Winter

Collaborative Project: Advent Calendar Christmas Tree Fridge Magnet to Countdown the Days til Christmas!

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I still can't believe I am finally getting to write this post and that this fun fridge magnet Advent Calendar Christmas Tree is actually currently living on my fridge!

The idea to create a fridge magnet Advent calendar tree has been bubbling around in my mind for a couple years now, but I was pretty certain I didn't have the drawing skills to pull it off, much less the computer chops.

Make a Gingerbread House Advent Calendar

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You guys already know I am into Advent calendars big time! And you also know that I can't get through the holidays without making at least one gingerbread house!

This year I invited Diane over for a day to help me make a Gingerbread House Advent Calendar - a wild idea I got into my head last January and have been very excited to make ever since. And with a few tricks - easier than you think!

How to Make Matryoshka - Russian Nesting Dolls - with Gourds

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Happy 90 Days until Christmas! "90 Days Until Christmas" is a big holiday at my house because it is the official kick-off to the "getting ready for the winter holidays"!

I am celebrating by putting up my 90 day count down to Christmas calendar and putting the final coat of spray on my Matryoshka ornament...

Indian Corn Series Part 1 - Making an Indian Corn Wreath

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I am crazy about Indian Corn!

Every year, in the fall, I end up buying more - even though I have bunches and bunches of it already at home. I just can't resist the stuff!

So - this year I decided to actually DO something with all those bags of Indian Corn my sweetie has so patiently hung from the garage rafters year after year. He never complains, but I know he is convinced I am nuts!

Celebrating Christmas in July with an Easy Little "How-to" for Making Snowmen

P1070701 I just finished making my very first snowman. He has been smiling at me from my desk for two days now! I can't help but smile back and return to what I am doing in a happier mood.

I must admit, I have become a fan of snowmen only recently, having been a collector of Santas for over 25 years. At first, I was quite offended as manufacturers began replacing my beloved Santas with snowmen as the collectible symbol of the season. (Snowman, of course, appeal to a wider audience).

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