Christmas in July

Introducing Christmas in July 2012 - A Whole Month of Christmassy Goodness!

Christmas in July comin' up!

Christmas in July is here! Or almost here! Depends upon whether you celebrate one day or the whole month! Me? I am celebrating the whole month of course!

I am celebrating by beginning a series of projects I have on my MUST MAKE FOR CHRISTMAS list. Most of them have been there quite a while now, transfered from one year to the next. No more of that! July 2012 they are being revealed to the world!

Christmas in July Shopping Spree Giveaway to Support Makers of Free Content

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Christmas in July Shopping Spree Giveaway is one of several shopping sprees held on this blog throughout the year to support makers of free online content. And since it is still new - it is a work in progress!. This month I am experimenting and instead of asking the winner to select just one shop, I am giving the winner the option to select items from as many of the 5 shops featured as she likes - as long as she stays in budget!!

Upcycle Magic! Revisiting Danish Woven Paper Heart Baskets.

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Traditionally, Danish woven paper heart baskets are brought out to trim Christmas trees and hang in windows as signs of welcome throughout Scandinavia. But why limit their charm to the winter holiday season when almost every paper stash offers unlimited potential and possibility - woven hearts for every season and in every color?

Dala Horse Craftalong - Dala Horse Aprons!

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Finished! Martching aprons for Diane (Craftypod) and me!

The minute Kathryn (the Pickled Herring) posted her tutorial for the adorable apron she shared as part of the Dala Horse Craftalong, I pinned on the pattern, cut out two aprons and began sewing!

Dala Horse Craftalong - Week 2

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Two weeks into the Dala Horse Craftalong! More Dala Horses are showing up on the Fflickr Group and Carina (Carina's Craftblog), Kathryn (The Pickled Herring), Hanna (iHanna) and I have been busy sharing more Dala Horse goodness on our blogs!

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