Day 10!!! We’re in the double digits, holy moly! Can you guys believe there is only 1 week until Christmas?! WHERE did the time go? Well if you still have folks on your shopping list, do not fear, The Pinterest Wife is here with a few more DIY gifts that you can whip up in no time at all! There are tons of pins on making your own photo canvases and different materials to mount them on, but I have… Read more »


Sorry I’ve made you guys wait for day 9, it’s been a wacky few days!  Anyways, today’s gift is another one great for coworkers or neighbors and will make your house smell amazing! You know those candied nuts they sell in a kiosk at the mall? Yeah these are them. They are so crunchy and sweet and delicious you may not want to give them all away!  Originally I tried a recipe that was made in the crockpot but they… Read more »


Hi gems! So these “Sharpie Mugs” have been alllllll over pinterest for that last year or two and I just never quite got around to making them because I had heard a few people say that they don’t actually withstand the mighty dishwasher.  So I set out to find the answer and think I found it! Craftaholics Anonymous posted 21 tips for making these mugs however some of the people had conflicting advice, so I combined a lot of it… Read more »


Hi friends! Well, we are officially over half way through our 12 days of DIY gifts.  I hope you’ve had some good luck with the projects thus far and are knocking out gifts from your list. This braid scarf has been on my to do list for much longer than I care to admit to, and I’m so glad I finally got around to making it.  Most of the crafts I post are really quick and easy, and this one… Read more »


Happy Hump day! Wowzers, this week has been crazy busy and has just flown by! Today’s DIY gift is really perfect for just about anyone who gets into the holiday spirit.  We all know I love making [and giving] wreaths, so when I saw this wreath a few years ago, I just fell in love and knew I wanted to make it! There was no tutorial on it as the picture links to a listing on Etsy, so I figured… Read more »


On the 5th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, 5 Gooooolden Riiiiingsssss…. butttt I can’t give you all golden rings, so instead I give you a tutorial for a baby blanket. This definitely requires a sewing machine, but not any extensive knowledge on how use said machine.  I’m a novice [at best] when it comes to sewing so this was my first big project and it wasn’t so painful :).  My best friend Dawn is an expert… Read more »


Happy Monday! Hope you all had a relaxing weekend and are starting to get into the holiday spirit. Today’s gift is very easy to make and could not be any cuter! These DIY Hot Chocolate Snowman kits make great gifts for coworkers or anyone you want to give a gift to but don’t want to spend a whole lot of money on.  Materials: Small glass jars (baby food jars work well, however I didn’t have access to anyone with baby… Read more »


Happy Day 3 of DIY gifts! Today’s gift could not be any easier to make and will most likely be something they will receive from anyone else.  Pure vanilla is pretty expensive…especially when you double the vanilla in pretty much every recipe like I do.  Making your own vanilla isn’t a whole lot cheaper, but it does taste a lot better!  The other perk is it takes very little work to make, but on the downside, it does require a… Read more »


On the second day of Christmas my true love game to me………… Photo Coasters! These gifts are very quick and incredibly easy to make [depending on the type of tile you choose to use, they can be quite budget friendly as well.] Materials 4″x4″ tile squares Pictures printed on PAPER or TISSUE Mod Podge Foam Brush Clear Bumpers/Felt Circles Clear Acrylic Spray Format pictures to 4″x4″ and print on regular paper Cut out pictures Apply a thin layer Mod Podge… Read more »


Hi there! Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  With the holidays drawing near, some of you may be looking for some gift ideas. Now I am someone who LOVES giving gifts, however that can get expensive…so I’m a big fan of making gifts! This also gives me a chance to personalize gifts for them.So I bring to you the 12 days of DIY gifts just in time for all of your holiday gift giving needs. Day 1: This clock… Read more »