Sounds harsh, right? Here's the thing. There comes a time when it's no longer feasible to allow people to "live in your head" and be a part of deciding what you need to do. This might sound radical, but this is actually my thought when it comes to whether or not people think I'm cheap for giving handmade gifts. WHAT??? Yes. I don't give one bit of attention to that … [Read more...] about I’m done giving a @#$% with what people think.
If you're finding yourself feeling apprehensive about making handmade gifts this year because you feel like it's too late, I understand. I used to "arrive" in November with my growing holiday spirit only to eventually get discouraged because I didn't have enough time to make the gifts I wanted to make for friends and family. Does this resonate with you? If so, I got … [Read more...] about How to Make 10 Handmade Gifts in One Weekend
Previous Next I absolutely adore fall colors. They transitional blend from yellow to brown really appeals to my desire to experience fall in all it's glory. Cool nights, warm days, and the promise of the comfort of the holiday season are all wrapped up in fall colors for me. I called this granny square Fall Sunset, because where I live, the sunlight is a … [Read more...] about Fall Sunset Granny Square
The holidays are over and you are so glad. You're exhausted, in debt, and feeling determined to do things differently next year. What if you could enjoy the holiday celebrations, give better gifts, and stay within your budget so you don't accrue holiday debt? It's definitely possible if you start NOW. You might be thinking, "Oh my God -- it seems like we just got done with … [Read more...] about Why Having a Handmade Gift Plan Is Important
When it comes to making handmade gifts, cheap doesn't need to mean cheaply made. Handmade candles are one of those gifts that can be made to look expensive, but they don't have to be! Most of what you need to make these candles can be bought at the local dollar store, which is awesome. I usually shop at the 99 Cents Only store, but Dollar Tree most likely has these items … [Read more...] about How to Make Handmade Candles for REALLY Cheap