Last minute gifts for friends – link love

by kath_red on 22/12/2011

in Food, Holidays, Link Love

Are you in desperate need for some last minute gift advice? What about wrapping gifts or making a few extra goodies for the stockings? Maybe you need an eggnog recipe or are desperate for some of that Chocolate bark … well here you go!

{These pics are of our tree and decorations this year*}

Scrappy and recycled gift wrapping:  You’ll find some last minute gift wrapping and decorating ideas in the Free Nuno edition || Cate Holst and Sally Cooper have some great last minute wrapping tips and foodie gifts for you to make || Craftzine has a few fun crafty gift wrapping ideas I especially like these burlap bows || and here is some colourful gift wrapping that the kids can get into making || A beautiful mess has some sparkly and bright crafty gift wrapping ideas that involve pipe cleaners, feathers and pompoms || the martha stewart crafts department are going a bit stylish || Alisa Burke is always creative – this year she combines brown paper, sharpies and white out pens || I love this idea – using popsicle sticks as gift tags

And for a snack while you wrap pressies, sing christmas songs and decorate the tree: Classic eggnog or gingersnap smoothies || Peppermint bark or spiced chocolate bark or a zesty bark or a salted caramel bark

  • p.s the Yarn Harlot has some words of wisdom about expectations this Christmas.
  • pps: oh and I might be making Baklava
  • ppps: In need of a laugh? Your man doesn’t appreciate your crafty ways? Read this - {thanks Jan}
  • ppps: *You can find out how to make the fun scrappy baubles, the party mask, the reindeer antlers and the silver tree that feature in these photos — all in the Action Pack Magazine for Kids {Celebration Issue}

Happy Christmas – Happy Hanukkah - Happy Solstice to you all

Thank you all for reading and supporting Whipup.net and all my adventures (and new ventures) this year – It sure has been a busy year – but I couldn’t have done it without you guys! Hope your holidays are filled with love and meaning.

xx

Kathreen

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1 Catherine GLC Arts and Crafts Mall December 27, 2011 at 3:20 pm

What a great idea for all the left over wrap and ribbons.

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