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How to Make a Diaper Cake Baby Gift

We celebrated a very special friend’s baby shower over the weekend and, although with the move I’ve been trying to curb my creative crafting juices lately, I really wanted to make something special for her.  Usually when I find out a good friend is expecting, I start working on a cross stitch project.  Then sometime […] Read more…

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Project

A few weeks ago I learned about a wonderful holiday program called Operation Christmas Child.  They provide a shoebox full of toys, school supplies, small clothing items and hygiene supplies to children in need around the world.  I was deeply touched by the pictures of the children receiving shoeboxes full of goodies and their expressions […] Read more…

Party Gem: Paper Hat Press Personalized Books

When I was a kid, you used to be able to order books with your name in them.  They were silly stories about fairies, princesses and superheroes with horrible illustrations.  The exciting part was supposed to be that you were featured in the book with your name.  It didn’t supposed to matter that the story […] Read more…

DIY Project: Chalkboard Paint Gift Tags

At the beginning of June I learned about a fun secret summer gift exchange on Craftaholics Anonymous. Crafters from all over the country were matched anonymously with each other. Kind of like a secret Santa for the craft obsessed. I thought it would be a lot of fun to get to know someone new and […] Read more…