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Make 3-D Christmas Tags Using Clipart - A Tutorial

Melissa Bastow

Tags Christmas, tutorials, winter

Make 3-D Christmas Tags Using Clipart - A Tutorial

Making custom gift tags isn't something I'd do for EVERY gift.  But for a special few, it's totally worth it!  And it really isn't that hard, it just takes some cute Dorky Doodle clipart and a little bit of time!   Here are the step by step instructions on how I made this tag (including links to products I used): 1- Print some of our super cute Christmas clipart on white cardstock.  Print the same image at the same size 2-3 times (depending on how many layers you want to have).  Also make sure you're printing at the right size...


Waterless Snowglobe Craft Tutorial

Melissa Bastow

Tags tutorials, winter

Waterless Snowglobe Craft Tutorial

Looking for a fun craft to do on a cold winter's day?  This waterless snowglobe is lots of fun to put together and can be a fun project to work on with the kids.  Plus the possibilities for what you put inside is endless - snowglobes aren't just for Christmas, they can be enjoyed year round!   Supplies: • Wide Mouth Jar with Lid • Small Figurines of any kind (make sure they fit inside the jar) • Fake Snow • Glue Gun While your glue gun is heating up wipe out the jar so there is no dust. Set the...


Cute Snowman Clips for Winter Treats

Melissa Bastow

Tags winter

Cute Snowman Clips for Winter Treats

Warm up someone's day with a cute snowman treat.  Just fill a baggy with something yummy (hot chocolate mix perhaps), and clip one of these cute snowman heads to the top - you have yourself an instant gift to brighten a cold winter! This printable is super easy to use.  Just right click on the image below and select print or save from the menu that pops up.  Print the page on white cardstock and cut out the snowmen.  Tie a little bow with some matching ribbon, felt, or whatever, and hot glue the head and bow to a clothespin. ...


Free Snowman Planner Stickers

Melissa Bastow

Tags planners, winter

Free Snowman Planner Stickers

If it's going to be winter, you might as well plan a few fun snow days, right?  These cute snowmen will help you plan for snowball fights, sledding, ice skating, and hot chocolate!  And they're super easy to use - just print them on matte sticker paper and cut them out! If you like this little sampler you should check out our full sheet of Happy Snowman Planner Stickers!  You can get the printable version in our shop, or the printed and cut version from Planner Kate! To get this free sticker printable just right click on the image below and...


Hand Warmer Free Printable

Melissa Bastow

Tags Christmas, tutorials, winter

Hand Warmer Free Printable

This free printable goes with a tutorial I did years and years ago.  My kids and I made hand warmers and gave them to their church teachers for Christmas.  They were easy to do, and my kids were pretty small at the time so they loved helping me.  (Now they're older and crankier and would rather do their own thing then make stuff with me.....sniff...) Find out how we made the homemade hand warmers by reading the old blog post. And when you're done you can put the new printable with it!  They make great gifts for neighbors or your...

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