DIY Gifts

  • DIY Rustic Spinning Stars

    September 4, 2014

    I love these Rustic Spinning Stars. When I first saw something similar┬áhere on the “happy hooligans” blog I just knew we had to make them! They’re fun to make with the kids and are beautiful hanging inside or outside. We have ours spinning on our front porch, while my dad hung his (which we gave ...

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  • DIY Vintage Feather Garland

    August 31, 2014

    I love this simple, yet colorful and fun feather garland. The orange, yellow and browns of our garland take me back to the 70s and 80s, and the make-believe games of yesteryear, making it the perfect garland for a kid’s bedroom or play area. You could spruce this garland up a bit for the holidays ...

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  • DIY Tin Can Bird Feeder

    August 6, 2014

    I think what I love most about the Tin Can Bird Feeder is that you’re essentially making something from nothing! It’s also such a fun way to teach kids how to reuse and recycle! We just made the bird feeder on a whimsy for our own backyard, but it would make a terrific gift too.     Materials ...

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  • DIY Sock Bunny Rabbit

    July 21, 2014

    This project was inspired by a dear friend Libby, who left this world way too early in life. When I was 10 years old I was diagnosed with type I diabetes. As my doctor came to the hospital that evening to diagnose and take care of me, his wife, Libby, got out her sewing kit. ...

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