DIY Leather Journal Tutorial from Bead It and Weep. This tutorial shows you how to make this expensive looking journal from beginning to end. TIP: I like my pages in books I bind to have the look of being neatly hand torn so I take a metal ruler and instead of cutting the pages, I carefully tear them pulling towards the ruler. This is easier to do with thicker paper.
DIY Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter Recipe and Printable Label from Tasty Yummies. You can use fresh or canned pureed pumpkin for this slow cooked pumpkin butter. There is a list of add-ins like bourbon, nuts etc… It will last 1 year in the freezer and 2 to 3 weeks in the refrigerator. For more food gifts go here: diychristmascrafts.tumblr.com/tagged/food
DIY Gift Tags with Care Instructions- Free Printables for Knitters, Crocheters, Sewers, Quilters and Crafters from Eskimimi Makes. Go to the link for a page of downloads for all these care instruction gift tags.
DIY Spiced Latte Soap Tutorial from A Beautiful Mess. This easy to make coffee soap has 2 ingredient plus spices and a melt and pour base. These homemade soaps (or some would say semi-homemade) have become so easy to make because of the variety of melt and pour soap bases. For homemade soaps like Vanilla Peppermint Loofah Soap and many more go here: diychristmascrafts.tumblr.com/tagged/soap and for more DIY beauty and spa recipes including roundups from 2012, 2013 and 2014 go here.