Category Archives: Holiday Hoopla

Cup o’ Cheer

I was inspired by my cup of coffee today. Yes, I am back on the coffee wagon. It’s December and it’s cold, demanding a hot cup of coffee, right? And it’s a Peppermint Cafe Mocha. How could I resist that! … Continue reading

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winter barn

“Winter Barn“ The Christmas tree is up, lights twinkling and garlands hung.  It has also been really cold around here, inspiring me to make wintery art. Hope you had a beautiful Sunday! p.s.  Thanks for all the great feedback on … Continue reading

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December 1st

Whoa!  Can you believe it is December 1st already?  When did that happen? I didn’t realize it was approaching us so quickly until late Tuesday night.  Then I remembered that I needed to get started on an advent calendar, so … Continue reading

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prep work

“Winter” I know it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but I’m thinking about doing a small craft fair in December and have been tossing around ideas in my head on what to make.  I thought I’d do some holiday art and … Continue reading

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Merry Merry!

Wishing you a happy holiday that is filled with the sparkle of love, the spirit of giving, warmth of love and the brightness of laughter.  Peace my friends~

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paper clay ornaments

The kids made paper clay ornaments last weekend. That paper clay stuff is pretty fun and super easy. No baking, no weird scent coming out of the oven, no accidental burning. Just a bit of old fashion patience while waiting … Continue reading

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outtakes and snowflakes

First, I have to share these fun and easy cinnamon dough snowflake ornaments.  The recipe is from Martha Stewart, but I had to add a couple of tablespoons of water because the dough was incredibly dry.  I decided snowflakes were … Continue reading

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Be Festive Kit ~ Giveaway!!

Today  is the Sew Mama Sew giveaway day!! To make sure that you are completely festive and ready for the holidays, I thought it would be fun to make a little “Be Festive Kit”, which includes: * Be Festive art … Continue reading

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holiday thrifting

thrifted owls and paper weights (hats added with picnik for extra holiday spirit) We did a quick little thrifting trip to a new thrift shop that just opened up (Humane Society on Speedway for you locals). We went right after … Continue reading

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holiday swag

I made a couple of things today… A pretty swag for my front door. It’s made with the trimmed branches from our tree and a little fancy, glittery piece from Michael’s.  I’m in love with the plaid ribbon I found … Continue reading

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