Christmas DIYs

A couple Christmas crafts from years gone by…

Miniature Forest:

IMG_6198 IMG_6211To create this classy miniature forest I rolled stiff packing paper into various sized cones, painted two with a rusty gold, and, after peeling the scales from large pine cones, attached them with a hot glue gun, starting from the bottom and moving up. The white fir trees are made with soft fuzzy yarn from a craft store, using a paintbrush and Mod Podge. I slowly worked my way upwards layering the soft yarn… I then used a small piece of wire, added beads onto it, looped it, and pushed it through the top of the cone for the finishing touch!

Ornaments:

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After printing sheets of vintage Christmas carol tunes and lyrics I went to work tearing them into thin strips and, using our trusty Mod Podge and paint brush, glued them onto large ornaments, covering the entire project with a thin layer of glue and sprinkling glitter on them to add a touch of festive charm.IMG_6248

 

If you look closely this year you’ll see I even added our names and the date as a fun heirloom to keep for the years to come =)

 

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Merry Christmas to you all!

 

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