Showing posts with label christmas. Show all posts
Showing posts with label christmas. Show all posts

Thursday, December 18, 2014

UPCYCLING: Old Sweater to Gold Napkin Rings

Upcycled Sweater Napkin Rings via homework (2)When you’re cleaning out your closets after you make your New Year’s resolution to get organized – don’t forget to save your old sweaters for crafting throughout the year.



Monday, December 15, 2014

GOOD TASTE: Marshmallow & Peppermint Stir Sticks

Marshmallow & Peppermint Stir Sticks snowballs, sprinkles, Christmas, candy canes, hot chocolate, cocoa, diy, recipeThere’s nothing like a cup of hot chocolate on these chilly nights and during the holidays it’s fun to add a pizzazz to your cocoa.



Thursday, December 11, 2014

ETCETERAS: Dollar Store Owl to White Glue & Crackle Paint Owl

DIY Crackle Paint Owl via homework (11)One of my favorite things to do is to makeover dollar store items. I’m always on the hunt for fun knick knacks that I come across while strolling around the dollar store.



Monday, December 8, 2014

CELEBRATIONS: Red Velvet & White Tulle Table

Red Velvet & White Tulle Holiday Tablescape via homework - carolynshomework (13)Inspiration strikes in the strangest ways sometimes. My table color scheme this year is inspired by this spool of deep red velvet ribbon.


Thursday, December 4, 2014

CELEBRATIONS: White & Gold Holiday Hutch

White & Gold Holiday Hutch 2014 via homework - carolynshomework (2)If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen a sneak peek of my gold & white hutch while I was working on it. I love how this turned out and just like every year, I think it’s my favorite one.



Monday, December 1, 2014

CELEBRATIONS: Dollar Store Coffee Mug Sock Cozy

Dollar Store Coffee Cup Sock Cozy - carolynshomework (7)

We’re officially in the holiday season. O.M.G.!! I have a million things still to do. If you’re like me and need some quick and easy gift ideas, this dollar store coffee mug sock cozy couldn’t be any easier or easier on the wallet.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

HOMEWORK (Reading): Artful Christmas 30 Elegant Craft Projects

Artful Christmas Book Review via homework - carolynshomework (1)Today’s reading aka book review is just in time for the holidays. Artful Christmas by Susan Wasinger has over 30 elegant craft projects that will make your house beautiful for Christmas without breaking the bank.

Monday, November 3, 2014

INKLING: Birch Gift Tags–Free Printable




It’s November everyone. Time to get real about the holidays. I know it seems early but I made these pretty birch gift tags and I wanted to share them with you so we can all get a head start on our holiday prep. The free printable is at the bottom of this post.


Monday, December 23, 2013

GOOD TASTE: Christmas Cookie Round up

Christmas Cookie Round Up via homework | carolynshomework.comThere’s only a few days left until Christmas but if you’re in the baking mood, I have a round up of 26 fantastic cookie recipes that some blogger friends shared with me. These are all of their best recipes, some passed down from generations and some fun and some simple. There is something for everyone. Take a look and click through to the original post to find the recipes.

Monday, December 16, 2013

CELEBRATIONS: Animal Snow Globe

Animal Snow Globe via homework | www.carolynshomework.comThere have been a couple of trends that I love in the crafty world – snow globes made from jars and painted plastic animals. I decided to combine the two into a holiday stacked animal snow globe.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

ETCETERAS: Christmas Shadow Box

Christmas Shadow Box via homework | carolynshomework.comShadow boxes are fun and the sky is the limit when deciding what to fill the little cubbies with. I think this little box will be constantly changing but for now I’m enjoying a few silver and white Christmas trinkets.

Monday, December 9, 2013

CELEBRATIONS: Easy Glitter Tape Place Cards

Easy Glitter Tape Place Cards via homework | carolynshomework.comNothing dresses up a table like pretty place cards. It makes everyone feel special to have their name marking their reserved spot at the table. These glitter tape place cards are super quick and easy to make and will add a touch of glitter and elegance to my holiday table.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

CELEBRATIONS: Glitter Ornament with Dimensional Magic

Dimensional Magic Holiday Ornaments via homework | carolynshomework.com
Oh... hello December, where did you come from? It's sort of strange to rush into the holiday season when you still have Thanksgiving leftovers in your refrigerator. But here we are and I lucked out and happen to have a holiday ornament post all ready to go. I participated in UCreate's Handmade Ornament Series a few weeks ago and now is a perfect time to reshare my ornament. Of course, I couldn’t resist using a little glitter to start off my holiday crafting season.

Monday, December 2, 2013

CELEBRATIONS: Brown Paper Packages Advent

Brown Paper Packages Advent via homework | carolynshomework.comPhew… I barely finished this year’s Advent Countdown in time. We’re on day 2 so I probably should have had this all done a week ago. But a week ago I was thinking about turkey and stuffing. With not much time, I went with a simple concept this year inspired by the classic lyrics “brown paper packages tied up with string…”

Monday, December 24, 2012

Sew and Tell: vintage chenille no-sew stockings

I love vintage linens. In fact, a long time ago – in a galaxy far away, I used to make and sell pillows using vintage fabrics.


Monday, December 17, 2012

Sew and Tell: tiny sweater ornaments



Aren’t these just the cutest little tiny sweater ornaments? My friend Vicky made these and I had to share them with you.