2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Pet Edition

The holiday season is here and finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can be quite the struggle! That’s why we’re making sure you’re completely covered for ideas this year. We decided to put out five different gift guides, one for each group of special people in your life! They may be little, but you can’t forget your little furry friends. Whether you’re looking to go all out or just something little, your four-legged friends want to celebrate the festivities too!

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High Budget

An LL Bean Dog Bed

An LL Bean Dog Bed

A Furbo Camera

A Furbo Camera

Mid-Range Budget

A Big Cat Tree

A Big Cat Tree

A Little Dove Pet Teepee

A Little Dove Pet Teepee

Low Budget

A Barkbox Subscription

A Barkbox Subscription

A Personalized Mat

A Personalized Mat

2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Friend Edition

The holiday season is here and finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can be quite the struggle! That’s why we’re making sure you’re completely covered for ideas this year. We decided to put out five different gift guides, one for each group of special people in your life! Finding something fun for your girls is a game all of its own. Whether you get something for each person or all go in for a gift swap, there are so many great options to choose from that they’ll all love! Whether they’re into makeup, fashion, home decor, or something else entirely, we have you covered this year.

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High Budget

Jill Rosenwald Pottery

Jill Rosenwald Pottery

Brooke and Lou Woven Tray

Brooke and Lou Woven Tray

Birdie Slippers

Birdie Slippers

Mid-Range Budget

Jewelry from Uncommon James

Jewelry from Uncommon James

FabFitFun Subscription

FabFitFun Subscription

Birchbox Subscription

Birchbox Subscription

Low Budget

A Que Collapsible Water Bottle

A Que Collapsible Water Bottle

Homebody by Joanna Gaines

Homebody by Joanna Gaines

A candle from Charleston Candle Co

A candle from Charleston Candle Co

Easy DIY Holiday Gifts

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Tight budget for the holidays this year? We’ve all been there! Today we’re sharing two of our favorite, inexpensive and easy DIYs that make wonderful gifts. Customizable and perfect for just about anyone on your list, these quick and easy projects are a fun way to finish off those last few gifts in an afternoon. Whether you’re crafting alone or with the family, we guarantee these projects will be something the whole crowd will enjoy and put a smile on the recipients’ faces!


DIY Glass Ornaments

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Glass Ornaments are easier than you would think and they make a great impression! A simple winter wonderland or festive classic colors, these are two of our favorite ornament designs and each take 10 minutes, tops! Perfect to make in bulk and distribute to everyone in the family or grab as a last minute add-on for a forgotten party.

What You’ll Need:

  • Glass Ornaments
  • Small trees
  • Fake snow
  • Super glue or hot glue
  • Paint pens
  • Festive paper confetti

Instructions:

For a winter wonderland, start by hot gluing or super gluing your Christmas tree to the bottom of your ornament (we used tweezers to guide it into place). Once this dries, create a paper cone and pour your fake snow into the ornament, as much or as little as desired.

For your festive paper confetti ornament, we started by writing a simple “Merry Christmas” on the outside. Once this dries, simply fill the ornament with your confetti and call it a day!


DIY Hand Decorated Mugs

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A hand decorated mug is a great gift for almost anyone in your life! Whether it’s for their morning coffee or tea, or even a yummy mug cake recipe, everyone can use a great mug. Designing or painting the mug gives the perfect touch of personalization to put a smile on anyone’s face.

What You’ll Need:

  • Plain Ceramic Mugs
  • Assorted Paint Pens
  • Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Painters Tape
 
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Instructions:

Either paint or draw your desired design on your mug. If case of mistakes, take a cotton ball with rubbing alcohol to remove any errors! Bake mugs at 250 F for 30 minutes to set your design. Add some hot cocoa goodies for the perfect gift!