Holiday DIY: Paper Plate Cookie Boxes

DIY Paper Plate Cookie Boxes | Evermine Blog | #christmascookies #ediblegifts #holidays

Cookies are a huge part of the holiday season, which is why we were drawn to this idea for paper plate cookie boxes from One Good Thing. Not only are they super simple to put together, but each finished cookie box contains just enough space to fill with an assortment of cookies for one individual…. 

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DIY Photo Ornaments

DIY Photo Ornaments | Evermine Blog | #holiday #christmas

My Christmas tree does not look like anything I have ever seen in the design magazines. It doesn’t have an annual theme, or accent the surrounding slipper chairs. It doesn’t have vintage ornaments that color coordinate, or create an ombre design. No, my tree is unique because it is filled with handmade, personal, and/or sentimental… 

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Spiced Rim Sugar

Spiced Rim Sugar | The Evermine Blog |

This time of year, it’s sometimes tough to get excited about winter. The light slowly seeps away; the weather forecast is bleak; and getting dressed is three times the process it is in summertime. But the best part of the winter — the best thing that comes out of trudging through dreary days with damp… 

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Holiday Gift: DIY Chalkboard Ornaments

Holiday Gift Idea: DIY Chalkboard Ornaments | Evermine Blog |

I always like to make a new ornament for the tree each year, but I also make them as gifts for my friends and family. I like the idea of sharing something handmade, probably because I have been doing it since I was a child. I hope that since I have matured, my handmade ornaments… 

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DIY Cookie Cutter Candles

DIY Cookie Cutter Candles | Evermine Blog | #christmas #holidays #gift

I love coming up with creative handmade gifts every year for Christmas. I first saw this idea for cookie-cutter candles on Pop Sugar and knew I wanted to try making some. My mom has TONS of cookie cutters, so I sorted through them, picked out my favorite holiday shapes and got to work. DIY Cookie… 

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Caramel Apple Dippers

Homemade Gift Idea: Caramel Apple Dippers | Evermine Blog |

Serendipity. That’s what you call a fortunate happenstance. As in, “It’s serendipity that this caramel dip turned out so well, even though I was trying to make Dulce de leche.” You see, this sauce tastes just like a caramel apple from the fairgrounds, but it was created by a stovetop flop. Remember the Caramel in… 

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