12 Days of Shopping – Arts and Crafts on Day 2

Wine decoration tag from the container store from capability mom

I love craft projects (dioramas, hot glue and glitter), so the holidays are fun and somewhat messy around here. All to the good!  And my new craft addiction is to fold over elastic. I like the colors, I like making hair ties and headbands and luckily, other people like them, too, or I would have a ton of FOE in my house. I am . . . → Read More: 12 Days of Shopping – Arts and Crafts on Day 2

Best Hostess Gifts – Day 7 of The 12 Days of Shopping

Anne Taintor napkins, coasters, magnets, capability mom loves them all

I love finding great hostess gifts, really. It’s fun and easy to create a signature gift.I love giving – and, no small hint – getting these. So, of course, there is the favorite I-don’t-know-what-to-bring-or-even-if-this-is-decent-because-I-am-re-gifting-it bottle of wine – it is what you do with it. . . . → Read More: Best Hostess Gifts – Day 7 of The 12 Days of Shopping

12 Days of Shopping – Kids Make the Gifts – Crafts on Day 2

Gather any paper you that like – wrapping or old books or cards. Tip: I like to put them in a folder in the basement so my very tidy spouse doesn’t mistakenly throw them away (invariably I forget where I put them, though so it’s the same as if they had been thrown out). So on to the craft! Here is a site I have mentioned before, Mod Podge Rocks. It has tons of great projects and this is one is particularly easy and fun! . . . → Read More: 12 Days of Shopping – Kids Make the Gifts – Crafts on Day 2

Day 2 of Shopping Fun – Crafty homemade ModPodge Gifts

capability mom roskd mod podge

Get your craft aprons out, this is fun! I do love Mod Podge and the only reason there isn’t more of it in my house is because I tend to go on sprees…yes, Mod Podge sprees…be very afraid!  One weekend my oldest and I reclaimed a table ( I then proceeded to Mod Podge the inside of an old medicine cabinet). No, I am not . . . → Read More: Day 2 of Shopping Fun – Crafty homemade ModPodge Gifts