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7th blog anniversary and a giveaway

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I celebrate seven happy years of Sweet Tidings today.Thank you for always stopping by my blog even if I haven't been so active this year. Hope things will  be better next year. I  also have a little giveaway to mark this milestone. Hope you join.

Just leave your name and email address in the comment box. I'll draw a winner on January 6, 2015. This is open worldwide.

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Winter Joys

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Happy winter to my friends and readers in the Northern Hemisphere! Sending winter joys your way.

Cutie Cat Garlands from Happythought

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Isn't this the cutest Christmas garland ever? The sweet little cats peeking out of the stockings are just so adorable. They make me smile and purr. Visit Happythought for the free download. Also avail of their 10 Happythought Holiday printables for only $5. What a great deal! Imagine all the paper joy it will give you.

Merry, merry holidays!

Christmas Tree in a Teacup

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Afternoon Tea has a lovely idea for a Christmas table arrangement. Check out the Chajin tutorial here. Hope all of you are enjoying the beauty of the season.

Merry and bright

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Delicious Days

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Nothing spells like happiness than fresh cream bread smothered with nutella and cupcake sprinkles.  Have a simply happy weekend!

Winter Paper Doll from Ekaterina Trukhan

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Illustrator/Artist Ekaterina Trukhan has a cute jointed paper doll printable in her blog. Go print and play! Check out her shop too. It's brimming with whimsical art and stationery goods.

Sweet Christmas Cheers: Apothecary Winter Dome

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Want a bit of a winter wonderand even if you are in tropical climes? All you need is some large apothecary jar, a snowman figurine or holiday miniatures, and some baking soda and drops of water.


APOTHECARY WINTER DOME 

Materials:

large apothecary jarWinter figurine or miniaturesbaking soda (1-1/2 cup)1 tsp of water
Directions:

1. In a clean bowl, mix baking soda with 1 tablespoon of water. Fluff with a fork.

2. Transfer the baking soda to a clean apothecary  jar.

3. Arrange winter-inspired figurines or miniatures inside the jar. Replace cap and decorate top with a ribbon or sprigs of greenery (optional).

4. Enjoy your winter wonderland. Let it snow! Let it snow!