Episode #6: Handmade Gifts

Episode #6: Handmade Gifts

One of the first and most obvious topics we knew we wanted to cover this season is handmade gifts! As much as we love shopping, there is nothing better than giving and receiving handmade presents for the holidays.

Show notes:

-There’s a (Nova) Easter egg at the end of this episode!! So don’t miss it.
-Here is a link to our entire archive of handmade gift tutorials.
–Mandi is the queen of dollhouses and miniatures. Check her story highlight.
–Sherry’s dollhouse.
-Here’s a link to the pink dollhouse-sized KitchenAid blender.
-Homemade gift ideas that incorporate photos: photo keychain, our 2019 calendar template, a Christmas photo book, and gift wrapping with photos.
-OK, so Emma is kind of a scrooge saying she only wants consumable gifts … but if we’re being honest, don’t most of us feel this way? Here are few tutorials to make your own for gifting this season:
Sugar scrubs – whipped peppermint hand scrub, vanilla latte coffee scrub, rosemary and lavender sugar scrub, and pumpkin spice sugar scrub.
Homemade beeswax candles.
Homemade soaps – buffalo check rosemary soap, gemstone soaps, grapefruit and mint soap, DIY soap on a rope.
Cookie (and brownie) in a jar recipes/tutorial.
Past gifts we’ve made:
Elsie’s play kitchen
Laura’s version

-We’ve had a few really special dolls gifted that look like our girls. We love Wildflower Liberty League and @AlfieDoll.

-Rachel’s quilt for Elsie.

Guilty pleasure treasures:
Mama Mia! Here We Go Again
-Eyelash extensions
Emma’s photo album collection:
And, she talks more about her albums and other organization ideas in this FREE e-course we made last year.
xo! Elsie and Emma

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