Web Coolness: Snowflakes for Sandy Hook, DIY Christmas villages, and gift wrap inspiration

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you like them too!

We have been heartbroken all week over last week’s tragedy. Here are links to some of the best online responses to Sandy Hook that put into words a bit of the deep sadness we feel, even as we try to maintain a sense of normalcy for our children.

In addition, What Six Looks Like is an achingly beautiful reminder of just how young and full of life this age is.

Such a pretty DIY Christmas village can be made out of tissue boxes and duct tape. The kids will love to play with this.

Kristen and her adorable daughter share some of their family’s favorite ways to enjoy the holiday together

A beautiful call to help Fill a Cup, Feed a Dream. And it takes as little as 25 cents.

Can you tell which famous photographs are represented in these LEGO recreations by UK artist Mike Stimpson?

On Food 52, your plain gift wrap turns amazing with simple touches.

NYC moms: The inspiring Project Girl Performance Collective is a wonderful org to know about. Plus they’ll have a special performance on Sunday in Brooklyn Heights if you need a break from giftwrapping.

High school art classes and future artists, you’ll want to know about the,Vans Custom Culture shoe design contest. Hurry, registration starts right after the new year.

Please check out #26Acts of Kindness. It’s so beautiful–and easy to do.

Pinterest Board of the Week: In honor of Snowflakes for Sandy Hook, our Pinterest pick this week is U K’s board full of pretty snowflakes.

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