The holidays are my favorite time of year to shop for the people in my life I love the most. Although, there are so many department stores that I have been custom to shopping at I now like to support black owned businesses. As a fellow entrepreneur I find it important to support small businesses. I’ve put together a small gift guide of suggestions for gifts for your loved ones.
Make It Classy delivers plant-based ingredients and step-by-step instructions needed to craft your own chemical-free DIY beauty creations.It’s like a dinner kit, but for beauty. These kits make the perfect gift for that special lady in your life, your mother, or sisters and friends.
Holiday Offering (Sale, Bundle Deal or Gift Set) Dec. 9-19: Save 20% with code CHEER and receive a free lip balm gift with purchase at makeitclassydiy.com
Kaeess Nail Polish offers 10% off when subscribing to email list as well as free shipping for orders over $40. Orion Collection available for purchase at www.kaeessnailpolish.com. These polishes are the prefect stocking stuffers for any lady of glamour in your life.
IWI Fresh Garden Day Spa not only offers farm to skin spa service, they offer raw skincare products as well. Products are made from fresh veggies and fruit locally sourced from the garden and perfectly blended by the owner, The Skincare Chef, herself. Products like body oil, body scrubs, and the 14 carrot glow face cream can be purchased at iwifresh.com. IWI Fresh products are perfect for the entire family.
This holiday season, Children’s book author Celina Monique is not only accepting donations for the R.O.Q. scholarship fund, she is also offering a Bundle Deal that offers BOTH children’s books (signed) for ONLY $30 (plus shipping). In addition, the first 5 orders will receive the “Note to Self” coloring book for FREE. To take advantage of this deal, please inquire via email to firstname.lastname@example.org while the official website (www.celinamonique.com) is being updated. The books are also available via Amazon and Barnes and Noble websites.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so I thought I share a few Amazon gift ideas for the special someone in your life. If you are anything like me, you stay busy. No time for yourself, let alone time to do store to store shopping when you don’t know what you are looking for. But what I do have time for is Amazon. I will lay in bed browsing through Amazon adding some of everything to my wish list or shopping list. I must say Amazon has some amazing stuff.
Teddy bears, flowers, cards and candy are cliche for Valentine’s. Don’t get my wrong I appreciate those things (every year). But Valentine’s Day is a time to show love and express your love for your partner. As adults, I feel that we can all benefit from Valentine’s gifts that aren’t just cute and cuddly but practical and useful as well. Here are some gift ideas for Valentine’s day.
My crafty sassy behind has been busy this month. December is always a busy month for me and like always I am Not prepared. One year, December is not going to roll up on me when I’m unprepared. December 2019 I will be prepared with more gifts sets and personalized packages. But even tho I’m not prepared the way I want to be this year, I have been managing all of my orders and getting Blogmas posted once a day. I am a one women show and I pat myself on the back for making it to day 18 on task.
For those of you who don’t know, I am not just a blogger. I am also an Event Planner and creative innovator. I make personalized gifts and decor. As you can imagine around this time of year people are hitting me up for all types of stuff…. designed wine glasses, coffee mugs and Tumblrs, T-shirts, gift baskets and more.
I wanted to share my work with you.
If you wish to place an order, you can DM on instagram or email email@example.com. One day I’m going to have a store and a creative studio.
Y’all already know, I am the DIY Queen when it comes to gifts and decor. I came across the idea (on Pinterest) for holiday wine bags. I found these to be super easy to make and cute to give away as gifts. There are also cheap enough to make a resale profit.
These wine bags can be used for all occasions like birthdays gifts, wedding gifts, party favors, house warming, etc. I think else are my new favorite DIY gift item to make.
I hung the shelves on the wall near the entry way of my apartment. This is also where I have my storage ottoman to store my shoes and handbags. I thought the wall decor gave this area a little more character.
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We are like a week away from Christmas…. and everyday I get more and more excited….
Today, I am going to show you one of the personalized christmas gifts, I made for a friend with my Cricut Air 2.
I found this oversized flask at CVS in the gift section for hoilday stocking stuffers. It was $9.99, at the time I purchased it I had no clue what I would do with it. But I turnt it into the perfect gift.
I used my circut air 2 machine to to cut vinyl of a “R” and the name “Rasheena” (my friend’s name. Using transfer paper I put the “R” on first, centered or course. Then, the name “Rasheena” across.
Normally I order my vinyl in bulk from Vinyl Expressions or Amazon. But the patterned vinyl, used for the “R” is from Hobby Lobby- a 12 X 12 sheet only $1.99.
If you have a Cricut machine, please share some of you projects. If you don’t have this machine but would like some personlized gifts and nic-nats, DM me on my creative IG page (@passionlocked)
Growing up my mom would buy special ornaments for me to put on the tree every year. It would always be of something I was interested in as a child. I loved that tradition and even now she still has those ornaments on the tree year after year.
As an adult, I now buy a special new ornament to place on my tree every year. Last year I was lucky enough two ornaments.
Belle from Beauty and the Best- which is my favorite Disney movie.
The 2016 Holiday Barbie- which is a gift I could expect every year.
This year it has been hard to find that special ornament. I mean I have been the the Christmas tree shoppe and multiple Hobby Lobby stores… nothing!!!
Today, I found one to my liking.
This year I graduated with my Masters’ degree- so this personalized graduation ornament is perfect for my collection.
I decided to get creative with my Christmas spirit. So, I made these GRINCH inspired wine glasses. They will be the gift perfect for my friends – as we watch “Best Man Holiday” and sippin’ on red wine.
It’s cold outside and I was in need of a good latte. This is my favorite time a year at starbucks.
My favorite drink is the Warm Sugar Cookie latte from the Starbucks secret menu.
Below is a snapshot of how to order the secret menu item. I order it so much at that starbuck near my job that they know what to do when I say I want a “Sugar Cookie” latte. Now, let me tell you… this latte is amazing. It taste just like a warm cookie straight out of the oven.
During my latest visit to Starbucks, I picked up this Teavana Joy 2017 tea pack and Teavana Passion Tango (packaged). The Joy 2017 tea pack was on promotion for $10.95 with a $5.00 gift card. This is a great little deal. I’m definitely gonna use this gift as a stocking stuffer gift for someone’s christmas gift (lol).