Lacy Candy Canes

Lacy Candy Canes - Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. Lacy Candy Canes make a lovely, elegant holiday decoration. They can be made with plastic candy canes as I’ve done here, or you can use real candy canes. Unfortunately, thought they’re very pretty, you can’t keep real candy canes as they melt and become sticky over time, but the plastic ones can […]

Tea Set Ornaments

Crafty Journal - Tea Set Ornaments

By Noreen Doll. When I saw this sweet teeny tea set in the Dollar Store I thought of what pretty tea set ornaments they would make. I love the delicate pink flower painted on each piece. It could be a fun way to preserve a tea set once loved by a little girl who no […]

Turn Baby Socks into Keepsakes

Crafty Journal - Baby Sock Christmas Ornament

By Noreen Doll. For a fun Christmas tree ornament, as well as a cherished keepsake, hang your little one’s first pair of socks on the tree. They make darling little Christmas stockings. Comparing that tiny sock with the current size of your offspring’s foot can be fun for the whole family – especially the owner […]

Snowflake Angel

Crafty Journal - Snowflake Angel

By Noreen Doll. A snowflake angel is quick and easy to make and would make a nice little gift to add to the top of a package to be used as an ornament. By adding a magnet to the back, you could make it into a magnet instead. I used wire edged ribbon for the […]

Mini Shrinky Ornaments

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by Noreen Doll. Mini shrinky ornaments are perfect for Advent Calendars, as well as the tips of branches on a Christmas tree. And they would be perfect for little girl’s jewelry, key chains, backpack or cell phone dangles, or zipper pulls. More ideas for using them are hair barrettes and package decoratiions. And these mini […]

Easy Paperclip Angel Ornament

Crafty Journal - Paperclip Angel

By Noreen Doll. This easy paperclip angel ornament is so quick to make, you can make a dozen or two in an hour. It makes a perfect small gift for teachers, co-workers, neighbors, and others to whom you would like to give a little something. You can find butterfly paperclips at Walmart or an office […]

Santa Bell Ornament

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By Noreen Doll. Use red bells to make a quick and easy Santa bell ornament. I found the bells on clearance after Christmas last year. This year I have seen them for $6.99 for 6 bells. Use a 40% off coupon. I found the idea for the Santa ornament here, but changed it a little. […]

Snowman Ornaments

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Every Christmas tree needs some snowman ornaments hanging on it. And snowmen are fun to use to decorate other places, too. Use a cluster of snowman ornaments for a holiday or winter centerpiece. Or put a grouping on your fireplace mantel or a side table. Try some of these unique ideas to make snowmen you […]

Christmas Tree Decorations

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One great thing about making your own Christmas tree decorations is that they are unique and one of a kind. The quality of these homemade Christmas ornaments will often be better than what you can find in a store. Handmade Christmas ornament crafts make wonderful gifts. They are a great idea for a wedding gift […]

Papercraft Christmas Ornaments

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Papercrafts are very popular now and papercraft Christmas ornaments are usually easy to make. Because Christmas ornaments are so small, you can frequently use up paper scraps when making them. So dig out your paper scraps and try a few of these fun papercraft Christmas ornaments. Scraps of your sturdier Christmas wrapping paper would work […]

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