Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Happy New Year! Crafts, Decor, Food, Books, and More!

It's always exciting to ring in a new year. Here are a few New Year sources I have collected (and pinned, of course) over the past few days. Whether you are in search of crafts, decor, food, or reading recommendations, there's a little something here for everyone. :) I've included web links for all images and ideas, so please make sure you visit the original source to pin from there if you see something you like.

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  • Need a thought-provoking calendar accent? This is adorable printable is available for free at Strange & Charmed.


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  • I am pretty excited about this list of reading recommendations for 2015. Huff Post Books has compiled a list of 25 must-reads for the upcoming year, in order of their release dates.


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  • Project Nursery has a great collection of ideas for New Year's Eve props, tasty treats, and decor ideas that are all very family-friendly and budget-consious. I love all of these!



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  • Today's Creative Blog is now featuring a printable 2015 banner that could be used as an accent for a variety of crafts (including wreaths!).

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  • This is an oldie, but a goodie. Check out a Tally Tales original post featuring a cute idea for a kids craft. This self-portrait and New Year's resolution craft is a great way for smaller children to take part in the tradition of making resolutions for the new year. 


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  • Are you a Pillsbury fan? These New Year's Crescent Dippers would be a great, simple way to get children involved in the kitchen today.

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  • I don't know what I would do without the writings of Ann Voskamp. Her blog is such a source of nourishment for my soul. Today, she is providing this awesome free printable that outlines her "25-Point Sanity Manifesto: A Grace Plan." There is so much wisdom here. 

“So you forgot some notes! Fear and old habits and people pressure and your own interior playlist can do that — to all of us. But! When the piece started to fall apart? You fell forward, Hope. You didn’t fret about the music behind you — you focused on the next bar.”
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I hope you have found something helpful here! I wish you a very Happy New Year!