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bits of the weekend

As per our advent calender, we found our tree, decorated it and have had some very yummy hot chocolate. We even played holiday music, which made everything really fun and festive. I pulled out the carefully wrapped gumdrop wreath from … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading

We went to the library today in search of some really good holiday, before bedtime reading.  Get you in the spirit stuff.  We were lucky.  I usually can’t find any good holiday books this time of the year. Here is … Continue reading

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AED ~ Be Festive

I couldn’t skip the last day of Art Every Day Month.  I still can’t believe how quickly November flew by.   Not everything I did this month was “art” per se, but I tried to keep with it as best as … Continue reading

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Fluffy White Wreath Revisited

Remember this wreath from a couple of years ago? Well, I lost most of the red glittery apples and was left with a plain white fluffy wreath. I really love this wreath and all its white fluffliness, so made new … Continue reading

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Snowflake Window

This idea wouldn’t leave me alone until I hung it from my window.  Thank goodness I had a little helper for this. My Super-E helped me cut out the snowflakes, and gladly too.  Not many projects I can get him … Continue reading

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christmas stockings and another garland

I can’t believe I finally made these.  The end ones are a bit boring, but embellishments will come later (a lot later- maybe next year)  At least they’re up, right.  I am planning to eventually add some embroidery and a … Continue reading

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holiday pillows

The red snowflake pillow is made from a patchwork piece I thrifted a while back.  I just cut it to a square and appliqued a felt snowflake onto it.  I’m in love with the patchwork and all the reds. The … Continue reading

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Holiday Lights

Every year, one of the neighborhoods in our town, Winterhaven, goes all out with the holiday spirit. It’s not a requirement to deck out your house with lights to live there, but many homes create their own winter scenes. People … Continue reading

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#8 Quick & Easy Wreath

I made this wreath a couple of weeks ago. It’s really quick and easy to make. Using some old tulle-like fabric and an old wire hanger, I simply cut (half hazardly) 1-2 inch strips of fabric- about 10 inches long. … Continue reading

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