People always appreciate receiving a handmade greeting card. From a simple thank you note to a birthday card with a gift certificate, the DIY element makes the gesture more meaningful. Finishing a present with a homemade greeting card takes the whole gift up a notch, wowing family and friends. Learning how to make greeting cards gives you endless opportunities to show how much you care about your loved ones.
Adoption brings out a lot of weird and offensive questions. Many people don’t know what to say and end up saying something rude or discriminatory. Other people simply have no filter and say the first things about adoption that pop into their heads. Either way, when you’re waiting to adopt, it gets exhausting answering a host of well-intentioned but ignorant or odd questions about adoption. I’ve outlined a number of the most common weird and offensive questions people ask during the adoption process. This advice is intended both to help couples prepare appropriate responses and to help their loved ones ask more well-informed questions.
A Japanese Zen garden is the ideal way to relax a bit in the midst of the end of the year activities that fill this time of year. The garden is intended to bring out the essence of nature and inspire meditation and quiet reflection. The garden features Japanese plants, kokedama, and cherry blossom trees, interspersed with water features, rock displays, and Japanese sculptures. The colors are gorgeous, just perfect for spring.
DIY scrapbook embellishments are so much fun to make and a lot cheaper than pre-made scrapbook embellishments. Creating your own scrapbook embellishments allows you to customize or personalize them for specific scrapbook layouts and other craft projects.