Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Ornament Party Roundup

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

I’m way late in this publication, but it’s time to send a big THANK YOU to those of you who linked up to the DIY Ornament Party earlier this month.

Your creativity is just off the charts!  I was overwhelmed with the fantastic ideas, and now it’s time to share some of them.  Here’s a roundup of some of the original handmade creations that you’ll surely want to bookmark for next year.

Pearl Encrusted Stars and Anthropologie Inspired Tree Topper

by Decor to Adore

branch tree topper

pearl encrusted star 31

Cardstock ornaments by My Domicile Style

cardstock ornaments  114

Ruffle Pomander by KoJo Designs

fabric ruffle pomander

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Christmas Cookies for Chocolate Lovers

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Whenever we’re invited to Christmas parties, I try to bring something sweet, homemade, and chocolate.  On Christmas day, I also prefer to serve a medley of Christmas cookies with coffee, instead of one single dessert after the big feast.  I spent this past weekend frolicking with my family, attending holiday parties, and making four of my absolute favorite cookies to give and share.  Here are two of those cookies I make that are sure to please any chocolate lover on your list !

Chocolate Dipped Handmade Biscotti

chocolate dipped biscotti

and Chocolate Wafers with Peppermint Buttercream Filling

chocolate wafers on plate

 

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