Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The Holiday Rush: Easy, DIY Gifts

In the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it's easy to miss something on your list. That's why we came up with a few quick, simple DIY gift ideas that can save you in a pinch.

  • Clementine Wreath from
    • The ideal gift for someone who has everything, clementine oranges are not only beautiful  and tasty, they also won't clutter up your space!


  • Embroidery Thread Necklace from Mollie Makes
    • Such a great idea for the accessory lover on your list, and can be customized with any colors to suit the style of the recipient.
Image: mollie

  • DIY Wine Cork Keychain from PopSugar - 
    • This is perfect for the wine lover (or frequent key-loser) on your list ;)
Image: Sarah Lipoff /

Image: How Sweet It Is

  • Reindeer Root Beer from Cincy Shopper
    • This makes a wonderful hostess gift for a family-friendly event

  •  Homemade Play Dough Kit from Mama Papa Bubba
    • Fun idea for kids... because what kid doesn't like play dough? :)
Image: Mama Papa Bubba

  • Oliver's Labels Holiday Wall Decals
    • Many of our beautiful holiday wall decals can be personalized, making them the perfect stocking stuffer for anyone on your list. They go on your wall and stay on, until you want to remove them! Room-eez Decals can be reused over and over again; simply peel them off the wall, replace the backing paper, roll them up and save them for next year! 
    • Check shipping times here; many locations could receive an order by Christmas, using the Express Shipping option.

Santa, year 1... Christmas Tree, year 4!

Wishing you and your family a very happy and joyous Holiday Season!

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Monday, October 26, 2015

Easy DIY Halloween Pumpkins

With Halloween just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to round up some last-minute DIY pumpkin ideas for kids to help with.

You know, projects that are quick, easy and won't stress anyone out! We love these because you don't have to sacrifice style for speed - they're easy and cute! For most of them, all that's needed is paint,, hot glue, felt and paper... things you may already have on hand.

Here are a few of our favorite picks; click on the images or the description above each, to see the full tutorials.

Bat Pumpkin from It All Started With Paint

Halloween Pumpkin House from Happy Clippings

Fanged Pumpkins from Martha Stewart

Glitter Pumpkins from Fab Frugal Mama

Monster Pumpkins from Cheryl Style / Everyday Dishes & DIY

Chalkboard Pumpkins from My House Talks

While you're planning for a fun, spooky night, don't forget to go over the night's rules so everyone stays safe. Click on the image below to view/print a Halloween safety checklist.

Have a safe and happy Halloween everyone!

Friday, September 25, 2015

Blogs We LOVE

As parents, we all have certain blogs we turn to for parenting advice, humor, ideas for kids activities, food allergy information or inspiration. At Oliver's Labels, we aim to highlight the best of the web on all of our social media platforms, so that you'll always have a fun craft or healthy, kid-friendly recipe to go-to in a pinch.

Take a look at some of our favorite craft & activity blogs below. We think you'll love them as much as we do!

Red Ted Art

This blog has got to be one of the most creative ones we've found - they definitely think out side the box! We especially love their wide assortment of projects that use recycled items, as well as free printables and gorgeous coloring pages for all ages.

Images: Red Ted Art

Mr. Printables

This site - with its beautiful paper crafts - is a veritable feast for the eyes! We find ourselves wanting to make many of the projects, so we know our kids are going to love them too.

Images: Mr. Printables
Giggles Galore

Beautifully designed freebies - including printables for classroom treats, parties + more - are just the tip of the iceberg! You'll also find inspirational birthday themes and holiday party themes to help take the stress out of planning your next event.

Images: Giggles Galore

If you're looking for more than just crafts, Coffee Cups and Crayons is the site to visit. You'll find STEM activities, Random Acts of Kindness ideas, as well as fabulous Busy Bag projects that will keep your kids occupied for hours!

We'd love to know what YOUR favorite kids craft and activity websites are! Share them with us below, or on our social media pages.

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Friday, August 28, 2015

Friday's Featured Blog Fans (August 28, 2015)

Last week's official launch of our new products was a lot of fun! We appreciate all of your feedback about our Round Labels, Match-up Shoe Labels and Stick-eez™ Clothing Dots... keep it coming. :)

A big shout-out of thanks to everyone who has commented on our blog recently....

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