Making your own Holiday Envelopes!

DIY, general, Gift, Uncategorized
This last year I got Martha Stewart Living for free!   The magazine has a lot of creative ideas. This evening I was looking for Christmas labels and I found this creative idea for envelopes. Using the Martha Stewart method and you don't have to spend any money! Use some of the scrap wrapping paper from gift wrapping. Unfold a regular envelope. Choose patterned paper larger than the envelope (or stick mismatched pieces together with glue). Trace the envelope onto the paper, fold (use envelope as a guide), and secure with glue stick. If mailing, add a label. A couple years ago I found Floral Vintage Collection: Cards, Envelopes, Tags and I created cards and envelopes for peoples birthdays and other celebrations. Image source: Note: I am an affiliate with…
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Getting Ready for the Holidays!

general, Gift, Holiday Shopping, Uncategorized
I love getting ready for the holidays.  It is the most beautiful time of the year.  This year I'm pretty much done with Christmas shopping!  I can't believe I can say that. Don't get me wrong I still have a lot to do.   Not to mention working full time outside the house.   I'm also helping do calligraphy for a wedding so my time is limited. I just wanted to write a quick post about this time of year.  It can be a crazy time and with so many deals available it can be overwhelming.     Here are my tips for not getting overwhelmed. 1.  Remember my motto:  There will always be another deal tomorrow!    If you are like me and finally find the time to organize your coupons and get ready…
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CVS Free Hardcover Photo Book! 7/12-718 – Perfect Christmas gift idea.

CVS, Freebies, Gift, Uncategorized
What a great deal!   My suggestion is since this freebie is for 10 pages, put all of the photos that you want on to a CD or SD card prearranged so it is easier to use the Kodak machine.  I got a free book from Snapfish back in December 2008 and it took me a couple hours to organize the photos.  Since, I have all of my photos online and in some sort of date order I  might take sometime to download them and head to CVS to create this great photo book.   What a great gift idea!  Grandpas, Grandmas and others would love it!  Great Christmas gift idea too! Thanks to for the picture and the info!
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