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Christmas Countdown Continues!

December 20, 2009

What fun we’re having with our 12 Days of Christmas countdown! I hope you’re loving popping in here at the blog to grab these little gifts we have put together especially for you and that you’re taking advantage of all the product specials!

Today’s 1/2 price item is the fabulous “Life is Good” collection. This is one of my personal favourites as it is so versatile and I simpy love the glorious colours!

I have a little hybrid printable for you today which your children or grandchildren are sure to love. And what’s stopping you from giving these away as little gifts to friends just before Christmas Eve? Include a cute little tag with a special Christmas message and you have a personalised little gift.

I made these little Reindeer Food seed packets using W&W Christmas products: Jolly Holiday and Joy to the World

Here’s the recipe:

Reindeer Food:
1/2 cup oatmeal (uncooked)
1/2 cup coloured sugar crystals*

Mix together and share it between the completed seed packets.

Now sprinkle a little magic!

* Other recipes call for glitter to be used with the oatmeal, but sugar crystals are much kinder to the birds who tend to eat the food!

Here are some other ideas:

Decorate a little jar with ribbon and make a label with the instructions on it. (see back of printable seed packet for “instruction poem”)

Place the food into a small paper bag, glue the instructions (poem) on the front and decorate with ribbons etc.

Simply use your imagination!


  1. Download the zipped file.
  2. Print out the seed packets onto A4 size cardstock (there are 2 different designs on the one A4 page).
  3. Cut out along the outlines.
  4. Preferably use a bone folder tool to score along the fold lines, it makes it much easier to fold over the flaps and it looks neater too.
  5. Spread glue along the flaps and glue together to form a seed packet (Glue the bottom flap onto the side flap, then glue the back onto that).
  6. Fill with the Reindeer food and finally glue down the top flap.(Glue right to the edges to ensure the Reindeer Food doesn’t spill out).

I love magical little goodies like this and I so enjoy watching the kids have fun in their little fantasy world! Aren’t children’s imaginations amazing?

Please remember :

The download link & the half price on Life is Good will only be available for 24 hours! So best you grab them straight away! They will expire at midnight EST tonight!

Have a great day and enjoy making these quick and easy fun little packets!




13 Comments on “Christmas Countdown Continues!

December 20, 2009 at 3:23 am

This is so cute!! My son brought some of this home, but in a ziplock baggie, which really just doesn’t have the same effect! Thanks!

Donna U
December 20, 2009 at 7:08 am

What a fun project! Thanks

December 20, 2009 at 9:35 am

that is adorable!!! 🙂

December 20, 2009 at 9:43 am

Fun! Thanks very much.

Julie Rae
December 20, 2009 at 10:21 am

What a wonderful idea! Our grandson is only 16 months but I will keep this idea on the back burner, to be sure. Merry Christmas and thanks for the early gift!

December 20, 2009 at 12:34 pm

Great project Veronica, I can’t wait to get started, my DD will love it

December 20, 2009 at 1:01 pm

Thanks for the gift,Veronica.

December 20, 2009 at 1:18 pm

I’ve never been a big Santa Claus fan, and I don’t think I ever believe in him when I was little….but things like this make it seem so fun! I might just have to try it!! Thanks!!

December 20, 2009 at 3:49 pm

thanks for the adorable printable! I have seen this done before and thought it was so cute!

December 20, 2009 at 8:43 pm

so cute we make this every year, kinder to a mother on a diet than a batch of cookies for Santa also. But this will make it a cute addition

December 20, 2009 at 9:33 pm

I had never heard of these-oh so cute. My little grans will love it. Thanks for the gift.

Andrea D
December 20, 2009 at 10:53 pm

Thanks for the cute idea!

December 21, 2009 at 10:01 am

What fun!! Thank you. and Merry Christmas!

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