New, Blue, A Little Treat for Someone Sweet Free Printable Gift Tags

New, Blue, A Little Treat for Someone Sweet Free Printable Gift Tags

The Little Treat for Someone Sweet gift tags that I designed for Valentine's Day were by far my most popular post since I started this blog. I enjoyed notes from many of you, and especially loved hearing about the kiddos who made class gifts with them. I decided to recreate the gift tags in a [...]

Baker’s Twine | A Review

Baker’s Twine | A Review

My all-time favorite ribbon for gift wrapping isn't a ribbon at all. It is baker's twine, the string that is now ubiquitous to craft shops and farmhouses. I am not sure when I first started seeing baker's twine absolutely everywhere, but I've used and loved it for years. Its popularity does not diminish it. Modern [...]

A Lucky St. Patrick’s Day: Free Printable Gift Tags

A Lucky St. Patrick’s Day: Free Printable Gift Tags

I've written before about gift wrapping with the perfection that is the humble brown paper bag.  For St. Patrick's Day, I designed these extra large "lucky" gift tags with a basic paper lunch bag in mind. They have a green shamrock background and lucky written in calligraphy script. Add a pretty ribbon, and you will [...]

Handmade Valentine Card Tutorial

Handmade Valentine Card Tutorial

A couple weeks before each Valentine's Day when I was growing up, my mother would lay out red and pink paper, markers, glue, scissors, and paper doilies. My siblings and I would spend the evening making Valentine cards for our grandparents and other relatives. I especially loved cutting the lacy doilies into hearts and gluing [...]