Thrifty Christmas tip of the day

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Each day we will be posting A Thrifty Christmas Tip, from our readers. At the end of the month, one of you will win a $100.00  Gift Card. For all the details click here. Keep those thrifty tips coming!!!

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Thanks to Tami  for todays Thrifty Tip, (why didn’t I think of this, so cute!)

Want to decorate your kitchen for the holidays? It couldn’t be cheaper or easier.  I just cut circles out of scrapbook paper (thats what I had, construction paper would work just as well).  I cut a triangle out of orange scrapbook paper (also on hand) and then took some wrapping paper for the scarf (which was free with a $5 off Hallmark coupon in a magazine last year).  Put them all on our refrigerator, Doesn’t get any cheaper than that!

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I have another one that was also free.  I took glass jars.  I used some kerr canning jars, but any empty glass container would work.  I cut  white tissue paper into strips and then Mod Podged them on.  I had everything on hand, but you could get the mod podge with a Michaels coupon if you don’t have any around.  After I put the paper on I put a layer of Mod Podge over the top to seal it.  Then took the tip of a paint brush that had a rounded handle to do the eyes and mouth.  I also painted the rim of my jars black for the hat.  These would be cute filled with Christmas goodies, or as a decoration with or without Christmas lights in them.  Just thought this would be fun to share!

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