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December 10th: Triplicate Tree Trimmings

This gift already has a winner! Check the Decemberfest calendar for today's gift! 

 

Isn't it nice to start off the week with an awesome Decemberfest gift? Happy Monday, everybody! We're nearing the halfway point of Decemberfest, and we still have lots of great gifts to give away. Good luck to everyone who tries to win today!

 

Let's give some pine cones back to the pine tree.

This time of year, tons of people have pine trees covered with ornaments in their homes. One of the ornaments that rarely makes an appearance: the pine cone — the pine tree's most beloved companion. Thanks to Elizabeth, who runs Ornamentos, one lucky winner will be able to outfit their tree with a set of three handmade fabric pine cones

 

Three pine cones

 

Elizabeth creates tons of ornaments and sells them on her Jimdo site, Ornamentos. She said to me that one of her favorite things about making a site with Jimdo is that it's a totally different way for her to be creative when she isn't working on ornaments. I can say with certainty that Elizabeth is a lot more confident working on her website than I would ever be trying to make ornaments as beautiful as hers.

 

Whoever wins today's gift will have a beautiful addition to their tree — though perhaps it's wrong to say addition, because, like I said before, pine cones and pine trees go branch in branch. All you have to do to win is leave a comment below or retweet our daily Decemberfest tweet! See you tomorrow with another gift.  

 

Dan Gray

They may say I'm a Decemberfest, but I'm not the only one. 



Comments: 17 (Discussion closed)

  • #1

    streethipster (Monday, 10 December 2012 10:19)

    Such a lovely idea, Elisabeth!

  • #2

    Nandy (Monday, 10 December 2012 12:20)

    I am off to check out your website!

  • #3

    Tyson Holland (Monday, 10 December 2012 13:14)

    These look great! it's true you hardly ever see pine cone anymore.

  • #4

    lee duncklee (Monday, 10 December 2012 14:39)

    Wow, these are great!
    2011lrd@gmail.com

  • JimdoPro
    #5

    mipim-apartments (Monday, 10 December 2012 14:59)

    Beautiful Cones!

  • JimdoPro
    #6

    kwoxer (Monday, 10 December 2012 15:35)

    awesome

  • #7

    ARACELI torres fernandez (Monday, 10 December 2012 17:54)

    ¡¡¡como me gusta la navidad y los objetos de decoración navideños¡¡¡

  • #8

    shonargrove (Monday, 10 December 2012 19:31)

    What beautiful pine cones. I often try to find a tree with cones still on them ... and to have these in case there are none ... sweeeeet!!

  • #9

    ethnographicfieldlab2012 (Monday, 10 December 2012 20:07)

    lovely!

  • JimdoPro
    #10

    clarityresolutions (Monday, 10 December 2012 21:23)

    Beautiful Marvelous!
    How do we know who else is a Jimdo customer that we could give a shout out to come visit here and see these lovely prizes?? Does Jimdo have a facebook page?

  • #11

    emporiocalabrese (Monday, 10 December 2012 22:03)

    bellissima idea. complimenti.

  • JimdoBusiness
    #12

    Karen Duncklee (Monday, 10 December 2012 23:35)

    Beautifully crafted!
    karen@shadyhillrughooking

  • #13

    Cameron (Tuesday, 11 December 2012 00:17)

    These are really cool!

  • #14

    Sandrine (Tuesday, 11 December 2012 07:29)

    Those are very cute! Would make nice in my Christmas-window!

  • #15

    Beth Shire (Friday, 14 December 2012 00:49)

    Everyone needs at least one :)

  • #16

    handmade-tintin (Thursday, 20 December 2012 04:55)

    so cool

  • JimdoPro
    #17

    Laptop cu gia re (Tuesday, 25 December 2012 05:40)

    so cool

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