Felt Christmas Tree Advent Calendar Tutorial-Part 4

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I am so excited to finally post the final Part to our Felt Christmas Tree Advent Calendar Tutorial! In case you missed it here is PART 1, PART 2, and PART 3. Now that you’re all caught up lets finish up our Advent Calendar! Finish Circles: Now that your circles are all completed its time to iron on some interfacing to the back side. (You can find this at the fabric or craft store). Cut the interfacing to fit the {Read More}

Christmas Party Decorations

Christmas Party Decorations

Last week was a very busy one for me!! I was one of the people in charge of the decorations at our Church’s Ward Christmas Dinner Party. I want to share all the fun stuff we made and show you how everything turned out. Including some 3D White Christmas Tree Table Centerpieces, Paper Plate Garland, cute Christmas Party Invitations, and the Children’s Christmas Ornaments we made. Here is how it turned out…. (Click on the pictures to see them bigger) We used a {Read More}

World’s Best Homemade Fudge Recipe

In my opinion this is the World’s Best Homemade Fudge Recipe!! My mom has been making her delicious Fudge ever Holiday Season since I can remember! I think its the best, you should try it and see for yourself…. Ingredients:1 cup Butter14 1/2 oz. Evaporated Milk4 cups Sugar1 – 12oz pkg. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (I use Nestle)5 cups Mini Marshmallows1 tsp. Vanilla1 cup chopped nuts (optional – I leave these out)Directions:1. Cook butter, evaporated milk, and sugar over medium heat {Read More}

Christmas Advent – Storybook Countdown

Christmas Advent Storybook Countdown

Each Christmas we have a little tradition….we have 24 Christmas Books wrapped and placed under the tree. It’s our…   Christmas Advent Storybook Countdown!   Each night one of the kids gets to pick a “present” and unwrap it. Then we read it all together before bed. My kids love picking a present each night during the month of December and it is a great way to get in the Holiday Spirit.   *If you decide to start a tradition {Read More}

Homemade Christmas Gifts – for Little Girls

DIY Doll Witch Costume Tutorial

Here’s my top ten list for Homemade Christmas Gifts for the little girl in your life. If your trying to find the perfect gift to make for your daughter, grand-daughter, niece, little sister, you’ve come to the right place! Here’s my homemade gift giving list for little girls… *Click on the photos to go to source/tutorial! For the little girl with an 18″ doll or and American Girl Doll…Homemade Doll clothes! Make this cute little dress (or Witch Costume in {Read More}

Homemade Christmas Gifts – For Her (Part 2)

Homemade Christmas Gifts for Her

Last year I made a top ten list of some great Homemade Gift Ideas for the women in your life; moms, grandmas, sisters, girlfriends, teachers, neighbors. It has been such a hit I decided to make another list for 2013! And here it is…. Collage frame with poem, a perfect gift for Grandma! (I found this adorable frame at Michael’s craft store, printed and cut some cute photos to put on the outside edge and printed a cute poem on scrapbook paper {Read More}

Simple DIY Baby Jesus Nativity – A Christmas Decoration

DIY Baby Jesus Nativity

The Holiday Craft I was working on last week is a cute little DIY Baby Jesus Nativity A great addition to your Christmas Decorations. I was helping out at our Church’s Super Saturday and this is the craft I was in charge of. Isn’t it so cute!   I got the idea from “Crafty Sisters” adorable Baby Jesus ornament. I simply “enlarged” their version and made it a cute Christmas Decoration you can hang on the wall. Crafty Sisters have a complete tutorial on how to {Read More}

Felt Christmas Tree Advent Calendar Tutorial – Part 3

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We’ve got to finish up our circles!! Hope you are almost done, December 1st is just around the corner. If you missed Part 1 and 2 of the Christmas Advent Calendar Tutorial you can find them here…PART 1 and PART 2. After cutting out all my felt designs I hand stitched them into place with matching embroidery floss and a needle. A Feathered Nest has some great tips on hand stitching HERE. Remember if you don’t want to sew just use some fabric/craft {Read More}

Felt Christmas Tree Advent Calendar Tutorial- Part 2

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How’s your Calendar coming along??? If you missed Part 1 you can find it HERE. Let’s continue our Christmas Tree Advent Tutorial… Part 2 (steps 2 and 3) involve a lot of CUTTING. We will be cutting out our tree from the green felt. Then get all our circles (or squares) cut out. Lay them out on your green felt tree to make sure you like them. And start cutting out all your felt designs. I’ve posted the ones I’ve cut {Read More}

Homemade Christmas – for Her

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This year I wanted to start a Homemade Christmas list of gift ideas for all those wonderful people in your life. Today I wanted to focus on the Women in your life, mothers, grandmothers, daughters, sisters, etc. So here is my top ten list for 2012. Hope you all have a happy homemade Christmas this year!! 1. Grandkids Board – an adorable Picture board for Grandparents!! I made this for my mother-in-law and she loves it! HERE is the tutorial. 2. {Read More}