Monday, November 26, 2007
Cinnamon Stick Village
I have this wonderful little book titled, " The Creative Christmas Kitchen" found it at Goodwill for 50 cents. I have found so many fun Christmas crafts in this book and today plan on making the Cinnamon Stick Village from the book. The directions are simple. Cut out the shape of a house from cardboard, glue it together and then stick the cinnamon sticks on it using Royal Icing. The chimneys are made with kidney beans and the roofs with frosted mini shredded wheat cereal. I found the cinnamon sticks for $2 at the food store, two packages worth in the picture. I can't wait to get started. Another good smelling Christmas craft that will last for years ! I will post pictures when they are done, (that is if they come out good !)
Have to drive into Ft Worth with Melanie...Mei-Ling needs to see her Doctor for an eye infection.
Then will get started on my project for the day.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...