All Things Christmas {December Link Party Features}

All Things Christmas- crafts, handmade gifts, recipes and more...

Are you ready for Christmas? We finished everything yesterday, except for the food preparations that can only be done at the last minute. I’m excited to unplug and spend the next little while with family and friends! Thank you to everyone who shared projects at the 3 link parties I co-hosted this month along with […]

Holiday Countdown Planner {Week Seven}

Holiday Countdown Series 2013- weekly plans and free printables to keep you on track.

We had a major snowstorm this week and, although it looks Christmasy outside, I’m not loving all the shoveling I’m having to do! I was working up the courage to bundle up and head out into the chilly weather the other night (we’re talking -27C) when I heard my neighbor using his snowblower on our […]

Handmade Gifts and Gift Wrap Link Party


It’s time to get the December Holiday Link Parties started! On Tuesday, I shared my West Elm Inspired Drink Coasters I made as hostess gifts for this holiday season. Since then, I’ve made a few more and I can’t wait to give them away to a few of my friends! My co-host for this party, Shannon […]

West Elm Inspired Drink Coasters

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A few weeks ago I was looking at West Elm’s new market and came across some adorable wooden drink coasters. They reminded of the log slice ornaments I created for the One Item Project Challenge and, luckily, I happened to have some pieces of wood left over giving me the idea to create my own. Not […]

Holiday Countdown Planner {Week Six}

Holiday Countdown Series 2013- weekly plans and free printables to keep you on track.

A belated Happy Thanksgiving to my US friends! Can you believe December is just around the corner? It’s pretty hard not to notice when the yule log channels show up on TV, outdoor lights pop up more and more with each passing night, and the malls get crazy. I think I’ll try to stay away […]

Burlap Table Favors for Christmas

Burlap Table Favors for Christmas

Welcome to the final installment of this year’s One Item Project Challenge. Kristin, Tiffany, Tara and I have had a lot of fun over the past few weeks getting creative with glass paint and branches. This week I chose ribbon as the craft supply we all had to work with, since it’s relatively inexpensive, very versatile and most […]

Holiday Countdown Planner {Week Five}

Holiday Countdown Series 2013- weekly plans and free printables to keep you on track.

If you haven’t figured it out yet, we only have 5 weekends including this one before Christmas. If you’re someone who’s swamped during the week and Saturdays and Sundays are your days to play catch-up, I suggest making the best of them (with some down time, of course!). Yesterday, my husband sprung it on me […]

Swoon-worthy Handmade Gift Ideas

Handmade Gift Ideas | Stationery Kit | Dandee Designs

If you’re following the Holiday Countdown, you’re already aware I’m a fan of handmade gifts. Every year I plan on making at least one crafty item and a few sweet treats for the people on my list who have an appreciation for that sort of thing. Last year, I wrote a post on how I […]

Log Slice Chalkboard Ornaments

DIY Log Slice Chalkboard Ornaments | Satori Design for Living

I was very impressed with the glass paint projects the gals came up with last week, and I’m certain this round of the One Item Project Challenge will be no different. If you missed the introduction to this series and want to be brought up to speed, be sure to check out my snowflake glass canisters […]