Decorating With Christmas Lights

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I love Christmas lights.  There is just something about the soft, twinkling glow that is only seen during these next few weeks.  The beautiful colors that can be found in so many different sizes gives us, as crafters, endless option … Read More...

Stitchy Wonderland

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Have you recovered from yesterday’s feast? Why not skip the shopping crowds, fix a big plate of leftovers, throw on your favorite movie and stitch the day away.  I give you permission to stay in you pj’s all day long. You … Read More...

Super Soft Gingerbread Cookies

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Let the crazy holiday season begin! Time for baking, crafting and decorating! Okay, I only make sugar cookies, because I’m not creative in the kitchen. I love gingerbread, but like chewy cookies. But soft doesn’t work when making a gingerbread … Read More...

Handmade Christmas Gift – Tree Cozy

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This Christmas coffee cup cozy is adorable and is the perfect gift for office co-workers. Just be sure to give them out nice and early as I hate getting Christmas themed stuff on Christmas day. It kinda feels too late … Read More...

Free pattern: Trixie the Donkey

Free pattern: Trixie the Donkey Free pattern: Trixie the Donkey

The Pattern Patter blog shares a free vintage pattern for making this adorable felt donkey.  She’s hand stitched together from felt – a good project to make while hanging out with the family.  The vintage … Read More...

Project: Holiday Candle Holders

Project: Holiday Candle Holders

I love seeing paper crafting products and tools used for something other then cards and scrapbooking pages such as home décor projects. It makes me feel like I’m getting more out of what I’m buying or maybe it’s just a good excuse to … Read More...

Jingle Bell Ankle Bracelets

Jingle Bell Ankle Bracelets
This is a fun project to make with kids at this, or any time, of year. They can make these ankle bracelets and dance along to their favorite Christmas carols or even march in their own holiday parade. Stephanie, from … Read More...

3-D Wooden Christmas Trees

Laurie posted these handmade 3 d wooden Christmas trees she created with the scroll saw. I think these 3-D trees turned out very cool. While not everyone has a scroll saw, these still are great for inspiration! Laurie shares the … Read More...

Freebie | DIY Advent Calendar

November is racing to a close, so this weekend is the time to get your Advent Calendar finished and set up before Monday December 1st. This template and instructions from Trincraft will help you to make these cute treat boxes, … Read More...

5 Ways to Style a Cocoa Station

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When the temperature drops, I love to curl up with a nice cup of hot cocoa. If you’re planning on adding a hot cocoa station to your next holiday party, Infarrantly Creative has a great list of setup ideas. The … Read More...

Leftover Turkey Shepard’s Pie

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Hope everyone had a wonderful day spending it with family and friends! One last Thanksgiving leftover dish and then bring on Christmas. Even though I love Christmas, I really wish the stores would wait till the week of Thanksgiving before … Read More...

Great Life Lessons from Knitting

Lessons learned from knitters at the Knitter's Review retreat.Because it’s Thanksgiving in America, it makes sense to take a moment to reflect on why knitting is so important in our lives. For me, knitting is part of my career, of course, but I would still love to knit … Read More...

Turkey Cobbler Casserole

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Happy Thanksgiving to those in the US. Here are some additional leftover ideas for your Thanksgiving meal. Safe travels to all and for everyone else, hope you have a great day!

This recipe was originally made with leftover chicken, but … Read More...