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Homemade Essential Oil Reed Diffusers - Nature's Nurture. How to Make Homemade Candles | Curious.com. Gather Together...and be Thankful | Thanksgiving. 12 Handmade Paper ROSES from REPURPOSED BOOK by PapersAndPetals. Star Cupcake Picks, made from vintage book paper. Button-Tufted Family Tree | The Creative Connection. Classes | TCC Handmade Classes Friday class registration closed. Saturday open. Memory crafting is something Big Picture teachers Stacy and Wendy are experts at conceptualizing, with their combined experience of 20+ years in the scrapbooking industry.

Spend time in this workshop creating a memory display piece that represents your personal heritage. Students should bring to class: Students need to bring: 1. Doily Silkscreen Bottles : Gallery : A Cherry On Top. Handmade Christmas Crackers {Craft: December 2012} | The Purple Pumpkin Blog. Day 27 – Cook, Craft, Create: December 2012 I made my own Christmas crackers this year for when my family came to us for Boxing Day lunch. So, for day 27 of Cook, Craft, Create: December: 2012 I’m going to show you how you can make your own festive crackers!

They are so easy to make and you can decorate them as simply or as elaborately as you like. To make your own crackers, you’re going to need toilet roll tubes – and lots of them! You’ll need 3 per cracker; so if you need to make 10 crackers, you’re going to need 30 tubes! You need cracker snaps – I bought mine from ebay, and I bought some small gifts to go inside my crackers – a little nativity set and some sweets. To decorate I had some stickers and some coloured raffia. I started off by taping a snap inside a tube – it will be the middle tube when it comes to assembling the crackers. I then wrapped my tiny gift inside the paper hat, and popped that along with the sweets into the middle tube as well. I laid my tubes out like this… Bags of Reindeer Noses {Create: December 2012} | The Purple Pumpkin Blog. Day 21 – Cook, Craft, Create: December 2012 For day 21 of Cook, Craft, Create: December: 2012 I’ve put together bags of reindeer noses!

A sweet favour to give to guests if they drop in unexpectedly over the Christmas period I’ve made favour bags filled with goodies before for my Olympics Party and the Pink Flavoured Baby Shower I threw for my sister and brother-in-law – both of those posts I’ve shown how I make them so won’t go into that again for this post! I filled each bag with 7 Maltesers (I’m aware that there are 8 reindeer, but I didn’t have enough!) For Santa’s regular reindeer, and then, for Rudolf, a red gobstopper! I designed some tabs to fold over the top of each bag, which I’ve provided here as a free printable for you, if you’d like to make these yourself.

With just 4 days till Christmas, these are quick and easy to put together – have fun! Have you tried today’s idea out? 218 0Share0 7Share0 350 You Might Also Like... December 19, 2012 In "Christmas" December 1, 2012 In "Random" Ok,Craft, Create 2013: Link Party #1 | The Purple Pumpkin Blog. Cook, Craft, Create 2013 Link Party #1 I’m so glad that you stopped by It’s been a while since I hosted a link party, but I’m back on track now, and will be hosting a party, once a week, on a Thursday…so I invite you to come back often, share lots, tell your friends and most of all, have fun! The theme of every link party is simple…Cook, Craft, Create! It’s so easy that it doesn’t need much explanation…Cook: recipes; Craft: err, crafts and Create: everything else! … Photography, free printables, home decor, fashion, travel, family life, organization. Link up as many posts as you like – recent, or not so recent! Please visit other links and share the blog love!

I would love if you grabbed a button and linked back to The Purple Pumpkin Blog…or if you prefer, there is a text link to copy and paste too. Since this is the first party of 2013, I’ll put the buttons here for you, but to save cluttering up the party page, you’ll find them [always] on the Grab A Button page! Start your own link parties! Ok, Craft, Create: Christmas 2013 | The Purple Pumpkin Blog. Christmas Gift Guide For Crafters. I LOVE shopping and I love buying things for the people that I love – but I do not love shopping around Christmas! I dislike the crowds, the queues, the car parking rage, the pandemonium, the stress… Many years ago I started doing all of my Christmas shopping online, and it’s been the best thing I’ve ever done. You can find unusual and unique gifts, shop your favourite high street stores, search for the best deals and get cashback, and, most importantly, do it all from the comfort of your home, in the warm, without the craziness, and at any time of day or night you want!

For me, that is a huge win! I’m putting together a some Christmas gift guides this year, as it lets me window shop (which I love doing!) , it gives me gift inspiration and ideas for the people in my life, and I get to share some of my favourite things with you! Knitting Bag – or any sort of tote bag for the crafter to carry their stash around! Are you a crafter?

Share Share You Might Also Like... Christmas Gift Guide For Her. Learn to knit kit by crafts4kids. Made in Britain This beautiful Learn to Knit Kit is an ideal way to get the children inspired to take up this traditional pastime. Packed in a gorgeous vintage-style suitcase this learn to knit set contains everything needed to get started along with full colour instructions, clear diagrams and simple patterns that teach children how to cast on, knit, purl and cast off. Teaching basic knitting skills through easy projects that can be finished in a shortish time and ones focused on squares and rectangles projects include knitting a hat and mittens, little bag and purse and a handful of cute pets. An ideal creative gift for children aged 8 years and over and which develops concentration and manual dexterity. made from: Open the spotty case and find 6 balls of super-soft double-knit wool, bamboo knitting needles, buttons, scissors, tape-measure, felt and a needle and thread pack. dimensions: H8.5 x W25 x D18cm product code:

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