diy rustic marquee holiday tree sign

Rustic DIY Marquee Christmas holiday tree sign

You know we love making signs and have been on a marquee kick lately so we decided to combine the two, holiday style, and see what we came up with! With a little ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape added into the mix, we created a DIY rustic marquee holiday tree sign! To get started you’ll need a raw piece of plywood, pencil, […]

diy homemade candles

Homemade Candle DIY

Hey there, Jess here.   I hope you’re all having a wonderful holiday season so far and are feeling super excited for Christmas next week!! If you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping, worry not because I have got your back! My favorite gifts to give are homemade ones because I find the process of creating something for […]

faux wood foam state art

DIY | How to turn foam sheets into faux wood state art! Fun handmade gift idea for the hard to shop for person! Cute home decor idea!

This month for the Make It Fun®’s creative holiday team, we were given several sheets of foam, lots of ideas came to mind.  I loved the deer head pallet that looked like wood from last year’s challenge.  It’s so fun what a little paint can do to foam, right?  The same week I received my foam, […]

colorful white Christmas tree decor

Love this colorful white Christmas tree!

We love decorating for Christmas and we lovely love love our craft room so… we decided to put a tree in there! As if the colorful space wasn’t playful enough, our new white Christmas tree fits the room perfectly and is oh-so-cute! We’re playing along with Treetopia.Com and having you guess WHICH gorgeous white tree is ours… simply leave a […]

Puppy Advent Calendar + Sizzix Big Shot giveaway

DIY | puppy advent calendar

Welcome Laura!  She’s sharing a cute puppy advent calendar tutorial with a bonus HUGE SIZZIX GIVEAWAY!! After the tutorial, read on to find out what you can win and how to enter!! Thanks for being our guest, Laura! XO  Hi! I am Laura Kelly and am so super excited to be a guest on LollyJane […]

diy holiday stocking board

Easy DIY Christmas Stocking Board, perfect for fireplace mantle-less spaces!

We are in high gear for the quickly-approaching “Big Day” (Christmas!) and was thrilled to receive my personalized Christmas stockings last week. Of course my boys tore open the package to find their own but then turned to ask where they could hang it. Umm… our current home doesn’t have a fireplace mantel so I […]

diy notebooks as holiday gifts

Pretty notebook transformation... the "after" makes a gorgeous yet easy-to-make  gift!

I was just in charge of fancying up mini composition notebooks to “gratitude journals” for a womens church party and feel like a schlup now after seeing Smitha’s gorgeous transformation! Just take a look and let’s pretend that 80 women who received mine don’t see this post, haha! Love these! Hello there! My name is Smitha from […]

mini canvas thumbprint ornaments

ADORABLE mini canvas thumbprint ornaments! SO EASY to make, kids have fun crafting and you get a Christmas keepsake for years to come. Great Christmas kids craft and Christmas gift idea! Love this reindeer thumbprint ornament!

I love handmade goods at Christmastime, especially on my tree.  Some people adore a gorgeous perfectly decorated themed tree but I enjoy handmade all the way.  Blick Art Materials  challenged us to make our own mini canvas ornaments and we knew thumbprints were the way to go!  I adore any type of hand print art, kids […]

DIY button ornaments

DIY | Easy button ornament, just use hot glue and buttons to create patterns, dimension. Great for little kids!

We have a fun and easy tutorial for you today, courtesy of Blick Art Materials.  They challenged us to re-create their popular diy button ornaments.  We thought it would be cute to create a design in them so we came up with matching Christmas trees.  My 7 year old son helped me make these.  He […]

diy ball jar ornaments

DIY Ball Mason Jar Christmas Ornaments

There are 5 of us girls in our family of 9 children and each year we trade gifts. Since we’re all married now and 4/5 being busy moms, the past few years have ultimately turned to gift cards. Don’t get us wrong, we love gift cards buuuut, they’re not as personal as a handmade gift. This […]

Merry and Bright antler pallet art

DIY | Easy way to build Merry and Bright antler Christmas pallet art using new wood, very cost effective for a huge sign! www.lollyjane.com

Antlers and animals heads are all the rage right now and we adore it!  We were raised on a farm and have always appreciated animals.  We don’t hunt, at all, which is why we love all things faux animals heads.  Flowers and animal art became a trend over the summer and if you follow us […]

20+ DIY Disney ornaments

20+ DIY Disney ornaments | Lots of fun kids craft ideas for your Christmas decorating! Frozen ornaments, Ninja Turtle ornaments, Mickey Mouse ornaments and Disney princess ornament ideas! So fun!

We twin sisters are very different sometimes.  Kristi is all about pretty themed Christmas trees for example, while I’m all about handmade ornaments and not matching at all.  Our mom’s tree was a variety of our dorky childhood messy ornaments and I still love looking at them 30 years later.  I want my kiddos to […]

easy Christmas kitchen decor ideas | free antler printable

FREE Christmas antler print | Click through for Christmas kitchen decor ideas!

Well HAPPY 1st of DECEMBER!  We can’t believe Christmas is 24 days away, ahhh!! SO MUCH to do!!  We teamed up with World Market and 13 lovely blog friends to share some easy Christmas kitchen decor ideas to get you in the spirit of the season.  And of course we’ve got some freebies for you like […]

50+ DIY Christmas pillow tutorials

50+ tutorials to all the cute DIY Christmas pillows out there! Lots of step by steps directions for adorable Christmas decor! Great no sew options, painted pillows, lots of styles to choose from!

Have we got a fun roundup for you!  We wanted to make a quick no-sew Christmas pillow so went searching for inspiration.  Before you knew it, we had a ton of adorable Christmas pillows pinned and had to get them in one spot for easy access.  Now the hard part is deciding if we want to […]

birch wood tin can planters | DIY

Simple Christmas decor, birch wood succulent planters |via lollyjane.com

So you know our obsession with succulents and with birch wood being so trendy right now, we  had to blend the two styles for a simple, yet festive look.  These birch wood tin can planters would be a great addition to your fall decor, Thanksgiving mantel and even Christmas decor mix.  Supplies: 3 succulents, 4 oz. […]

diy sugar scrub recipes

25+ diy SUGAR SCRUB recipes | Lots of different  scents for everyday and holiday uses. Great handmade gift idea!! Easy neighbor gift idea!

Christmas is just over a month away and my adorable sister in law, Nise, is mostly done shopping. WHAT!? Crazy girl, I wish I could say the same.  We decided instead of each sibling exchanging gifts, we’re going to do a favorite things swap.  And wouldn’t 25+ diy sugar scrub recipes be a GREAT swap idea? […]

teal bench makeover

Gorgeous teal bench makeover!  See how easy it is to refinish old furniture to make it new again.| lollyjane.com

Earlier this month we shared the perfect teal color, Teal Zeal by Glidden paint.  It’s part of their new simplified color palette and we just adore it.  Check out our many color inspiration ideas, so much eye candy for the home!  This bench has been in our marriage as long as our oldest daughter has been.  My […]

DIY | glitter succulent planters

DIY glitter succulents | Easy Christmas decor idea, painted pots with glitter tops.

We are loving all the fall decor goin’ on but the frugal gals we are, we like to mix n’ match fall/Christmas.  We originally shared these adorable glitter succulent planters at Yellow Bliss Road for her fun holiday series.  It’s an easy project to whip up since you just need $0.69 pots, a little glitter & […]

No sew tree skirt

DIY No Sew Tree Skirt

Hi! I am Shannon visiting from Fun On a Dime. Its that time of year and we are so excited for the holidays! On Fun On a Dime our motto is “Enjoy more, Stress less”, so we are kicking into gear with the holiday spirit and making a fun and stylish tree skirt! The best […]

DIY | Let it Snow wood sign

Pretty natural snowflake winter decor. This let it snow sign is so cute all season long. Cute Christmas decor!

 November 10th means it’s HOP TIME!!  Every tenth of the month we share 10 theme’d ideas with some of our favorite blog buddies.  It’s so fun to pick a theme and see where our projects, crafts and recipes end up.  Sometimes we have the same (this month we have 2 yummy snowball cookie recipes, one […]