November 28, 2011

3 Charming Holiday Crafts
A Little Birdie Told Me...No. 48

"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." 
--Henry Ford

Welcome to 
"A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday!
If you're here to share a craft, recipe or project post,
you'll find the linky and the specifics on how to 
join the party after the features below.


This weekend, we carried on our tradition of trekking & picnicking in the mountains with good friends before selecting the perfect tree. True, the tree sits in a rickety bucket on the back patio, looking downright uncomfortable in its nylon netted straightjacket, but we're in no hurry.   Encouraged by the low-key, no-stress vibe that made our Thanksgiving celebrations this year such an absolute pleasure, we've vowed to approach the rest of the holidays with the same unhurried cadence.  


In the spirit of taking your time to create with care, passion and  attention to detail, I'm featuring these three winter holiday crafts:

Fabric Pinecones
from The Silly Pearl

Waterless Snow Globes 
from The Answer is Chocolate


 Felt Hot Cocoa Ornament
Flamingo Toes


If you've been featured 
(here or on Facebook)
feel free to grab a "featured on" button
from the sidebar.

Now it's time to link-up and share your creativity!

I personally visit each and every link.
If you leave a comment after linking up,
you can count on a personal comment back.

1)  FOLLOW Rook No. 17.  Aw shucks, it just makes your host feel appreciated.

2)  LINK-UP -- Link-up the URL of a specific post -- craft, recipe, DIY project, or anything else you'd like to show-off.  If you have something for sale, please refer to the "Advertising" section.

3)  POST THE BUTTON OR A LINK-- Grab the code for the button (below) and paste it into your sidebar or the body of your post.

4)  VISIT ONE other link --  Isn't it great, when you're "discovered" by a new fan as a result of linking up to a party?  Pay it forward and make someone's day!


1) click your cursor in the code box, 
2) right-mouse click and "Select All", 
3) right-mouse click and select Copy. 
4) Paste the code into your sidebar or post.

Visit ONE other link and leave them a comment.

The links are featured from newest to oldest,
so everyone gets a chance to go "first".


  1. I wish we could get a real Christmas tree but it's just way too hot over here. Can't wait to see it all decorated for Christmas!

    Thanks for having me. Have a great Tuesday!

    Best wishes,

  2. Jenn, thanks for hosting. Love the hot cocoa ornament!!

  3. I have been seeing those homemade snowglobes a must mean I need to make one:-) Thank you so much for always having such great inspiration to try!!!

  4. Hope you had a good Thanksgiving!

    Love those pinecones!

  5. I love the features! Thank you so much for hosting Jenn...

  6. Thanks for hosting, you always come up with the best pictures!


  7. Thanks for hosting!
    Love your no-stress approach to the holidays.

  8. Thanks for hosting - have a great week!

  9. What a wonderful treat to come and link up and see my snow globes featured! Thank you so much Jenn!!!

  10. Hi Jenn, All fun projects! Looking forward to checking out that the pinecones especially! xo

  11. Thanks for hosting every week! Wonderful features!

  12. It's really cool that you go out and pick your own Christmas tree! For now we just have a small fake one in our apartment.
    Thanks for hosting and hope you have a great rest of the week!

  13. Jenn!! Thanks so much for featuring my little ornament!! I love the other features too - I want to make those little trees of Carol's so bad!

  14. Hi. Thanks for hosting! I linked up my oreo balls twice by mistake. (Sorry!!) Feel free to delete one of the links!

  15. Thank you for sharing my cherry cheesecake on facebook! I posted my cheesecake at your fun party! Your blog is always so fun and wonderful! Happy to see you!


  16. I posted it twice but didn't see it come up?


  17. Thanks for the spotlight on Facebook! Ingrid

  18. Hi, Jenn

    I just love looking around your blog. Simply lovely. Thank you so much for leaving a sweet comment about my picture frame at Mel's Crafty Scientist blog. I really appreciate it. I am a new follower. Love for you to stop by

    Thanks again and have a great week.


  19. thanks for hosting

  20. It sounds like you have the right idea for the holidays. I need to constantly remind myself to stop and enjoy this special season.

    Thank you again for hosting the link party. Love the felt hot cocoa ornament:)

  21. Happy Holidays to you. Glad to be linking up to your fun link party again.
    Take care,

  22. Hi Jenn! Merry Christmas-almost! I thought this was a new party and linked up my shortbread cookies! Hope you are having a wonderful Tuesday! Cheers! Nettie


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