Christmas Craft Ideas

DIY Christmas crafts that are sure to inspire the kids and you. Great ideas for decorations, ornaments and parties. Find Christmas wreath inspirations and handmade gift ideas!

The Ultimate Fudge Recipe List

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I have been collecting these fudge recipes for a few weeks now, compiling my all time favourites to share with you. Now that I have sat and created the post I have the biggest craving for fudge. Back before I … Read More...

Post Holiday Pillow Patterns

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Laurie of the “Tip Junkie” has 160 pillow tutorials all with pictured tutorials to learn how to make.  As you can see these are stunning and fun patterns.  Maybe you are a person that works on holiday projects throughout the … Read More...

Ta Dah!: Pendleton scrap quilt

Pendleton patchwork

Strong, vibrant and warm are some adjectives I’d use to describe this quilt. The talent behind Nifty Quilts blog made it from pieces of cut up Pendleton blankets she received from a friend. The finished patchwork now belongs to her … Read More...

Free patterns: Snowman 1 and 2

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These cheerful little guys are the creation of Carol Doak and were meant for cards or ornaments. But their small stature (finished size 3″ square quilt block), makes them perfect for using on clothing. Her paper pieced patterns boast two … Read More...

Elf Spaghetti

elf spaghetti
As mentioned before, I love the movie “Elf” and we watch it every year on Christmas Eve. I cringe every time he takes that big bite of spaghetti with the maple syrup added. I’m not sure this one is any … Read More...

Grinch Kabobs

Grinch Kabobs
Tomorrow is Christmas Eve. I have a lot to do today and tomorrow morning! I’m blaming the weather! It is the first time in a very long time that we will have 50 degrees and a green Christmas. I am … Read More...

Tutorial: Zipper heart ornaments

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Christie from Lemon Squeezy Home shows how you can make these cute zipper heart ornaments.  They’d be pretty on any tree, but they’re particularly meaningful to someone who has a child with a heart defect.  Christie … Read More...

Pom-Pom Christmas Tree

Pom Pom Christmas Tree

This would make a fun family project, mainly because it is great for all ages. The youngest kids can easily participate by sticking pom-poms to the tree, which is created using double-sided adhesive cut out using a Silhouette. Older kids, … Read More...

Christmas Tree Herbal Tea

christmas tree herbal tea
Did you know you could use your Christmas tree as an herbal drink or a disinfectant? Apparently, if you get a pine or cedar tree you can. We don’t have a real tree, but we do have a wreath made … Read More...

Tourtière – Québec pork pie

tourtiere (pork pie)
Being close to Canada, we had friends that always made us pork pies during the holiday season. It was the best comfort food during the long cold winters. My Mom has tried making it, but it just doesn’t taste the … Read More...

8 Christmas Crafts For Kids

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The day is quickly approaching when the big man in red will make a visit, and we all know that the day before is one of the longest days for the kids who are waiting.  If you are looking for … Read More...

Candy Cane Brownie Trifle

candy cane brownie trifle
I love trifles! They are easy to make and yet so elegant looking. You can make them in a big clear bowl for everyone to help themselves to or create individual servings as pictured. A quick dessert that can also … Read More...