tag: presents

Posted by in handmade

can you believe it’s june already?! i’m celebrating several birthday’s this month (my guy’s is next week!), and always try to get my friends and family thoughtful gifts. this little gift guide revolves around the month of june and it’s activities. hope you enjoy celebrating this month!

june birthday gifts

birthday card by wit & whistle

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fun facts of june:

june 17th is father’s day
june 20th is west virginia day
june 21 is go skateboarding day
june birthstone is the pearl
june flower is the honeysuckle
the june bug is often seen around the u.s. in may and june!

then let us, one and all, be contented with our lot; the june is here this morning, and the sun is shining hot; oh! let us fill our hearts up with the glory of the day, and banish ev’ry doubt and care and sorrow far away. – james whitcomb riley


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ghtr gift guides: jewelry

December 2, 2011

Posted by in christmas

ghtr gift guides: jewelry simple jewelry pieces are one of my favorite things to give (and receive!), especially when they are handmade. and you know me, give it a woodland or crafty theme and i’m all over it. these would be a wonderful gift idea for a mom, sister, best friend or wife (any one of the male variety reading this??).

row 1: sterling silver chevron – $60 | artemesia – $55 | in love with nature – $80

row 2: tiny succulent garden ring – $49 | custom name necklace – $160 | fly little bird necklace* – $68

row 3: bird’s nest ring* – $15 | conroy and wilcox – $3900 | lost button necklace – $70

*these i own myself, and can personally recommend them! their quality and beauty are outstanding. :)

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diy gift wrapping ideas

November 30, 2011

Posted by in holidays

yup, i’m still thinking about gift wrapping ideas! (in case you missed it, it’s been on my mind alot: 1 and 2). today i’m sharing some of my favorite diy gift wrapping ideas from a blog i simply adore called nice package. it’s written by the amazing ez pudewa from creature comforts and marichelle burdman from lifeflix, so you know it’s gotta be good. i hope you enjoy!

diy gift wrap ideas

diy wax paper pom pom flowers

diy gift wrap ideas

twistie tie pom pom gift wrap toppers

diy gift wrap ideas

how to cut a paper snowflake

diy gift wrap ideas

diy tab sticker festive garland trim

diy gift wrap ideas

draw your own gift bows

diy paper candy gift topper

how are you wrapping your gifts this year?

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paper and present

November 29, 2011

Posted by in holidays

paper and present now that the biggest shopping days are over and we’ve shopped ourselves silly, it’s time to start thinking about how to wrap all of those presents! (or did you only buy for yourself?) here to help is the lovely, paper and present- a shop full of  the most adorable wrapping supplies! as a super special surprise, melissa is offering ghtr readers 25% off through december 15th, just enter the coupon code ‘GHTR25′ during checkout, and may all of your gifts be beautiful!


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Posted by in free downloads

hello, friends! i’ve been making our christmas gift cards this week, and just thought i would share them with you! you can download each of them by clicking below the picture (see instructions at bottom).

free download! christmas gift cards

>> download the acorn christmas gift tags <<

free download! christmas gift cards

>> download the stag christmas gift tags <<

free download! christmas gift cards

>> download the striped christmas gift tags <<

free downloadable gift tags

>> download the pennant christmas gift tags <<

hopefully these will make your presents a little merrier! you can print them on heavy cardstock and cut them out, OR they also fit the avery template 8163 sticker sheets (they are 2″ x 4″ each).

i’ll be working hard this weekend on putting the final touches on celebrate mag, as it will be released early next week!  have a beautiful weekend! love, bonnie

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Posted by in handmade

holiday gift guide

today’s holiday gift guide is a little different- it’s the weekend diy edition!  since i know all of you are really craftsters at heart- each of the pictures below represent the step by step instructions you can find by clicking on their link below.  have fun and let us know if you get crafty this weekend!

also, please share links or your own experiences and ideas about what you’re making 30this holiday season!


row 1 :: amy butler’s fabric leaves :: chocolate truffles :: free holiday crochet patterns ::

row 2 :: recipe booklet how-to :: placemats w/ chopsticks pocket :: amy butler’s snow mum pillow ::

row 3 :: cabled scarf pattern :: silhouette diy project ::  paper butterflies ::

row 4 :: dime store games :: drafty door diy :: stuffed pig ::

row 5 :: pin cushion :: my poppet pencil case :: wine glass charms :: make your own calendar! ::

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holiday gift guide

for the crafster in you life!  you might have to send your santa to this page- or just do the shopping yourself!  david is really good about supporting my crafty obsessions- but usually leaves the crafty buying up to my mom.  how do the loved ones in your life do?


row 1 :: make do and mend :: cotton reels :: chop chop ::

row 2 :: stack of ribbon :: monopoly thimble ring :: parfait yarn ::

row 3 :: christmas creatures :: sweet as a button :: secret lovers ::

row 4 :: i’d rather be smooching my crafty wife :: needle case :: sew cute coasters ::

row 5 :: crafty tools card :: the happy pear pincushion :: yarn keep ::

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holiday gift guide

hello dearies!  happy december!  can you believe it’s here already?  i’m going to jump start the day with our new daily post- the holiday gift guides!  each day until christmas i’ll be posting a new holiday gift guide designed for a different loved one in your life!  take note of the *new page* at the top- i’ll be logging each of them there for you to easily refer to.  and, if you have the perfect gift- please submit them by emailing me!

today’s post is all about the hostess in your life.  it’s time to begin attending all those holiday parties!

holiday gifts for the hostess

row 1 :: cupcakes make people happy :: winter beverages towel set :: magnetic spice storage ::

row 2 :: ceramic egg cup :: tire bouchon corkscrew :: three spoon set ::

row 3 :: wood coasters :: porcelain measuring spoons :: apple lunch dot kit ::

row 4 :: tea set studs :: fancy a brew? :: tiny teapot studs ::

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