Tag: holidays

Holiday Card Tips

Holiday Card Short Cuts

In this day of social media and regular sharing of pictures and life happenings, many people have decided to stop sending out holiday cards. I haven’t gotten to that point yet. I still like sending and receiving cards in the…

PEACE Handwriting Christmas Ornament - 5-minute easy DIY ornament. Use seasonal phrases or names to personalize your tree!

DIY Word Ornaments from Your Handwriting

Personalize your tree with these quick and easy to make 5-minute ornaments made from your handwriting and some glitter wire. Use seasonal words or your family names to create one of a kind Christmas tree decorations which are also perfect…

Decorate your Easter Eggs using Temporary Tattoos

Temporary Tattoo Easter Eggs

Temporary Tattoo Easter Eggs are a great way to ¬†decorate your Easter eggs with your favorite characters, sports teams, and more! First, let me tell you that this is the first time since I was a kid that I’ve decorated…

Best Subscription Boxes and Services for Women

Best Subscription Boxes and Services

We all have those hard to buy for people on our gift giving lists. Here’s my list for the best subscription boxes and services which make great gifts and they keep on giving throughout the year – plus, they’re a…

Iowish Shirt

Kiss Me, I’m Iowish

Whether you’re Irish or not, who doesn’t love St. Patrick’s Day? With a name like Erin, I kind of have to have some sort of allegiance to Ireland. Plus, who doesn’t love a holiday filled with mint desserts and beer!?…

Easy Holiday Card Organization

Quick and Easy Holiday Card Organization

Try this quick and easy holiday card organization idea to make a keepsake flip book from your annual holiday cards.¬† What do you do with all the holiday cards you receive each year? In year’s past, I put them into…

December Wrap Up | Sometimes-Homemade.com

December Wrap Up {Happy New Year!}

Happy New Year! I hope you ended 2013 on a high note and are looking forward to the possibilities that the new year brings for 2014. We had a busy but good December filled with holiday prep, lots of snow,…

Almond Creme Cookies

Almond Creme Cookies

Almond creme cookies (also called Swedish Cream Cookies) are delicate pastry cookies with a great almond flavor. Make them in your favorite shapes and filling colors for any occasion.   There’s not much better in my opinion than a little…

Sweater Wine Bottle Holder - upcycle an old sweater for stylish gift giving.

Sweater Wine Bottle Holder

Make this cute Sweater Wine Bottle Holder from an old sweater for a cute holiday hostess gift or decorating accent. I like to get wine. I like to give wine. I can’t wait to give wine this holiday season in…

Sweater Tree - easy tutorial

Make a Sweater Tree

Make a Sweater Christmas Tree out of an old sweater, a perfect piece to add texture to your holiday decor.   This sweater Christmas tree is a project I fully intended to do last year, but I just couldn’t make…