Christmas Crafts

I think I went a little crazy on the Christmas crafts this year. What else are you supposed to do when you have minimal decorations and no budget for them? 
Our tree was decked with paper and felt and a few Ikea ornaments that I've had for a few years. Tim called it our Valentines tree because it ended up having so many hearts and a lot of red. I can't help it if I've been drawn to the heart shape since birth. Blame my parents for naming me Charity. 

Felt Mistletoe. Copied from West Elm and a fraction of the cost. 

Felt Christmas trees. DIY from Barbara at I used piece of our real Douglas Fir for the bases. Tim cut and drilled them for me. 

It was definitely a handmade Christmas. I cross-stitched sibling gifts and one for my mom and Scott (mom, will you take a pic and send it to me? I forgot to snap one before I wrapped it up). 

And His & Hers stockings. I've never quilted before, so this was a little challenging. I really really wanted to do mine in a chevron pattern, so I found a tutorial and figured it out. The fabric is from Moda's Twelve Days of Christmas advent kit--I bought on eBay since it is impossible to find quilting fabric around here that isn't either outrageously priced or a minimum cut of 1 yard or both. No thank you. 

 I think I'm Christmas crafted out. I'm sure by next year come November I'll be ready to start all over again. 

1 comment:

The White Silk Purse (Dana) said...

So glad you're posting again!! I love your projects.

I really wanted to say, HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!

Much love.