{How To} Happy Earth Week!

Happy Earth Week!! As I am sure many of you have figured out by now, I'm all for being Green!! Join me over on FaveCrafts for a week of crafting, giveaways and more. Today, I am sharing a fun way to dress up a gift with an old children's book.  It is super cute! … [Read more...]

{How To} Cookie Swap

Green Eggs and Ham -The Sewing Loft

Let's face it, the holidays are hectic! We all want to make each year special. Bake the prettiest cookies, wrap that perfect gift, send out those cards (for me that means "0n time") and decorate the house to the nines! Well, this year I thought I would try something different. You know, focus on the little things.  Normally for the next two weeks, I am stressing over who is coming to the "cookie … [Read more...]

{How To} Reclaimed Gift Wrapping

Easy Gift Wrap -The Sewing Loft

Last week I shared my new advent calendar "how to" and at the bottom I included a few photos of my wrapped gifts. (If you missed the "how to" click here.) Well, I have received a few emails asking for more info on "how to" create the look.  So, that is today's feature. Reclaimed Gift Wrap This is so super easy that I even feel funny about rating it but to be fair, I will. This project … [Read more...]

{How To} Quick Gift Idea

Big OOPPS on my part! I so hit the wrong button somewhere along the way and the post released before I changed the title... Silly me! Oh well, TGIF!! Today, Melissa from Studio MCA Designs shares a holiday gift idea. I love this and think I might need to use it for my hostess gifts this year! "Here is a simple and inexpensive gift idea.  I love to give personalized floursack dishtowels … [Read more...]

{How To} Hanging the Holiday Advent Calendar

advent calendar -The Sewing Loft

New House- New Traditions! Advent Calendar Snap Shot As promised - here are a few snap shots of the finished advent calendar project. (Click here if you missed the advent calendar "how to") To make things fun, I ran to the local Dollar store and picked up small "usable" items for my girls. Like hair ponies, chap stick, combs, brushes, socks.... you get the picture. No junk! I wrapped each … [Read more...]