Mercury Glass Bear Ornament

Mercury glass ornaments aren’t limited to glass bulbs. Just check out this mercury glass bear that Jill from Create.Craft.Love made by spray painting a plastic toy. This is such an awesome idea! With one can of spray paint and a few outgrown or thrifted toys, you could inexpensively adorn your tree with several silvery animals. […Read More]

Merry Christmas Sign Ornament

Holly from McCall Manor was shopping at Pottery Barn when she saw a Merry Christmas sign that she knew she could make herself. She took a wood board and simply painted the front with red chalk paint, used her Silhouette to make a stencil for the lettering, and finished it off with a twine hanger. […Read More]

Turn Gift Boxes into Shadowbox Ornaments

Like Amy from Atta Girl Says, you may find yourself with gift boxes with missing tops or mangled bottoms. How about repurposing them into these adorable Pottery Barn knock off shadowbox ornaments? I think it would be fun to gather the whole family together along with a table full of mini Christmas trees and figurines […Read More]

Handcrafted Ship Christmas Ornament

Each Christmas, Christina from All the Lovely Colors likes to come up with a special ornament to commemorate something that happened during the year. A couple of years ago Christina made a ship ornament to represent her husband’s five-month deployment on a hospital ship. Christina says that she had a lot of fun making the […Read More]

Paper Stocking Ornament with Fur Trim

A couple of years ago, Beth from Home Stories A to Z had a roll of birch bark wallpaper in hand ready for some Christmas crafting. When she saw Ballard’s stocking ornaments, she knew they’d be her first target. Beth simply cut out a stocking pattern from her paper, stitched the edge with her sewing […Read More]

Cardboard and Yarn Monogram Gift Tags

Have you started wrapping your Christmas gifts yet? Or are you still in the shopping stage? Anja from I Am Snow Fox shares the most darling way to personalize your gift wrap with these Anthropologie knock off monogram tags. These tags use two things you likely have around the house – cardboard and yarn. Then […Read More]

Christmas Carol Chalkboard Ornaments

My Silhouette machine is hands-down one of my favorite crafting tools, and these Pottery Barn knock off ornaments made by Stephanie at Pinafores and Pinwheels show why. Pottery Barn’s ornaments costs a whopping $40. Sure, they are six inches, but who has a tree that big anyway? Stephanie recreated the design using her Silhouette software, […Read More]

Branch Letter Ornament

It certainly hasn’t escaped the notice of Danie from [a few good things] that some of Anthropologie’s yummy eye candy is easily reproducible. In fact, she recreated one of their monogrammed ornaments using only two materials – sticks and yarn. While $8 may not seem too steep to actually purchase something from Anthropologie, I’ll take Danie’s […Read More]