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Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

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Cheese Salad – AKA Pink Stuff perfect for Valentines Dinner

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My family loves this dish. In fact we had it for Christmas but it is perfect for Valentine’s Day dinner or Easter. The color is so pretty and vibrant. It comes out looking a red/pink color.  Its official name is Cheese Salad– but in my entire family we call it Pink Stuff.  If we called…

Christmas 2011 Table Decorations

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I apologize for the lateness of this post. The holidays really came so quickly and was hard to keep up. But better late than never right? Using pretty straw/raffia filler from Micheals Crafts. We filled plastic ornaments with it. Our little tree — just branches stuck into a french bucket filled with rocks. And our…

Easy Treat Gable Boxes – Christmas

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I got these great Kraft Gable boxes over the Black Friday weekend. They were on sale and free shipping. I got them from Whispering Pines. I used my Silhouette machine and cut out the letters of the last name of the recipient. Glued it on. Then I used a Martha Stewart punch – Snowflake Punch…

Adorable Snowman Gumballs

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  I have this LARGE box of Gumballs from Sam’s club. I need to use up. Seriously there is over 800+ pieces in the box. I wanted to make snowmen out of some of the white ones and played around with ideas till I found this one was the best route. I wanted something FAST,…

Wooden Hanging Snowman Decoration

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Another favorite piece I painted years ago. When I used to have alot more time on my hands. I used to love to use my scroll saw (poor thing is collecting dirt)  I cut out this little guy, sanded him, put holes where I wanted to tie wire and painted him. The little light bulbs…

Handpainted Santa – Coffee Can

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I painted this in 1998. I can’t believe this is now 13 years old! I remember the day I painted it. Fun and easy project. Coffee can that I cleaned out and then sanded the edge to be smooth and not cut any hands. Primed it and painted on a Santa Face with Plaid FolkArt…

Fabulous Plaid Giveaway just in time for Christmas!

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Were giving away a fabulous crafting package from Plaid just in time for Christmas!!  The winner will feel like its Christmas when it arrives in their mail. OHHHH the possibilities of all things good!! So many projects to be had. Plaid is also having a Crafty Christmas Contest we want to share with you. Plaid…

Heirloom Kids Ornaments

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On my tree I have alot of favorite ornaments but each year I love these. My kids love to look at them and compare. They are so easy to make and great to make extras and give as gifts to Grandparents. This one you see above is my Son’s footprint in 1999 :)  SO SMALL….

Simple / Easy Christmas Decorations

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Sometimes it is the simple things that help make Christmas decorating so nice. This is one of my favorite pieces. I don’t know why. I it is not all that special but I love it. Plastic  & Glittery ornaments tied to ribbon off my chandelier in my dining room. I love how it looks This…

Snowmen Hot Cocoa – Christmas Gift in a Jar

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Another really great fit and easy to do. You will need Jar of your choice Zip top baggie Hot Cocoa Mix Large Marsh Mallows Set of – Gourmet Writer Food Decorator Pens, Assorted Colors, Set of 10 (Used only Black and Orange colors) Recipe Tag Ribbon or Bakers Twine CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD TAG I…

Adorable and Yummy Chocolate Christmas Mice

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These mice we made last year and we will be making them again this year. They are yummy and so easy to make. You will need Jar of Maraschino Cherries with Stems Hershey Kisses Almond Slivers Chocolate Almond Bark (from Wal-Mart) or Chocolate Candy Melts Before starting- have all your Hershey Kisses unwrapped and your…

Easy Personalized Christmas Ornaments

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DECEMBER IS HERE!!!! I have made these for a few years now. So easy and everyone that receives them loves them. I purchased these Ornaments at Target. However I buy them the year before during their after Christmas sales. I will buy up different colors and sizes. I simply cut out letters and polka dots…

I love to see the temple – vinyl on glass block

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I am a major procrastinator if you didn’t know. I needed to come up with a project for tomorrow when I go visit some gals from my church for visiting teaching. This month theme is also on Temple and I wanted to give them something pretty to have in their homes. Also Primary is learning…

No Sew Blanket – Puppy Party Favor

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As mentioned other posts- my daughter’s having a puppy party. So we are slowly getting it prepared and making things along the way so we are not in a mad dash.  I love to play ahead too. Got this really cute fabric – fleece on sale with a coupon from my local JoAnn’s Crafts.  It…

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