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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Smallish Christmas crafts

Yesterday was freezing cold here in Indiana
 
So I decided to stay inside and be crafty.

I've been trying to get into the Christmas spirit....
 guess what....it didn't work!  But I think these gift tags turned out cute.
 I know it's not even Thanksgiving yet, but after that, only three weeks until Christmas!  Not much time to shop, decorate, craft, and plan.
 I thought this would be a simple craft to use up some of my scrap booking stuff.  Scrap booking supplies are like yarn and material....they multiply when you aren't looking!

 These would make good bookmarks too.
 I like the nature ones the best.
Making gift cards to use up scrap booking supplies is like making scarves for wine glasses to use up a yarn stash!  Not gonna happen!  You'd have to make a trillion of them to use up my stash!
But they're cute!  I think they would make cute hostess or teacher gifts.  You could make several different ones and use them instead of wine charms.  Or if you are giving someone a special wine glass,you could make a different scarf for each holiday throughout the year.  What do you think? 

 Do you have any smallish crafty ideas going on this year?

Cindy Bee

11 comments:

  1. Hi Cindy, your tags are lovely. I especially like the ones with the little bird and the owl. I have never seen scarves for wine glasses, but it is a very cute idea. You are so clever:)
    Happy Thanksgiving.
    Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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    1. Thanks Connie. I wish I could take credit for the scarf idea but I can't. I saw them down in brown county! Another place you need to visit when you come back to indiana!

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  2. The tags are wonderful, they'd make good Xmas tree ornaments as well!
    I don't even think about Xmas (that I admit to) until after Thanksgiving, and December 15 is our traditional 'put up the tree, etc...' day. Everything comes back down on January 1st.
    Does this make me a Grinch?

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    1. Great idea about the ornaments! And no you are not a Scrooge. I have nieces coming to spend the night thanksgiving weekend, I have a family shopping trip this weekend....I gotta get er done!

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  3. Cindy, You crafted up a storm , looks like. I love those tags. You are right they are too pretty not to keep after Christmas and use as book marks. Hope you are staying warm. Today was much better than Yesterday, even though the wind was worse. Some of the snow melted. Bless you, xoxo,Susie

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    1. Susie, I am ready for warmer weather already.

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  4. I love the gift tags, especially your nature-inspired tags ! Winter days are perfect for indoor crafting, one of the reasons the colder-rainy days are my favorites. ( plus, I don't feel pressured to weed gardens ! )

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    1. I feel the same way about yard work and gardening, and beekeeping, but until this house is finished, there is no end to the work. Just a different climate.

      Cindy Bee

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  5. Cute tags! Some years I get busy and make some up and other years the time flies and I pick up on sale. I have been trying to finish off 3 afghans and some sewn hotpads for gifts, time is getting short.


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Cindy Bee