I joined the "Dare to DIY" challenge from fellow blogger NewlyWoodwards. A little creativity always eases the change in seasons for me. Four themed crafting challenges spread out over the season? Perfect. Sign me up and hand me some glitter! Glue guns: ready, aim, fire!
This project was inspired by a post I saw last year at Young House Love (see it here.) This project is all about notes of thankfulness shared with your family (or in my case, husband). I bought some cute letterpress thankfulness cards from PaperSource. In the future, I could totally print or press these myself (or lasercut them, yay engineering employer!) but this year, easy is my favorite word. I got two kinds:
Once the notes were done, I wanted to make a cute container. I had all sorts of earlier notions but once stuck at the airport I had watercolor supplies and a sewing kit. Envelope? Yeah sure! It's slightly nostalgic of the elementary school valentines-in-a-folder thing, right? I've been taking a watercolor class and although I kinda still suck at it, I love the dreamy colors. So for this project I went with a house and love motif:
Check out the other crafts here: