A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Does your gift list have you stumped? Can never figure out what to make for Great Aunt Felma?  Each day through December 24, we are featuring a fabulous gift tutorial!  Check out the 2017 Handmade Holiday Gift Guide for (free!) recipes, patterns and more.
Total Members: 314,851
Currently Running With Scissors:
290 Guests and 13 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: christmas decor for the not so handy  (Read 1285 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
1+
 
made4music
Offline Offline

Posts: 217
Joined: 05-Nov-2004

Music is bliss :]


View Profile
« on: November 28, 2004 09:21:25 AM »

i always like making christams decorations and stuff but they're all really stupid thing.  this year i want to make sosmething that's actually worth makeing. Ideas anyone?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
zephren
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2004 10:18:46 AM »

I love the snowflakes in the new martha stuart kids mag. They ironed the paper flat after they were finished and made them into ornaments. They look great. I also love the wreaths made of ice, but that will only work if you live somewhere cold. I live in North TX, and although we see freezing temps about once a week, that isnt enough to sustain an ice wreath.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
yardenxanthe
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2004 10:23:16 AM »

Zephren, I agree, I also love those ice ornaments and wreaths!  Totally fun!  I live in Houston, and we never have ice, so if I wanted to make that kind of stuff, I would just make it in my freezer and hang it on my tree outside and let it melt. 

I also used another idea from MS Kids last weekend to AWESOME result.  The mag had round cut-outs of christmas cards sewn together in a garland, but I used felt pieces (rectangles, or whatever shape came out), bits of ribbon, and bright colored paper  and sewed them together on my sewing machine.  It was GREAT.

I will probably post another thread and a photo tute for the garland.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

made4music
Offline Offline

Posts: 217
Joined: 05-Nov-2004

Music is bliss :]


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2004 10:28:01 AM »

Zephren, I agree, I also love those ice ornaments and wreaths!  Totally fun!  I live in Houston, and we never have ice, so if I wanted to make that kind of stuff, I would just make it in my freezer and hang it on my tree outside and let it melt. 

I also used another idea from MS Kids last weekend to AWESOME result.  The mag had round cut-outs of christmas cards sewn together in a garland, but I used felt pieces (rectangles, or whatever shape came out), bits of ribbon, and bright colored paper  and sewed them together on my sewing machine.  It was GREAT.

I will probably post another thread and a photo tute for the garland.

garland tute asap please!!  i have tons of old cards that i don't know what to do with. i knew they'd come in handy someday
THIS ROCKS   Logged
yardenxanthe
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2004 12:54:52 PM »

Your wish is my command.

Tute for Garland.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Molasses Candy
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Elf on a Shelf Tutu
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Recycled Sweater Quilt



Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.