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Personalized New Home Ornaments

If you've been reading this blog awhile, you might remember me telling you about Astrid, who is a real estate agent, and her awesome Christmas gift idea for her clients. Every year she sends me her cross stitching and has me make ornaments out of them for her. Here are this year's ornaments. Great idea, [...]

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red-snowman-christmas-quilted-ornament

This weekend, I was cleaning out my fabric stash. (Alright, really I was just looking at it all. Cleaning out? What does that even mean??) I came across some cute snowman-y fabric that I must have bought a few years ago. And, I had even bought it in 2 colors. I felt inspired to make [...]

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Personalized Baby's First Christmas Ornament

I've got a quilted ornament idea for you: make your own custom baby's first Christmas quilted ornament, by embroidering a name, year, or whatever else you'd like it to say, onto a piece of fabric, and then centering it in the middle of the ornament. (If you don't know how to make a quilted ornament, [...]

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white-ostrich-feather-christmas-ornament

This is an ornament I came up with a couple of years ago, and I've had a whole bunch of people ask me to write a DIY for it. It's SO super simple to make (and easier than it looks!), so this would be an awesome one to make for gifts and let everyone think [...]

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I found all of these super cute ornament ideas on Pinterest. Wouldn't these be fun to do with your kiddos? {Click each picture to go to its creator and their how-to.} Gumdrop ornament (by My Blessed Life) Bird Seed Ornament (by Saltwater-Kids) Bottle Cap Snowman Ornament (by Views from the 'Ville) Felt and Button Christmas [...]

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glitter christmas ornament craft

I bought this book about a year ago: ...and after all this time, I finally got around to trying out one of the ornament ideas in it. Actually, it was the ornament on the cover that I was dying to try, because the picture was just too pretty to resist. Isn't it gorgeous? (Here's the [...]

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8 DIY wine cork ornament ideas

wine cork rudolph ornament

I keep all my wine corks. Do you do that? Here is some of my collection: Ridiculous, huh? I swear it’s taken me years to collect this many… at least three (quarters of one). What better way to use up some of them than to make ornaments! So I consulted Pinterest, and here are my [...]

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make your own quilted easter eggs

Your instructions were so good, very detailed and I had no problem following them. Excellent tutorial!” -Karen You guys all let me know on Facebook and through email yesterday how much you liked the new quilted Easter eggs I posted about, and I finally have the pattern e-Book ready for you. I'm super excited about [...]

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Berries in Glass

I've got tons of ornament tutorials and inspiration here...everything from a bunch of free DIY ornament craft projects and ideas, to my super popular quilted ornament patterns for only $10. I even have easy-peasy, ready-to-put-together-y ornament kits available. Please explore and have fun! Get my no-sew Moonlight ornament (the one pictured at the top of [...]

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glitter ornaments handmade with clear plastic bulbs

The number one question I've been asked since I did my glitter ornament tutorial last year, is "Can I use plastic ornaments instead of glass?" I'm sorry it took so long, but I finally tried it, and they look great! I'm going to hang them on my tree and see how they hold up, but [...]

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