Monster Gift Card Idea

DIY Monster Gift Card Holder

This post first appeared on SNAP Creativity as a part of their last minute gifts series. I’m posting it here for you in case you missed it! So we’re in the final countdown to Christmas.  Are you ready? Anyone have any last minute gifts they are working on?? Gift cards make great last minute gifts, especially… 

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Leather Trimmed Zippered Pouch Tutorial

DIY Leather Trimmed Zippered Pouch by Melissa Mortenson of polkadotchair.com

Today I’m excited to be sharing with you an idea for a simple zippered pouch perfect for holiday gift giving. Zip pouches are one of my all time favorite gifts to sew. They sew up quickly and you can easily personalize them to match the style of the recipient.  To add a professional touch to this… 

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Gift Wrap Ideas; DIY Printable Ribbon

DIY Printable Ribbon and Creative Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas

It looks like we are starting down the home stretch to Christmas. It’s in just 10 days… Not to panic you or anything :).  This week (and a little bit of next) I’ll be sharing some quick Christmas last minute gift ideas then I’ll be signing off until after New Years.  I have been sewing… 

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Sparkle All the Way, Nail Polish Gift Idea & Printable

Sparkle all the way printable nail polish gift tag from polkadotchair.com

Guess what?? Another nail polish gift idea… I know there have been quite a few of those shared here lately but right now nail polish seems to be a big part of my teenage girls lives, my house always seems to smell like acetone.  My girls are always looking for new nail polish colors, trying out new… 

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I need your votes – Cricut Design Space Star

DIY Gingerbread Men Garland Craft Kit, makes a great neighbor gift for Christmas!

The last few months I’ve been participating in the Cricut Design Space Star challenge.  Each month a group of bloggers takes on a challenge from Cricut to create a project around a specific theme. Then each month 10 of the projects are chosen by Cricut to participate in a “vote off” with 1st place going to… 

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DIY Gingerbread Garland Craft Kit

DIY Gingerbread Men Garland Craft Kit, makes a great neighbor gift for Christmas!

  Disclosure: I was provided a Cricut Machine to make this adorable Christmas Craft :) . Affiliate links are included in this post.    I love coming up with ideas for creative gifts for my friends and neighbors for the Holidays!  We’ve done mason jars, oreo truffles, peppermint bark and candy. This year I thought… 

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DIY Personalized Tote Bag

DIY Monogrammed Tote Bag on polkadotchair.com

*A big thanks to Jo-Ann and Cricut for sending me the supplies to make today’s project! All opinions and hair brained ideas are 100% mine.. this post contains affiliate links**  I seem to pop into Jo-Ann’s once every couple of weeks. I always think that I have enough of what I need for a project… 

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Elf Christmas Mason Jar Gifts

Elf Christmas Mason Jar Gift and free printable gift tag

Last year I shared a very simple Santa Claus Mason Jar Christmas gift idea.  I was astonished how popular it became, I posted it and next thing I knew it was all over Pinterest and stayed there all year long.  It was funny to me becuse of all of the things I’ve made it wasn’t… 

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Project Teen Book Tour Round Up & Free Printable Gift Tags

Handmade-With-Love-Gift-Tag1

  A few weeks ago was the Blog Hop and book tour for Project Teen.  9 of some of my favorite bloggers shared their thoughts about the book and even made some of the the projects! Since Project Teen is all about giving handmade gifts, and since the Holiday season is now upon us, the blog… 

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Nail Polish Gift Ideas

Nail Polish Gift idea with free printable gift tags on polkadotchair.com

  I have a 13 year-old daughter that likes to paint her nails every day. Well maybe not EVERY day, but it sure seems like it. The smell of nail polish remover can frequently be found wafting down from her room upstairs. It seems like most of her friends love nail polish as much as she… 

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Study Pillow

Study Pillow sewing patter from Project Teen

One of my favorite projects from Project Teen is the Study Pillow sewing pattern.  One day I watched as my daughter lugged a pillow, books, pens, iPhone, headphones and some snacks outside so that she could go study. She had the hardest time getting everything out there without dropping it all, and I remember thinking to myself… 

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Frame Clutch Purse, a Sewing Pattern from Craftsy

Frame Clutch Sewing Pattern

This post is part of a series of posts sponsored by Craftsy. Watch for fun information and deals pop up here over the next few months about some online sewing classes-don’t worry, all opinions are, and will always be, 100% mine. I’m not the best, okay I’m actually the worst, when it comes to planning… 

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DIY Fabric Headband

DIY Fabric Headband Sewing Pattern on polkadotchair.com

  This last month has been an absolute whirlwind. I think when I sat down and counted I realized that I have been to 14 cities in the last 30 days. No wonder I’m so tired. This summer my oldest daughter had the opportunity to study abroad in London, once I found out she was… 

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