Category: Christmas Crafts

Santa Lucia Story

Ornament Traditions

Ornament sharing is one of the best traditions we have started in our family. I love ornaments. Years ago, we were invited to a friend’s home for Christmas. Their children were well grown with families of their own. Upon seeing her tree, I was fascinated!  I didn’t know any of their children, but you could

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White Christmas Ribbon Tree Ornament

Christmas Ribbon Tree Ornaments

Ornament sharing is one of the best traditions we have started in our family. All kinds of handmade ornaments can lend to comfort and blessed conversation in later years. One of the pretty ornaments Jessica made was with ribbon. Here’s how to make Christmas Ribbon Tree Ornaments. Supplies for Christmas Ribbon Trees Makes One 16″

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Finished Felt Poinsettia

No Sew Felt Poinsettia Ornament

Felt Poinsettia Ornament I could be wrong, but Christmas seems to fly by more than it did when I was 10. I don’t mean the wait for presents, I don’t remember squirming much about that. We had so much fun doing the other things, the whole season was fun to soak in. I remember having

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Christmas Paper Houses

Make Christmas Paper Houses and Ornaments

Grab some craft paper and make Christmas paper houses and ornaments. These look beautiful on a table or mantle with little battery-operated tea lights under them! You can make a whole village of paper houses! Or make a little hole and use embroidery ribbon to hang them on the Christmas tree. Make Christmas Paper Houses

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Making of a Nativity

The Making of a Nativity

The year has flown by, and we all know 2020 was an ‘interrupted’ year. We have had to work harder this year than usual to keep our children encouraged. They’ve been fearful, sad, and uncertain at times. We finally decided to quit talking about the news, quit watching the news, and dwell. I’m referring to

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Dotty Christmas Burlap Runner

Dotty Christmas Burlap Runner

The Dotty Christmas Burlap Runner is such a simple and attractive way to get a table decorated quickly if you’re short on time! Dotty Christmas Burlap Runner   This is the simplest runner I think I’ve ever made. I love the big round dots, they remind me of the big round snowflakes in Charlie Brown

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Girl's Simple Apron

Simple Girls Apron: For Your Little Baker

Simple girls apron, and we all think, “Is it really simple?” It was, and my little girls are happy with them! Christmas cookie time is here, and I have two very eager little cookie bakers who are so ready to bake this year! Even though this Christmas season is going by so fast already with travel

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Mason Jar Lid Ornaments

Mason Jar Lid Ornaments

Mason Jar Lid Ornaments are another fun ornament we added this year to the tree. Each year we make at least one new ornament. My tree is filled with lovely memories and continues to fill. So fun to look at each special decoration my children made through the years. Mason Jar Lid Ornaments can be

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Easy Moss Planters

Family Traditions • Moss Planters

Christmas is a special time for many families. We love to bake, shop, and find special things to create family memories. Today we are talking about family traditions and we’ll make some pretty moss planters for your holiday table!   Traditions by Tonya Chapa It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Time for the

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Fleecy Tea Time Ornaments

Good morning everyone! Have you seen the subscriber special? Get some great gifts for subscribing! Fleecy Tea Time Ornaments   I love making ornaments out of fleece… they have such a fuzzy, homey look to them.  Not to mention how simple they are to make and they always come out so pretty!  This is a good

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Free Recipe Cards

Gingerbread Recipe Cards

If you’re a pen and paper recipe gal, we have some lovely free recipe cards for you!  Just click, download, and enjoy!  There are four different designs. Make sure you have the latest adobe reader. These printable cards are 6″ x 4″.  Use a light colored sturdy paper like cardstock and print. Cut around the

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