Handmade Sewn Birthday Cards

Handmade Sewn Birthday Cards-Miss Lovie for Thirty Days

Hi 30 Days readers! Today I’m here with an easy tutorial for making your own birthday cards. These Handmade Sewn Birthday Cards are so simple and versatile that they could be made for a friend, family member, or even a child! And it’s a great scrap-busting project and uses materials you probably have in your craft room already!  I fell like greeting cards are some of the most over-rated and [Read More...]

Birthday on the Hour Gift Idea + Printable

Spoil your loved one with celebrating their birthday throughout the day. Open a gift every hour & include cute printable | Thirty Handmade Days

Several years ago I put together a gift for Josh for our anniversary – gifts on the hour.  I’ve heard from lots of people that they loved the idea and used it to celebrate birthdays as well.  I thought it was time for an accompanying printable.  This idea is simple but so much fun! Gather presents to celebrate for every hour.  In the past I’ve done an assortment of gifts- [Read More...]

Fun Gift Basket Idea + Printable Coordinating Tags

Fun gift basket idea + cute coordinating tags - the perfect thing for someone who is hard to buy for! | Thirty Handmade Days

This post is sponsored by the Great American Cookies. All opinions are 1 million % my own. For as long as I can remember putting together gifts for the people I love and appreciate has been one of my favorite things to do.  I la la looooove it.  But there are lots of people in my life that are impossible to buy for.  They have what they want and/or need [Read More...]

Fun Birthday Printables- Tags + Thank You Notes

Fun Birthday Printables from www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

When I recently asked what you wanted to see more of on 30days, several people suggested more generic tags and cards for celebrations.  Like birthdays.  Since today is my JJ’s birthday, it’s the perfect time to bring out some cute new printables. As I mentioned yesterday, it’s J’s golden birthday.  He’s fourteen on the 14th! I still cannot believe my sweet blue eyed baby is fourteen, now way taller than [Read More...]

40th Birthday Gifts for Him: Depends Printable

Birthday Gifts for Him: fun 40th gift, Depends with a printable www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

A friend of ours recently turned 40. Josh and I weren’t exactly sure what to get him.  We knew we wanted to get some kind of gag gift, but we weren’t quite sure what.  Birthday gifts for him are tough.  I told Josh we should get him a box of Depends and attach a card that talked about him being dependable.  He said it should say “Thanks for being a [Read More...]

Printable Birthday (or any occasion) Pillow Box Template

Birthday Box Template printable

If you follow me on Instagram, you might’ve seen this picture pop up in your feed last week.  It was one friend’s birthday and another was teaching for the first time at church so I made a little “new teacher kit.”  I loved making a bright pillow box. I thought you might enjoy it as well! After you download the printable, cut around the box and then score the dotted [Read More...]

Printable Birthday Sheet


In the car the other day my youngest started a conversation about his birthday.  Because for the last month we have been in birthday countdown mode. A: “Mom are you sad that your ‘baby’ is growing up.” Me:”Yes buddy, stop growing would ya?” A: “Mom it’s ok. I’ll ALWAYS be your baby.” That boy knows how to melt my heart!!  Today he turns six. Birthdays are a big deal around [Read More...]

Birthday Gift Wrapping + Poster

birthday gift wrapping

Remember how I posted my personalized Valentine’s day paper? Well my daughter turned ten (as mentioned on her best birthday week ever, Bridgit Mendler interview post) and I had fun making some super cute gift wrapping. Pin It Just like the Valentine’s day paper, I created this in Photoshop. But you could use Picnik, Photoshop Elements, or whatever floats your boat.  I used a custom shape for the birthday cakes, [Read More...]

Bridgit Mendler Interview


Last week my daughter turned 10- DOUBLE DIGITS! Julia got to celebrate with family on her actual birthday. Then she had a daddy daughter date to dinner and her ears pierced. But the finale to the week was a screening of the Secret World of Arrietty on Friday night and an interview with Bridgit Mendler (Arrietty in the movie, also known as Teddy from Good Luck Charlie around here). From [Read More...]

Under The Sea Adventure

Vanessa from blog 5 to 9 is back to share an adorable sea party: Today I’m here to share another fun children’s party idea with my 30days friends! When a friend of mine (who also shares my obsession with love for party planning) told me she was doing an “under the sea” theme for her son’s birthday, I jumped at the chance to help! We had so much fun coming [Read More...]