Calling all crafters! We’ve gathered designers from some of our favorite manufacturers to show you ways to create something from the heart this holiday season. This 3 day Hop includes over 60 stops with inspiration brimming from every corner. Explore all thoughtful and frugal handmade gifts you could make for the holidays, all in one place on this Hop!
- Clipboard Wood Covers, O-Wires, Bind-It-All machine – Zutter
- Smooch Spritz in Ice Rink and Ginger Ale, ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink in Chestnut Roan – Clearsnap
- Twine – The Twinery
- Gathering Collection Paper, Diecuts – Authentique Paper
- Cardstock – Bazzill
- Wool Felt – etsy.com
- Ribbon – hydrangeahippohippo.etsy.com, Making Memories, Bo Bunny Press, May Arts, Prima, Unknown
- Buttons – hydrangeahippo.etsy.com
- Wire – Darice
- Paint – Delta
- 3×3 Cork Board, Sticky Notes – Target Stores
- Printable Calendar by TaylorGray via TipJunkie
To sweeten to Hop, we’re offering a gift for you! For every comment you leave on the blogs in the Hop, you’ll be entered to win a prize pack from one of the participating manufacturer sponsors! Receive extra entries by doing the following, and then come back here to leave a comment to let us know what you did:
- Share about the Hop on Facebook
- Share about the Hop on Twitter
- Share about the Hop on your blog
- Follow us on our Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/p
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- Follow us on Pinterest: http://pinterest.com
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- Follow our blog: http://clearsnap.blogspot.com
- *NEW* Design Adhesives – Fly Away
- Design Adhesives by Memory Box Collection – Oh Joy!
- Designer Foils – Seaport and Irish Eyes
- Smooch Spritz in Green Olive, Ginger Ale, Sea Breeze, and Holly Berries
- ColorBox Molding Mat – Plaid
- Mix'd Media Inx by Donna Salazar in Denim, Truffle, and Honey
- Memory Essentials Handle
- Fairy Dust Glitter by Donna Salazar in Pralines & Cream
- ColorBox Pigment Stamp Pad in Frost White
- Rollagraph Jumbo Wheel – Snow
- Sparkle Fibers in Marine
- Embossing Powder in Blue
- Glitter in Winter Frost
Visit the list of blogs below and leave a comment on each by Nov 7, 2011 at 11:59 PM PST. Each day we will be sharing a brand new list of blogs with brand new projects for you to explore, be inspired by, and create from!
Clearsnap – http://clearsnap.blogspot.com
Hampton Art – http://blog.hamptonart.com/
Zutter – http://binditall.blogspot.com/
Graphic45 – http://g45papers.typepad.com/
Donna Salazar Designs – http://donnasalazar.typepad.com/
The Twinery – http://www.thetwineryblog.com/
Authentique Paper http://authentiquepaper.blogspot.com/
Glue Arts – http://gluearts.blogspot.com/
Sherry Cheever – Graphic45 http://sherrycheever.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/
Claire Towle– Hampton Art http://studio1975.co.uk
Emily Leiphart- The Twinery http://www.leiphartonart.blogspot.com/
Andrea Budjack – Glue Arts http://andreascreativepapertrail.blogspot.com/
Lesley Langdon – Spellbinders http://www.lesleylangdoncreative.blogspot.com/
Daniela Dobson – Clearsnap http://danieladobson.blogspot.com/
Natasha Naranjo Aguirre – Donna Salazar Designs- http://mymomentsoftranquility.blogspot.com
Lisa Day – Glue Arts – http://www.lisaday.typepad.com/
Lynne Forsythe – Zutter http://lynneforsythe.blogspot.com/
Jennifer Priest- Clearsnap http://hydrangeahippo.blogspot.com YOU ARE HERE
Tifany DeGough – Authentique Paper http://inkblotsbytrd.blogspot.com/ GO HERE NEXT
Holly Simoni – Spellbinders http://www.hollysimoni.typepad.com/
Fleur Smith – Zutter http://fleursbydesign.blogspot.com/
Stephanie Johnson- The Twinery http://www.parkersprints.blogspot.com/
Cheers to creating gifts from the heart this holiday season!
207 thoughts on “Handmade Holidays Blog Hop – Day One”
I definitely need to make me one of these. So pretty. TFS
I am really loving all these Christmas ideas! And the low cost is a added perk!
Love this and love my BIA!
Wow, so cool and crafty. Thanks for the chance to win with the handmade holiday blog hop.
Wow–I love this unique idea and your tutorial is great.
What an amazing idea and a great tutorial for it too, thanks so much for that.
This is such a great gift, just what my family needs!
What a great idea for a gift. I can see me making these for some teachers gifts. Thank you for sharing.
love all the ideas & this blog hop!
so cute! I need to make one of these!
Very creative project! Thanks!
Great project, love this idea for a gift.
What a great idea for organization. Thanks for sharing!
Ahh this is so sweet…
What an awesome idea, and for under $5! I love it!!! TFS, I’m taking notes on what gifts to make this year and i’m definately gonna try and make of these.
This is a super cool calendar and a great gift idea. Looks like you incorporated a blackboard at the top, too–great idea!
love the orange teal combo. great project.
your calendar is so clever and so pretty!
This is so affordable, so unique, and I think it makes a great gift. Thank you for sharing this idea! I plan to make a few of theses as gifts and (shh!) one for myself. ;)
Great tutorial Jennifer! Love the way you punched just one hole with the bind it all. Inspiring!
Very nice work and tutorial! love your arts!
Such a cute and useful project
I love everything about your project. I definitely need to look into purchasing a Zutter. Thanks for sharing the tutorial.
I so love how a project seems incomplete without Smootch Spritz! This hop has been so inspiring.
It is adorable ;)
The project was wonderful.. the hop has given me so many new ideas to work on..
wow – what a fun idea. TFS
Gorgeous project, it would make a great gift!
Fun project and practical too.
Great idea. Thanks for the tutorial. The best part is that is affordable. Thanks for sharing.
Shared about the hop on Facebook.
wow what a cool bulletin board. Love the papers and embellishments you used supper job. thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.
I now follow your blog.
I now follow you on Facebook, too.
Pretty little memo board. Thank you!
I’m following you on FB!
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all I can say is WOW!!! thanks
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What an awesome message board and calendar! This is a great idea!
Love the message board – no home should be without one. It’s more special when hand-made with love too.
I’m following your blog :)
And I’m liking you on FaceBook
Wow! I love Gathering and this makes me fall even more in love! I need lots of calendar ideas so this really helps! Thanks for the chance to win!
love the idea of a memo board but yours took it to a second level thanks
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I love, love, love this! So totally cute and something I can use daily!
What a fun project! Love how you used Authentique’s papers!
That is a GREAT gift idea!!! I may have to make one for myself! Thanks! Charlotte
Such a wonderful idea and so useful too. Thank you for sharing and the chance to win.
What a great project and especially love the cost of it!!
What a wonderful gift this would be for someone special!!!
this is such an amazing project it looks so nice.. i’ll have to try to make one of these for a Christmas gift for my MIL she would LOVE it! :) thanks for sharing.
A great gift idea – and something everyone can use! Thanks for sharing it, and for the neat prizes offered.
Oh, This is so Creative! I just Love It!
What a FAB memo board!!!
Cute calendar holder!
What a great gift idea. I love the board with the notes and cork board. TFS.
another amazing idea!! love it! i have visited all of the featured artists and shared this blog hop on my Facebook!
Perfect, pretty and practical calendar/memo board. Great job. I want one. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com
I love gifts that are both pretty and useful!
Thanks for the chance to win!
This is a gift I’d like to give myself. Thanks for the great project and the chance to win.
What cute embellishments on this project!
thanks for sharing the idea
Trying to follow on pinterest..
Thanks for offering the opportunity for winning great prizes! Cute idea in the tutorial.
What a cute project–love an organizer and decor item in one like this one!
Love this project!
I just love this!!!! TFS!!!!!!
Thank you for such a nice gift idea.
How beautiful and practical!
Awesome hop and what a wonderful project! These would be great for holiday gifts!
I love this bloghop! Thanks for sharing. VERY cute ideas! Graphic45 sent me :P)
Great gift idea!
Love this memo/calendar gift idea!
Awesome gift idea! Thanks for sharing <3
Nice project, and useful, combined! I am sure that your family will make great use of this! :)
Well I’m really really enjoying the blog hop so far (never done one before) but this has stopped me in my tracks. What a fantastic idea! I’ve already googled Zutter in the UK to see what I can source. I really want to make this for some of my friends this Christmas. Thank you so much for your inspiration. I am definitely following your blog now!!
love the idea love the holiday blog hop super job on this project will try this myself when I have more time thanks for inspiring me! I hope I win I hope I win I hope I win!!!!
What a great idea. I love making homemade gifts!
great project, TFS
I’m seeing so many great ideas on this blog hop!
Great day to be hopping… TFS your great project with us all today :)
I love your project and Thanks for sharing.
These will definitely make wonderful gifts!
What an awesome Christmas gift idea. Love your thought process in working on inspiration. Really enjoyed your little tut! So fun for this Handmade Holiday Blog Hop :) Thanks for sharing!
What a great idea. Think I need some chipboard covers. TFS
What a great gift idea!! Thanks for sharing!!
Wow, that’s fabulous!! I love it. :)
What a lucky family you have. Very cool project. TFS.
Fantastic memo board! I could use one of these :)
Great idea for a project!
love your memo board!!
Seriously, only $5! OMG! I love you photography too, it’s so crisp and the colours are wonderful.
Awesome project. I know a few people who could really use one:-)
what a great inexpensive gift
So great. I love calendar projects.
This calendar project is great! Ha! I could use one of these myself :) TFS!
Great project and cheep too is a plus.
great project. love the affordability. thank you for sharing and the chance to win. I follow ClearSnap on Pintrest (PaperCraftingAddict), FB (PaperCraftingAddict), and thier blog.
Great gift idea!
This is a fabulous memo board. I love all the wonderful products used to create it.
Putting one hole in the cover! So simple yet so beyond my thought process………..Thank you. I learn so much on these Blog Hops.
I think I may actually save money this Christmas with all these great ideas…as long as I have time to get creating! Thanks for the inspiration
Love your calendar/message center!
What a great gift idea, so pretty!
This is an amazing project. So well put together!
This is amazing! I’ve checked out alot of your work & u r wildly talented~I luv everything u make & strive 2 b as creative as u r~u truely inspire! I’m getting my very 1st BIA 2morrow & can’t wait 2 attempt this project! Following via GFC! Thanx~prhmangel at gmail dot com
Excellent directions and really appreciate the close up pictures. Definitely a project that I want to make. Thank you for sharing!
Very cute, i bet your family loves getting your handmade gifts.
Gorgeous and practical! Thank you for a fab idea.
Love the design and what a great economical gift idea…I really have to get a Bind-It-All!
You are just amazing! These will make great gifts.Thank you so much for the tutorial-I need all the help I can get!
What a creative and useful memo board project. I can’t believe you were able to create these for such an amazing price. Thanks for sharing your talents!
I liked ClearSnap on FB and left a comment. (Susan Huston) Thanks for offering such a great prize!
wonderful crafty idea!!!
Love this idea Jennifer! I can think of so many people on my list that would love this! Thanks for the inspiration and the tutorial :)
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So Cleaver and Practical! Thanks!
Thank you for your great idea.
Thanks for sharing!
Love the idea of calendars for gifts. And a zutter makes it so easy!
And I follow the clearsnap blog. :)
Pretty and practical memo board – love it!!!
Thank you for sharing your tutorial and for the chance to win such cool prizes too :)
… forgot to say that I’m already a Facebook fan and have shared about the hop there too :)
A fun project and great gift idea. The instructions are so clear and easy to follow.
Thank you for sharing! :)
wonderful gift! Thanks for the inspiration.
Love this all in one organization! (I sure need it!)
very nice project. tfs.
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That is a fantastic memo board!
Cute project! Great tutorial Jennifer!
What a great idea, thanks for sharing!!
Great calendar project! Love that bind-it-all!
G45 sent me on this terrific Homemade Holidays blog hop. This is so much fun. Your project is terrific. And what a great prize.
Great gift giving project! My co-worker would love it ! On my to-do list! Thanks for sharing!
wonderful project! thanks also for a chance to win!
So great project!! Love it! Thanks a lot for sharing! And for this great oportunity to win this prizes!! Big hugs.. Maggy :)
I’m follower of your blog, like your FB page, follower in twitter and in Youtube too! Hugs.. Maggy
OHHHH! I just love your project—I LOVE that ribbon and cluster embellishment! Thanks for the chance to win–sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com
Very cute idea! Love the printable calendar. My only question is that the sheets are weekly–did you put 52 sheets with it? Seems like that would be a lot. But I do like the idea of having it be a weekly calendar–different from the typical monthly.
This is a great gift idea. There are so many possibilities! Thanks
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this is genius! amazing tutorial! i have to do this! i look forward to your blog in the future :)
This memoboard is gorgeous and oh so clever! Will be making myself one for next year :)
Love the idea for my home office.
what a clever idea!!
What a great gift idea. TFS!
great gift idea
This is a great gift idea and I can’t believe how cheap it is to make.
Fabulous gift idea! LOVE the little cork board and memo pad on it!
I love this! What a great idea with the cork board and post it notes!!!
Cute! Great blog hop!
Wow! This is going to be an awesome blog hop!
It’s been such a fun hop and thanks for all the work you put into it :)
Ahhhhhsome! I am going to make two – one for my daughter and her roommate, each! TFS
I am late commenting for Day 1, but Day 2 is completed. These are wonderful. As always, these hops are so inspirational. G45 and Clearsnap sent me. Thanks for giving us a chance to win. Good Luck everyone. TFS.
LOVE this idea! Thanks so much for the instructions!
Great idea! Thanks for sharing, the blog hop and the giveaway!
FABULOUS memo board! Love it!
your project is so cool! thank you for sharing.
Was already following on Facebook, have shared as well.
Thank you for your beautiful project
GReat project. love love love it.
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Thank so you much for sharing your beautiful project. I love the calender wall hanging. Not only is it really cute, but it’s something we all use.
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Great project… Thanks for showing your process…
I’m a late nighter – great project glad I got to see it.
LOVE your gift idea…. great embellishments and papers ! Thanks for sharing… great hop!
WOW what a great gift idea.
Thanks for sharing.
Great project. Love it. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks for sharing! This is a great blog hop!
What a fun project, love that paper!
What a delightful project! These products are amazing!
Love this project!
Fabulous gift idea!
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I follow Clearsnap’s blog.
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Blog hopping is so much fun! I really like the memo board you created- thank you!
THANKS for sharing!! LOVE the ISPIRATION and the chance to win!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)
Awesome project. I love this calender. TFS
Love, love this project.
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fabulous project! following Clearsnap on FB!
thank you for the project. It looks wonderful
I love your cute gift idea. adorable. I have done your classes, purchased your kits, etc, so I like your style and ideas. I seem to enjoy 3d items and altering more than scrapbooking lately. lol. Well, thanks for being in the hop and giving us a chance to win.
Lovin it! What a great idea! Thanks also for the link to the free download of the week at a glance page! So darned cute!
I love it! So practical!!
I Tweeted the Blog Hop.
I shared on Facebook.
Very creative! I love the colors!
Wow! I love the poppy paper.
I love it! what a cute gift :) lindaplusthree at yahoo dot com
Love this project.