Merry Christmas!

Sew Woodsy Christmas Card 2013

We just wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas from our family to yours. 2013 has proven to be an eventful year for us. From all the traveling we had the opportunity to do, the amazing brands and campaigns we worked on, and of course the announcement that we will have a baby in 2014! We will spend the next week spending time with family and friends and we hope that our readers do the same. We have a few post planned, but nothing major. We will kick off 2014 with unveiling our kitchen … [Read more...]

Stenciled Cookie Tins

Make Stenciled Cookie Tins in no time using acrylic paint, stencils, and sponges!

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Martha Stewart Crafts.  Earlier this month, I received my final box for the 12 Months of Martha campaign I've been working on all year. December's box was all about baked goods and homemade gifting for the holidays! Which makes sense since as a DIYer I tend to make a lot of handmade gifts in the month of December (including baked goods). The December box consisted of: Compartment Treat Boxes Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Cookie … [Read more...]

Make a LEGO Minifigure Family Holiday Card for Free!

LEGO.com Minifigure Postcards Holiday 2013

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of LEGO for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. You guys know how much we love LEGOS. I mean we did create EPIC LEGO Costumes last year that we blogged about just a few months ago. When we found out that we could create our own LEGO Minifigure Family eCard, we knew we had to make one. First step, choose your LEGO family. As you can see you can choose as many LEGO adults as you want, children, babies, dogs, and cats! You can customize … [Read more...]

12 Days of Handmade Ornaments Recap

12 Days of Handmade Ornaments

  The 12 days of Handmade Ornaments has come and gone, and all we have are lovely memories and documented tutorials of all the amazing handmade ornaments that were shared! Here is a recap of 12 amazing handmade ornaments shared this year. Day 1: Snowflake Die-Cut Ornaments  Day 2: Ribbon Tree Ornament Day 3: Simple Monogrammed Ornament … [Read more...]

Handmade Glitter Snowflake Wooden Ornament

handmade glitter snowflake wooden ornament

Last day of the 12 days of Handmade Ornaments. I would like to say that they saved the best for last, but I know otherwise--the ornaments this year have all be awesome. I wanted to do the 12 days of ornaments this year because I feel like every year I miss out to show off my talent. I knew my ornament was going to be made out of wood, and I wanted our readers to realize that an ornament can be made out of anything your mind dreams up. I wanted to also show that making ornaments can be … [Read more...]

{Video} Winter Wonderland Vinyl Sign

Winter Wonderland Vinyl Sign

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Homes.com The other day I shared with you the Fabulously Festive Design Contest sponsored by Homes.com and Olioboard. Today, I'm sharing with you our DIY winter vinyl sign that  we created for the Olioboard contest. Which by the way, today is the very last day you can enter the contest (so if you haven't done so already--get on it)! By using the scrap wood, the Cricut, and vinyl we were able to create an inexpensive Christmas sign for our home.  Watch … [Read more...]

Retro Christmas Tree Ornament

Retro Christmas Tree Ornament

Day 11 of the 12 Days of Handmade Ornaments! Today, I have Ashley from The Feisty Redhead sharing how to make her Retro Christmas Tree Ornament! Don't forget to enter to win the Cricut Giveaway going on during our 12 day event! Hey, Sew Woodsy readers! I'm Ashley, and I blog at The Feisty Redhead. I've been reading Katie and Jon's blog for a few years now, so I jumped at the chance to participate in 12 Days of Handmade Ornaments. I wanted to make an ornament that had a retro feel … [Read more...]

{Video} DIY Winter Snow Globe

Make a Winter Snow Globe in 4 easy steps!

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Homes.com Today, we are sharing one of the two projects we created for the Fabulously Festive Design Contest in partnership with Homes.com and Olioboard. With just a few supplies and in just 4 easy steps you can make your very own DIY snow-globe for the holidays! Watch our video to see just how easy it is to make. Supplies: E6000 glue Figurine Snow Globe Distilled Water Glicerine Glitter Measuring Spoon As you saw in … [Read more...]

Recycled T-Shirt Mini-Wreath Ornament

Recycled T-Shirt Mini-Wreath Ornament

Day 10 of the 12 Days of Handmade Ornaments--I can't believe we are coming to an end! Today, I have my friend Ann Marie from white house black shutters sharing her tutorial on how to create a Recycled T-Shirt Mini-Wreath Ornament! Only 2 more days to enter to win the Cricut Giveaway going on during our 12 day-long event! Hi Sew Woodsy readers! I'm Ann Marie from white house black shutters (I'm also @whbsblog if you're on Instagram) and today I'm sharing a simple ornament that you could … [Read more...]

Snowman Ornament

Snowman Ornament from H2o Bungalow!

Day 9 of the 12 Days of Handmade Ornaments! Today, my friend Wendi is sharing how to make these adorable Snowman Ornaments! Only a few more days to enter to win the Cricut Giveaway going on during our 12 day-long event! Hi! I'm Wendi from H2OBungalow. My family moved to a small bungalow on a Florida barrier island. This was a huge lifestyle change. Out with the fancy cars and work suits and on with the flip-flops and dolphins swimming by our back yard. I blog about a whole lot of DIY that … [Read more...]