4th of July gift basket #craftit


Today I’m going to share with you a quick little 4th of July gift basket I made over the weekend, featuring some of Elmer’s new products. This would be a great craft to get the kids involved with. AND there may just be a VLOG. Don’t laugh… it was late and I was tired. :)

These little tin basket’s are super fun and make the perfect gifts. You can find them in the dollar section at Target or Michaels. The Elmer’s paint pens dress them up quite nicely.

Elmer’s recently launched a new facebook page,  so I was sent some fun products along with a video camera to film this short video for you. I’m sure there will be a few more vlogs over the summer to mix things up a bit. We could a few surprises right? ;)


4th of july basket

Video Tutorial:

You can find the patterned tape at Wallmart. There are lots of fun colors and patterns! :) I love Elmers products because you can find them almost anywhere and they make crafting super easy! :)

Make sure to visit the Craft it!  page on facebook for many more creative ideas.

Have a GREAT day! XO

P.S. DecoArt has a really fantastic contest going on right now, which they selected me to be a guest judge for!
It’s called the Summer of Americana “Best of America!” DecoArt craft project contest, where you can win up to $250 in craft goodies! You can find all of the details over here but, basically, if you’ve created a project with Americana paint, DecoArt wants to see it!
Each week, for the next three weeks, I’ll be selecting my favorite project that creative people have submitted!
I’m excited to see all of them… and excited to help crown the project that’s voted “Best of America(na)!”
The first giveaway is this week– so head on over and get started uploading your projects!
Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post, however I did receive product to review for the post. All opinions are 100% my own. 
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Jamielyn Nye

Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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8 comments on “4th of July gift basket #craftit”

  1. Kristin @ The O.C.D. Life Reply

    I LOVE that Elmer’s patterned tape. I had no idea that Wal-Mart sold it. I have to go purchase some of that now. Thank you for the heads up. And, your little 4th of July tin is super adorable too. ; ) Those cookies look extra yummy.

  2. I didn’t know Elmer’s made Washi-style tape! I have to run out and get some right now. Thanks for sharing.

  3. I was curious where might I find that tape in Walmart. Our walmart redid everything- and we don’t have much of a craft dept anymore. Would it be in the office supplies? Cute cute tape. I definitely want some!!

  4. This looks great. I love the little baskets at Target and I love the way you decorated it. Thanks for the idea.

  5. Where at Walmart can you find this tape? I can’t wait to try it!

  6. Are those golden oreo’s? Where did you find the fun flavor/color at?

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