DIY Personalised Chocolate Bars

People love chocolate and people really, really love chocolate that has their name on it! This is my personalised chocolate bar and you can make it at home pretty easily. All you need is white and milk chocolate, a container, letter cookie cutters and some pots and pans. They make a great birthday present and you can keep the idea in mind for affordable, fun Christmas presents in a couple mon…

Gift Wrapping Idea: Make a Card Pocket!

I know the sushi cakes and pizza bunting can blur the lines a bit, but Things by Bean is a card company. I make cards, I give cards, I love cards. I never give a gift without a card to accompany and that's birthday best practice across the board. So, this week I've come up with an easy gift wrapping idea that not only looks cute, but also highlights the present's paper sid…

DIY Tiny Apple-a-Day Banner for Your Workspace (or Colleague Gift!)

Research shows that your work environment has a huge impact not only on how productive you are, but also your emotional state while you're at work. I'm a big fan of indoor plants on the desk and office decorations that make you feel happy. And I recently made a teeny tiny addition to my office decor - a mini Apple-a-Day banner! If you're looking to snazz up your workspace, this is your D…

Milk and Cereal Candy Bark

I actually quite like the idea of sending someone home from a party with an actual bowl of cereal - but I think I'm probably alone in that sentiment. Fair enough. But I think a few of you will feel the same way I do about this milk and cereal candy bark. It's super simple to make with just three ingredients - white chocolate, milk and cereal! Serve it during a party, send a shard of…

DIY Bloody Knife Cover (Instructions + Patterns)

The way I see it, you've got two options with this DIY felt knife cover. Instead of hiding the knife, this cover accentuate how scary these things really are by creating the effect of a blood-stained blade. This easy homemade knife cover are a great way to jazz up your own utensils or a you can make them as a DIY gift. This bloody knife cover will be very well-received by true crime addi…

DIY Felt Potted Plant Flag to Hold Care Instructions

You know those little information sticks that come with plants? They're very useful but they don't look all that nice. You put a lot of effort into picking out stylish pots, you're not about to let some information stick cramp that style! These plant flags look cute, oh yes indeed, but they also serve a purpose. You can jot down the care instructions for the plants on a piece of paper, f…