Saturday, 10 December 2011

Countdown to Christmas 10- 10 christmas creates on the 10th

This is my post for Shimelle's 10 things on the 10th........and as I've heard it's christmas soon.......some christmasy inspiration.....and hopefully clicking on the photo will take you to the link.
1. It has to be Tim's 12 tags of christmas......and one year I'm going to join in this!!
2. This lovely knitted advent calendar.......I'd like to make this for Little A next year.
3. A beautiful mixed media christmas tree collage by Christy Tomlinson........I so love her work......and want to try my own one of these.
4. These stunning patchwork baubles.....can be recycled from old ones.....and there's a tutorial with them.
5. This snowflake made by Sue for her Journal Your Christmas album.....and she has a link to the YouTube video tutorial.
6. A great way to use old newspapers to make a shimmering christmas tree.......from Martha Stewart with a tutorial.
7. Some really cute owl decorations........perfect for making during an evening of TV.....with downloadable patterns.
8. This peppermint bark sounds.......and looks.....like a delicious christmas treat [thanks Margi].......I love anything minty.......so will definately be giving it a try......go check out the recipe.
9. These lovely little crocheted holly leaves by Lucy at Attic 24.........complete with a perfect tutorial/pattern.
10. I love Kath's wonderful,creative and funny blog.....she has a tutorial for this lovely snowflake decoration.
Hope you've enjoyed these 10 christmas ideas........you can find more '10 on the 10th' here.

30 comments:

Sian said...

I think I have that bark recipe pinned too - we made a different one last week with layers of milk and white choc and it was delicious - don't save this one til next year lol!

Jane said...

some gorgeous creations, love the knitted one

Amy said...

We don't use an advent calendar here ... but that knitted one could persuade me otherwise ... how cute is that!?

Kathyk said...

Good Grief - what a lod of fabulous projects for us to feast our eyes on! Let us know which ones you join in then .....

Thick frost here - hope it's warmer where you are today

Kathyk

pinky said...

Wow loving your choices Jacky. My fav out of these has to be the little sock advent tree, gorgeous. Will have to come back and further investigate these links.

Deb @ Paper Turtle said...

What a fun list of goodies you have here, Jacky. So many of them I'd love to try. I LOVE that snowflake ornament...off to check that out!

Have a great weekend! xo

Miriam said...

Oh my goodness what a fabulous list and apart from the peppermint bark (sorry!) I want to try them all. Thanks Jacky

Candace said...

What a wonderful list of Christmas makes. May have to have a go at the peppermint bark now though everything else would have to wait until next year.

Jo.C said...

How did I miss the peppermint bark - I'll have to have a look back. These are fantastic - familiar with some but will have to have a mooch around the others :0)

Tammy said...

Oh my goodness, the tiny stockings knitted advent calender is soooooo stinkin cute! And I must try that minty bark too. Looks yummy. Great Christmas list! :)

beccaf1970 said...

Thanks for all the ideas! Those ornaments are beautiful!

CoventryAnn said...

Georgeous links, if only I had the time. Owls might be my first try!

scrappysue said...

Oooh, some lovely projects here Jacky; if my kids were smaller I would have a go at the knitted advent for sure. Thanks so much for featuring my snowflake; what a lovely surprise! x

Photographing Mom aka tammyshere said...

Love that Christmas tree!

Alison said...

I really fancy a go at the Peppermint bark ...just have to hunt down some green and red mints! Lovely selection Jacky
Alison xx

Sandra said...

Such great links and ideas

Helen Overton said...

Ooh i've never tried peppermint bark, sounds yummy!

Chris said...

Such gorgeous inspiration Jacky, a real treat for the eyes, I love them all. Hugs, Chris x

Karen said...

Great finds, Jacky! I love that last snowflake. I have a new peppermint bark recipe to try this year. Must get on it!

Angelfish said...

Ooh some lovely inspiration here Jacky, especially that beautiful Christmas tree collage. I have those owls on one of my Pinterest boards and the ingredients, in my cupboard,for peppermint bark.
Fiona x

Melissa said...

Some wonderful inspiration Jacky. I especially like the tree from newspapers & that last snowflake decoration.

Beverly said...

What a beautiful array of pretty things, I love the knitted stockings advent calendar!

Ginger said...

Wow! Those are some great ideas you have shared here Jacky! I especially like the newspaper tree, I will be pinning a few of these! Thanks for the links :)

Fiona said...

What a lovely list - I especially like the last one.

Kat said...

Fabulous list, Jacky! Loving it! And thanks for stopping by at my blog. :)

Sue Althouse said...

These are all beautiful projects! Love the knitted advent calendar. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Maria Ontiveros said...

These are all beautiful. I'm particularly partial to the canvas.
Rinda

Linda said...

some really gorgeous Christmassy things there Jacky! You look at some of the same blogs as me! Love that Attic24 blog, one of my faves!

Cheri said...

awesome choice for a 10 things post Jacky! Lots of stuff there I'd love to try... someday....

Mukkala said...

Hi

I am looking at the tutorial for the last one in here,,,can you post it please..