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How to throw a White Elephant Party

How to throw a White Elephant Party

Update: We had a homemade eggnog tasting at the party, and it was fun and yummy! I documented How to Make Eggnog here. Also, a few pics from the party are here!

After my big Halloween Parties, my next favorite party to throw is a White Elephant gift exchange party. I do one every year in mid december for our close friends, and if you’ve never done one, they are a lot of fun.… [ KEEP READING ]

Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday…

Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday...

We completed our traditional whirlwind tour of south GA and South Carolina, and the Boy’s been sent to Disney World with Grandma. OK, I miss him already, but we do get to have an adult night out tonight!

So, hope everyone enjoyed the guest post projects from the last few days.. Some great tutorials! If you missed them, check ’em out:

Adorable Needle Felted Gnome – as a commenter pointed out, these would be a lovely nativity scene.… [ KEEP READING ]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

To those celebrating today, I wish you a very merry holiday!

We have several talented guest posters contributing this week, so don’t miss the guest posts! Chica and Jo’s yummy marshmallow pops would be a fun project to do with the kids home this week… and stay tuned… Hint: the next two are felt related tutorials, but very different!

If you missed any holiday posts, you can check out the Dabbled holiday roundup here.… [ KEEP READING ]

Last Minute Gifts – How to Make Picture Frame Ornaments

Last Minute Gifts - How to Make Picture Frame Ornaments

My friend Holly and I had a little crafting party the other night while our husbands were out getting into trouble. We decided to make some cute little picture frame ornaments, using felted sweater scraps, scrap plastic, and pictures (small school pics work well for these)! These would make great little gifts for teachers, grandparents, aunts, or whoever loves your little one. Older kids can make these themselves too!

We documented the process, so here it is.… [ KEEP READING ]

Congrats to our crafty upcycled holiday winners!

Congrats to our crafty upcycled holiday winners!

Preview: Coming in January, the Return of the Black Heart Anti-Valentines Day Contest… Start your planning now!

The votes are in, and although I loved all our entrants, here are our top two vote getters in the Dabbled Upcycled Holiday Challenge.
1 – From She’s Crafty (shop here)
This cozy sweater bag… it even has pockets! What a great gift!
2 – From Chica & Jo: Make your Own Snowglobes! [ KEEP READING ]

Sweater Snake Redux

Sweater Snake Redux

The very talented Colleen of Some Art Fabric Talk has done an adorable version of a sweater snake inspired by mine (posted previously here).
Oh, and check out her blog, she has great stuff all the time. (I love these ornaments!)

Related: All Recycled Sweater projects

In other news:
If you missed it, Friday’s Holiday Inspiration Links

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A few quick fun & silly Xmas links for you today:
Chrismukkah Decoration Set at Superpunch
Most unusual Christmas Trees at Neatorama
Light up the Christmas Tree Puzzle
Santa Don’t Miss or Else Game