Hi Friends! As we have now passed the wonderful holiday of Thanksgiving, it is time to start thinking about the season of giving. Yes, Christmas will be here before you know it and you've got to get a move on if you are going to make gifts for those special people on your list. Have you thought about what you are making for your neighbors yet? How about for your children's teachers? It's not too early to start planning some sweet presents for those who touch your lives each and every day.
Contrary to what the department stores want to tell you, people love gifts made from the heart. When you make something by hand, it is done with the kind of love that gift cards just can't capture.
In that spirit, BIC is challenging all of us to a Month of Merry Marking. They've even designed an inspirational digital pdf booklet filled with tons of creative ideas using the BIC Mark-It™ permanent markers. You are sure to find fantastic gift ideas to make and share with your friends...and a $1.00 off coupon.
With a piece of craft card-stock, some decorative edge scissors, some ribbon and my BIC Mark-It™marker, it was a cinch to add a festive tag to this cranberry pie. I chose the #PrairieBerry from the large pack to make this gift tag to attach to a delicious Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie for our beloved piano teacher. My Orange Cranberry Nut Bread would be a fun gift to go along with this tag too. Straight from an idea in the pdf booklet, I wrote the simple message 'Have a Berry Christmas' on the tag.
The BIC Mark-It™ permanent markers come in 44 vibrant, fade-resistant colors sure to make your holiday creations merry and bright. You can choose from a 36-pack of bold acid-free, low-odor markers or an 8-pack of gorgeous metallics. By the way, these markers would make an excellent gift for your crafty kiddos too. My tween daughter could spend hours doodling away with these markers in a her sketch book!
So, are you ready to take on the #BICMerryMarking Challenge? Who is with me? I'm calling out my friends Deb and Christe, as well as my SIL Aimee and all of you to join me in BIC's Month of Merry Marking. Which idea from the booklet will you try?