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Christmas Ornament Tutorial part 1: Monograms

Melissa Bastow

Tags Christmas, tutorials

Christmas Ornament Tutorial part 1: Monograms

With all the awesome ornament ideas floating around on pinterest lately, I couldn't deny the urge to pull out my paint.  And glitter.  And ribbon.  And glue gun.  And mod podge.  So I'll be doing a 3 part tutorial on some of my favorites. Part 1: Monogrammed Ornaments This ornament is for my niece, who owns all things black/white/pink. To make it, I started by painting a white circle on a silver ornament.  It works best if you start with a small circle and then just add to the edges to make it bigger and bigger until it's the size...


Free Christmas Printable: Let's Be Naughty

Melissa Bastow

Tags Christmas, printables

Free Christmas Printable: Let's Be Naughty

Basically, you must print this out and put in a frame to display ALL SEASON.  And then display it again next year. And the next year.  The end. To Print: Download the  file using the pink “Click Here To Download” button or by clicking here. Your computer will automatically download a jpg file The file is now on your computer ready to print!


Gum Drop Turkey Snacks

Melissa Bastow

Tags snacks, Thanksgiving

Gum Drop Turkey Snacks

Every Thanksgiving, as I was growing up, we made gumdrop turkeys.  And then we ate them.  So now I have the same tradition with my kids.  Want to make your own gumdrop turkey with your own kids? Sure you do!  And here's how: First gather supplies (and children): You will need: big gumdrops, little gumdrops, toothpicks and those orange slice gummy thingies (the orange slices are actually optional, but they do make the best "feet"). Now take a couple of toothpicks and stab one side into the orange slice thingy and the other side into the bottom of a big...


Free Printable: Thanksgiving Poem

Melissa Bastow

Tags printables, Thanksgiving

Free Printable: Thanksgiving Poem

This is my favorite Thanksgiving poem. Probably because I can't really think of any other Thanksgiving poems.  Poets should really get on that - - we need more thanksgiving prose. In the meantime, just print this one - it fits in an 8x10 frame and everything. ______________________________________________ To Print Download the  file using the pink “Click Here To Download” button or by clicking here Your computer will automatically download the file The file is now on your computer ready to print!


Free Thanksgiving Printable: I'm Stuffed

Melissa Bastow

Tags printables, Thanksgiving

Free Thanksgiving Printable: I'm Stuffed

Get this free Thanksgiving printable.  It has a turkey on it.  YOU NEED IT.  And then you can print it and put it in an 8x10 frame and put it on your mantle.  Or it can be part of your table setting on the big day.  Or just stick it on the back of your toilet. Or whatever. Just click on the picture (or the button) to download it.   ______________________________________________ Want to know when we post new printables? Get Peonies and Poppyseeds newest posts by email or in your blog reader. Follow us on: Bloglovin’, Twitter, Become a Facebook...