Saint Nick’s Sweet 16: Something Crafty

Posted by Angela Bobo / Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Doesn’t dear old Santa have it nice — you know, with everyone sending him a list of exactly what they want most? If only everyone were so forthcoming with their wishes when it comes to sharing them with friends and family. Still, there is no reason to feel forlorn! We’ve surveyed area retailers and explored store after store all over the Internet to bring you gift ideas for everyone on your list that are practically a sure bet!


Presenting Saint Nick’s Sweet 16!


Day Two: Something Crafty


Envelop Template Kit

Envelop Template Kit ($15); photo courtesy of The Paper Source

This gift is perfect for the thoughtful friend who still believes in the magic of a handwritten note, or the perpetual hostess looking to add a personal touch to her constant invitations. Head over to the Paper Source (Mosaic District, Alexandria, Reston) to pick up this cute find.


Photo Props Kit

Photo Props Kit ($14.95); photo courtesy of The Paper Source

Another cool craft found at the Paper Source is this photo props kit. This kit is great for teens or the friend who you can always have fun with. Pick up the props and pose your way to a ton of new memories!


Book Arts Private Party; photo courtesy of The Paper Source

This season is all about parties, so why not host your very own crafting party? The Paper Source offers a variety of private DIY parties including book arts, card making, favors for all occasions, and stamping 2.0. Check out the website here for more details.


DIY Picture Frames

DIY Picture Frame Kit ($40); photo courtesy of corrugatedmusic

What better way to frame those photos than with these unique DIY frames? This kit would also make a fun family project for those with younger children. The best part is that it is made from 100% recycled and earth friendly materials.


Customized Beer Glasses

Customized Beer Glass ($40/set of four); photo courtesy of

Help your guy stand out on football game nights with these customized beer glasses. You can personalize them in any way you want and they conveniently come in a set of four. It’s time to ditch the can and go with something more fun!


Stay tuned for tomorrow’s next installment of Saint Nick’s Sweet 16: Something Sentimental!

Happy shopping! And Happy Holidays!

-Angela Bobo

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