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Archive for December 22nd, 2008


Holiday Windows — With Colorful Yarn

December 22nd, 2008

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While walking from our Lion Brand offices to my graduate school, I spotted tons of festive yarn decorations in local businesses. All of the local Starbucks are featuring sparkling balls of yarn, including this great wreath:

I’m a student on a budget, so making a wreath like this will definitely save me money on decorating! I can use my leftover yarn from other projects to make this beautiful, simple project. All I have to do is wind my yarn into balls and attach to a wire wreath frame, available at any craft store. I might also use a pom-pom maker and add some pom-poms too.

This display at Urban Outfitters has strings of lights mixed together with yarn for an exciting and unique look:

Want more crafting ideas? Here are a few patterns to help with the holiday spirit:

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