Archive | December, 2009

December

  December is always a month of very deep thinking for me.  I think a lot about birth, life, death, beginnings and endings.  Maybe it’s the cold and snow of North East Ohio that causes me to think more deeply about things…though I have been accused of thinking too much other times of the year […]

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Mint Thins

    Oh! I can’t even begin to tell you how much I love these cookies! So easy to make and so incredibly yummy to eat!  They taste just like a Girl Scout Thin Mint.  Shhh! Don’t tell the Girls ok?     If you are frustrated you might like this part… put some small […]

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Ornament Decor

I LOVE it when I find a fabulously cheap and easy way to decorate some small corner of my home.  I found these Christmas ornaments that cost only a couple of dollars each.  They are silver, white and Oh, so SPARKLY! I loved them the moment I saw them but wasn’t sure what I’d do […]

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How to Make Faux Sugared Fruit

  This looks SPECTACULAR for a Victorian Christmas, Easter or whatever.  I’ve sold a bit of this in my etsy store and now I’m going to give you my secret. It’ll still be in the store if you aren’t up to making it yourself so don’t fret. It’s super easy to make. Supplies: Mod Podge […]

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Tissue Paper and Glass Ornaments

  I swear I saw a project similar to this on I Love to Create but, for the life of me, I can’t find it now.  Makes me wonder if it was really there? Ha! The season is finally getting to me. :) I cut tissue paper into approximately 1 inch squares.  Paint the clear […]

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Book Thong

Here is a super duper easy gift idea that you can make inexpensively and in bulk.  This is one of those things (if you have jewelry supplies around) that you can put together at the very last minute.      Supplies: Leather cording, or ribbon Beads End caps (the kind used for ribbon jewelry) Jump […]

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Tissue Paper and Glass

I kind of got into a tissue paper and Mod Podge mode for a couple of days back in early November.  You’ll see another post on this I’m sure. I decorated two different glass items in this post.  First a candle holder that has three votive cups inside a cylinder and then a small votive […]

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Embellish a Flat Back Glass Ornaments

I love the clear ornaments…there are so many possibilities! Spray paint, alcohol inks, Sharpie® Paint Markers, glitter, fill etc… For this one just spray paint the back half, put a sticker on the front and spray the front half. When the paint is dry remove the sticker and leave as is or embellish with glue […]

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