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Try Chocodate for the Holidays

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Chocodate's are a date stufed with an almond and then covered in Belgian chocolate. The bag comes with individually wrapped candies, great for setting out during holiday celebrations. They come in four different varieties: milk, dark, assorted, and co…

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How the Best Glue Ever Helps Make a Fall Greeting Card

This simple fall card has a see through center. If you look closely, the white space between the leaves it actually the inside of the card. I've seen a similar technique and wanted to give it a try. The size of the card is A2 but you could do this with any card. The fold of the card is located at …

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Creatively Crafty Link Party #145

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I love this idea from Picture Box Blue, M…

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2018 Ornament Exchange

Welcome to the 2018 Ornament Exchange Link Party, our third year of the blogger ornament exchange! This link party is only for handmade ornament tutorials and will run from November 15th through December 15th. Our host is My Pinadventures. Take some time and enjoy all the ornament tutorials.

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How To Make A Ribbon Christmas Ornament

I am participating in the 2018 Ornament Exchange hosted by My Pinadventures. The lovely lady I am partnered with is Gail Griffin from Purple Hues and Me. So obviously, I made her a purple ornament. I really enjoyed making this ornament and I hope she likes it as much as I did making it. 

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Three Fantastic Art Journals from Ellie Claire


I just received these fabulous art journals to review. Faith & Lettering Journal, The Illustrated Word, and Illuminate Your Story are some of the best quality books I have ever seen. Their photos don't do justice to the feel of the paper, the embossing of the covers, and the gold foi…

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How To Make A Cute Paper Santa Claus

I admit, I love Santa Claus. I just think he is so cute. I love to decorate for Christmas with Santas, I have quite a collection. This cute Paper Santa Claus can be made in a variety of sizes. It could work as a decor piece or just add a string and he is an ornament! This little guy will…

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