Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Yummy, Christmas Cards, Wreaths, Key fobs oh my! try it tuesday!

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I made these delicious Chocolate tarts with peppermint creme

If I was going to make them again, I would make half the amount of peppermint creme, and more chocolate cause I really filled up the tart shells. Oh, and I only did half the amount  of extract asked for cause, I didn’t want the peppermint to take over the dessert.

I finally am done with all my christmas cards! I did a hybrid card and really loved how easy and quick they turned out! I might even do it again next year :) I love them, I think they are my favorite cards ever!

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I added the penguin inside the scalloped circle. It added a great touch. Since penguins are HUGE in this family, of course we had to use it!

See that cute polka dot wristlet on my keys?! I made that! :) Out of felt and ribbon! I love it and everyone always asks me where I got it!

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I made this too!! Eddie Ross came up with the idea and it has been all over blog land. It was a pain in the BUTT to make but I'm glad that I finished it. I used over 60 balls. I made some smaller balls too. It’s perfect!

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I had really cute hair the other day. I owe it all to this flower that I got in a 2 pack at forever21. Try it! Put a flower in your hair, I felt sassy ALL day :)

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I give this post and hot cocoa when its 10 degrees outside, 2 enthusiastic thumbs up!

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8 comments:

Just Jen said...

You're so cute sis!!

I love your wristlet!! It's so cute!!

I really wish I was as crafty as you are!

.jimaie.marie. said...

Let's talk about how adorable & fun you are and how I really truly do want to live next door to you so we can make cute crafts and drink hot cocoa together. Bc really, I love crafting but I don't like crafting alone is that wierd? And my bff works fulltime and doesn't have babies yet and my other ultra crafty bff just moved 6hrs away with her bebes and we all miss them, waaaa!
But anywhoozle, ;D
I think I need your address bc I would like to send you a Christmas card! Holy cow, I should get on to sending those out huh?? Email me!
Also, this might be a really strange compliment but you have a great profile. Gorgeous in fact! How does your hair always look so perfect? I have 2 friends who makes flower hair clips & sell them on etsy, that you would love!
This is my friend Alyssa's store: http://www.etsy.com/shop/pinnedup

and this is my friend Morgans store:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/MrsPriss

They're both real life friends and I wear their hair goodies all the time :D
anyway, if I ever get of this death bed of sickness, it's been a month now, wth!, I want to make those little peppermit cups of love! I'll totally let you know how they turn out :) xoxo

Mighty M said...

You are so cute with that flower in your hair! Loving the crafts - and the treats! :)

Crazy Mommy Katy said...

You take really good pictures!
Those Christmas cards are amazing and you inspire me!
xo

Chelsea Talks Smack said...

ok those look amazing

Amanda said...

Your hair looks cute in EVERY picture! But yes, putting a flower in your hair will definitely make you feel sassy!

You're SO creative! LOVE the Christmas card!

Ashley said...

Great christmas cards. And I'm loving that flower in your hair! Adroable!

Kristin said...

Love the hair adornment. So freaking cute!