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GOD JUL – Merry Christmas 2016

I would like to wish all my readers: GOD JUL I made some new wreaths this season, all very easy with tinsel, cheap ornaments, bells and my glue gun ­čÖé With my youngest daughter Torunn I made Chocolate Christmas Houses . The house to the right is made with milk chocolate and the house to… Continue reading GOD JUL – Merry Christmas 2016

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Norwegian Gl├Ždelig Jul iPhone 6 & 6S Covers

I also have a second set of iPhone 6 and 6S Covers, this one with Norwegian Gl├Ždelig Jul imagery: Maybe you can use these to craft a last minute gift to someone with an iPhone? All you need is one of the clear cases/skins to go with it ­čÖé Don't you have an iPhone? I'm… Continue reading Norwegian Gl├Ždelig Jul iPhone 6 & 6S Covers

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Norwegian Nisse Milk Cartons & Tags

Since the early 1990ies, the Norwegian milk cartons from our main dairy company Tine has been decorated with Nisse┬áillustrations (or 'Fj├Şsnisse' as they are also called). I realize this does not qualify neither as "vintage" nor as┬á"retro" but it has still become a dear tradition for us. From late November until the New Year, the… Continue reading Norwegian Nisse Milk Cartons & Tags

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Vintage Milk Glass Jar Wraps

I also used the pattern elements from yesterday to create two versions of wraps, for cans or jars: The main pattern: The lid pattern:The lid border: Wrap a few cans and insert baked treats or sweets wrapped in a little cellofane or other gifts wrapped in tissue paper, for small teacher gifts, or maybe for… Continue reading Vintage Milk Glass Jar Wraps

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Vintage Milk Glass Jar Gift Wrap

I had fun "lifting" the various patterns from one of my Vintage Milk Glass Jars, and using them to design Vintage Folklore Gift Wrapping: The main pattern: The lid pattern:The lid border: I turned the 3 elements into a set of Milk Glas Jar Gift Wrapping! First there is 4 different wrapping papers, all in… Continue reading Vintage Milk Glass Jar Gift Wrap

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DIY Vintage Wrapping No 4: Square and Simple

I printed several of the pages from the Vintage Digital Christmas Collage series in A3, for individualized wrapping paper: Even the backsides of these gifts are cute and interesting ­čśÇ I also have my thinking cap on for using these collage sheets for other Seasonal purposes. Since I printed them large, they can be used… Continue reading DIY Vintage Wrapping No 4: Square and Simple

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DIY Vintage Wrapping No 3: Christmas Crackers

Another way to use my Digital Christmas Collages for wrapping, is to make Vintage Christmas Crackers: Did I tell you I'm gifting only cash this year (as usual!)? Well, I like to wrap my cash with a little candy, and I like to vary how I present the gifts, so everyone will not get the… Continue reading DIY Vintage Wrapping No 3: Christmas Crackers