Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Holiday Link Round Up

The holiday death spiral is now in full swing so I'm not sure if I'll have much time for crafting, but if I do, you know I'll be posting about it here!

Here are a few holiday projects that have piqued my interest-

Stuff for Kids

Life Size Ginger Bread Playhouse
Snow Globes
Snow Globe Soap
Button Wreath Ornaments 
Rudolph Ornaments
Pom Pom Ball Ornaments
Sparkle Stars
The Grinch Who Stole Christmas Coloring Page


Glitter Houses
Paper Evergreens
Stiffened Doilies
Peppermint Cupcake Tower
Felt Poinsettia Bloom
Candy Stick Vase
Christmas Wish Can
Holiday Handprint Pillow
Mod Podge Trees
Jingle On Printable
Hipster Nutcracker Papercraft
German Elves and Tree Papercraft Set

Advent Calendars

Matchbox Advent Calendar 
Quilted Advent Calendar
Little Birdie Advent Calendar 
25 Storybook Surprises
Paper Bag Advent Calendar 
Book Page Advent Calendar 
Countdown Blocks 
Christmas Countdown Subway Art 


Scrolled Paper Ornaments
Wire Snowflakes
Woven Star Ornaments from Old Book Pages

Handmade Gifts

For Grown Ups-
Travel Organizer
Sewing Caddy
Picnic Blanket Tote
Sun Jars

For Kids-
Art Bag
Monster Dolls
I Spy Bag
Rocket Man
Lunch Money Cuff
Hair Pretty Organizer
Felt Food
Shape Matching Game 

For Babies-
Fold Up & Snap Bib
Leg Warmers

Creative Gift Wrap

Felt Tree Bottle Cover
Holiday Cookie Mailing Tubes
5 Minute Bread Bag

Festive Food

Christmas Cake Pops
Christmas Morning Casserole
Homemade Cool Whip
Healthier Spinach Dip
Apple Cranberry Cider

Other Fun Things

Holiday Gift List
Christmas Planner

Hope my round up gives you some inspiration!

The Craftapus

Friday, November 19, 2010

Thanksgiving Crafts- Paper Turkeys and A Quick Link Round Up

A friend of mine posted about these on her facebook page and I just had to share them!

You can download the .pdf here and make your own!

Here are a few more fun projects that I've found around the interwebs, hope they inspire you!

Free Thanksgiving Party Printable Package
Give Thanks Banner
Paper Mayflower
Harvest Block Candle Holders
Gratitude Tree
Classic Turkey Hand Prints 
Fall Coloring Page
Pumpkin Pancakes with Caramel Syrup
Turkey Cheese Ball

  Happy Thanksgiving!

I also wanted to take a moment to plug one of my favorite charities, Farm Sanctuary and their Adopt-A-Turkey program. My family adopts a turkey every year and has for nearly a decade. So, if you care about animals, please take a look at their site for more info about having a compassionate thanksgiving.

The Craftapus