Friday Favorites–Christmas is Coming

The Thanksgiving leftovers have barely had time to get cold in the fridge when I’m dragging out the Christmas boxes.  Due to scheduling issues, we’re actually celebrating Thanksgiving on Friday this year, but that doesn’t change anything.  In fact, it just means I’ll have more people available to help build the Lego Christmas village.  This might become a new permanent plan…don’t tell the kids.

Friday Favorites - Christmas is Coming - Crafty Staci

It would be fun to show up at a party with this Santa’s Belt Surprise Inside Cake from I am Baker, but sadly I wouldn’t be able to let anyone actually eat it after all that work.  Decorative cake is a thing, right?

Santas Belt Surprise Cake from I Am Baker

I love the idea of this Letter for Santa Pocket Pillow from Sew4Home.  Cute décor through the season, then it’s a kind of post box on Christmas eve.

Letter for Santa Pocket Pillow from Sew4Home

What sewist wouldn’t appreciate this Sewing Themed Mini Christmas Tree from Craft Attitude?

Sewing Themed Mini Christmas Tree from Craft Attitude

If you’d like to bring a little Christmas Island to your holiday season, try these Pineapple Pinecone Ornaments from Brit + Co.

Pineapple Pinecone Ornaments from Brit and Co

Cinnamon rolls are a Christmas morning tradition in our house, and I wouldn’t mind shaking that up a bit with this eggnog version from Crazy for Crust.

Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls from Crazy for Crust

These Giant Christmas Ornaments from Old Tires from Addicted 2 DIY wins this week’s Most Ambitious craft award.  Wow!

Giant Christmas Ornaments from Old Tires from Addicted 2 DIY

I have to have some sort of Christmas countdown happening each year.  This teacup version from Sweater Surgery would be pretty in a dining room.

24 Cups of Tea Christmas Countdown Calendar from Sweater Surgery

This printable Santa with his little glasses and boxers from Gloria Fort Studio is adorable, and she has a few other Christmas characters on her site as well.

Cardboard Tube Santa from Glory Strong Studio

I like the combination of the embroidery thread and wood on these ornaments from Vikalpah.  Fun kid project.

Embroidery Ornaments from Vikalpah

This Pinecone Kissing Ball from Crafts Unleashed is so much prettier than my plastic mistletoe that I’m more ashamed to pull out each year.  I think it’s time for something new.

Pine Cone Kissing Ball from Consumer Crafts

I love curating my Friday Favorites each week, and I want to make sure that the talented people who have created these projects are fully acknowledged for their work.  Before you pin or share, please click through the link or photo to the originating website.  You can also find all the projects each week on my Friday Favorites Pinterest board.  Thank you!

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