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Hot Chocolate Candy Cane Float in one easy step!

We love hot chocolate around here, most often with the typical marshmallow topping, but every once in a while I go a little crazy and try something new… I think we found a winner! Presidents Choice Candy Cane Ice Cream is my Christmas weakness. Really how can you go wrong with candy canes, ice cream, and huge pieces […]

Gift-wrapping-neutral-red

Have you got your Christmas gift wrapping under way? I’m about half way through (thanks to this blog post). Today the May Arts Ribbon Design team has put together a whole hop worth of Christmas gift wrapping ideas! As you all probably know I have hoards of May Arts Ribbon, yes hoards, so at the holidays […]

Ribbon wrapped cookie jars from the dollar store

Do you give Christmas Baking gifts? Honestly I seldom do because I’m so crazy busy with catering this time of year. But when I do get the chance to whip up some yummy cookies or a tasty nuts and bolts snack I love to package them up really cute! Swing by the dollar store and grab […]

Mattel Holiday toys wishlist

We are quickly getting getting down to gift buying crunch time, soon the Christmas Eve rush will be here and every man will decide it is finally time to hit the shops and find that perfect gift. Don’t get caught in the tear! If you have little ones (or even little ones that think they […]

Fynes Designs Christmas Home Tour

Welcome to my Christmas Home Tour, I’m so excited to show you around! I don’t have much to say other than I’ve poured my heart into my decorating this year! Mr. Fynes thinks that I’ve gone Christmas bonkers (and I’ll probably think that at take down time) but I love everything about the season, and […]

feminine pink vintage Christmas

I think I’ve hit every stop on the rustic vintage train for Christmas this year. First I brought you a Rustic Christmas Cabin, a DIY Vintage Sled, a birch bark inspired Christmas Centrepiece, and knock off Enamelware Christmas tree pots, everything is red, traditional, and dosed with plaid, and a dash of rust. So when putting […]

Glittery Snowman Wreath

Today I have a fun project that I whipped together the other night to feed my wreath making addiction. I have such a miss mash of Christmas decorating style, but this year not enough bright fun stuff so I had to put together this cute Glittery Snowman Wreath! A few weeks ago Rebecca at The […]

Vintage-Christmas-tree-pots

I have a tiny obsession with Enamel Wear Vintage Dishes. I love the gloss sheen of the enamel, the color combinations, and the random dents and chips that tell a story of days gone by. I have a few pieces I cherish that I have displayed in my kitchen hutch , but I wanted some to use for my holiday […]

silhouette starter kit prize

 Tis’ the season for giveaways, so  I’ve teamed up with 9 fabulous bloggers who are also in the giving mood. Together we are giving away over $1000 worth of prizes! I’ve professed my love for my Silhouette nearly a 1000 times. So it was only natural I give away some of my favourite supplies to go […]

Barbie Wishes campaign for Make-A-Wish Canada

Exciting news! Barbie is giving back to the community through a new holiday program now through December 31st.  Tis the season for giving, so Barbie™ is placing loved ones first by asking Canadian children to submit a heartfelt wish for someone special in their lives. Barbie™ is inviting her fans to share their heartfelt wishes for those they […]

Free Silhouette Christmas Cut file

Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends. Hi Ho, I’ve got lots of awesome going on here today! Most importantly Silhouette BLACK FRIDAY deals! Plus a free Cut file Plus one of you luck ladies is walking away with a Silhouette Portrait!! Awe Yeah- it’s giveaway time!! If you’ve been waiting to get a silhouette cutting machine or stock up […]

Fluffy Christmas wreath made from Dollarstore dusters

Last year my friend Lucy from Craftberrry Bush  (who’s style I think is the bomb.com, I actually think I want to be her when I grow up) had the most fabulous idea for a Christmas wreath. She asked her readers if her idea was Brilliant or Crazy, and she got a big huge, both hands in the air BRILLIANT from my […]

How to add cute needle felted pattern to your wool socks -super easy, great for beginners

Needle felting is a craft that isn’t done nearly enough! Needle felting is perfect for all ages, takes little materials to get started, and you can make a not only flat items but dimensional things too. Today I wanted to share a fun gift idea Needle Felted wool socks. I know what you’re thinking… who wants socks for a gift? […]

Little Christmas Elf craft for kids

Today is a super fun day, for you and the kiddos! (Plus it’s my 30th Birthday so that is kinda fun too!) The May Arts Design team is bringing you two days full of Christmas Crafts for kids! I’ve got a fun Christmas Elf kids craft for you. These elves are a super fun Christmas […]

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