Tag Archive: Homemade Gifts

Make Your Own Fresh Mandarin Wreath

Lately, I’ve really been enjoying using more natural elements in my home decor, so when it came time…

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Indigo Christmas Stocking DIY

It’s not always easy to find holiday decor that fits your specific home decor. If you’ve also succumbed…

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DIY Buffalo Check Rosemary Soap

I love making soap for myself and to give to others! And after receiving my first few Oui…

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Brass Ring Hanging Planter DIY

This specific project came to me after seeing a photo of a mid-century log holder. I was in…

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Faux Suede Fringe Stocking DIY

I’m pretty sure that stockings were actually the very first thing that I learned how to sew with…

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Christmas Napkin Iron-On DIY (With Printable!)

There are so many things that could be your favorite part of Christmas—the presents, the snowy weather, the…

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3 Ingredient Rosemary and Lavender Sugar Scrub

Sugar scrubs are my all time favorite DIY gift for a couple reasons. First, they take literally two…

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Mermaid Shell Sweatshirt DIY

I’m definitely a big fan of the sweatshirt in winter. For whatever reason, it’s hard for me to…

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DIY Alcohol Ink Ornaments

Last month, I played around with alcohol inks and made the prettiest pink pumpkins, so naturally I had…

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Lavender Lemon Dish Soap DIY (Essential Oil Based!)

I’ve been trying to switch out a lot of my home cleaning products to less toxic versions over…

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Cinnamon Spice Sugar Scrub DIY

I love all the spicy warm flavors that come with fall baked goods and drinks. So many delicious treats…

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How to Make Your Own Face Oil

I’m excited to kick off a series on essential oils with this super simple and useful recipe today!…

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15 Ways to Display Photos in Your Home

It’s an exciting day! Over on our Instagram account we are giving away a new Canon printer (it’s…

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Terrazzo Style Clay Incense Holder 

As the nights get longer and the weather turns, I look for ways to keep the hygge vibe…

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Police Fingerprint Throw Pillows

The A Beautiful Mess and A Color Story offices are getting into the Halloween spirit! As many of…

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DIY Tea Light Photo Frame

I have been dying to hang a few of these portraits of Trey and I in our home….

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Palm Leaf Ring Dish DIY

Although it’s probably technically more of a “summer” thing, I love palm print all year round. It’s basically…

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Vertical Gold Hoop Photo Display

While it’s great to have cool and unique photo frames around the house, it’s nice to mix it…

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Dyed Velvet Pillow DIY

I, Rachel, recently had to toss my favorite pink vintage velvet pillow after it had a run-in with…

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DIY Whipped Cocoa Body Butter 

I’m currently the owner of a rapidly expanding baby bump, which means I’m making some additions to my…

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Easy Fabric Planter DIY

Who else is always bringing new plants home and later realizing they didn’t pick up a cute planter…

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Acrylic Earring Holder DIY

Chances are, you probably have all your earrings somewhere in a pile or tangled together in the bottom…

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Make Your Own Unicorn Sugar Scrubs

Of all the trends going around recently, the phenomena of unicorn everything really speaks to me. Maybe it’s…

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Dress Your Tech with Printed Vinyl

Hi friends, I’m excited to share a fun little project I made recently. It’s one part art project and…

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Elsie’s Adoption Book (and How to Make Your Own Soft Book!)

Hi friends!!! One of the pieces of “homework” we have had for our adoption is to create a…

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Hairpin Leg Breakfast Tray DIY

Let’s talk for just a minute about how luxurious it feels to stay in bed just a bit…

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DIY Cactus Oven Mitts

Cactus oven mitts! You guys! I, Kara, am so excited to share these DIY cactus oven mitts with…

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Make Your Own Shaped Candle Mold

Apparently the other night my husband, Trey, walked into our bedroom after I had already gone to bed…

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Cozy Hooded Bath Towel DIY

My kids have had some favorite animal-themed hooded bath towels for years that were looking their age, so…

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Make Your Own Bubble Bath Bars

If you ask me, one of life’s greatest pleasures is getting to soak in a big warm tub…

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