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Easy Valentine’s Idea for teachers and your co-workers

Easy Valentine's Idea for teachers and your co-workers

This is such an easy and cute Valentine’s Idea for teachers or your female co-worker’s. Show them how much you appreciate them with these Nail Polish Valentine’s.  With a few things from Amazon or your local craft store, you can easily make these the night before. Showing you how below.

Easy Nail Polish Valentine’s Idea for Teachers or Co-Workers

You will need:

1.) Start by writing out some valentine’s sayings or puns on your tags. Here are some ideas to get you started –

“Mani Thanks for all that you do”.

“You Nailed It Valentine!”

“You are Hands-Down the best!”

“Teachers like you are Toe-tally awesome!”

Super Easy Valentine's Idea for Teachers and Your co-Workers

2.) On the back of the tag you can write who it’s To and From.

3.) String the twine through the heart and tie around the nail polish.

You are DONE! How easy is that? And how cay-utteeee! 

Super Easy Valentine's Idea for Teachers and Your co-Workers

If you make these I’d love to see them! Tag me on Instagram @ourtiny_nest! I love seeing when you re-create something I’ve shared!

 

 

And for more Valentine’s Ideas check out

My Red Velvet Waffles Recipes

Valentine’s Popcorn

Valentine Gift Ideas for the Kids

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7 In decor/ DIY

DIY Christmas card or photo display

DIY Christmas card or photo display

I love receiving Christmas cards from all of our friends and family. I made this DIY Christmas card display as a way to hang all of our holiday cards so that we can enjoy them through the season. It also makes a great photo display as well. Scroll down to see how to make this DIY Christmas card or photo display.

DIY Christmas card or photo display

This is super easy and neutral so you can leave up all year long! We don’t have many photos displayed throughout our home so I think I’m going to print some and leave it up in our living room. I also think this would be beautiful in a nursery.

DIY christmas card or photo display

To make this DIY Christmas card or photo display

You will need:

DIY Christmas card or photo display

Directions:

1.) Start by cutting two pieces of twine, making them the same length.

2.) Tie each piece of twine one to each end of the branch. Bring up each piece so that you make a triangle and tie at the top. This will be how you hang the branch.

DIY christmas card or photo display

3.) Next you will assemble your greenery. If using a garland, cut into 3 separate pieces. If using faux eucalyptus stems, tie a few stems together to make a longer strand of eucalyptus. You will need 3.

4.) Take a piece of twine and tie to the end of the eucalyptus strand. Tie the other end of the twine to the branch so that it dangles down. Do this with the other two stands.

DIY christmas card or photo display

5.) Use clothespins to hang your cards or photos.

That’s it! Now you can enjoy looking at all of your holiday cards all season. And when the holidays are over, use to hang some photos throughout your home!

 

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For more holiday ideas check out:

My Peppermint Espresso Martini

The BEST Christmas Tree Dip

How to make dried orange slice ornaments

My homemade chocolate hazelnut liqueur

These cute snowflake toppers for your hot chocolate

And if you’re still doing your holiday shopping

See all of the GIFT GUIDES

 

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How to make dried orange slice ornaments

Dried orange slice ornaments

Dried orange slices make such pretty holiday decor for garlands and ornaments. Not only is it very simplistic, but you can use to decorate past the holidays through the winter months. Scroll down to learn how to dry orange slices and make these dried orange slice ornaments.

How to dry orange slices

It’s super easy to dry orange slices. I also do grapefruits too because I just love the color!

  1. Start by preheating your oven to 200 degrees F.
  2. Slice your oranges and grapefruits about 1/4 inch thick.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment and place the citruses on the parchment paper.
  4. Bake in the oven for about 5-6 hours, flipping regularly so that each side is dried evenly.
  5. Let cool

How to make dried orange slice ornaments

You will need:

  • a needle with a large eye
  • twine
  • cranberries
  • orange slices
  • Scissors

Directions:

  1. Start by threading some or the twine through the eye of the needle.
  2. With the point end of your needle, pierce the cranberry and pull it through so that it is on the twine.
  3. Repeat with the orange slices and cranberries in whatever pattern you choose.
  4. Cut the twine and tie the ends together.

How to make dried orange slice ornaments

Use to decorate your tree.

How to make dried orange slice ornaments

I also use it to tie around homemade gifts like my homemade chocolate hazelnut liqueur.

Click here to get the recipe

Or my Homemade Irish Cream!

how to make dried orange slice ornaments

 

In the past, I’ve also done dried orange slice garlands. Click here to see how.

how to make dried orange slices

I love to see what you create! Be sure to take a photo and tag me on Instagram @ourtiny_nest

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DIY Christmas Card Display

 

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10 In DIY/ home

Simple Thanksgiving Place Setting Idea

Simple Thanksgiving Place Setting Idea

Having a beautifully set table just makes a meal that much more special. And what meal is more special than Thanksgiving? I’m showing you how I made this simple Thanksgiving place setting for your guests. It’s mostly free, and you can put it together very easily, even if you’re someone who isn’t super crafty.

I like going with a neutral, warm color palette with mostly whites, tans, oranges, and browns. Add some fresh greenery down the middle of the table and a few candles throughout to add a glow.

And be sure to scroll all the way down to the bottom of this post for more Thanksgiving ideas!

Simple Thanksgiving Place Setting Idea

You will need:

  • Leaves (1 for each guest or place setting)
  • Gold push pins
  • Gold pen
  • Paper or cardstock
  • Twine

Simple Thanksgiving Place Setting Idea

Start by writing each of your guests names on a separate piece of paper or cardstock.

Take each name and use a push pin to push through the leaf.

Gather your linens in the middle and tie with a piece of twine. Place on top of each dish and place each leaf on top.

Simple Thanksgiving Place Setting Idea

Effortless and adds just the right touch I think!

For Thanksgiving recipe ideas, click here! I’m sharing my favorite vegan, dairy free sweet potato casserole and more!

 

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