It's no surprise that Christmas is the holiday when shoppers spend the most money. From holiday decorations to party supplies and gifts, most consumers go all out. Just as there are certain gifts that never go out of style, there are several holiday craft and decor items that are always popular. Here are 10 tried and true holiday best sellers for you to stock in your shop. Holiday best … [Read more...] about 10 Holiday Best Sellers for Your Shop
Set the tone for the new school year and create an inviting space for your new students with your classroom decor. Need inspiration? Here are the top classroom trends for the 2019-2020 school year. Classroom trends: Bright Storage and Organization Every teacher knows that organization is key to running a classroom smoothly. The trend this school year is for bright and colorful storage. Items … [Read more...] about 2019-2020 Classroom Trends
Kids of all ages love to play dress up! Pretend play is a fun way for children to learn important skills like story building, sequencing, taking turns, and sharing. Create a classroom dress up center in your school, preschool, or home to let kids’ imaginations soar. They will have fun learning while they play! How to Create Your Own Classroom Dress Up Center: I used crates to build the … [Read more...] about Classroom Dress Up Center
Darice loves #indieretail and we are thrilled to support Independent Retailer Month every July. This month is designed to encourage shoppers to support local businesses and to help celebrate indie retailers. Consumers who shop local will help create more sustainable towns and communities. There are so many great reasons to celebrate independent retailers! What Is Independent Retailer Month … [Read more...] about July is Independent Retailer Month!
Summer break might be in full swing, but teachers are still busy making plans to make this school year the best one ever. One of the hot trends for classroom decorating this year will be the cactus theme. Yes, southwestern decor is back in a big way, and cactuses a fun part of that trend. I had a blast decorating a classroom and creating a classroom door theme with lots of different cacti to give … [Read more...] about Cactus Themed Classroom Decor
It's a known fact that humans are too wasteful. Luckily, thifting and repurposing are beginning to emerge as a hot trend and favorite past time again. Everyday is a great opportunity to use recycled and thrifted items to craft with. Exercise your creativity while being resourceful with these fun crafty upcycling ideas! Here are 20 DIY upcycling ideas: Upcycled Window Chalkboard Use black … [Read more...] about 20 Fun & Crafty Upcycling Ideas