Saturday, December 15, 2012

Christmas craftiness


I have been getting a little crafty this week ! I wanted the word JOY to hang on the curio cabinet in the living room, so I cut the letters out with my Cricut, Each letter 3 times, hot glued them together , for stability and glittered them with silver glitter. I then glued a gold organza ribbon to the back of each one and they are push pinned into the top of the cabinet. I love how it looks !


My daughter helped me make another coffee filter wreath , she folded , I glued. I hung it on the china cabinet in the dining room. I added a silver reindeer and gold organza ribbons

I finished off this cross stitch ornament with mini pom pom fringe and some red gingham ..




Yesterday I went to the Good will looking for a big silver tray , This was the only one they had .. it has a little pedestal. I put one of my Fitz and Floys cookie jars.. dept. 56 Santa , greens from the bushes outside and dollar tree glittery ornaments.  It looks so much better than just the cookie jar sitting there.. 



Had to make a reindeer hat for the littlest grandson. Hard to take a good picture because he can MOVE now :) I made a pom pom for the nose and buttone for the eyes.. Could he be any cuter ?





I've crocheted 8 of these circle scarves.. My daughter has already taken 3 of them :) The rest are for gifts.Here is the pattern I used. crochet round scarf instructions
I just could not believe the shootings in Connecticut yesterday. We have relatives in Danbury and we have been to the town that happened in.. It is such a horrible and sad tradgedy ! My thoughts and prayers go out to those affected..
 
Thanks as always for visiitng and your nice comments !
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9 comments:

Mary Ann said...

Your house looks fabulous. I love the Santas on top of the china cabinet... I'm stealing this idea for next year!

Shelia said...

So much Christmas eye candy in your post today! I love the top of your hutch and that wreath is beautiful.
I'm popping over from Debbie's Pinny Party and I'm pinning you!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Barb said...

Your beautiful Christmas decorations continue to amaze me! What a cute little Grandson!

Barbara F. said...

Visiting from Seasonal Sundays. I love all your crafts. Thank you for sharing your round scarves and the link for the tutorial. I will be trying one soon. xo

Infuse With Liz said...

Wow your JOY letters turned out really nice as well as the coffee filter wreath! Great job! I adore the reindeer hat! Your little grandsome looks precious with it on!

Carol said...

Wow, you've got so much beautiful Christmas "eye candy," I don't know where to look next! It is all so beautiful. Your little Grandson is adorable and so is the little cap.

Claire Rose said...

What a beautiful holiday home you have created-I'm thrilled to have find your blog this year-such eye candy!- Have a lovely holiday-Claire

Kris said...

So much sadness over those shootings. It is just gut wrenching.
: (
xo Kris

Carol said...

Your house is so cheery and it showcases your crafting talent so nicely, Priscilla! How could you help but have a jolly Christmas when surrounded by all of those lovely decorations :)