Author: Elaine Erickson

Homemade Fathers Day Ideas “Survival Kit”

Looking for something unique for dad this year? Create this homemade Father’s Day Survival Kit! It’s simple enough for the kids to help, fun for all and dad will absolutely love it! Homemade Father’s Day “Survival Kit” Gift Box This kit includes all of the printables you see pictured, along with easy to follow directions. We’ve chosen a wooden box instead of a basket for this project. Fill these boxes with Dad’s favorite treats! Wrap Dad’s favorite soda in this Best Dad of the Year bottle wrapper. We can’t forget to hand over the remote! Except this “remote” is covering Dad’s favorite candy bar! I don’t know about your dad, but our dad works hard all week. I wanted to make him feel extra special with this “Father’s Day Survival Kit” gift basket. Let your dad relax in his recliner, hand him the remote and let him enjoy his special day with this survival kit.  It’s guaranteed to please. This downloadable packet is complete with printable images of specialized gift boxes and bags to hold treats, …

Clever Printable Candy Gift Tags for Birthdays

These printable candy gift tags are the perfect way to add a special touch to your sweet gift. The quotes put a funny spin on different types of treats. You can download the printable tags at Parties and Patterns. Tie them around candy like Snickers, Look, Twix, Red Hots, Good & Plenty, animal crackers, Hog Wash fruit drink and even ice cream toppings. “Here’s the Scoop” Printable Ice Cream Gift Tag Place yummy ice cream toppings and a scoop inside a cellophane bag and tie the printable tag on with a cute ribbon.   “Laughter and Snickers” Printable Candy Gift Tag Add a little humor to your sweet birthday gift! More Sweet Printable Candy Gift Tags This packet includes cute Birthday phrases using a number of different treats and candy brands. These quick gifts are perfect for teachers, friends, teenagers, kids or just about anyone.  You can download this free packet that includes instructions and the printable tags HERE at Parties and Patterns.  Check out our BLOG for more fun ideas, recipes and patterns.  

Fun inexpensive graduation gift frame money with "in case of emergency" printable

“In An Emergency” Graduation Gift

These “In an Emergency Break the Glass” money frames are a fun, easy graduation gift for seniors. And because you can place any amount of cash in these, they fit virtually any budget. DIY Graduation Gift This is a fun and creative gift idea for graduates.  I give this gift to graduating seniors every year. It’s also a great gift for weddings, house warming gift, retirement gift or birthday.  You’re sure to see a big grin. It’s funny and, best of all, CASH! To create this gift, simply download the packet, print out the pages you like, attach the money and put it in a frame.  There are seven different styles for you to choose from.  You can find the downloadable pages for only $4 here. Shopping complete!!!  Your grad is sure to get a kick out of this gift. P.S.  If you are giving this present to graduating seniors, buy cheap $1.00 document frames. From my experience they usually love the money and trash the frame. No sense in spending a lot on it.