Monthly Archives: December 2011

Easy Treat Gable Boxes – Christmas


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


  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,…

WINNER!! Of our December Plaid Crafts Giveaway!!


This giveaway prize has a retail value of $40. The giveaway prize includes the following: 4 FolkArt holiday colors, 4 FolkArt Extreme Glitter holiday colors, Sparkle Mod Podge, and a Value Pack of 25 brushes. OUR WINNER IS…….. Selected by using COMMENT #46!!! Belongs to….. CHERYL!! From “That’s What Che Said!” Congrats Cheryl!!!! Please…

Wooden Hanging Snowman Decoration


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


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!


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


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


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


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


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


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…

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