Handmade Christmas Inspirations


One of the many things I love about blogging is getting to “meet” other bloggers on a regular basis. Each day, I take a few minutes to peruse some of my favorite blogs and am constantly looking for new ideas and inspirations. This exercise has opened up a whole world of creative bloggers who are […]

Buttermilk Cranberry Scones

Find this simple and delicious recipe for buttermilk cranberry scones at harbourbreezehome.com

The other day when I went to work at the jewelry store, there was a pretty little plate in the staff area. On it was a pretty row of cranberry scones that had been carefully cut and buttered.  Beside it ~ in the cutest little jar ~ was some jam and a little knife. When there […]

Paper White Bulbs

How to gift and grow paper white bulbs on harbourbreezehome.com

I think perhaps I’m cheating a bit on the “handmade” aspect of today’s idea, but I wanted to share with you this awesome gift idea that was given to me recently: Paper white bulbs. Please understand that I have little knowledge of growing plants indoors. I accepted my gift of paper white bulbs from my […]

2 Ways to Make Painted Antler Signs

2 ways to paint antler signs on harbourbreezehome.com

Welcome back to Day 2 of our mini series! Today’s idea fits under the category of gifts. I’ve been watching the whole “decorate with antlers” craze and decided to jump on board. This gift might be just what you’re looking for for someone on your list (or maybe even you!) who might like to try out […]

Style Me Pretty

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Happy Saturday! I’m busy today taking part in a local craft fair, but I wanted to pop in quick to share some news with you. I wrote a while ago about taking part in a Style Me Pretty Challenge from Alison at Get Your Pretty On. To sum up the challenge in a nutshell, the process goes something […]

How to Make Paper Star Ornaments

how to make paper star ornaments by RitaJoy at harbourbreezehome.com

Welcome to the 1st day of the Handmade Christmas Ideas series! I’ve been wondering which project to start with, but my friend Shannon from Fox Hollow Cottage helped me out (without even knowing it!:)).  She and her friend are having a big ol’ party on Sunday showcasing Dollar Store and Budget friendly Christmas crafts. I […]

Handmade Christmas Ideas

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As I’ve been busy prepping for tomorrow’s craft fair, I’ve also been cooking up another idea. It’s no secret that I LOVE making handmade things for Christmas. Over the years, I’ve shared ideas for: Christmas decor:   Christmas ornaments: Christmas gifts: and even a party! I thought it would be fun this year to do […]

Simple Handmade Paper Feathers

Simple Handmade Paper Feathers | harbourbreezehome.com

I first discovered handmade paper feathers when I was looking for some simple Fall decor ideas. I was on a mission to decorate with what I had, but I wanted a totally different look.  I found my inspiration at the Craftberry Bush ~ along with an amazingly simple paper feather tutorial. {Source} Of course you […]