Hope you can check it out and see the surprise inside! ;)
Let Crafts 'n Things® show you how to make the 2010 holiday season your creative best! Hand-crafted holiday cards and gifts, quick-and-clever ornaments and dazzling décor ideas abound in the December issue. Check out the Budget-Savvy Gifts section for a dozen handmade gift ideas that fit your budget and don't scrimp on style. You don't need to spend a fortune to make your loved ones feel treasured! Be sure to say "hello" to some of our cutest Christmas friends ever, including a houndstooth holiday bear, recycled sock penguins(my 8 year old really wants to make these together!), festive snowmen to sculpt, stitch or sew, and, of course, a jolly St. Nick or two. Go directly to the top of Santa's "Nice List" when you give homemade decadent treats -- from heavenly cappuccino truffles to beautifully packaged chocolate chip banana bread(from the lovel y and talented Keri Lee Sereika), every morsel packs a dollop of holiday happiness (lots of Gina K Designs stamps spotted in this section! :) and I LOVE that not only do they show the packaging but they inllcude the recipe!!) Do you love decorating for the holidays? Discover the secrets to creating sophisticated holiday décor on a shoestring, then invite the girls over for a special night of Christmas cookie painting in our Girls' Night In spectacular. Creativity and food -- who can beat that?! And new this year, don't miss our special 30-Minute Ornaments showcase, I've actually made a list here of stuff I want to recreate! Whatever your style, you're sure to find at least one special addition for your tree. Happy Holidays indeed!