Red and Silver Ornament Christmas Garland

Here’s another Christmas in July project to bring a little winter respite after a scorching hot summer day! Susan from Between Naps on the Porch created some gorgeous ornament bedazzled garland to wrap around the columns outside her house. She started with pre-lit outdoor garland and attached plastic ornaments with green-coated wire. If you don’t […Read More]

Bird and Music Decoupage Ornament

It’s time to put a wrap on Christmas in July. Hopefully, you’ve gleaned a little inspiration these past few days and the motivation to get an early start on holiday projects before the bustle of the season. Brandy from Cappuccino and Cobwebs created a simple ornament featuring a sweet birdie backed with sheet music. In […Read More]

Felt Poinsettia Pillow with Bells

Today I get to showcase another seasonal pillow that utilizes felt and requires minimal sewing skills. Tristin from Two Girls Being Crafty.  created a festive poinsettia pillow complete with felt petals, hand stitching, and a jingle bell center. I always love the visual interest added by taking the time to do the hand stitching. You’d […Read More]

Felt Circles Embellished Pillow

Amy from Diary of a Quilter created this Christmas throw pillow that is covered with felt circles of varying sizes. The added detail of the hand stitching on some of the circles is what really makes this pillow for me. If you’re not much of a seamstress, you’ll be happy to know that Amy actually […Read More]

Branches and Cups Hanging Advent

Opening the little doors on our advent calendar was always so exciting when I was a kid. (And there wasn’t even any candy inside. Imagine that!) Macey from Olivia Renn created a unique suspended advent from apple tree branches and spray painted plastic cups. The plastic cups were pure genius. They are about as thrifty […Read More]

‘Noel’ Christmas Word Art

Sarah from Life Sweet Life shared a simple knockoff last Christmas that cost her only $4 to make (compared to the $149 catalog version). Sarah bought wood letters from a craft store, gave them a coat of spray paint, and arranged them to spell NOEL. She used a bit of hot glue to hold them […Read More]

Felt Christmas Tree Advent Calendar

Lauren from Hamm Family Adventures devoted a whole lotta hours last Christmas to creating a wall-sized advent calendar out of felt. Lauren’s advent is completely hand stitched, from the detailed Christmas scenes on each pocket to the edges of the tree itself. She was fortunate to have a friend who embroidered the numbers and Lauren’s […Read More]

Jingle Bell Vase Filler and Grosgrain Mat Frames

Jessica from Mad In Crafts created a Pottery Barn inspired Christmas vignette on a dollar store budget. Her tabletop décor included candle holders filled with some jingle bells and frames with red grosgrain ribbon glued inside to give the appearance of matting. Jessica’s holiday vignette cost her only a few bucks to pull together. The […Read More]