Christmas Calories Don’t Count Dish Towel

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49 days. That's how many days we have until Christmas! Eek! Last year at this time I had a jump on my Christmas shopping and I had already started my handmade gifts. This year--with two kiddos I've barely thought about dinner for tonight let alone Christmas! So it's time to start whipping up some fun gifts for friends, family members, and neighbors. This is the first of a few of my quick and easy DIY Cricut projects that I'm creating for Christmas gifts this year. I don't know about you--but who … [Read more...]

DIY Santa’s Cookie and Milk Placemat

I shared with you my super cute DIY Personalized Santa Cookie Plate yesterday. Today, I'm sharing this super cute Santa's Cookie and Milk Placemat I made. I must say its felt great to be back in the craft room crafting again. Although, my craft room is still a mess (even with my efforts of cleaning it up). I'm so incredibly proud of this placemat and can't wait to make more for family and friends! The ideal gift combo set for Christmas. This is another project I've submitted into the Cricut … [Read more...]

DIY Personalized Santa Cookie Plate

The Christmas bug has hit me hard this year. We put up our tree a few weeks ago (living in Florida it's not practical to have a real tree). I've been dreaming up tons of Christmas crafts... all that have to do with the wee-little one. I've always wanted a personalized Santa cookie plate, so I decided to make one for Ryder. And because I love how this plate turned out I'm pretty sure I'll be making a few more for friends and family! This is one of my three projects this month for the Cricut … [Read more...]

DIY Lavender Milk Bath with Label

DIY Lavender Milk Bath with Label #imadeit #CricutDesignSpaceStar

Today, I'm going to show you how easy it is to make your own DIY Lavender Milk Bath. I love making sugar scrubs, but find that I can only enjoy them in the shower. I love to take baths. I take at least 3 baths a week. I can always count on a little "me" time which is hard to find these days. I've blown through bottles of bubble bath over the past few months. Last month, my mom gave me a lavender milk bath to try--I loved it and although I know I should have used the entire package in one sitting … [Read more...]

Easy Spring Floral Candy Jar

Easy Spring Floral Candy Jar

 This is a sponsored post on behalf of Martha Stewart Crafts. Spring has sprung in the south and well Easter might be over (don't mind the bunnies in the photo--I had all intentions of getting this easy craft project out before Easter, but well, I have a newborn and life is a little unpredictable these days), mother's day is right around the corner. This Easy Spring Floral Candy Jar takes less than 10 minutes to make. It's my kind of craft these days. And of course the bulk of the … [Read more...]

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift for Men + Decorate a Bottle in Minutes!

Decorate a Bottle in minutes from SewWoodsy.com #12MonthsOfMartha #MarthaStewartCrafts #ValentinesDay #Craft

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Martha Stewart Crafts.  How is it, that Valentine's day is today?!?! Where has the time gone with 2014 already? Normally, Jon and I share our homemade Valentine's Day cards, but this year I decided to share with you an easy way to decorate a bottle in minutes. And a great "last minute" Valentine's Day gift for the man in your life. We don't ever exchange more than cards and I get flowers. Although I do try to get something for Jon that is valued … [Read more...]

Chevron Gilded Coasters

Chevron Gilded Coasters from SewWoodsy.com #12MonthsOfMartha #MarthaStewartCrafts #gift #coasters #craft

Today, I'm so excited to share with you my 12 Months of Martha project. Our October box was filled with all things gold and silver and overall lots of gilding. I created an inexpensive holiday gift that anyone can make with just a few simple craft items. These chevron gilded coasters are classy and would make for a perfect holiday gift or even a house warming gift! Here is a list of supplies you'll need to get started. Supplies: Stone Tiles (found at a tile store for .25 … [Read more...]

Spicy Apple Brown Sugar Scrub

Spicy Apple Brown Sugar Scrub

Do you like to make DIY gifts for your friends and family? I do. There is just something special about it. I recently made these Spicy Apple Brown Sugar Scrubs for a few close friends of mine. I literally whipped them up one morning before work. That is how easy it is to make this gift! Supplies: 2 cups Brown Sugar 1 cup Shea & Cocoa Butter Baby Oil 2 cups Epsom Salt 1 tablespoon Cinnamon 20 drops of Spicy Apple Fragrance Four, 1/2 pint mason jars Red & White Bakers … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Notebook

Back in the spring, I had the opportunity to guest post over at Skip to My Lou during Teacher Appreciation month. I shared how to make this easy washi tape notebook. This idea can be translated for your favorite teacher or student! Depending on your child's age--they might even be able to complete this DIY project themselves. Supplies: Notebook 4 varieties of washi tape scissors 1. Start for the right top corner and carefully begin placing your washi tape across the front … [Read more...]

{How To} Make Your Own Ladder Golf Game

Today, I'm participating in the Ready 4 Summer blog party hosted by Maggie from Midwestern Girl DIY and Kristin from Simply Klassic Home. I'm sharing a super easy game to make and enjoy with family friends whether your at home in your back yard or at the beach. Mr. Woodsy built this game some 5+ years ago for our engagement party which took place in the middle of June. We had a bbq lunch (our mothers cooked all the food for 50+ guests bless their hearts), a frozen margarita machine … [Read more...]