Holidays & Occasions Blog by Felicia

Mother's Day has become even more special now that I am a mother . Over the years, I have come to love the handmade gifts that the boys make at school or home just for me. As my 6 year old gains more skill with crafting, the gifts have become even more elaborate. With that said, I also enjoy searching for the perfect handmade gift for my own mother and close friends. Here are my top five picks from... Read more
Easter is a holiday that I have loved ever since I was a little girl. There was just something about waking up Sunday morning to a wonderful breakfast, putting on that brand new Easter dress and gloves and heading out to the sunrise service at church. The Easter basket would be brimming full of delectable chocolates and candies and our family would get together in celebration.

Now that I have my own two... Read more
Even though there is currently a thin layer of snow on the ground outside our home, my mind has quickly shifted to spring and all that it brings. I love the thought of blooming flowers, a nice breeze and the Easter season that is upon us. March is also bringing several sweet babies into our lives this year from some close friends. So, spring is highly anticipated!

Browsing iCraft Gifts has brought me great... Read more
Are you feeling lucky? St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner and now is a great time to start browsing for the perfect pieces to accent your day. iCraft is full of fun ideas to make sure you aren't left being pinched! Here are a few of my favorite finds.

Silver Clover Leaf Necklace

What a beautiful way to bring the four leaf clover with you all day. It isn't green, but I'm... Read more
Having kids has made me more interested in creating Valentine's Cards . I love playing around with different textures and coming up with ideas that will make my kids smile. I also love to see some of the gorgeous cards being created by our very own iCraft store owners. You can find so many styles and types to suit your special Valentine. Here are a few of my favorite picks.

Cupcake Valentine Card... Read more
In just a few short days we will be celebrating a New Year! While we generally hang out around our home to ring it in, I do like to have a few fun crafts as well as make the house look festive. I received an old window frame for Christmas that I can hardly wait to use to re-decoracte our mantel. Some of these craft ideas will work perfectly with my gorgeous new/old piece. I hope you enjoy these as much as I... Read more
Growing up, my favorite part of Christmas was opening the stocking . It seems everyone in the family had their own method of doing this. There are the "dumpers" (dump it all out in a pile and then dig through the loot) and the "pickers" (one by one pick things out of the stocking and examine carefully). When I was younger I was definitely a dumper, but now I like to savor every moment of... Read more
I have been struggling with what to buy my two boys this year. The reality is that I don't want to clutter my house up with "things" just because it is Christmas. I want them to understand the true meaning as well as give them gifts that are meaningful and quality. Handmade gift ideas are perfect for kids and generally end up being some of our kids favorite things!

Here is a round-up of my... Read more
Following my desire to shop local , purchase and create handmade this year, I wanted to provide everyone in the iCraft community with a few of my top picks for a handmade holiday from some of our very own! Last week I shared with you my Holiday Gift Ideas for Her . Stay tuned over the next few weeks for my top picks for kids as well as stocking stuffer ideas.

Now, let's hear it for the boys... er, men... Read more
This year more than ever I have an urge to not only purchase handmade and make my own Christmas gifts, but I also have a strong desire to shop local as much as possible. I believe it is important to support small businesses and our neighbors. Not to mention, when you shop handmade you are purchasing a unique product that no one else will have. Who needs a receipt when you are not getting a duplicate gift!... Read more
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Fletcher, NC, US

Nielsen Power Mom. Brand Ambassador. Wife. Mom of 2 boys. Counselor. Powered by Jesus & coffee. Find me near the chocolate.

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