Personalized Gifts for Mother’s Day

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One of the best things about giving homemade is the opportunity to create something unique and special for the recipient. That’s why I’m a huge fan of taking the time to really personalize my homemade gifts. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, I can’t think of anything a mother wold love more than a personalized gift from a child or grandchild. Here are my favorite personalized gift ideas.

Nest Pendant

Nest Pendant

Create a unique jewelry piece that represents each child in a mother’s nest. This is a pretty and simply piece of jewelry that makes a great necklace or charm for a charm bracelet.

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Free Stuff Friday!!

Can you believe it’s already the last Friday in April? We’ve got a super special giveaway today, so let’s get right to it!

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This week’s lucky winner will receive an Authentique Card Making Stack Prize Pack that includes a stack of “Accomplished”, “Harmony”, “Crush”, “Faith”, and “Spirited”! Each stack includes 18 pre-scored cards with 6 different designs!

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week. We’ll pick the winner and contact them via email. Deadline is midnight tonight and the winner will be announced Monday. One entry per person please.

Question of the week: Since April showers bring May flowers, what is your favorite flower?

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Flower Pot Mushroom House

By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

Create a little toadstool house for your fairy garden this spring!

Create some magical little fairy houses to add a touch of whimsy to your yard or garden this spring.  These simple houses are a fun addition to a fairy garden, and are simple enough to make with the kids.  Make one, or make a whole village to place among the flowers!

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Precious Memories Drape Fold Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Precious Memories Drape Fold Card

Create this beautiful drape fold card for your mom this Mother’s Day.  The folds of a gorgeous sheet of patterned paper is what makes this card and technique truly amazing.  The beauty of folded and draped material can be used on paper, too, with this easy technique.

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Kids’ Crafts: April Showers

We’re having a vibrant, colorful, but rainy April here in Portland. It’s true that April showers certainly do bring beautiful flowers! If your little ones are stuck inside during the rain showers, or even with bad seasonal allergies this month, here are some fun crafts and activities to help them engage with and enjoy all that April showers have to offer!

These raindrop sun catchers are easy to make with the whole family. Older kids can cut their own raindrops while toddlers can do the decorating. These will look great in the windows on rainy and sunny days alike.

Raindrop Sun CatchersMunchkins and Moms for Pre-K Pages

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Free Stuff Friday Winner!

Happy Monday everyone! It’s time to announce this week’s Free Stuff Friday Winner! Congratulations to… Janet! You’ll have a beautiful home with these fun books!

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This week’s winner will receive Decorating with Papercraft by Clare Youngs and Big Design, Small Budget by Betsy Helmuth.

The winning answer to “Do you craft on the go, or just at home?” is…

“I do crochet and cross-stitch on the go but jewelry and cards are done at home.”

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week.  Check back on Friday for your chance to win!!

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