DIY Santa Advent Calendar Knitting Project

DIY Santa Advent Calendar Knitting Project

Hi all. Look what I’ve been busy with? Writing up the knitting pattern for this DIY Santa Advent Calendar knitting project with a unique little pockets. Actually, pockets of all sizes, so your little gifts will all fit in. So much fun!!!! Santa Advent Calendar...
3 Christmas In July Crafts for Quilters

3 Christmas In July Crafts for Quilters

Here are 3 free patterns and tutorials for Christmas in July crafts for quilters. These projects result in personalized seasonal gifts and beautiful decorations.  Not only will they keep your hands occupied with fun small projects.  They will lighten your load this...
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

May you have a lovely, peaceful and merry Christmas, free from craft projects that you HAVE to do, and full of contentment for the wonderful activities that you get to do. I hope that you, like me, will be spending some lovely time with your family. I’ll also be...
Cookies for Santa Tags – Free Printables

Cookies for Santa Tags – Free Printables

:: Cookies for Santa Tags – Free Printables :: My cookies for my neighbours and friends aren’t ready yet, but I prepped and designed cute cookies for Santa printable gift tags for the gift packs when they will be ready. Cookies for Santa Tags Click the image for...
Free Thrifty Christmas eBook – Vintage Ideas

Free Thrifty Christmas eBook – Vintage Ideas

:: Free Thrifty Christmas eBook filled with easy Vintage Ideas to DIY :: How to Participate, Get Featured Next Week and Get Free Advertising & Promotion The best of the party is really not my idea but from one of you: As you know, we have adopted the party...
Inspirational Knitted Nativity Scene

Inspirational Knitted Nativity Scene

Went to visit the historic little farming village of Firle in England yesterday. As it is a most picturesque village, we went there to show our holiday guests a bit of England and did a  mini photo shoot for my new shawl knitting pattern. As part of our little...
DIY Christmas Tree Topper Star

DIY Christmas Tree Topper Star

Can you believe that this gorgeous Sparkling Star is a DIY Christmas Tree Topper?! Well, it is. Learn from our wonderful home decorating expert Tammy Henderson just how to make this quick, in no time, with just a few dollar store supplies and a hot glue gun.  ...
Christmas Ornaments Knitting Pattern Sets

Christmas Ornaments Knitting Pattern Sets

I like to add some new Christmas ornaments to our collection each year. I had been doing that for years. But, with my frequent international moves, it hasn’t make sense to hang onto Christmas ornaments other than the best and real keepsakes. Last move, I gave a...
Christmas Cookies Recipe Exchange

Christmas Cookies Recipe Exchange

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...
How to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

How to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

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...
DIY Salt dough Christmas Ornaments

DIY Salt dough Christmas Ornaments

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,...