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Posts from the ‘Christmas’ Category

Cookie Auction | Raising money with holiday spirit

It’s a new kind of cookie exchange! This holiday season consider doing a cookie auction with your workplace and donate the proceeds to good cause. One of my favourite charities is Holiday Helpers. Last year they raised enough funds to give 382 families a fully decorated tree, grocery cards for a turkey dinner, and customized holiday gifts for each member of the family!

By: Janet Read more

Christmas Stocking

Santa will not be able to resist leaving some fabulous gifts in this beautiful scrap fabric stocking. Although a little time consuming, this is a great way to use up those fabric scraps that you may have laying around the house. Warning: This is one project that I have made that has resulted in requests for more!

By: Colleen Read more

Hang your Christmas stockings: No Mantel Required

When we moved into our current house, I realized we’d have to be creative when it came to Christmas since any sign of the 1920s chimney and mantel had long since been renovated away. This year, rather than hanging them on the bannister with our Christmas cards, I made this simple, rustic hanger to show off our handmade stockings.

By: Jessica  Read more

Christmas Redux: Gift Giving

In the two-and-a-half years since we have been online, The Motherboards has offered our readers a wide variety of crafts, projects, and decorating ideas. In honour of Christmas, we’d like to look back at some of our past Christmas posts. We’re sure there will be something here that you’ll be interested in trying your hand at this holiday season!

Today we’re focussing on gift giving! You’ll be inspired to have everything wrapped long before Christmas (or whatever your holiday celebration may be) and have gifts at the ready for all your gracious hosts. Read more