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Category: Keepsakes

Valentine Shadow box by Albion Gould

Valentine’s Day Shadowbox DIY

By hazelruby February 8, 2016

My girls recently informed me that we hadn’t started decorating for Valentine’s Day yet. I always take that as a challenge! I wanted to make something that would work for Valentine’s Day, but that I could leave out longer to cheer up a dreary winter. This Valentine’s Day Shadowbox fits the bill perfectly! I used: […]

Felt Memory book created from Crafternoon DIY Stocking & Dreamcatcher kits by Tina Walker.

Vintage-Style Handmade Felt Mini Book for Your Holiday Memories

By hazelruby December 30, 2015

Hi…Tina here today with a great way to expand your creative options with your Crafternoon kits.   Hazel & Ruby has released many amazing Crafternoon kits and they come with all the supplies to create fun and super quick projects, all in an afternoon.  One of the holiday kits is a Pom Pom Felt Stocking kit […]

FREE Printable! Chalkboard gift tags and jar toppers from Hazel & Ruby.

Chalkboard Gift Tags & Jar Toppers Free Printables

By hazelruby December 11, 2015

I keep thinking that I will be getting tired of the chalkboard look anyday now…but then I just want to keep using it over and over! Just something about the fresh black & white makes me so happy and it looks good with most everything! The chalk art look is especially fabulous with all things […]

DIY Bottle Brush trees ready for you to make in this fun DIY kit from Fynes Designs and Hazel & Ruby.

Bottle Brush Trees you can DIY in a Crafternoon

By hazelruby December 8, 2015

Making all varieties of bottle brush style trees has become a fun holiday activity at our house! We have loved dyeing them pretty bold colors for the past couple of years.  When I saw what Virginia of Fynes Designs did to create her version of the popular trees, I was obsessed!  Using materials like yarn, […]

Make these chalk-style ornaments. Everything you need is in this DIY Holiday Crafternoon kit by Flamingo Toes & Hazel & Ruby.

DIY Hoop Art Chalk Ornaments

By hazelruby December 1, 2015

It’s December 1st!  I still can’t believe it. Today on my list…finish up my Holiday decorating! I am going to be spending a few hours this afternoon making these chalk-style embroidered hoop ornaments, created by the talented Bev of the popular blog –  Flamingo Toes.  Aren’t these amazing? This is a project for all ages from […]

Make this whimsical holiday stocking. Everything you need comes in a new Holiday Crafternoon DIY kit, now available at JoAnn stores and

Kick off your Handmade Holidays with a Felt Pom-Pom Trimmed Stocking

By hazelruby November 5, 2015

We are nearing the end of the first week of November and it’s been jam-packed with product reveals for our new DIY kit series, Holiday Crafternoon!  Thanks to all of you who hopped along with us on Wednesday during our blog hop and mega giveaway.  If you still haven’t entered, do it friends! You have […]

Katie Travel Journal

Crafternoon MashUp >>> Using our Watercolor Art Kit to embellish our Travel Journal Kit.

By hazelruby October 7, 2015

Hey there guys, Katie here. I hope you’re having a great Wednesday! Today I wanted to share this project with you that I made by combining a couple of the new Hazel and Ruby Crafternoon kits! (If you haven’t seen all of the Crafternoon line, then you need to go take a peek– so many […]


Crafternoon MashUp >>> Wool Felt Ball Embellishments for our Mini Keepsake Book

By hazelruby October 5, 2015

Happy Monday, Hazel & Ruby fans! I’m here today with what I’m calling a Crafternoon Mashup. I’m combining pieces from two of our Crafternoon kits to create personalized embellishments for our Mini Keepsake book.  p.s. I’ve also added some of our wonderful Glassine Paper.  Love how all products work together!   Essentially I am adding […]

Simple Summer Wedding Projects!

By hazelruby June 30, 2015

Wedding season is in full swing! Here are some sweet and simple DIY Summer wedding projects. There is nothing I love more than a backyard wedding! These personalized centerpieces were so easy to create.    You can upcycle your old containers with the help of Hazel & Ruby and their AMAZING Candy Stripe Decor Tape. We cut the […]

DIY Decor Tape Photo Holder

By hazelruby June 23, 2015

The end of the school year is here and I love celebrating by displaying pictures of the kids throughout the house that are from the year. What I don’t like is having to open and change out their pictures from the frames, so often times there are older, rather than newer, pictures on display. This […]

Honor your Dad with a Handmade Sentiment Frame

By hazelruby June 17, 2015

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds and the influence of fathers in society. Here is a wooden frame create to honor my hero… my dad! Essentially the wooden frame is a base and to determine the size of your project. I chose to use a smaller frame (5 x […]

Personalized Treasure Box

By hazelruby June 10, 2015

I am not sure what it is about little girls and tiny treasures, but my niece loves little bits. She recently had her backpack full of little people with little outfits to change them into and all of their gear. She loves to play with tiny little things and she collects flowers, bugs (of course), […]

Easy Smashbook Style Planner with DIY Decor Tape

By hazelruby June 1, 2015

I love scrapbooking and journaling, but I fully admit that I’m not great at keeping up with it and I tend to go for quick and easy pages. I recently started the family smashbook for the 2014-2015 school year and created an Easy Smashbook Page with DIY Decor Tape. I started by going through my […]

Sweet 16 Celebration >>> Giant Papered Numbers

By hazelruby May 26, 2015

Good morning friends, I have a cousin that’s turning 16 this month and she has asked my sister and I to help her plan a fun Sweet 16 celebration! Immediately I thought of these giant monogram numbers from The Wood Connection and thought, “How cool would it be to have her friends sign these at […]

5 Ways to Use Mason Jars in Home Decor

By hazelruby May 18, 2015

Hello Hazel & Ruby friends!  Welcome to a new, Fabulous Maker Week! Mason Jar are everywhere!  They come in all shapes and sizes and you can see cases and cases of them at your local Arts & Crafts store. Mason Jars are rather unassuming little objects of glass, but…what can you create with them? Keep […]