Real Gifts Made with Love: DIY Holiday Cards

Ho-ho-holiday cards are extra special when you DIY.

What you need:

  • Cardstock Paper
  • Glue
  • Markers/Pens, etc.
  • All The Glitter!

What to do:

  1. Write Your Message In Glue
  2. Sprinkle on the twinkle!
  3. Shake shake, shake it off
  4. Repeat for everyone you love
    Write your message inside
  5. Seal it with a kiss!

What are your DIY gifts this year? Comment below & tell us!

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Real Gifts Made With Love: DIY Mossy Monograms

These have GIFT written all over them!

What you need:

  • Cardboard Letter of Your Choice
  • Green Acrylic Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Fairy Lights
  • Moss

What to do:

  1. Paint your letter
  2. Add glue
  3. Add moss
  4. Wrap with fairy lights
  5. Give with love!

What are your DIY gifts this year? Comment below & tell us!

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25 Ways To Give Back #RealWishes

To us, the holidays are about giving back. Whether you’re donating toys to kids in need or just holding the door for someone, it’s easy to make real wishes come true. Throughout the month, we’re giving back to our communities and sharing our #RealWishes along the way.

We want you to join! Check out our list of 25 easy acts of kindness and share how you’re making a difference with #RealWishes on social.

  1. Buy coffee for the person behind you in line.
  2. Bake cookies for your colleagues.
  3. Send a note to a friend.
  4. Donate toys or supplies to pets at a local animal shelter.
  5. Buy a meal for a homeless person.
  6. Compliment someone amd tell them they’re beautiful.
  7. Write a note of encouragement and leave it in a random place.
  8. Sit with someone who is eating alone.
  9. Buy groceries for someone behind you in line.
  10. Give an extra generous tip to a server.
  11. Call a friend you haven’t spoken to in a while.
  12. Say hello to five strangers today.
  13. Write a note to thank someone who positively influenced your life.
  14. Donate books to your local library.
  15. Shovel snow from an elderly person’s driveway or sidewalk.
  16. Send flowers to someone who is having a rough day.
  17. Shop at a small, family-owned business.
  18. Donate Christmas presents to a local charity.
  19. Pay the toll for the car behind you.
  20. Leave a treat for your mailman.
  21. Donate your clothes to a non-profit thrift store.
  22. Hold the door for someone.
  23. Send a care package to an active duty military unit.
  24. Donate board games to the Children’s Hospital.
  25. Leave $1 in a random spot with a note encouraging others to pay it forward this holiday season.

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How are you giving back this year? Comment below & tell us!

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AEO Gifts for Him: The Active Adventurer

If you know someone who is always on-the-go (think: non-stop from the gym to work & more), you’re dealing with an Active Adventurer. Finding the perfect gift for this guy is almost as difficult as keeping up with his schedule, but this year we’ve got you covered. We curated a gift guide of on-the-go gifts for the on-the-go guy so that he can still celebrate the season & never miss a beat.

Show us what you’re giving & getting this season with #AEOSTYLE on Instagram & Twitter, and shop this gift guide below!

AEO Gift Guide: Gifts for the Active AdventurerSHOP GIFTS FOR THE ACTIVE ADVENTURER:

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Gift Guide: Cozy Ever After

Extra cute, extra comfy, extra cozy. Cozy Ever After is our shop curated especially for the snuggler on your gifting list. This collection in our gift guide combines some of our favorite Real Soft® pieces with some of our coziest knits and furs to make your white Christmas a warm one, too.

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Feel the love in super soft bouclé, velvet and faux fur!

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Shop the look: Boucle Turtleneck Sweater, Velvet Bodysuit, Faux Fur Earmuffs, Marled + Stitched Beanie, Graphic Tee Nightie, Sunnie Boybrief, Cable Sweater Jogger, Sparkle Crew Socks

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AEO Gifts for Her: The Life of the Party

We all have that one friend… you know, the one everyone can’t help but feel happy around! She’s the Life of the Party & always makes your day a little more exciting. We curated a gift guide just for her, inspired by rich velvet, deep colors & metallic accessories. Give the girl who knows how to celebrate something to celebrate.

Show us what you’re giving & getting this season with #AEOSTYLE on Instagram & Twitter, and shop this gift guide below!

AEO Gift Guide: Gifts for the Life of the Party

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