• Holiday Crack: 3ten.ca

    Project: Christmas Recap

    Christmas recap – this is a little throwback to some of the recipes and projects I’ve done in the past. This year, I’m taking the holidays a little slower and not focused so much on making things, but rather spending time with my husband and my two dear puppies who most likely won’t be around too much longer. My heart is full and things are great! Christmas Recap Just because I’m slowing down, however, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a few favourites, right? In 2013…

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    12 Days of Christmas Thank You

    Thank you to all of the people who visited over the last few weeks! You have made the 12 Days of Christmas a huge success. 12 Days of Christmas Thank You PS – only 12 more days until Christmas – time to start celebrating! Last year I celebrated the 12 days of Christmas by doing the 12 days of Cookies. This year, I’ve divided it up a bit: 4 sewing projects, 4 DIY projects, and 4 treat recipes. Here’s a little recap! Full list of…

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    Project: Button Ornament

    Today is the last day in the 12 days of Christmas here at 3ten.ca. What do we have today – a button ornament! What You Need glue gun glue stick bunch of buttons card stock ribbon scissors First – gather all of your stuff and start heating up the glue gun. Cut out a shape in your card stock and start layering the buttons. I selected black, white and grey/silver buttons in keeping with the black and white theme of this year’s projects. Be sure…

  • Holiday Treat Bark: 3ten.ca

    Recipe: Holiday Treat Bark

    Today is day 11 in the 12 days of Christmas celebration – only one day left! This recipe for holiday treat bark is a crowd pleaser…full of goodness and covered in white chocolate, it’s sure to be a hit. Ingredients 8 Oreo cookies 2 cups of white chocolate chips 3/4 cup of holiday M&Ms 3/4 cup of almonds 1/2 of sprinkles – holiday colours 1 cup of pretzels First – gather all of your ingredients and then chop up the Oreo cookies Lay out some…

  • Tree Skirt: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Christmas Tree Skirt

    This is a tutorial to make a Christmas tree skirt in about 10 minutes. It’s quick, easy and useful year after year. Let’s get sewing. What You Need fabric that measures 50 x 50 (or 45 x 45) matching thread serger scissors First – find a fabric you like and ensure it’s pre washed. Next, fold it in half one way and then fold it in half the other way. Now you’ll have a square that measures 25×25. Cut the corner (the one with all…

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    Project: DIY Dollar Store Tray

    Why would you want to make a tray out of items from the dollar store? Here’s why: Attending a holiday work party and want your items to look attractive, presentable, yet you don’t have time to ‘guard’ your favourite dish? Or, perhaps, you’re attending a wine night at a friends and you don’t want to worry about bringing your platter back home, yet you don’t want to sacrifice the presentation. These are reasons to spend the 2$ (oh, and maybe another 0.25$ for the glue)…

  • Holiday Dipped Oreos: 3ten.ca

    Recipe: Dipped Oreos

    Dipped Oreos – the perfect quick and easy holiday treat. Not only are they good on their own, but they are super good when dunked in hot chocolate, or even white hot chocolate. Here at 3ten.ca we’ve dipped Oreos before, yet not in this festive spirit. Ingredients 4 Oreos 2 oz of white chocolate one crushed candy cane 1 tablespoon of holiday sprinkles First – gather your ingredients. Then, put the crushed candy cane and sprinkles in separate bowls (or mix them, if you like).…