DIY Blankets
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6 DIY Blankets You Still Have Time to Make

Running short on time and still need to find just the right gift? Stumped on what to give to your person who has everything? Tight on money but don’t want to feel cheap? Whatever the reason is that you haven’t gotten all of your shopping done yet, don’t worry. Just give them a cozy blanket, because everyone loves to cuddle up in one. It will not only warm them up on the outside, but when they find out you made it yourself it will warm their heart too. Read on to see our top 6 picks for easy DIY blankets to make. Plus, we’ve mentioned some ideas to pair with your blanket to make it the perfect winning combo for giving.

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Christmas Books: recommendations
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6 Christmas Books to Gift this Year + DIY Bookmarks

The best kinds of gifts to give are not only ones that come from the heart, but also from the hands. We’ve listed 6 special Christmas books to give to the reader in your life that are sure to keep the magic of the holidays in the air. Plus, when you pair it with one of the DIY bookmark ideas, it makes for a thoughtful gift with a personal touch straight from you to them. Check out these suggestions that are sure to be treasured.

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Printable gift tags
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Printable Christmas Gift Tags: A Perfect Personal Touch

When it comes to gift wrapping around the holidays, I like to make it as quick and simple as I can. That being said, I still want my presents to look pretty. Sometimes all it takes are some little touches to make a big difference. This year instead of buying all the fancy labels and cards, I created a printable so that I could make my own Christmas gift tags. It is a perfect way to dress up a present. Plus, its easy to do for anyone, even if you are a beginner at crafting. Keep reading for the DIY tutorial and free printable.

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3 Piece Easy Quilt Tutorial for Indoors and Outdoors

easy Indoor/Outdoor Quilt

Several years ago I told my husband that I wanted to learn how to sew. So low and behold he bought me a sewing machine for Christmas. This meant two things: a) he actually does listen when I tell him things, and b) I had to follow through and give myself sewing lessons. Sewing can be tricky and all this time later I would still consider myself an amateur seamstress. So when I sew I tend to stick with things that are simple and don’t require perfection. The main reason I wanted to learn to sew was to make quilts, which can be pretty time consuming with all of their pieces. Recently I had to put together a raffle basket for my daughter’s soccer team fundraiser. Since I love the idea of giving handmade items, I decided to make an easy quilt to add to it. This quilt only takes three pieces to put together, can be put to use outside (like on a soccer field), and is practical for families on the go.

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