Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Happy Holidays from Me and Chic Steals!

Yes, lovely readers, it is that time of year again: where I take a little break from the blogosphere in order to spend time with my dear family. Please allow me to wish you all the very merriest of holidays – and see you all on the flipside! Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and all the [...]

Sweater Yourself and Host a Festive DIY Holiday Sweater Party: Guide from Goodwill

With the holidays in full swing, it’s that time of year when holiday sweaters abound. Goodwill has partnered with Ad Council to produce a couple of cool tools to help celebrate that sweater-y time with a bit of tongue-in-cheek humor about the (sometimes) questionable and ubiquitous HIDEOUS CHRISTMAS SWEATER. Using their Sweater Yourself App, you [...]

9 DIY Place Settings for Your Holiday Table Inspired by ZGallerie

The holidays are upon us – and it’s time to think about dressing up one’s festive table: pairing dishes, napkins, glasses, and accessories to create the perfect backdrop for your feast. Though I LOVE Z Gallerie as an amazing source of inspiration for the holiday table, most of the time I’m willing to plunk down [...]

3 Free Digital DIY Magazines to Inspire Your Handmade Holiday

Hello lovelies! Have you noticed that as of late there have been some FABULOUS DIY-themed crafty digital magazines to peruse while getting into the holiday spirit? No? Well, here are a couple of my favorites – I just can’t stop flipping through them (you may see some of your favorite DIY’ers and their projects featured)…and [...]

Create Your Own DIY Holiday Gift Bracelet with Persona

Lately it seems that beaded bangle bracelets have gone completely DIY, with companies offering a variety of different beads and charms to completely customize the look of the bangles to the wearer’s identity. Each charm can be something meaningful or commemorative for your recipient, and with a number of beautiful and semi-precious options the resultant [...]

Pinterest Holiday Ideas

Hello all! I actually had completely different content planned today…and then I glanced at the calendar and realized that because of the day of the week Christmas fell on, I would have to get my holiday parcels out tomorrow if they were ever going to be delivered in time for Dec 25th in Japan. Curse [...]

17 Gifts You Can DIY: The Ultimate Gift Guide for the Crafty Gal

The holiday season is upon us! (Was that FAST or what??!) I’ve been trying to stick to a budget this year, and make what I can for those near and dear to me. There’s nothing that’s more personal or heartfelt than something you’ve made yourself, and here are 17 ideas of lovely gifts to make [...]

DIY Holiday Chocolate Bark: 4 Recipes to Gift Last-Minute

So it’s only two days before Christmas and time is running out.  You want to give something thoughtful and handmade…but just can’t deal with cookies or fudge.  How about Holiday Chocolate Bark?  It’s super-easy (just melt chocolate chips and add mix-ins!), takes about 20 minutes to set in the fridge, and is totally customizable to [...]

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