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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Blocks and Trees on Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop

Welcome to Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop!

Welcome to the party. I am so glad you stopped by. I finally finished decorating for Christmas and mailed my packages today. Tonight I am doing my cards. Hubby is out of town on business so I am getting so much done. 

Still deciding on what cookies and desserts I am going to make. I haven't been eating much dessert lately so not sure I want lots of desserts around. 

How is your decorating and shopping going? Do you bake?

Last week I share my Winter Wonderland Sled Tray with you and on that sled I had made these mold, block trees. I wanted to share with you how to make your own.

On to the party!

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Molds, Blocks and Trees

Molds, Blocks and Trees

As part of my Winter Wonderful Tray, I added these trees to my sled. They were quite easy to create since I had all of the materials on hand.

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What you will need to make these Christmas Tree Blocks:

vintage molds or any metal tins 
vintage blocks or wooden blocks 
Christmas trees from Dollar Tree
modge podge 

This is what I wanted to create:
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1. Paint your molds or metal tins. If you don't have any vintage molds, you can find metal tins at Hobby Lobby. I sanded them lightly for the paint to adhere. 

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Then I sprayed them with some chalk paint I had. 

2. I was lucky to find three letters that I could use, J and O. The Y was on one but it was not raised so I just painted over it. 

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You could always find some wooded blocks or make your own. You could also use round pieces of wood. You can fins those at Hobby Lobby or cut up some tree branches. lol!

3. Once the molds and the blocks were ready, I glued them all together and let them dry. 

Then I got out my Modge Podge and using a paint brush that is about 3/4 inch wide, brushed it on the mold and the block. I also brush some strokes up the tress. 

Then sprinkled everything with glitter and let it dry. 

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It is a nice reminder for me since these blocks belonged to my son. I remember him playing with them. 

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Monday, December 5, 2022

Christmas is Coming and You're The Star

Christmas is Coming and You're The Star 

Happy Monday! Can you believe that 2 weeks from today is Christmas. I don't know why but is seems like Christmas was far away and then all of a sudden, it will be here soon. Are you ready? I finished decorating the tree yesterday and that was my last thing to do. The house is done.

I am still thinking about the baking part. Not sure how much I am doing this year. I always make lots of cookies to share, but think I will cut that number down. I had too many left over last year. 

What are your baking plans?

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WELCOME to the December 2022 "You're the Star" Blog Hop!

Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog:

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Christmas Inspirations and Happiness Is Homemade

Christmas Inspirations and Happiness Is Homemade

Happy Sunday! Welcome to Happiness Is Homemade Link Party - Christmas Inspirations!  Super excited for this festive month, we're going to have so many ideas and inspirations from DIYs, decors, crafts to recipe for Christmas and New Year! Let's be merrier and join the party!

For those whose missed out last week's party, you can check it out here

Before we start with the party, let's celebrate our featured posts from last week!

Featured Posts

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DIY Mason Jar Christmas Decor for Your Farmhouse Home

This Christmas decoration from Hunny I'm Home is easy to make but surely look adorable for the holiday. Get the tutorial and have fun doing it!

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DIY Wood Slice Winter Scenery Decor

Steph Creates Things made this simple but beautiful Christmas decoration which able to give you more chances to be creative with wood slice crafts. See how she did it!

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Reindeer Name Craft For Kids

This cute reindeer craft from Simple Everyday Mom is a perfect kid's activities for Christmas holiday. Get the free template!

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Gluten-Free Cut Out Sugar Cookies

Pretty and delicious cookies from Mommy hates Cooking is perfect for Christmas treats. Have the recipe and try it for yourself!

On to the Party!

Thank you for joining us this week whether you are a blogger sharing your latest posts OR a reader enjoying all of the inspirational shares!  Don’t forget to drop by and say hello to all our hostesses, they always appreciate your visit! Here are all of our hostesses at Happiness Is Homemade!

Linda @ A Labour of Life

Sinea @ Ducks ‘n a Row

Beverly @ Eclectic Red Barn

Katie @ Love My Messy Messy Mess

Mel @ D├ęcor Craft Design

Niki @ Life as a Leo Wife

Would you like to be a part of Happiness Is Homemade? We are looking for hostesses to join our team. If you are interested, please email any one of the Happiness Is Homemade hostesses and let them know. We would love to have you join our party.

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

My Sled Tray and Thursday Favorite Things

Welcome to Thursday Favorite Things Party

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Happy December 1st. I had cataract surgery on Tuesday on my right eye. It went well. I am doing better each day. I am seeing better but I still reach for glasses but they don't work. lol!

Did you have a chance to check out The Winter Wonderful Tray Tour? It just started and they are so many wonderful ideas. I shared my DIY Sled Tray. You can check out the Winter Wonderland Tray Tour.  here.

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Since this is the first day in December, I chose Christmas ideas for you. Enjoy!

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