Embroidery Hoop Teacher Gifts

An apple for the teacher? Well, a few apples and a pencil?! It’s almost the end of the school year, which means Teacher Appreciation Day is right around the corner. There are many amazing teachers in my life, family members, friends and many who have blessed my own children. One of the longest known icons relating to a teacher is an apple. I took this simple icon and made a few fun and easy teacher gifts. Hi Alison here, and today I’d like to share these cute apple and pencil embroidery hoop … [Read more...]

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

This post is being sponsored by Tuesday Morning. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The other day my daughter was on the computer checking out The Santa Tracker when she excitedly announced to the family that the big guy’s sleigh launch was in only 8 days, 14 hours and 7 minutes. All the kids were super excited by this news, but my stomach just dropped and panic mode set in a little. With so little time left it’s tempting to just go binge on gift cards, but I really wanted to let the … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Gift Card Tags

This Halloween forget the tricks and just give a sweet treat, along with one of these spooktacular DIY Halloween Gift Card Tags! These cute little holders make great gifts for teachers, co-workers or friends.  I personally love spoiling my kids teachers, they are amazing people who go above and beyond daily, and this little gift is a nice way to say "thank you." I've teamed up with Thermoweb to show you how you can make these fancy and fun gift card tags.  You are going to love … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Gift Card Holder

My life has been so fast and furious lately that Mother's Day just snuck up on me. Under the circumstances I thought it was best to go the gift card route, but I wanted the mothers in my life to feel special and gift cards can seem so impersonal. My solution was to let the container carry the message of love and appreciation. If you are looking for a great last minute gift idea for Mother's Day you are going to love this handmade Mother's Day gift card holder. Using my Cricut Explore Air 2 … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift and Free “Teachers Lead in the ‘Write’ Direction” Printable

It's day three of Teacher Appreciation Week!  Today I'm sharing a teacher appreciation gift and free "Teachers Lead in the 'Write' Direction" printable. Teachers work hard to teach our children academics, but they also lead our youth to discover their passion and potential and spend countless hours encouraging them along the way.  I come from a family of teachers and I recently asked what types of gifts they would like to receive for Teacher Appreciation Week.  While gift cards or school … [Read more...]

Hot Cocoa & Truffles

This year I had lots of teacher gifts to make and wanted to give them something practical that I knew they would use so I purchased several gift cards, but that seemed a little too boring.  I decided to also send along some treats and made DIY hot cocoa packets & truffles. I couldn't resist ordering these bags and scoops from Pick Your Plum.   I added some washi tape to the bags and then I filled them with hot cocoa powder and marshmallows.  I spray painted small berry baskets gold and … [Read more...]