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Huge Cyber Monday Whimseybox Sale!

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We’re having our biggest sale ever at Whimseybox and it ends today! Buy one Whimseybox gift subscription (3, 6 or 12 months) and get one for FREE! But you have to hurry because the offer ends at 11:59 MST TONIGHT. Give the gift of creativity this season… times two!

Looking for more creative + crafty gift ideas? Check out our gift guide at whimseybox.com/holidays for more!

Holiday Craft Memories on WhimseyboxTV

Today I realized that haven’t written about WhimseyboxTV here since our 2nd video back in early November. I am finally-for-reals serious about sticking with this video thing + am fortunate to have found a great videographer in Houston. (If you’re looking, Zach is your guy.)

So this is a short video of Alyssa and I talking about our holiday craft memories. Even if you aren’t ordinarily into making or baking, lots of people get into it around this time of year. (It’s kind of like the wedding phemonemon – everyone loves crafting for their wedding!) And Zach actually had to cut out like 5 minutes of me going on and on about ornament making, baking ‘Baby Jesus Birthday Cakes’ (the only time of the year you could use as many sprinkles as you wanted when decorating!!) and lots of other memories.

And if you want to catch up on any WhimseyboxTV videos you’ve missed, you can find them all here. There’s a mix of tips, projects and behind-the-scenes.

PS – We had to cut out the funniest part of this video! After Alyssa finishes talking about the tiny furniture she says, with conviction, ‘It’s just more fun when everything’s tiny!‘ and we all burst out laughing. Maybe it’ll make a blooper real someday :)

Alicia Curates Etsy Gifts That She Likes

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Etsy has been running a series of posts this holiday where they have invited contributes to curate a collection of holiday gifts that they like. So far they have featured Real Simple, West Elm, Thrillist, A Cup of Jo, Modcloth, You Are My Fave, Poppytalk and a bunch of others. I think my invite must have gotten lost in the (e)mail so I’ve decided to share mine here. And I totally cribbed their style just for fun.

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Hi, I’m Alicia, writer of this blog right here, founder of Whimseybox, Houston, TX resident and Homeland addict. While most of what catches my eye lately is black, white or neutral, the holidays have me ready to kick it up a teeny notch. Metallics, and gold in particular, are like fancy neutrals. And black always adds drama! So black and gold it is this year. (Btw, this doesn’t mean I’m trading my Bears jersey for a Saints shirt. Never! It just means that black and gold are prettier than blue and orange.)

So here are some of my recent favorites on Etsy. Maybe you’ll find a gift idea to help you finish your holiday shopping! (Of course, I’m assuming you’ve already bought everyone on your list a Whimseybox subscription already :)