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 [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Craft Project: Free Printable Pot of Gold Gift Tag

St. Patrick’s Day Craft Project: Free Printable Pot of Gold Gift Tag

This little pot of leprechaun's gold is as adorable as it is easy to make.  The free printable tag says "you are the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow." Attach to any small container or bag of candy with gold wrappers. Use them for St. Patrick's Day party favors, teacher gifts, volunteer [...]