Day 3 – Holiday Cards and Keeping it Personal

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Last year, Pragmatic Mom suggested a personalized stamp (I have long admired the way she uses hers to stamp her books) and I found this lovely stamp at Paper Source with free shipping. So while it currently resides in my present cabinet (what, doesn’t everyone have a present cabinet?), I just may keep it for myself. Last year I posted on this topic here with . . . → Read More: Day 3 – Holiday Cards and Keeping it Personal

Back to Basics – Day 6 of the 12 Days of Shopping – Going Low Tech

My assignment, go low-tech (Pragmatic Mom has the high tech gifts covered). These are my favorite low, and I mean low, tech gifts (thus the old school catalog finds). . . . → Read More: Back to Basics – Day 6 of the 12 Days of Shopping – Going Low Tech

12 Days of Shopping: Day 3 – Pretty Papers Giveaway

My absolutely favorite new discovery is from a company called Botanical PaperWorks. Everything is gorgeous and has the added bonus of being plantable – the eco-friendly paper (made of post-consumer waste and is infused with North American wildflower seeds. When you plant it – it sprouts flowers – so sweet, green and different! I got a beautiful printed invitation on their paper this year and the resulting flowers were lovely. Sorry – forgot to take a pic. . . . → Read More: 12 Days of Shopping: Day 3 – Pretty Papers Giveaway

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