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25 Gifts for Girls that Encourage Creativity

Gifts ideas for girls that will promote creativity and ingenuity for girls that are ages 8-12, including art gifts, science gifts, building gifts, and fairy garden gifts I have two daughters, ages 10 and 12, and the last few years it’s gotten harder to buy them gifts. They don’t like the ...
A miniature guitar made to look like the Coco guitar

Coco Guitar

How to make the Disney Pixar’s Coco Guitar into a miniature or key chain. Use foam to make Ernesto’s guitar from the movie Coco. My d...
Fresh bread gift idea, including a bread bag, a decorated cutting board, homemade bread, and whipped butter

Herb Butter Spread

A recipe for delicious whipped herb butter with rosemary that makes a perfect gift with fresh bread. I’m excited to be joining the ...
Handmade Gift Idea: Make a Bread Bag and Cutting Board to give with fresh bread and herb butter | DIY gift | How to do wood burning on fabric

DIY Bread Set Foodie Gift

Give a fresh bread gift basket with a cutting board and bread bag. Use a wood burning tool to decorate and customize the cutting board and the linen bread bag. I’m so excited to be part of the Handmade Holidays Blog Hop again this year. I get so many DIY gift ideas from my blogging friend’s p...
a simple DIY spa gift set

DIY Spa Gift Set

How to make a DIY spa gift set with handmade lavender soap and bath salt that will make a perfect Mother’s Day, Christmas, or birthday gif...
IKEA kitchen service review

IKEA Kitchen Services Review

An IKEA kitchen planning service review and IKEA delivery service review, plus some tips and ideas about planning and installing an IKEA SEKTION kitchen. We recently remodeled our kitchen with the IKEA SEKTION system and opted to use a couple of IKEA’s kitchen services to do it. We measured the...
Arwen and Galadriel costumes from The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings Costumes

How to make costumes for The Lord of the Rings characters, including Frodo the hobbit, Galadriel the elf queen, Arwen the elf warrior, Eowyn of Rohan, and a Nazgul or Ringwraith. Weapon and accessory ideas too. I remember first reading The Lord of the Rings when I was 12. It was an intense read ...
A Frodo Halloween costume perfect for a toddler

Toddler Frodo Costume for Halloween

How to make a Frodo costume, including Frodo’s sword and magic ring. A toddler hobbit Halloween costume from The Lord of the Rings. Our family all dressed as characters from the movie trilogy The Lord of the Rings. You can see how to make all of our costumes in my Lord of the Rings Costumes pos...