Archive for the ‘Christmas’ Category

Free Printable Holiday Cards + Gift Tags

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

free printable holiday cards + gift tags from classic play

Are you knee deep in the holidays? This time of year is when I start to feel stressed. There are so many gifts to give, and of course, I wait until the last minute to kick into holiday gear.

This year, I thought I’d put together a little gift for my fellow procrastinators—a free printable to help you out as you do your last minute wrapping and gift giving. That way, all you have to do is hit print on your computer and you instantly have a card for your child’s teacher, a tag to accompany the cookies you baked, a place to hold the tip you leave for whomever it is you’re supposed to tip this time of year.

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Striped Gingerbread Man Doll

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

striped gingerbread man doll

The other day I made a batch of Gingerbread Men dolls. I know most people make gingerbread men cookies during the holidays, but I have a tendency to burn food. So instead of cookies, bright and cheery dolls it is. Wouldn’t these guys look cute peeking out of stockings on Christmas morning? Click on over to Lulu the Baker for the full tutorial. I’m guest posting while Melissa takes a little blogging break to spend time with her newborn. He’s so cute!

striped painted gingerbread dolls

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Gifts for Map Lovers

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

gifts for map lovers


With the festive season fast approaching, I thought I’d share some of my favorite map-inspired gifts for just about any family member, friend or co-worker on your gift-list. (more…)

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Painted Christmas Decor Blocks – 12 Days Handmade Christmas

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

christmas blocks

I am super excited to be here for day seven of the 12 Days of Handmade Christmas. Today’s project is a great one for the kid in your life—it’s part puzzle and part decoration for their room. The blocks add a bright cheery pop of color and kids can change up the look as often as they want.

You’ll need: (more…)

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