9 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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I was wrapping gifts the other day and realized that I have published some fun eco-friendly gift wrapping ideas here on DIY Inspired.  Since the holidays are just around the corner, I thought I’d share nine easy ideas from both sites. Make sure you check out the links for all the pictures and full step […]

Quick and Easy Holiday Gift Bag Party Favors

by Dinah Wulf
Christmas Party Favors

This post, Quick and Easy Holiday Gift Bag Party Favors, is sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts and DCWV for the PaperCrafted Christmas Campaign. All opinions are 100% my own. I am so excited for this year’s annual Christmas party at my house this year.  It’s not an extravagant party, by any means.  Rather, it’s quite intimate for […]

Christmas Tree Centerpiece #FabulouslyFestive

by Dinah Wulf
Christmas Centerpiece

Christmas Tree Centerpiece in sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabrics and Craft Stores for the Celebrate the Seasons Campaign.  All opinions are 100% my own. I’m having three parties in the next few weeks and I wanted to make a pretty centerpiece for our eight foot dining table.  I went to Jo-Ann’s and found some great things.  […]

Kids Christmas Table Setting #PaperCraftedChristmas

by Dinah Wulf
Christmas Kids Table

This post, Kids Christmas Table Setting, is sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts and DCWV for the PaperCrafted Christmas Campaign. All opinions are 100% my own. Every year, my four best friends and I get together for a Christmas party. We have great memories each year of the kids making ornaments and decorating cookies.  This […]

DIY Inspired Christmas Decorations 2013

by Dinah Wulf
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Yay! We finally reached the politically correct time of decorating our home for Christmas… Thanksgiving weekend.  I was lucky enough to have my Dad, step mother, and brother in town from the east coast.  It was a really special time for me. This was also the first year in a very long time that I […]

Two Dozen Easy Elf on a Shelf Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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So I realized that when I wrote the post Elf on a Shelf Ideas last week, I was making this whole thing WAY harder than it had to be.  I guess because of Pinterest, and other fabulous and creative Bloggers, AND it was my daughter’s first year doing it, I felt pressure to find unique […]

How to Make a Large Bow with Ribbon

by Dinah Wulf
Large Bow DIY

Just face it… not every gift you give someone fits perfectly into a box that can be easily wrapped.  Sometimes you have to get creative and come up with an alternative to cardboard boxes and wrapping paper.  I recently purchased a gift for my brother and had to do just that… come up with a […]

Recycled Christmas Card Bottle Cap Magnets

by Dinah Wulf
Christmas Card Magnets

I love Christmas family cards because it showcases my friends and their families as they grow over the years.  The whole family is dressed up and looking their best.  The only problem is that the cards sit in a drawer, get tucked away in a box, or even get tossed in the trash.  Looking at […]

Ribbon Christmas Tree Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Ribbon Tree

Hi everyone! I am very excited to share a craft with you all and so appreciative to Dinah for letting me share it here. I’m all about simple crafts because I’ve been known to start a project & leave it half finished (we won’t talk about how many I have going right now!). This Ribbon […]

Elf on a Shelf Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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Now that my daughter is three and a half, I decided to start the Elf on a Shelf tradition this year.  I am so excited about it… I just think she’ll love it. Being the planner that I am, I decided try out a few ideas while she was at school the other day.  Not […]

7 DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Christmas Ornaments For Kids

Thinking of new holiday crafts to do this year, I realized that I have done a few very easy to make Christmas ornaments.  So, I thought I’d put together a round-up of seven DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids today! Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids This one is a popular one that I did when […]

Vintage Inspired Ornaments 15 Minute Craft

by Dinah Wulf
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Guess what? It’s time for another Craft Lightening! Today I am sharing how to make a Vintage Inspired Ornament in fifteen minutes. I wanted to make some more ornaments to match the vintage handkerchief ornaments I made the other day. Here is what you’ll need: Clear glass or plastic ornaments Craft paint in the colors […]

Easy Winter Forest in Apothecary Jars

by Dinah Wulf
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Sometimes the simplest things make the prettiest decorations. I found these cute little sparkly green trees the other day and decided to make this easy winter forest in apothecary jars for my fireplace mantel. Apothecary jars are such a great investment for someone like me who loves to decorate and throw parties. I wait until […]

Stenciled Monogrammed Placemats Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
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I love my Thanksgiving placemats.  They are simple, black and white, with a script style.  It has words like, “gratitude”, “share”, “Blessings”, and “thanks”… perfect for a Thanksgiving dinner party.  BUT you know me, and I had to spruce them up a little.  I thought a little shimmer of gold would be a nice touch.  […]

Vintage Handkerchief Ornaments

by Dinah Wulf
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One of my most favorite things about helping with the decorations a Vintage Inspired Baby Shower was going antique shopping with my Mother-In-Law and collecting vintage handkerchiefs.  I bought so many of them because I kept finding so many beautiful colors and patterns and even shapes. Now that the baby shower is over, I have […]

5 Tasty Holiday Cocktail Recipes

by David Edessa
5 Tasty Holiday Cocktail Recipes

With the holidays just right around the corner, I thought I’d put together 5 Tasty Holiday Cocktail Recipes.  These are all original recipes written and concocted by David Edessa.  For all of David’s fun cocktail party recipes check out his Cocktail Corner! Apple Cranberry Cider Ingredients: 2 quarts (8 cups) Apple juice 2 cups cranberry […]

How to Make a Citrus Floating Candle

by Dinah Wulf
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My brother was on Facebook the other day and a friend of his posted a picture of how to make a candle from an orange.  I thought that several of these citrus floating candles would be perfect for an evening summer party centerpiece. We were visiting our dad recently and decided to try it out […]

Recycled Pringles Can Gift Kits

by Dinah Wulf
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I have seen a few Pringles can cookie tins on Pinterest.  They are cleverly wrapped and hold the perfect sized cookie.  I’ve seen them wrapped with Christmas paper complete with a bow and I’ve seen them wrapped like a Mummy for Halloween.   These lovely ideas inspired me to create these Recycled Pringles Can Gift Kits […]

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