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only 3 days late

I finally got around to making an advent calender. I have been wanting to make one for years, but would find  myself buying one of those chocolate ones at the last minute. Not this year. I still really would like … 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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AED ~ Santa Origami

Check out our Origami Santa. The kids and I made him and we prodly put him on the front door.  We found directions for him on Origami Club, which is an awesome website for fun origami projects.  Lots of Christmas … 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 Garland # 1

I saw these very cool origami stars on Zen Crafting via crafty crow (Have I mentioned how much I love Crafty Crow?  Awesome website, and the kids love it too).  Anyway, not only did I happen to have the exact … Continue reading

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Gumdrop Wreath and Ornaments for Sale

We finally finished the gumdrop wreath, which was really fun.  My kids must have thought I was insane, telling them, ” Don’t eat the gumdrops!  They are for decoration only!”  Yeah, right mom. The wreath is for their bedroom door.  … Continue reading

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Holiday thrifting

We really just went thrifting to find jackets for the kids, the kind that you don’t care if they don’t make it home because they only cost a few bucks. Or the kind, when stained with blood you don’t care … Continue reading

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