how to make no mess glitter Halloween ornaments

Remember the blog post I wrote last year about how to make glitter ornaments? (They are awesome because the glitter is INSIDE the glass, so no mess!) Well, I made some in Halloween colors today…it only took me about 20 minutes to make a bunch. I’m going to put them in a clear glass vase…

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25 handmade ornaments to make | 25 Christmas ornament tutorials

Are any of you as addicted to Pinterest as I am? It’s impossible to look away from. I have been seeing some absolutely awesome Christmas ornament DIY’s on there, so I decided to get together a list of 25 of my favorites. (my favorites so far. I guarantee there will be more). Just click through…

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beach ornament

I have always liked to collect seashells and a little bit of sand from every beach that I’ve been (and now my daughter brings home even more things from the beach than I ever did), and a few years ago I had the idea to make an ornament for the Christmas tree with some of…

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jar lid Christmas ornament

Last week I came up with a pretty cute way to recycle old Christmas cards into ornaments. I have a tendency (and I know I’m probably among many) to hang onto Christmas cards forever and ever, even though I rarely ever look at them again, and the collection just keeps getting bigger and bigger every…

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pomander kissing ball DIY

A few months ago I added some flower pomanders to my shop, and I had promised to write a DIY for them…I know it took me long enough, but here it is, finally. These are so easy to make, and they come out really beautiful. I made this one in a smaller size with tiny…

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black and white roses in glass ornament

I’m a little bit overdue for an ornament diy (especially since I fell 3 days short of my 12 Days of Christmas project…arggg). And SO, since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, I’ve got a really cute little heart ornament DIY today. I actually came up with this idea last year using mini red…

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barbie shoes

I’ve been collecting Barbies since I was about 16 years old. 18 years of Barbie dolls reside at my house. I don’t know how that’s possible, since I’m only 23 now….   I can’t help it; I just love Barbie. Most of my dolls are still in the boxes, and even after all the years…

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ribbon wrapped christmas ornament

Today I am going to teach you a little known fact about Christmas that I’ll bet you’ve never heard before. The seven swans-a-swimming and the eight maids-a-milking were actually all given by my true love (and your true love, too) on the same day. It turns out that our true love liked to wait ’til…

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beaded wire christmas ornament hooks

I stopped in at my parents’ house the other day and was looking at their Christmas ornaments, and noticed that some of them were hanging on some fancy schmancy beaded wire hangers. ¬†And all I could think was, “WHY HAVEN’T I DONE THIS BEFORE?” So now I’ve made a couple, and it literally took me…

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decoupaged christmas ornament

Sooo…there are 4 days left until Christmas, and I’ve got 7 more days of Christmas ornament DIY’s to write. I think it’s going to work. (and I’m really good at math, so don’t worry.) Onward! I have some old ornaments that I’ve never been able to bring myself to get rid of, that I usually…

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