Caffeinated Crafters Link Party - illistyle.com

Caffeinated Crafters Link Party #29

Hello friends and thank you for stopping by. We all feel so blessed by the success of these link parties as we’ve got to meet so many new makers that are so incredibly talented. Last week was no exception as there were some great new crafts and recipes. This week’s features were chose by Alli […]

Guardians of the Galaxy Christmas Party Groot Cupcake- illistyle.com

Guardians of the Galaxy Christmas Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias,Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OwnTheGalaxy #CollectiveBias On Saturday we threw a Christmas party for my husband’s staff. They work super hard and deserve a super fun party.  So we decided a Guardians of the Galaxy Christmas Party would fit that description. So I went […]

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2014 Christmas Cards + Minted.com Giveaway

  I love Christmas cards. Getting them, giving them, displaying them in my home. They are like pieces of art to me.  Last January I found a really cool vintage receipt holder from, maybe an auto mechanics? (I mean, I think that’s what it is… but I have googled the heck out of every combination […]

35 Sangria Recipes! So many great flavors (like basil and kiwi, what?!) Yum! Perfect list for National Sangria Day! - illistyle.com

35+ Sangria Recipes

Do you love Sangria? I love the combo of fruits and wine (and sometimes liquor.)  It is such a versatile cocktail, from summer fruits and white wine to winter cranberry and red wine variations.  December 20th is National Sangria Day and what better way to celebrate then having a delicious Sangria to celebrate.  I have […]

Three Creative Ways to Give a Gift Card - illistyle.com

3 Creative Ways to Give a Gift Card

I love receiving gift cards as gifts, don’t you? It is so convenient to use them for what you really want or need.  I love giving them as gifts too.  Did you know that Target has done a little research, and found that 90% of people love receiving a gift card as a gift, but […]

Caffeinated Crafters Link Party - illistyle.com

Caffeinated Crafters Link Party #28

Can you guys believe there are less than 20 days until Christmas?  Did it sneak up on anyone else? No, just me? I am definitely feeling the rush to get things done. Last minute gifts, ugly sweater parties, delicious things to make – it all kinda sneaks up on you, right? Or maybe that’s just us. We […]

The Easiest Christmas Wreath Ever. Made with a simple swag and ribbon. $5 and 1 minute. Done. Easy Holiday decorating. - illistyle.com

Easiest Christmas Wreath Ever + 8 Winter Wreaths

Guys, I have the easiest Christmas wreath ever.  I spent $5 and did almost no work. This is what I used: $3 dollar garland from Target dollar spot and $2 Ribbon from Michaels. Easy Peasy. I simply looped the ribbon over the mini blinds and tied in a bow. SUPER SIMPLE. I would explain more, […]

Rudolph Candy Cane Ornament - illistyle.com

Rudolph Candy Cane Ornament + 8 Handmade Ornament Tutorials

Christmas time is here again! I am so excited.  This time of year brings so many fond memories for me. When I was young my mom made this Rudolph Candy Cane Ornament with me.  The original ornament still hangs on my parents’ tree year after year – after all these years! I wanted to make […]