Day 22 – Burlap Monogram Table Runner

December 22, 2014 Carrie Hill 0

Share List Burlap design elements are Haute (haha – play on words, get it?  HOT/HAUTE?) these days.  The ability to buy burlap in rolls makes it easy to find, and customize, for your craft projects.  Colored burlap rolls are available at so many retailers, including Walmart!  Be aware – the further apart the threads are in the burlap – the more fragile it is.  It might be worth springing on >> Get the Recipe!

Day 21: Tea Cup Pincushion

December 21, 2014 Carrie Hill 0

Share List I am a big fan of recycling china.  You can find adorable little cups in thrift stores -and finding ways to repurpose them is so much fun.  This little craft is NO SEW and quick – and a perfect little gift for the grandkids to put together for grandma or an auntie. I found the idea on Pinterest – but happens sometimes it didnt link to anything – so >> Get the Recipe!

Day 20 – Homemade Gak

December 20, 2014 Carrie Hill 0

Share List Gak?  Of all the things to call this stuff – that word is the worst 🙂  But, if you have kids in the family – sons, daughters, nieces or nephews – then this stuff would make a seriously great stocking stuffer.  The best part?  Apparently its pretty much “no mess” for mom and dad to clean up. I found this cute tutorial at that shows how to >> Get the Recipe!

Day 19 – Teacup Bird Feeder

December 19, 2014 Carrie Hill 0

Share List If you have a bird fan in your family – this is an adorable homemade gift.  I love to watch the birds in my feeders – and my feeders have all seen better days – so this would be a very welcome gift under my tree. You can find china odds and ends and cups and saucers at any thrift store.  The tutorial over at Bushel and a >> Get the Recipe!

Day 18 – Cute DIY Coaster Set

December 18, 2014 Carrie Hill 0

Share List I love ModPodge – I make a god-awful mess with it – but its such a fun material to use for projects.  It’s so quick and easy to put together projects with a variety of materials – wood, tile, etc.   The best tutorial I found is at – Follow them at Facebook too – great fb page! I love how they use napkins, monogram letters, scrapbook >> Get the Recipe!

Day 17 – DIY Infused Oils for the Cook’s Gift

December 17, 2014 Carrie Hill 1

Share List If you have a cook in your life – these DIY infused oils are incredibly easy to put together – smell great – and can enhance a dish or inspire a new one.  These make a pretty hostess gift, or can be wrapped and placed under the tree for mom, sister, wife, daughter or friend! I find cute glass bottles with attached stoppers at Ross all the time >> Get the Recipe!