® Christmas is coming way too fast!!   {Deep breaths…}  I’m here to calm you down with a quick and simple wreath tutorial!  I have teamed up with Floracraft® for their Foam for the Holidays campaign!  You can whip this Styrofoam Washi Tape Ornament Wreath in less than 10 minutes!! Wanna make your own […]

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Vintage Santa’s Christmas Village


Remember those old vintage paper Christmas villages?  You know, the ones that you punched out and assembled. I found this little gem in my dad’s basement last year and forgot about it.  When I came across this vintage Santa’s Christmas Village this year, it was just begging to be put together!  So no tutorial today, […]

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Christmas Light Box

Christmas Light Box from createcraftlove.com #25daysofchristmas #christmasdecor

Back in the early 1970s, my dad created a light box project for a school play.  The proto-type has been a long standing member of our Christmas decorations for as long as I can remember.  It is one of my favorite Christmas memories.  We used to sit in front of it watching the lights and […]

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18 Holiday Sweets and Treats


Tis the season of overindulgence!  And boy oh boy – do you guys have it nailed!  I think I gained 10 pounds just reading through last week’s features!  I’ve gathered up these 18 Holiday Sweets and Treats to tingle your taste buds! As always, please pin from the original source! Red Velvet Christmas Cupcakes from […]

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Joyful Wall Hanging


I have very few wall hangings for Christmas.  As a matter of fact, I can’t think of a single wall hanging!  I saw these scalloped plaques at Michaels a couple of weeks ago and inspiration hit!  With a little glitter and ribbon, you can create this Joyful Wall Hanging too!   Wanna make your own […]

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Christmas Subway Art Throw Pillow

Christmas Subway Art Throw Pillow for the Ribbon Retreat from createcraftlove.com #christmas #sewing #subwayart

Sponsored by The Ribbon Retreat I have a wonderful Christmas sewing project to share with all of you today!  Subway art is still all the rage.  Using some heat transfer vinyl and beautiful Christmas fabric, I created this Christmas Subway Art Throw Pillow! Wanna make your own Christmas Subway Art Throw Pillow? Here’s what you […]

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Easy Santa Cookie Jar

Easy Santa Cookie Jar that only costs $5 to make! #vinyl #christmas#25daysofchristmas

It’s cookie baking season!  Just thinking about all of those chocolate chip, sugar, and snickerdoodle cookies makes me hungry!  {There goes my diet…AGAIN!}  But you are going to need somewhere to store those yummies before Santa heads down the chimney on Christmas Eve.  Here is an Easy Santa Cookie Jar that only costs $5 to […]

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Christmas Mantel

Rustic Christmas Mantel with four tutorials! via createcraftlove.com #christmas #mantel #25daysofchristmas

Whew!  So many projects this week!  All week, I have been sharing tutorials from my Christmas Mantel!  I just love how all of these rustic themed projects pulled together into this gorgeous mantel. I used the chicken wire frame to add a little dimension and height to the mantel.  The Rustic Cinnamon Stick Wreath almost […]

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Lighted Burlap Garland

Lighted Burlap Garland via createcraftlove.com #burlap #25daysofchristmas #garland

Funny side story:  I had a hard time titling this post.  In my head, “lit” burlap garland flowed off the tongue much better than Lighted Burlap Garland.  However, I know that lighted can also be used.  I even asked my teacher friend, Sarah at Becoming Martha, who was no help!  LOL  Had to use the […]

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