For many people, this time of year is hectic on several levels! You’re trying to finish up the year-end stuff for school and work, send holiday cards, buy gifts, and plan travels and gatherings. It’s a lot. In our house, this holiday season is even more frenetic than usual because we’ve got a baby who gets into everything. (Turn your back for one second, and she’s stuffed the most dangerous thing she can find into her mouth!) I’ve barely had a spare moment to relax, which is why I set aside three hours this week to just zone out and create pretty calligraphy. Today, I’m sharing the envelopes I made as a casual show and tell.
If you’re looking for a unique DIY holiday card project, consider this beauty. This holiday card tutorial will quickly become a favorite because of the delightful cutout! When your recipient receives the card, he or she can simply remove the ornament from the center and hang it on their tree.
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What do you do when you’ve got a bored four-year-old at home in the thick of the holiday season? Make DIY paper ornaments! Today, I’ll show you how my little guy and I made some beautiful holiday tree jewelry that will last for years to come.
Calligraphy is something most people like to create year-round. However, there’s no denying that it’s a skill that shines (often literally) the most during the holiday season! We spread good cheer with written greetings, fancy invitations, and beautiful meals featuring menus or place cards. It’s a visually resplendent and cozy couple of months. That’s why I love coming up with a holiday worksheet every year! The worksheet gives me an excuse to think of fresh ways to hone our pointed pen skills while learning how to make stunning motifs.
This holiday wreath watercolor gift tag tutorial will disprove those who swear that they cannot use watercolors! I’ll walk you through this project step by step, and you’ll be delighted at the results. Keep in mind that while I used the wreath for a gift tag, it can be painted on anything. Sketchbooks, envelopes, DIY cards, and place cards can all benefit from this wonderful motif.
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There’s something special about cold weather meals. It’s the feeling of being inside a warm house, your belly getting comfortably full, when the weather outside has a chilly edge. With a couple of small touches, you can make meals extra special: light candles, use the nice plates, and consider making place cards for people or label cards for food.