Category: Holiday

VALENTINE TREATS – How to Create Candy Tubes Out of Toilet Paper Rolls!

  I just love packaging up gifts and treats with ribbons and bows and creating containers to stuff full of all things salty and sweet.  I also love recycling and repurposing so I am utterly thrilled share how to create candy tubes out of gussied up toilet paper rolls, stuff them full of Valentine treats, and hand …

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CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS – Deck the Halls

Merry Christmas from our home to yours! I would love to take this opportunity to thank all of you that have followed Joyful Daisy this year!  We look forward to sharing a new year with you filled with lots of projects & fun!  To wrap up this holiday season, we are sharing some of our holiday cheer and …

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Deck Your Fashions with a CHRISTMAS BOW SKIRT

What do you get when you combine a skirt with 60 Christmas bows…a TOTAL CHRISTMAS TRANSFORMATION!  Now some may call this Christmas Bow Skirt tacky but I call it terrific!  Paired with basic leggings and top with simple accessories, this rockin skirt is suitable for more then an ugly Christmas Sweater Party! I was so excited …

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BEER & POP CAN CHRISTMAS TREE GIFT!

This adorable pop can Christmas tree made out of a 12 pack of Mountain Dew made a perfect gift for one of Lily’s favorite teachers this Christmas.  I couldn’t help thinking just how great this would be made out of Beer or other party drinks to bring as a fun and festive hostess gift too.  You …

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CHRISTMAS CRUNCH POEM & Chocolate Covered Pretzel Snack Packs

After posting my Scarecrow Crunch, I received lots of requests for something similar with a Christmas theme.  So thank you for your requests and patience because this was fun to sketch and make snacks for.  You could use any snack mix with our Christmas Crunch Poem but we decided to play with chocolate &  pretzels creating two …

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Simple Homemade Gifts Under $5

Most of us love to give gifts but sometimes money can be an issue and sometimes when we want to make something, time can be an issue.  So I have gone through past projects and compiled a list of cute gifts that are not only simple and can be done in an afternoon but also projects …

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Legend of the Candy Cane Crafts

 Make a cute card, decorate a small box and fill it with mini candy canes, or create adorable individual candy cane gifts featuring the Legend of the Candy Cane. Follow along to get instruction on our candy cane crafts that you can make by creating your own image or you can CLICK HERE to purchase our legend …

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SNOWFLAKE COCOA – How to Make our Favorite Hot Chocolate Mix & Package up for Gifts!

  Today I’m sharing my mom’s favorite three ingredient hot chocolate mix using powdered milk instead of powdered creamer.  Since we wanted to give some away as gifts, we decided to add some cute snowflake sprinkles, marshmallows, candy canes, hugs & kisses to make it extra special.  Then we packaged up in bags and mugs …

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Snowman Snacks & Fudgie Marshmallow Cupcakes

Whether you want a yummy snack for kids, a cute gift for friends, or just some adorable, sweet cupcakes, our snowman snacks and Fudgie Marshmallow Cupcakes should do the trick.   Check out our cute snowman label & jaunty poem available in our shop CLICK HERE as a digital stamp you can color in yourself or print out our PDF …

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Lily Latte – Homemade Starbucks Costume

  This is one of the easiest and most inexpensive Halloween costumes I have ever made.  This Starbucks costume could also be the quickest costume I have ever made, thankfully so since we made it after an out of town basketball game the night before Halloween!!! Using a few Starbucks logos found online and all other …

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FALL FUN-Take Time to Jump in a Pile of Leaves!

When was the last time you jumped into a pile of leaves?  Well, as for me, I cannot remember…that is until today!  We must have had a windy night because today we woke up to twice as many leaves on the ground as yesterday!  The kids couldn’t wait to rake up a big pile and it …

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Caramel Apple Blondies

 I just love the chewy sweetness of a good blondie so I decided I wanted to put a fall spin on my favorite blondie recipe.  I started thinking pumpkin, cinnamon, candy corn, and then I saw it…. the bag of caramel bits in the pantry just waiting around to make something ordinary into extraordinary!   Ok, …

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