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Cute & Easy Gift or Stocking Stuffer ~ Clothespin Magnets

Cute & Easy Gift or Stocking Stuffer ~ Clothespin Magnets @NotSoIdleHands.com

It always surprises me once Halloween is over and suddenly the days get chillier and it's the season for gift~giving. I feel a tightness in my chest and hyperventilate a bit when I start thinking about all the things that need to be done and all the awesome peeps I want to show appreciation for with some fun little things {you know who you are!}. But luckily there are about a million {give or … [Read more...]

Stocking Stuffer Idea ~ Shrinky Dinks Deer Necklace

Stocking Stuffer Idea~Shrinky Dinks Necklace By NotSoIdleHands.com

I'm on the hunt for awesome stocking stuffers and small trinkets to give as gifts and hide in stocking for the people (and kiddos) on my supa long Christmas list. A few weeks ago we were playing with Shrinky Dinks in Activity Days (8-11 yr-old girls) and I wanted to do more....cuz let's face it, this stuff is fun! I found some festive large punches that I wanted to try out with this craft and … [Read more...]

Cute Fabric Drawstring Bags for Neighbor or Teacher Gifts

Cute Fabric Drawstring Bags for Neighbor or Teacher Gifts By NotSoIdleHands.com

I love finding creative ways to wrap gifts and send them off to friends and family. And sometimes part of the gift can even be the wrapping itself! This cute bag can be something you throw some treats in, or a small gift for friends, neighbors, teachers, or anybody! These take about 20 minutes to make (or less if you are better at sewing than me), so you can whip out a whole bunch for all your … [Read more...]

Cocoa Peppermint Lip Balm For Those Cold Months

Cocoa Peppermint Lip Balm For Those Cold Months By NotSoIdleHands.com

The cold, dry months are upon us and when that happens my lips need some extra TLC to stay kissable for my hot hubby :) One of my favorite kinds for winter is Cocoa Peppermint since it has chocolate (yum!) and peppermint (think candy canes). Who doesn't want those flavors on their lips? And the peppermint is super invigorating for those darker cold mornings. Lip balm is very easy to make and each … [Read more...]