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Free Christmas Music!

I just had to share some FREE CHRISTMAS MUSIC that I found on Amazon!

Some of these are only available for a limited time, so be sure to go download them soon! And really, they’re FREE! Go download them and listen to see if you like them later, just don’t miss these deals!

Here are some of my favorites:

Group1Crew – O Holy Night:

O Holy Night

Big Daddy Weave – O Come, O Come, Emmanuel:

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Mark Smeby – Mary, Did You Know?

Mary, Did You Know?

For King & Country – Angels We Have Heard On High:

Angels We Have Heard On High

(This ^^ is possibly my all time favorite version of this song!)

Maddy Prior, The Carnival Band – Ding Dong Merrily On High:

Ding Dong Merrily on High (French 16th century)

(The bells ^^ can get annoying in this one)

Straight No Chaser – Nutcracker:

Nutcracker

11 Acorn Lane – Deck the Halls:

Deck The Halls

The Citizens – Joy to the World:

Joy to the World

Hope you enjoy these Christmas songs as much as I have!

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Doctor Who Gift Wrap

When I made the Sonic Screwdriver Earrings for my friends birthday I knew I had to wrap them right…

TA-DAH!!!

Yep, I copied the Doctors’ styles! Mwahahaha!!! I have never seen the show before, but Google came to the rescue and helped my figure out what was special and unique to the two most popular doctors.

I gotta say how much I loved the way they turned out, pretty much exactly as I imagined them! Which is strange, that doesn’t usually happen!:D

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Sonic Screwdriver Earrings

Before I show these to you, let me just start by saying no. I have not seen Doctor Who…

But I knew my friend was a fan, so I decided to make her some fan gear for her birthday. After searching around for a bit I came across some earrings that looked like this and decided to try making my own with the materials I had on hand…

And yes, I had to make a doctor hair bow for her too…

I loosely followed THIS tutorial for the bow, and like I said used what I had for the earrings. I think she really liked them!

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Another Lanyard

I made this lanyard as a Christmas gift for my brother. This one was harder to make than the last one that I made in September of 2012. It’s a bit longer than the first lanyard, I didn’t even trim the length of the original jelly-roll strip that I used!

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Christmas Stocking Stuffers...

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Saartje’s Beauties

I finally tried out Saartje’s Baby Booties pattern from Ravelry found here. This is such a great pattern!!! I will be using it again and I highly recommend it! It it slightly difficult because of the straps and all of the loose ends/sewing… but that said it was well worth the effort! It only took me one afternoon to make them… granted it was an afternoon of football games on TV during vacation, but still. :wink:

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Earring day!

I get inspired some days to make a TON of whatever I’m working on… stacking bracelets, knit coasters, drawings, earrings. I just had an earring day, I made five pairs!!! The sad part is I will probably not feel like making earrings for a while now…

Two pairs that I gave as a gift…

The other three…

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The Lanyard Gift

Oh I’m so happy I gave this a go! I think it will be one of my new favorite things to sew! What is a great gift for someone who just got their drivers licence? A lanyard to carry keys! I was inspired to make this when I saw the hardware pieces lying around in my jewelry making drawer, and I had been invited to a 16th birthday party… so:

Mwahaha, I have defeated you sewing machine! Success!

(I usually lose when battling it out trying to create something with the sewing machine) ;)

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