101 Days of Christmas: Hand-Painted Glass or Ceramic Gifts

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: Hand painting plain glass or ceramic dishes is a great way to make an inexpensive holiday gift! It's not difficult to find glass or ceramic item that you can add your own special touch to. This season, the dollar section at Target has…

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101 Days of Christmas: Cookie Cutter Wrapping Paper

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: At Christmas time I am always looking for ways to connect with my kids while also having them help me with gifts for family members and friends. One simple way to get kids involved with gift-giving is to have them help create special homemade gift wrap.…

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Scented playdough {101 Days of Christmas}

This scented playdough is a great stocking stuffer, and my girls have already asked me to make them some for their stockings...even though they've been playing with this batch already. Homemade playdough is also surprisingly easy to make, and the addition of kid-safe essential oils offers not just a fun experience for their senses but can…

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Printable candy bar wrappers {101 Days of Christmas}

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: Here's a gift idea that's cute, easy, and fun! These printable Christmas candy bar wrappers are also inexpensive, so you could make a whole basket full to share with friends, family, teachers, neighbors, etc. or use them as Christmas party favors. As…

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Handwritten printable gift tags {101 Days of Christmas}

Growing up, we always bought the packs of colorful, illustrated "Santa" tags for $1-2, but I love that the internet makes it so easy to find pretty, trendy tags that match your style without the designer price of some of the high end brands in the store. This year, I'm excited to use these "handwritten"…

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DIY reed diffusers {101 Days of Christmas}

A reed diffuser is another way to embrace the scents of Christmas throughout the holiday season. While the scent won't be as strong as a room spray or an electronic diffuser, these will add a light scent to the air, especially when used to a smaller room. The options for scent combinations are virtually endless, as are the…

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Hot cocoa in a jar {101 Days of Christmas}

I haven't been able to stop thinking about this idea since I made meringue angel kisses a few weeks ago, and sure enough, these little jars turned out just like store-bought individual hot chocolate packets...except so much cuter! To start, I modified the Alton Brown hot cocoa mix from our first 101 Days of Christmas to make individual servings.…

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DIY shaving cream & aftershave {101 Days of Christmas}

Create a shaving kit for the men in your life with this DIY shaving cream and aftershave! Actually, who am I kidding? DIY shaving cream and this refreshing aftershave would make a great gift for a woman too! Scent both products with classic Christmas scents like peppermint, choose something fresh like vanilla and orange, or mix…

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