Snowman Treat Cups

Featured Image Snowman Treat Cup

Many of you know I have two kiddos that love to give gifts to their friends!  And with the holidays quickly approaching, I am on the look-out for really fun and simple ideas that my kids can create to hand out to their friends this year.  Or for simple gifts that I can make to hand… 

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Silhouette Portrait Giveaway

Silhouette Portrait Giveaway

It is safe to say that Christmas has arrived early here at Simply Designing!  My friends at Silhouette have asked me to host a Pre-Black Friday Silhouette Portrait Giveaway!!  And I happily agreed!  I love love love my Silhouette Cameo, it is truly one of my most used creating tools (besides my glue gun of course!)… 

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Gold Holiday Tree Decor

Gold Holiday Tree Decor Featured Image

I am part of the Make It Fun Team® with FloraCraft® and I am thrilled that they helped make this post possible today. I have had a lot of fun creating fun and festive holiday tree decor over the years like these Shabby Ruffle Burlap Trees, these Yarn Christmas Trees and my Ruffle Flower Topiary.  And so when… 

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15 Turkey Treats and Crafts

Turkey Treats and Crafts

There is only one week left before Thanksgiving!  Eek!  I am quickly trying to prepare and plan for the big day and my children are excited to do a few fall and Thanksgiving inspired crafts!  And today I am excited to share 15 Turkey Treats and Crafts with you!  Some of these are definitely for… 

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Gold Reindeer Decor

Gold Reindeer Decor

I can’t believe I am already bringing out the Christmas decorations…and it’s not even Thanksgiving yet.  I know I know, it’s bad.  I also sung a couple of Christmas songs the other day too! (gasp!)  But in all seriousness, I really do love creating and decorating for Christmas and so today I came up with… 

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Peppermint Bark Hot Cocoa

Peppermint Bark Hot Cocoa

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. I am still hard at work finding and creating fun neighbor and friend gifts for this holiday season!  I love to start handing out gifts early and I love to have a variety of items too!  So today I am excited to… 

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Painted Apothecary Candy Jar

Ribbon Candy in Apothecary Jar

I love ribbon candy.  Well, I actually don’t love the taste, but I love how beautiful it looks!  I just think it is one of the prettiest candies out there.  And I am thrilled I finally found a really fun and simple way to display beautiful ribbon candy this year with this really fun Painted… 

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Pumpkin Pie Steamer

Pumpkin Pie Steamer

PSL’s (Pumpkin Spice Latte’s) are flooding my Instagram feed like nothing else!  And so because I don’t drink coffee, but I still wanted to enjoy the yummy taste of fall, I decided to create my own Pumpkin-inspired drink at home!  This Pumpkin Pie Steamer is good enough to be a coffee house drink, but I made… 

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5 Tips for Stress Free Holiday Cards

5 Tips for Stress Free Holiday Cards

A big thanks to Shutterfly for making this post possible today.  All opinions are mine. This time of year can be incredibly busy!  From parties to school functions to remembering to get everyone on your list a gift!  To making cookies and singing carols, this time of year can really become stressful if you let… 

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Homemade Mulling Spices

Homemade Mulling Spices Featured Image

Nothing says fall quite like Mulled Cider!  But most store-bought mulling spices are just plain expensive.  So today I am excited to show you how simple it is to create your own Homemade Mulling Spices with ingredients you may already have at home!  (I did!)  This comes together in a few minutes and then you… 

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Simple Thanksgiving Gift Idea

Thanksgiving Gift

It seems like I always need a gift to bring somewhere.  Either a hostess gift or just a neighbor gift.  The other day I made these really beautiful Succulent Tin Can Gifts that I am so excited to give this year!  I really love to give gifts that are creative but that don’t take a… 

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Succulent Tin Can Gift

Succulent Tin Can Gift

I am part of the Make It Fun Team® with FloraCraft® and I am thrilled that they helped make this post possible today. I am already planning for the holidays.  I have a long gift list and a small budget and so this year I am getting creative and making many of my gifts to give… 

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