Friday, December 26, 2014

7th blog anniversary and a giveaway


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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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Winter Joys


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

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Cutie Cat Garlands from Happythought


Image from Happythought


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!

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Christmas Tree in a Teacup

Image from Afternoon Tea

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.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Delicious Days



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

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Winter Paper Doll from Ekaterina Trukhan

"Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!"

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. 

Monday, December 1, 2014

Sweet Christmas Cheers: Apothecary Winter Dome







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 jar
  • Winter figurine or miniatures
  • baking 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!