Monthly Archives: December 2010

Make a Reindeer Headband!

Why should kids and dogs have all the fun? Here we’ll show you how construct antlers glamorous enough to wear to your next holiday party: Materials needed: white plastic headband, white velvet ribbon (about 2 yards) & Magna-Tack 809 (got … Continue reading

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Chateau Noel Party!

Marty and I had fun papercrafting our Christmas tree in the shape of the Eiffel tower this year! We used yardage from my “Bon Vivant” collection for Windham as the tablecloth and I enjoyed enlarging motifs from it for the … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cake Trees!

How do I put a fresh spin on gingerbread? Well turns out one of my favorite recipes from Saveur magazine is french! According to Meryle Evans, in Paris in the mid 19th century there was an annual gingerbread fair and … Continue reading

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Snowflake Macaroons!

Looking for a new, light, quick but festive holiday cookie to make? Try my spin on Martha Stewart’s recipe for French Macaroons in snowflake shapes! Ingredients (Makes 12 medium sized cookies) 1 cup cofectioner’s sugar, 3/4 cup almond flour (you … Continue reading

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Tis the season to be glamorous but people are talking about how to look less “forced” (mixing casual with luxe – more fun)  this holiday season. I’m getting inspired by things like the Katherine’s Christmas ornament above that I’ve named … Continue reading

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