DIY + Craft

day 10: paper peony wreath

Tissue-paper flowers form a dazzling holiday wreath. This no-glue project is a perfect project to use up all the tissue paper that was “just too pretty to throw away” from past years. Paper Peony Wreath 6×6-inch tissue squares in three coordinating colors floral wire wire wreath frame (find at local craft store for about $3)

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day 9: candy stocking stuffers

Make it harder to get into that chocolate with these candy wrappers. Fun for kids, practical for adults! Candy Stocking Stuffers paper pencil candy scissors sewing machine 1. Fold paper in half. 2. Lay out the candy you want to hide and draw your desired shape around it, leaving 1/4 inch room to sew. 3.

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day 8: glitterati gift tags

We’re feeling quite blingy this year. Spread the glitterati love (and glitter residue) with twinkling gift tags. A handful of these under a tree will really spread the sparkle. Glitterati Gift Tags wooden gift tags craft glue, glitter ribbon small sponge brush small piece of paper 1. Roll up a small piece of paper and

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day 6: hovland swanson bow

Hovland Swanson Department Store in Lincoln, Nebraska, was the place to purchase your wife a mink coat for Christmas. Hovland offered wonderful gift wrapping for any purchase, but a mink coat was placed inside a new aluminum trash can. Many a husband could be seen grinning ear to ear while putting a shiny silver garbage

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day 4: sparkle for the tree

There’s no better way to add glitz to a tree than with glitter. Fair warning: You’ll probably be finding specks around the house until July… We think it’s totally worth it! Glitter-Filled Ornaments clear glass ornaments glitter string or ribbon funnel 1. Carefully take metal tops off ornaments. 2. Using box as holder, place funnel

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