Christmas Ornaments Knitting Pattern Sets

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Tweet I like to add some new Christmas ornaments to our collection each year. I had been doing that for years. But then of course with these international moves, it does not make sense to hang on to Christmas ornaments, other than those that are keepsakes. So, the reality is that I have very few […]

Christmas Cookies Recipe Exchange (LINKY PARTY)

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Tweet The entry to last week Linky party by Jessica from Dreaming of Leaving, gave me a great idea for a theme for this week’s linky party. I am posting the party a tat early so you have more time to fish out your favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes, and add your own contribution.     […]

Giant DIY Gingerbread House: just Fab!

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Tweet This is a special Christmas craft project kids will ADORE: decorate a life-sized gingerbread house.  Made with 2 large refrigerator boxes and 2 dishwasher boxes and a whole lot of fun and creativity by both the teacher  (or mom) and kids .     By  Mrs Goff’s, the Pre-K (Kindergarten) teacher .  Find the […]

How to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

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Tweet Sometimes the best Christmas decorations can’t be seen at all. Ever. They can only be smelled!  Smell has the incredible ability to transport us in time, to alter our mood, stress and behavior. Therefore, I consider it ‘a must’ to make our home smell like Christmas over the weekends prior to the big event. […]

DIY Salt dough Christmas Ornaments

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Tweet Making homemade Christmas ornaments is a favorite Christmas activity to do with the kids. I tend to make these every year. Usually I package them up to give away as an easy, personalized Christmas gift for family, friends, teachers, neighbors, and the like. Those, paired with something edible, such as Christmas chocolates or fancy […]

10 Free Pretty Printable Christmas Gift Tag Template Sets

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Tweet :: 10 BEAUTIFUL Free Printable Christmas Gift Tag Template Sets :: I am slowly but surely starting to get my ‘stash’ of Christmas gifts ready, and so I thought to share with you my collection of beautiful FREE downloadable holiday gift tags. These are 10 different sets by 10 different graphic designers that were […]

Printable Free Gift Tags #6: ‘Noel’

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Tweet 6. Noel Tags. These free gift tag sets even come in three different color schemes. Click the image to download this set, and while there, you can By Paper Crave    Next

Free Printable Gift Tags w Modern Design 3

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Tweet Set #3: Modern Gift Tags Professionally designed gift tags like these raises the value of any homemade gift. Print a set of these tags by simply clicking the image. By DomestiFluff    Next

Free Gift Tags (set 2)

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Tweet 2. Who says that gift tags always have to be rectangular? Forget it. These fun shapes are way better. To print tags, click the image. Note: click this image for the UPDATED LINK. These gift tags were so popular … ran out of downloading bandwidth! Wow!! Get yours today! By Moms Crafty Space  Next

Elegant Chevron Gift Tags – set

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Tweet 5. Elegance, Warm and Contemporary: that sums up the quality of these chevron gift tags. There is something so professional about these Christmas gift tags. As if they belong to an upmarket brand like Ralph Lauren, Nordstrom, or so. Don’t you think? Click the image to download your Christmas freebie. By Jill Means at […]

Groovy b/w Gift Tags 9

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Free Printable Gift Tags, really groovy black and white tags
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Tweet 9. Groovy Black/white Gift Tags. For those of us without a color printer, these black/white gift tags are perfect. The designs are so funky and happy that no color is needed to describe the feeling of the holidays. And they are free. To download, click the image. To learn more about the designer, follow […]

Fun Downloadable Gift Tags 4

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Tweet Set #4: Fun Gift Tags These fun gift tags are neutral enough to give to anyone on your list. By Sass & Peril    Next

50+ Holiday Freebies: Gift Tags, Cards & Wrap Ideas

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Tweet Christmas Holiday Gift Tags: Freebies, Printables, Templates How-top’s & Ideas. The next two weeks will be dedicated to fab + fast-to-make holiday gifts and gift wrapping. Tons of holiday fabulousness for you. A set of goodies, tips and ideas a day, so as to inspire & help, but not overwhelm you. So be sure […]

Christmas Gift Tags with Designer Illustrations 10

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Tweet 10. Graphic Designer Gift Tags. You can just see the graphic designer at work with a sharpie in the hand doodling to make these contemporary illustration while sipping a cup of tea on a wintery afternoon. I can. Great gift tags. You can even buy matching greeting cards.   By Kelli Murray  Back to […]

Gift Tags with playful ‘handwritten’ greetings 8

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Tweet 8. ‘Handwritten’ gift tags. These whimsical gift tags are nice and neutral enough to personalize a gift to pretty much anyone. Print a couple and have them in your purse for some instant gift giving as you move through the holiday season. Wrap-up a bar of chocolate, tie this tag on, and hopla, you’ve […]

Fun Family Gift Tags with Hat, Hearts and Mittens 7

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Tweet 7. Hat, Hearts and Mittens – gift tags. These tags are fun, aren’t they? They are of course perfect to accompany handmade knitwear… (wink to knitters and crocheters alike). Best of all, they are fun, whimsical and friendly. Perfect for a gift for the neighbors or family.   By Caroline Johansson    Next

DIY Pompom Christmas Tree

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Tweet I am adding this fabulous tutorial for a DIY pompom Christmas tree to my list of ideas and tutorials for alternative Christmas trees to decorate your home with. The site of this easy homemade Christmas tree just makes me happy. I love its non-traditional nature. The happy abundant and dare I say summer colors […]

20 Awesome Free Sewing Patterns for the Holidays

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Tweet You know me, I am ‘Researcher Extra-ordinaire’ when to comes to finding eco-friendly and / or low-cost| free resources online for our creative projects.  If you want to do a bit of sewing for the holidays, here are 20 very popular and really awesome free sewing patterns for the holidays, none of which I […]

3 Holiday Season Tutorials + LINKY PARTY

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Tweet Christmas is divine but it’s particularly the weeks, if not months, leading up to Christmas, that’s the magically creative time of the year. Everyone seems super productive, going the extra mile on all accounts, including the creative front, be that at home decorating, in the kitchen or behind the sewing machine!! So, it should […]

Buy a Cricut Explore and Save Today! (Current Sale)

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Tweet :: Cricut Sale :: Want to kick your hobby into high gear or are you making your Christmas list? Here is a gift that all crafters and creative people I know would love to get: a dye cut machine. And anyone who’s into crafting and making pretty things for the home, desk and already […]

Free Sewing Patterns for Kids Fall – Winter

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Tweet Emily linked this up at our linky party: ’20+ Free Sewing Patterns for Kids- Winter’.  I  quickly realize that it deserved a special post, rather than to be mixed in with all the other party features and be overlooked. As this is a go-to overview of free patterns for kids clothing for winter. Brilliant.  […]

Hexagon Quilt Pattern for Trivets, Coasters and Potholders

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Tweet Today we are discussing the hexagon quilt pattern and are making some fun quilted projects with this shape. This is #27 class in our series of free classes on how to make a quilt. After 26 free step-by-step illustrated quilting foundation classes, we are now delving into the world of actually making fun quilted […]

Linky Party + Top Tips for Scrapbooking

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Tweet Hiya All! Welcome to Time for a Party. It’s International Craft Day today. I have party features from Dubai, Russia and the USA for you.   Top Tips for Scrapbooking Fine Craft Features Best in Party – blogs I am featuring 4 tips for scrapbooking artists today. Tomorrow I will feature another one of […]

Accordion Paper Fold Vessels

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Tweet Awesome DIY Origami Art, from just 1 sheet of paper. I know: it’s Thanksgiving first and only then the season of Christmas gift wrapping. But, to me, ‘The Holidays’ are just one-big-season of thanksgiving, decorating, baking and gift giving!!! Hence this post today.     Last year, I made this 50-page series of gift […]

Halloween Bat Cupcakes

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Tweet I just found the perfect Halloween treats to add to my selection of Halloween cupcakes: Halloween BAT cupcakes. I love chocolate, and these are easy to make.  Actually, if you have a look at the recipe over at Betty Crocker, you will realize that there’s no ‘real’ baking involved; rather more cake mix and […]

Yarn Bombs in Trees

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Tweet Yarn-bombs are literally everywhere. What makes yarn bombs so good is the surprising element they entail. As well, yarn-bombs inject the cozy, homey and human nature of yarn  into the environment. Be that place the wilder side of nature, such as a forest,  the harsh industrial design setting of a city, or the practical […]

Halloween Treat Melted Witches

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Tweet Today, I’d like to celebrate the first day of Autumn, with a new favorite Halloween treat melted witches. There are three things I love about Halloween. Ok. Four. 1) Halloween treats; 2) the Dazzling array of interesting Halloween Costumes Ideas ; 3) Halloween Party Décor (to decorate your home for Halloween even if the […]

50+ No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

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Tweet Easy Halloween crafts. Get creative with your Halloween decorations this Fall and give your pumpkins some personality and styling. Here are 50+ No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas for you. T’is the season. Fall leaves are falling. Veggies growing in abundance. Halloween and Thanksgiving coming up. Pumpkin decorating ideas are on my mind. On your mind […]

DIY Recipe Box + Vintage French Wrapping Paper (Freebie)

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Tweet Hi! I made some vintage French wrapping paper to cover some notebooks yesterday. I thought to share it with you.   Vintage French Wrapping Paper Vintage French Wrapping Paper ~ Designed by yours truly Paris, je t’aime!   Vintage French Paper for a Recipe Book or Box ~ Also by yours truly   Paris-Inspired […]

Greek Square Quilt Block Pattern (Workshop #21)

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Tweet Today’s free quilting workshop by Janeen van Niekerk is about our third block in our sampler quilt. This is called the Greek Square* quilt block pattern. I’m intrigued by that name. Does it look like a Greek square? I’m not sure. What I do know is that it is a really old quilt block […]

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