DIY Lush Inspired Bath Bombs

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I have a slight obsession with homemade bath products.  When I see all the fabulous bath bombs at Lush I can’t help but think of how I can make a batch of them myself.  I believe I’ve come up with the perfect recipe to turn you into a DIY bath bomb expert in no time… [read more]

Quote Bubble Notebooks–Easy DIY Gift!

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Are you looking for a super quick DIY gift idea?  These simple Quote Bubble Notebooks are a great for anyone…friends, sisters, teachers, teenagers, and of course you need some for yourself! I have a slight addiction to moleskin notebooks.  There, I’ve said it.  I have various sizes and colors and always find myself collecting more… [read more]

Sweet Hearts on Etsy {Etsy Love}

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You’ll love all the creative Valentine’s Day goodies on Etsy!  Hearts are a symbol of love, and there’s a ton of handmade hearts waiting for you.  In just a few clicks they’ll be sent right to your door…I big puffy heart that!! Enjoy these sweet heart Etsy finds… Crochet Heart Garland – Alice Remembers Glitter… [read more]

Embroidery Hoop Art {Love it!}

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Mini embroidery hoop art makes a great gift anytime of the year!  I just made a few ornaments to send to a friend in Japan.  Didn’t they turn out cute???  I had to share them with you! I love, love, love quick projects that let me add a touch of handmade goodness to a gift… [read more]

15 Handmade Baby Blanket Tutorials

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There’s not much sweeter than handmade baby blankets!  They’re the perfect gift to welcome little ones into the world. You’ll love these beautiful baby blanket patterns for sewing, crochet and even quilting…there’s something here for everyone.  Blankets can be made in no time at all and become a treasured keepsake.  You can’t beat that kind… [read more]

Geometric Love on Etsy

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This trend is here to stay and I’m loving all the fabulous geometric creations on Etsy!  From home decor to jewelry {and even cross stitch} geometric designs are popping up everywhere. You will want to take a look at these before you purchase your next gift…BECAUSE they rock! Geometric Gifts on Etsy Geometric Pillow –… [read more]

Painted Seashell Accessories– Polka Dot Chair

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Hello! My name is Melissa Mortenson and I’m the girl behind the Polka Dot Chair Blog! My blog, named after a chair in my craft room is in it’s 6th year of sharing creative ideas with readers! I’m so excited to be here today to share with you this fun summer craft idea!    These… [read more]

Mini Notebooks {DIY} & Summer Splash

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Handmade Mini Notebooks are so fun to make on a rainy summer afternoon!  I recently posted this fun little project on my other craft blog…Handmade and Craft.  I hope you already subscribe to it! Handmade Mini Notebooks Do you have a ton of pretty scrapbook paper you’ve been saving?  Well, here’s a simple and sweet… [read more]

Mod Melts Paper Clips–Handmade Gift

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Mod Melt Crafts are so much fun!  These Mod Melts paper clips make great handmade gifts for any age!  You’ll find more craft ideas in this post…25 Mod Melts Crafts.  Mod Melts can be bought at your local craft store in the aisle with all the Mod Podge products.  There are a few different molds… [read more]

Driftwood Vase Tutorial by {DIY Decor} by Simplicity in the South

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Driftwood Vase Tutorial Guest Post by Simplicity in the South Back in February, I was dreaming of the beach, fruity drinks with little paper umbrellas, and vacation time with my family while I hot glued to my heart’s content and made a heart from driftwood. Today, I’ll show you how I took some more of… [read more]

Summer Splash Project–Flower Hair Accessories

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Summer is the perfect time to create sweet little flower hair accessories.  They also make fabulous handmade gifts any time of the year.  So, pick up a few simple supplies and make a bunch to keep around and ready to share! For supply information and more, visit Handmade and Craft! I had so much fun… [read more]