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Christmas Card Tinkering!

I only made a few cards for Christmas this year. I wasn’t too motivated, but I hopped in to my “workshop” and gave it a go. I have a friend who loves the llama craze. I have a llama metal die. I’m experimenting with what to do with him. I quickly fashioned this card by […]

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Snowman Christmas

Happy Christmas! At my work place we are engaging in Secret Santa. That is when you draw the name of a co-worker and secretly give them presents. At the end of the given period, you reveal your identity. Usually, the group engaging in this festivity agrees to a low dollar allotment. We are doing a […]

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Quilted Christmas

This month’s assignment at made with love (and paper) is timely for Minnesota. It is so cold here, especially this week as I finally get my creation posted. Our theme for December is Quilted Christmas. Will you play along with us? Our quilted creation is to use contrasting colors, metal/metallic, and a bow or knot. […]

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Tooling Around: An Up-Cycled Christmas

We are up–cycling Christmas at The Cutting Cafe blog. What do these items have in common? We are using jars and cans to decorate for the season. Check the blog for more ideas. I went real simple. But I like it because you can do this with your kids. They can make their decoration as […]

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Happy Little Santa Treat Boxes

We often see art and crafts reflecting the world around us. That is because art often borrows from nature and the world. A gable is the generally triangular portion of a wall between the lines of a sloping roof. This gable architecture design is used in this Gable Box Template from The Cutting Cafe. I […]

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Merry . . . Happy . . . Christmas . . . in August?

So, how is summer going for you? I have been so busy chasing after kiddos. I am ready for a vacation from summer vacation! It has also been extra warm and humid in MN. A little unusual for MN. I have been dreaming of cooler days . . . and Christmas? Given that, not much […]