Holiday

Our Santagram free printable has arrived just in time for some holiday fun! | via barley & birch

Freebie: Printable Santagram!

OK, don’t tell anyone, but we’ve got a birthday in the house… it’s mine! I’m not the only one celebrating today though, because it’s December 6th – St. Nicholas Day! Legend has it, the jolly old elf himself was born…

These lovely, modern DIY paint-dipped clay ornaments are simple enough for kids to make, but super chic decor and a fun holiday craft project! | via barley & birch

Make: Modern Paint-Dipped Ornaments

Do your kids like to have a holiday space that’s all their own to decorate? A miniture kids’ tree is a great way to deck the halls without going overboard, while also working some seasonal craft activities in to the…

Recycled phonebook DIY holiday wrapping paper craft for kids via barley & birch

Make: DIY Phonebook Wrapping Paper

Happy Green Monday! To be honest, I didn’t really even know that was a thing until this morning – and I guess it’s just a…second Cyber Monday? Hm-kay. Well, we’re celebrating “Green Monday” with TWO, count ’em TWO simple and lover-ly holiday projects that…

10-minute festive holiday felt garland craft via barley & birch

Make: A DIY Festive Felt Garland for the Holidays

For all of you still recovering from Thanksgiving overexertion, I have the PERFECT weeknight activity to entertain your kiddos AND create a lovely handmade holiday decoration. This unbelievably easy DIY felt garland only takes only 3 supplies and 2 steps. Within…

A cute and colorful free printable play winter forest for kids play and holiday decoration I via barley & birch

Freebie: Paper Winter Forest Printable Play

YAY! Our very first free printable is here – just in time for holiday play! Thor’s winter forest – inspired by one of our very own (extremely drooly) team members. (Hint: he’s the one with the festive antlers…) This snowy scene…

A collection of unique and thoughtful zero-waste gift ideas for your favorite eco-friendly friends or loved-ones! | via barley & birch

Discover: Thoughtful Zero-Waste Gift Ideas

Looking for a zero-waste gift for the holidays (or anytime)? Here are six simple but thoughtful ideas for you! Zero-Waste Gift Idea #1: Donate to the local SPCA or county animal shelter While this might not seem like a gift…