Christmas Countdown Day 12/25 – Mistletoe

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Polar Bear, Penguin Christmas pattern

At this point, you’ve  probably put away your Christmas decorations. I apologize for being out of season, but I’ve designed a pattern with some of my Christmas countdown artwork, and am excited to share it. In 2015 I designed a pattern a month. It was a very motivating challenge, so I’m doing it again in 2017.Continue reading “Polar Bear, Penguin Christmas pattern”

Mistletoe

Day 12 of the Christmas countdown. I was wondering where the tradition of kissing under the mistletoe comes from and found this: “The plant’s association with romance dates back to ancient Norse mythology. By the 18th century, stealing a kiss beneath the mistletoe became a common practice among British servants and the tradition spread from there.Continue reading “Mistletoe”