It’s Snowing Star Wars! 10 new DIY Star Wars Paper Snowflake Templates.

Star Wars DIY paper Snowflakes
above: Yoda, one of the ten new DIY Star Wars paper snowflakes for 2011

One of my most popular posts has been my 2010 how to make your own Star Wars snowflakes (Darth Vader and a Bobba Fett/Clone snowflake) as taught by a husband and wife team. (more…)

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Ho Ho Haute Christmas Trees. The 16th Les Sapins de Noel des Createurs (all the trees).

16th Les Sapins de Noel des Createurs
above: Louis Vuitton’s Christmas Tree for the 16th Les Sapin de Noel des Createurs

The 16th Les Sapins de Noël des Créateurs, an exhibition of Christmas Trees designed by top French Fashion Designers, Architects, Photographers, Interior Designers and other creative personalities, just took place at the Hotel Salomon de Rothschild in Paris. (more…)

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The Designer’s Balls. CMYK Christmas Ornaments From Veinticuatrodientes.

The Designer's Balls

Since we have to wait until next year, 2012, for the Pantone Balls,  (UPDATE: The Pantone balls are now available)  here’s a fabulous alternative for Christmas ornaments designed to make designers drool. (more…)

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Color Me Christmas! 10 New Pantone Christmas Ornaments.

Pantone Christmas Ornaments

I’ve been waiting for these for awhile. Almost made them myself last year. Finally, Pantone Universe has come out with Christmas ornaments made by Studio Badini Createam for Selab. So far, I can only find them at Seletti, but I hope they’ll be making their way to the US soon. Made of glass, the Pantone Xmas Balls are available in ten different PMS colors. (more…)

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Winners of the Grove Park Inn 2010 National Gingerbread House Competition In Each Category.

2010 National Gingerbread House Competition Winners
above: The Grand Prize winning entry in the National Gingerbread Competition featured Christmas-themed Russian Nesting Dolls by Heather Lewis.

Many gingerbread competitions feature some very amateur creations – unimpressive gumdrop laden homes with leaning chimneys, doghouses and lighthouses with lame landscaping and the like. But not the National Gingerbread Competition, which celebrated its 18th annual competition this year at the Grove Park Inn. (more…)

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