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FREE Christmas Carols

I just love Christmas music and have my car radio set to the 24/7 holiday music station all December. It's just so happy, calm and carefree. 

Amazon.com is giving 5 free Christmas downloads every week for 25 days in December. Yay! This week's free songs are now available and include Little Drummer Boy and Angels We Have Heard on High. 

Run over to Amazon.com and gets yours! Merry Christmas!

Monogram Wood Frame Tutorial

So I hope everyone is busy making Christmas presents for those on their lists! Handmade gifts are so thoughtful and full of love. Here at Artsy Chaos, we've been working on some projects including this monogram wood frame. This is a great project because you can customize with whatever papers and paints suit your fancy!



Let's get started! First off, I painted the front and sides of the frame with black acrylic paint. Spray paint would work as well. There is a reasoning behind the madness of painting the frame black first! When we arrive at the distressing stage, the black peeks through the top layer of paint.



After the black base coat dries well, paint the front and sides the color of your choice. I chose grey because it seems to be all the rage these days!



Next is the distressing part. I don't mean distressing as in pain-causing, gosh! Ha! Grab some sand paper or a sturdy nail fine and sand the sides and edges of the frame so that the black paint is exposed. You can certainl…