• Wishing you a meaningful Christmas and a fabulous New Year!

    Wish You a Meaningful Merry Christmas 2017

    The house is quiet. My family is busy today with basketball, service projects, and friends. There is so much to do to prepare for Christmas and I should be bustling around doing ALL the things. Instead, I find myself making hot cocoa and sitting down to write. This year, the word I chose was PURPOSE […]

  • Homemade BBQ spice rubs. Perfect gift for the griller in your life!

    Homemade BBQ Spice Rubs Gift Basket

    What do you get the guy who has everything? Hello, homemade spice rubs! My dad is the king of hobbies. The man can do pretty much anything. It’s a little obnoxious. Buying presents is a real challenge because he either already owns it, has tried it, or figured out how to do it his own […]

  • Cute DIY glitter snowflake signs | Gypsy Magpie

    DIY Glitter Snowflake Sign

    Sorry that it’s been a little quiet around here the past month! I’ve been working my fanny off but don’t have much to show for it. Do you ever have times like that? I rehabbed a fun contemporary dresser for a friend of mine but she didn’t have the hardware so I don’t have a […]

  • DIY Farmhouse Tray | Gypsy Magpie

    DIY Farmhouse Bed Tray

    Christmas is coming and I am determined to not put everything off until the last minute this year. I don’t know about you, but I find myself stressed out while I put together gifts on Christmas Eve every single year. Why do I do that to myself? For some reason, I always think I have so […]

  • Merry Christmas 2016! | Gypsy Magpie

    Merry Christmas 2016!

    Oh my goodness, it’s really here! Merry Christmas 2016, you guys! I just wanted to take a quick moment in the craziness of Christmas to say thanks. Thank you for being absolutely awesome this year. Thank you for reading and for your kind comments. I can’t thank you enough for the encouragement you’ve given me. […]

  • Christmas Star DIY plus Free Printable Gift Tag to Light the World this Christmas!

    Christmas Star DIY

    I thought I’d have this fun little Christmas Star DIY up on the blog last week but my computer had a spasm. I gave Santa Claus my biggest, best puppy eyes and asked for a laptop under the tree on Christmas morning, so cross your fingers he comes through! Speaking of puppies, mine destroyed my […]

  • #lighttheworld this Christmas!

    Light the World

    Needing a little something special to get your family in the spirit of Christmas this year? My church just kicked off a wonderful Christmas focus called Light the World, all about making the world a brighter place through service. I can’t tell you enough how excited I am about this! When we choose to follow […]