Merry ChrisssSSSssstmas

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Alright I admit it. I’m a bit of a nerd. My Husband works in IT- I spend my whole day on a computer doing Graphic Design- and just this week end I broke out a 20 year old DOS based game (Tim Sweeny’s ZZT) just to remenisce. And if you don’t understand that last part-Read more

Snowflake Countdown [Free Printable]

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  Special Thanks to Skip To My Lou for allowing me to guest post! Read the guest post here. I loved making this countdown for them! Don’t forget to stop by my Etsy Shop to check out some of the other Christmas Countdown designs, including this super cute Candy Cane stripe version! My name isRead more

Salt Dough Ornaments – Revisited

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Alright alright. Salt dough ornaments are not new. Salt dough is a tried and true kid friendly craft that has been reincarnated into hundreds of different projects. And really- it is a dough. Why not roll and cut it out with cookie cutters? Its really not a stretch. So, when I decided I needed toRead more

It’s Snowtime!!

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Well, its not even Thanksgiving and here in Michigan we’ve seen sleet, hail, and snow all in the past 2 weeks. I, for one, am excited! Snow is one of my favorite indicators that the Holiday season is upon us. I’ve even got some superstitious “Snow Earrings” that I wear to coax the clouds intoRead more

Who DOESN’T Love to bake!?

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The smell of warm lemon-butter cookies, or pumpkin bread throughout the house is a dear one to me. The Holiday season feels to full of joy and love when I and the people around me pour our love into food. Its tangible, its giftable, and its delicious. Each year I try my best to make aRead more

Holiday Traditions Warm Your Heart and Hands

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When Amy from One Artsy Mama contacted me a few weeks ago about her awesome Holiday round of posts- I spent some time trying to think of traditions that I could craft out of. My family is very large- and we’ve got a lot of really great traditions- but how do I make a guestRead more

Thanksgiving Favor/Placecard

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I really enjoy things that do double duty. Lamp that organizes? Neat. Spatula that also plays music? Awesome. Thanksgiving Favor Box that can be used as a place card? Super cool! This box is very simple to put together. It requires just a smidge of glue, and the bottom folds to hold itself together. OnRead more

Thanksgiving Banner [Free Printable]

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Its getting that time again! Thanksgiving is right around the corner. And since we moved into a house with a fireplace mantel, one of my favorite elements to holiday decorating is banners. They look so festive and simple draped across the mantel. Also- I’m a typography nerd, so I really like decor that focuses onRead more

Inspiring To-Do List [Free Printable]

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  Hey there email subscriber! If you are here, that means you’ve got your freebie and you are ready to make your first SayNotSweetAnne project. I hope its just the first of many! I wear a lot of hats in life, which means a lot of “juggling the panic” and staying on top of aRead more