Winter

2015 Advent Countdown Calendar is Complete!! Sharing the Final Six Ornaments.

Ornaments knitted for 2015 Advent Countdown tree

Today, December 1st - time to begin the countdown to Christmas!

And I am sharing the last group of ornaments made for the new Silver Dollar Advent Calendar Tree! Just finished under the wire!!

I am sharing in two posts and knowing you are all so busy this time of year, I will keep it short and sweet!!

Everlasting Gingerbread Ornaments to Brighten Your Holidays

Everlasting Gingerbread Ornaments Created by Nancy Paine

Image by Nancy Paine  : Seasons of Joy

Before it's time to share the beginning of Advent, I really want to share the incredibly beautiful and Christmassy ornaments made by a new friend I met on Instagram recently. Her name is Nancy Paine. She goes by the name Seasons of Joy. And she makes Gingerbread Snowflakes!!!

Shaved Wood Ornaments for Kids!!

Shaved Wood Kit perfect for Kids

Although I love making shaved wood ornaments, I have always been a little hesitant to recommend them as a project for children! Well! I just figured out how to make it easy for children to participate!!!

Advent Countdown Calendar 2015 Update #2

Knit and Felt pattern by Marie Mayhew

I have been knitting and felting and embellishing to my heart's content - and then some; trying to keep on schedule to create a new Advent Countdown Calendar featuring tiny ornaments made using patterns created by Arne and Carlos and Marie Mayhew. So far so good!

St. Lucia Day and the Beginning of Scandinavian Christmas

St. Lucy's court

Happy St. Lucia Day - the official beginning of the Scandinavian Christmas season December 13th to Christmas Day. And the beginning of "Scandinavian Christmas" on the Pickled Herring blog.

 

Scandinavian Christmas 2014 button

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