Glittery and festive DIY gumdrop ornaments created by Hank + Hunt exclusively for The Sweetest Occasion
Sweet ideas for holiday gift baskets from The Sweetest Occasion
I had a vision for today’s DIY projects many weeks ago. I’ve had this obsession with gold leaf for the last several months and really wanted to try my hand at playing with it for the first time. This DIY gold leaf pine cone garland is how it all went down! While largely intended to jazz up your holiday decor, this garland would be lovely to use throughout the winter months. Mine took up residence along the mantle in the …
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This week I am working on putting together a few holiday gift baskets for family. I know gift baskets get a bit of a bad rap for being a touch cliché as the old standby when you don’t know what to get someone, but I’m here to challenge that notion! I think lovely gift baskets with a few handmade touches, loaded …
I know I’m not alone in being completely charmed by all of the pretty snow globes that have popped up all over Pinterest the past couple of holiday seasons. I mean, is there anything as sweet and nostalgic as snow globes? I kind of think not. So this year I decided to try my hand at making my own snow globes and called on my girl Alice to join me in the fun!
Clean jars with lids
Glycerin (available at …
Earlier this week I shared my DIY duct tape ribbon gift wrap tutorial and today I have a couple more little DIY gift wrap ideas to share with you. These are so simple, using bits of sparkly ribbon paired with kraft paper gift boxes that I picked up at my local Michaels. I love the contrast of glitter against kraft, mixing a touch of glam with good old fashioned brown paper packages. I kind of adore how these turned out …
If you’re anything like me, there’s a good chance that perfectly wrapped gifts just make you smile. Every year about this time I start thinking about pretty gift wrapping, ribbons, tags and bows. (Quite obsessively, if we’re being totally honest here.) Recently, I was playing around with some red duct tape that I picked up at a local craft shop for $1 a roll and came up with this cute and funky twist on the classic big red bow. What …
Hello! Hello! It’s Jenny from Hank + Hunt with a few ideas for funky and bright gift wrapping to make all of your holiday packages look extra special. Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? We made great progress this weekend and are almost done, finally! I just started my wrapping. For the ladies this year, I decided to make it extra special and add a bit of pink.
Here’s a few ideas for non-traditional gift wrapping. The main tip is, …
Who’s ready for the holidays? I don’t know about you, but I’m loving decking the halls and all that jazz. It’s Chelsea, popping by from Lovely Indeed to give you a couple of fresh takes on gift wrap in case you’re spreading some holiday cheer in the form of a little gift or two! This year, I’m DIY-ing myself some one-of-a-kind fabric gift wrap.
gold acrylic paint (bonus points for also using a cream color!)
Need holiday decor ASAP? It’s Jenny here, from Hank + Hunt, with the world’s easiest homemade garlands! I have four different designs for you. Each is quick and easy, and only one requires a sewing machine. How’s that for simple? Enjoy!
Silver Doily Garland
First up, a silver doily garland. Use the small, 4 inch round doilies you can buy in the cake decorating section of the craft store. They come in white, gold or silver, like I used here. You will …