101 Days of Christmas: Printable Treat Bag Tags

I love to package various homemade treats in cellophane treat bags. They're much less expensive than cookie tins, looks festive, easy to prepare and transport large batches, etc. My packaging usually includes a pretty ribbon tied around the bag and curled -- often with a hanging gift tag added -- but this year I wanted…

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101 Days of Christmas: Burlap & Button Bows

These burlap & button bows could not be simpler to make, but they are so, so darling! Really, you could use this method to make bows out of virtually any material, but as you'll soon discover, I'm a bit obsessed with burlap this year. Honestly, I've always loved burlap, but I was kind of intimidated…

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101 Days of Christmas: Fancy Paper Cookie Plates

My mom has this pretty ceramic plate that she threads with various ribbons for special occasions. It's a beautiful way to serve cookies and cakes, but it's obviously cost-prohibitive to be handing those out as gifts left and right. Even though cookie tins are significantly less expensive, the cost of those can add up as…

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101 Days of Christmas: Kraft Paper Wrapping

If you're looking for a simple, neutral alternative to traditional wrapping paper, kraft paper makes lovely wrapping paper. It's also less expensive -- without being flimsy or cheap -- than traditional high-quality wrapping paper. But it doesn't have to be boring! In fact, you can dress up kraft wrapping paper packages a number of different…

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