free printable gift card envelope

faux bois free printable gift card holder

December is nuts around here (for you too?)! No matter how much advance planning I do, or how early start of a start I get, there is always a little bit of December chaos. One of my favorite holiday-simplifiers is having gift cards on hand, just in case (and sometimes as my first choice- at [...]

how to make a wreath in half an hour (for free!)

how to make a Christmas wreath in 30 minutes

This post could also be titled, “What to do with your extra Christmas tree branches.” I love things that are easy, and I love things that are free, so these oh-so-Christmas-y wreaths (that usher your guests in with a waft of evergreen deliciousness!) are my kind of project. Just gather the bottom branches of your [...]

retro fabric christmas lights tutorial

I have such a treat for you guys today- one of our BFFs in blogland, Erin (of Lemon Tree Creations and Our Family Four) is here to share a fabulous Christmas project. They’re amazing- both these Retro Fabric Christmas Lights and Miss Erin herself. Check out the loveliness- Hello lovely kojodesign readers!  I’m Erin from [...]

a simple advent calendar

simple muslin and felt DIY advent calendar

Even though we’ve technically moved all of our stuff to the new house, there are still some major not-so-settled aspects to our life right now. The first big thing keeping us firmly planted in the “land of unsettled” is that we don’t have a kitchen (though, the granite guy is coming to measure today, which [...]

kojotutorial: tea! tea! tea! kitchen wreath

I’m not a coffee person (love the smell- don’t love the taste).  Tea, however, is a hot beverage I can really get behind. This passion for tea translates into a tea box that just can’t accommodate my collection and a tea drawer that is jumbled at best (since there’s no room for all of the [...]