Holiday Cards!!!

Do you purchase pre-made holiday cards or do you create your own? I usually create my own cards.This is our card from last year: I used Mari Koegelenberg’s Jubilee kit and used Truly Blessed Design’s (Marsha) template. The year before that I made cards with buttons.  I made the buttons look like Christmas balls.  It was quite easy.  I glue the buttons on the card and used a black pen to make the hooks.  Unfortunately I do not have a photo of the cards. Here are a few Christmas cards made with buttons for some inspiration: Button Christmas Card by … {continue reading}

Jewelled Christmas Ornaments!!!

I have lots of Christmas ball ornaments with nothing on them so I decided to dazzle them up. I started off with a regular Christmas ball: Gathered all the dollar store jewels I had, along with some nice Christmas ribbon: And started applying the jewels to the balls.(What’s fun with the jewels I bought at the dollar store is that they already have glue on them.. no need to apply glue to stick them on the ball). Once I was done applying the jewels, I added a beautiful Christmas ribbon. I also dazzled some red ones with green jewels.  Silver … {continue reading}

Ribbon Christmas Card Holder!!!

RibbonCardHolder

Ribbon Christmas Card Holder a unique way to display your Christmas cards every year. How about a sparkly ribbon hanging on your door? Ribbon Christmas Card Holder I used thumbtacks to attach the ribbon to the top ledge of the door and used clothespin to hang the cards on the ribbon. You can easily dazzle up your card holder by using or making festive clothespins to hold your Christmas Cards. It’s really that simple… and it looks really pretty! I’m wondering if I’m the only one who keeps the Christmas cards from the previous years? I like to keep them, … {continue reading}

Chocolate Chip Cookies!!!

Yummy chewy chocolate chip cookies! Ingredients:3/4 cup butter or margarine 175ml1 cup packed light brown sugar 250ml1/2 cup granulated sugar 125ml2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla 5ml2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 550ml1 teaspoon baking soda 5ml 1 teaspoon salt 5ml1 package (270 g) Milk Chocolate Chips Steps: 1- Heat oven to 375ºF. 2- In a large bowl, beat butter, sugars until fluffy.  Beat in eggs and vanilla until creamy. 3- In medium bowl, mix together flour, baking soda and salt; add to butter mixture. Stir in milk chocolate chips and nuts, if desired. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.  4 – … {continue reading}

Glass Bead Magnets!!!

Interested in making boutique style glass magnets? They are easy and very quick to make.  I actually made them with my 6 year old daughter. Supplies:- Clear flat glass beads- Scrapbook paper- Magnets (make sure they are strong ones)- Mod Podge- Amazing Goop Craft Contact Adhesive- Scissors- Pencil- Paint brush Step 1:Take out you clear flat beads and all your supplies. Step 2:Place a bead on your scrapbook paper and trace the bead onto the paper. Step 3:Cut out what you traced on your paper. Step 4:Apply Mod Podge to the back side of your cut-out with a brush. Step … {continue reading}