Crafts 'n Things -Classic Christmas: Ornaments Galore; Designs for the Home; Gifts for All. December 2011 edition. In Every Issue: From the Editor; 30-Minute Card Ideas. Classic Christmas: Get into the spirit to entertain for a holiday party or decorate the home with these fabulous. Ornaments: From cross-stitch to painting, sewing to clay, add new life to your tree this year. Gifts: Looking for something unique to give a friend? Check out the Vintage Wine Charms or Clay Knitting Needles for designs that are sure to wow! Cross-Stitch: Bold table runners, classic pockets, and adorable ornaments await your needle and thread. Sewing: Make the home festive with great sewn and embroidered designs this season. Needle Arts: Knit a puffy scarf or crochet a checkerboard design for a one-hour gift to give! Beading: Create a steampunk pendant, crochet pretty wire jewelry, or marble polymer clay for designs with a lot of personality. Cards~Stamps~Style: Spread holiday cheer with paper-crafted cards, ornaments, gifts, and more. Contributing Writer Roberta Wax has a gift for you, too - a fun introduction to mixed-media techniques in "Basic & Beyond." Painting: Holiday scenes, jolly Santa, and playful penguins create festive pieces for the home! Pack-O-Fun: Easy-to-make ornaments, recyclable favors, and simple treat holders will make you the star of the party!