Calling all crafters! We’ve gathered designers from some of our favorite manufacturers to show you ways to create something from the heart this holiday season. 



Hampton Art

Graphic 45
Donna Salazar Designs
Globecraft Memories
Sizzix – Eileen Hull
The Twinery
Authentique Paper

This 3 day Hop includes over 60 stops with inspiration brimming from every corner. Explore all of the thoughtful and frugal handmade gifts you could create for the holidays, all in one place, during our second annual Handmade Holidays Blog Hop! 

To sweeten the Hop, we’re offering a gift for you! For every comment you leave on the blogs in the Hop, you’ll be entered to win a prize pack from one of the participating manufacturer sponsors! Use the Rafflecopter widget on the Clearsnap blog to gain extra entries each day:

Visit the list of blogs on the hop and leave a comment on each by Nov 27, 2011 at 11:59 PM PST. Each day we will be sharing a brand new list of blogs with brand new projects for you to explore, be inspired by, and create from! 

Cheers to creating gifts from the heart this holiday season!

START HERE on NOVEMBER 16, 2012  TOMORROW to get in on the crafty action!!! RSVP here:

Happy Hopping!

Plus, it is our 1000th post on the Hydrangea Hippo blog!!! To celebrate, we're having a giveaway!! Simply use the widget below to enter.

We're giving away a set of our hand-dyed bottlebrush Christmas trees PLUS a set of paper mache houses!!!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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6 thoughts on “This weekend!! Plus 1000 Posts?!

  1. Wow….This is so pretty. I love this idea and all your details are wonderful. I always have loved viewing all your projects when I can. You have a bunch of talented ladies creating for you. I love Candice’s project from the 7th….That album is so pretty.

    Posted on November 16, 2012 at 4:04 pm
  2. congrats on your 1000th post. well deserved.

    Posted on November 16, 2012 at 6:11 pm
  3. Congrats on your 1000th post! How time flies when your having fun…)
    Looking forward to the next 1000.

    Posted on November 16, 2012 at 8:26 pm
  4. The Christmas mini book!

    Posted on November 16, 2012 at 10:16 pm
  5. Очень весело и приятно принять участие :)
    Может и моя удача где-то рядом !…

    Posted on November 17, 2012 at 4:42 pm
  6. Too lovely for words!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

    Posted on November 18, 2012 at 10:45 pm