Tag Archives: Christmas

DIY Snow Globe!

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When the weather outside is frightful, I have to find creative ways to keep my children entertained.  No more sending them off into the backyard to play.  You know it’s winter time at our house when the playroom is destroyed and I’m singing the theme songs to all the Disney channel cartoons.  It nice to have some craft ideas on hand when the TV …read more

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Christmas Magic Gift Tag

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Every year I say I am going to do something for Christmas that I wish I’d managed to accomplish the year before.  The story is always the same - I wish I would have started shopping or crafting my gifts earlier, I wish I would have started my baking earlier, I wish I’d done my grocery shopping before Christmas Eve for Christmas dinner, etc. …read more

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Stack up a YoYo Folk Angel

DIY Yo-Yo Angel Christmas Ornament - so cute!

  Here’s another scrappy little project to transform your favorite fabric scraps into sweet little folk angels to hang on your tree. Colorful and folksy, they’ll add the perfect touch to a special package, wreath, or holiday mantel display. To make your angel’s head – draw two eyes on a 1″ wooden bead. You can give your angel rosy …read more

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Pretty Burlap Garland Tutorial

DIY Burlap Christmas Tree Garland! Easy Tutorial!

  I was recently impressed by the most uniquely decorated holiday tree! So rustic and natural - it’s limbs were hugged by a ruffled burlap garland! You know me – once I had it in my head, I couldn’t rest until I’d figured out how to make this garland for my own tree! It’s a WIP for now, a work in progress,  but here’s a little tutorial …read more

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Frosty the Snow Gift?

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A Snowman Kit! I don’t know about you but making snowmen was my specialty when I was kid.  It is one of the first things you learn to do when you are from a snowy climate.  My siblings and I would always scrap together anything we could find for our snowman’s face, arms, and clothes.  It would make my Mom crazy when we couldn’t find our gloves and …read more

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Grow your Forest!

Simply Notable Christmas Tree Free Knitting Pattern

  Your scrappy little forest of Pint Sized Pines, that is! It’s that time of year to think about adding to your holiday decorations. So break out the scrap basket and stitch up some of these fun little firs. Our Pint Sized Pines can be made using up small amounts of leftover yarn and recycled wine corks.  There’s actually two patterns …read more

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DIY Christmas Advent Calendar Bunting

DIY Bunting Advent Calendar Tutorial. Cute!

  Remember those little cardboard advent calenders that you open a little door each day and take out a little piece of yummy chocolate candy? As a child it was such a fun way to count down days until Christmas. Since I admire those trendy buntings I see online so much, I decided to make a little bunting advent calendar for my girls to count …read more

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Holiday Hand Warmers and Printable Gift Tag!

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  With the autumn days winging by, we’re fast approaching the season of giving. In my neighborhood, the giving generally involves deliciously gooey baked goods or candy. I have a sweet tooth as much as the next gal, but by mid-December I’m good and tired of trying to dodge the gifted sweets threatening the 10 pounds it’s taken me a year to lose! So, …read more

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Happy Crafty Holidays!

Happy Crafty Holidays

  ♥Wishing you the magic of the season ♥   and    …read more

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Frilly and Flouncy Ruffled Balls

DIY Ruffled Fabric Christmas Ornaments

  As I’ve said at least a dozen times before, this household of girls loves some frilly ruffles! So this year, I set my sights on ruffling up some large holiday ball ornaments. They were a perfect addition to our tree, and as an added bonus – they were quite easy to make! Want to make some? Here’s how: Materials: 6″ styrofoam ball. approximately …read more

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