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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 [...]

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, [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

peacock feathers inside clear glass ornaments

I keep seeing all these great ideas for decorating and/or filling clear glass ornaments (on Pinterest, of course!), so I decided to compile a big list of all my favorites. Just click on the picture to take you to the tutorial by the original creator. This is so rustic, and I love the tiny little [...]