A Birthday Crafternoon

With my bestie's birthday quickly approaching, I knew I had to do something special. Do I go to the mall? Blech, no way. Her gift needed to be good, unique, creative. So much pressure! Well it was Fellow Fellow to the rescue. I found three perfect craft ideas on this magical site. Two of which I had pinned on Pinterest on separate occasions and didn't even realize it! I think that means I'm a true Fellow Fellow fan... Craft Numero Uno: Coasters

Supplies: Cork coasters Paint pen - silver works amazingly, I don't recommend gold - it doesn't show up too well on the cork color... is that obvious? Welp I learned the hard way.

Craft Numero Dos: Polka Dot Envelopes

Supplies: Downloadable template found here Construction paper or any thick paper Paint pen Scissors Glue Handwritten note (yes, this is required)

I also added some confetti to the envelope by hole punching a sheet of construction paper. Now it's a party.

Craft Numero Tres: The Gift Tag

Now for the final touch. Pink tissue, a bow, and a supah cute gift tag (download the free template over on Fellow Fellow).

And then it was off to L.A. with this little diy... The blogging community is srsly the best for creative gift ideas. Next time you're looking for the perfect gift, resist the mall temptation. I live in the suburbs, I know how tempting it can be... but just say no to mediocre. Get creative, y'all.

P.S. wowza, use those paint pens in a ventilated area. You know, unless you're into that sorta thing. No judgment... ok a little judgment.

P.S.S. thank you to Fellow Fellow for the inspiration... yours def turned out cuter than mine.