D'oh! I forgot to mention to you all that I had a guest post published over at the Pickled Herring a few days ago! Kathryn approached me several weeks ago asking if I would like to contribute to her "Scandinavian Christmas" blog series. Of course I was thrilled!
I contributed a tutorial for these very traditional Swedish Christmas ornaments. They are similar to British Christmas crackers, but less noisy and much simpler to make. We don't have a tree this year, but I hung the ornaments of a door handle for good measure:
If you'd like to make some ornaments of your own, head over here to read my tutorial!