whipup roundup [into december]

by kath_red on 11/12/2009

in Features, Newsletter

whipup roundup

Its almost the end of the year – school concerts, graduations and parties are all in full gear – presents are being handed out and lovingly made. Its a very special time of year as the excitement builds. This year we are [almost] skipping the mall and are doing the diy thing. We made a bunch of cashew brittle for grownup friends, and lovely buntings for the little girls in my life, we also supported the local Tibetan store which helps Tibetan refugees. But of course the kids do have some things on their list that are really quite impossible to make – so that is where the internet comes in really handy. Whatever your gift giving plans these holidays – remember to keep your stress levels low -and include some diy and handmade goodies for your loved ones – look out next week on whipup for some diy gift guides to help you out.

65 Roses quilt for charity find out how you can participate and make a square for this quilt here.

Don’t forget to get your 2010 whipup crafty collectible calendar here perfect for gifts for your crafty friends (or yourself).

  1. BOOK guides … we posted 3 guides to best crafty books of the year … for the younger craftersknitters+crochetersstitchers and sewers
  2. MY FAVE THIS WEEK … Nicole’s whipup freebie for you – downloadable papers to make a festive garland … and I love the felt ball wreathmini paper wreathkanzashi ornament ruffly felt rosette wreath
  3. LOTS OF HOLIDAY CRAFTINGterrarium ornamentsrosette ornamentsholiday cards to make with kidsacorn ornaments
  5. Happy crafting!

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