This year, I've already got a strong start on Christmas presents, with a list of 13 "Must Craft For" people, 11 "potential simple project" people, and 8 "would like to craft for" children. (I know I have a funny list, but when I'm thinking about crafting for this many people, I have to have some point where I can say, no, I'm too stressed out and this part I can drop and just pick them up something they'll enjoy equally)
I already have three projects for the "Must Craft For" people started, and ideas for another 7 of those, and just three people who I don't know what I'm making for yet. I'm sure it will come to me during my planning.
As for crafts, I've been pinning like mad, finding great treats and ideas to implement when the time comes. Here's a few of my favorites that I've found (not that I'm doing all or any of these, but a girl can look, can't she?):
While this first one isn't something that I would actually wear, I do find it incredibly witty. First, it's crocheted. Second, you're a burger! It's now got me thinking... what else could I crochet to be a wonderful halloween costume, something that would make everyone say "Wow! You made that?"
More to come on this thought later, I'm sure.
And why couldn't mom have a big fancy skirt too? I could play the evil queen or something :)
I love crafting for these holidays. I always try to involve my children so that the crafts have more meaning, and I add something new and homemade and fun to our collection every year. These are just a few of the things that I've been dreaming of for Halloween decor. :)
For treats, I found some spookilicious ones!
For the kids, Brain Cakes in a jar, or apples, peanut butter and marshmallows as a snack.
I think that's all for now. What sort of things are you dreaming of for the upcoming holidays? I'd love to hear about things you've done or dream about!
Link up your projects, past or future for all to enjoy!