How To: Rope Ornament

I’ve really enjoyed sewing the rope bowls with clothesline. However, I wanted to make a rope ornament this season using the same technique only using glue. These are so easy to make. Here are the supplies needed: styrofoam balls – any size hot glue gun cotton clothesline rope – 3 yards for 2.5 inch ornament…

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2015 Christmas Ornaments

On our first Christmas together back in 2005 Dave made me this ornament for my tree. It’s really special to me, and always has a prominent place on our tree. Since that time we’ve been making ornaments for each other. Dave blogged about our tradition here. Sometimes in the past it has been a surprise.…

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Our 2013 Christmas Ornaments

One of our traditions during the holidays is to make each other an ornament. Dave started this on our very first Christmas in 2005 when we were dating. I blogged about this tradition last year. This year I used my Silhouette Portrait to cut cardstock for my Christmas ornament. I then painted the white ones…

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Just a brief post to wish you all a Happy Valentine’s Day and show you the card I made for Dave. The card is made with my recently marbled material. The heart is made from toilet paper. Here is an old tutorial on it. The inside picture and text are printed on EQ Printables inkjet…

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Our Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Every Christmas we make each other ornaments. This all started back in 2005 – our first Christmas together. Dave blogs about this ornament and our tradition. I decided that I’d start to make us an ornament each year too. Before I show you the one I made for Dave, here is the one he made…

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Happy Holidays!

This year we broke with tradition and decided to buy our Christmas Cards. I found these cuties at Barnes and Noble and thought they said it all for this year’s festivities. I love traditions, but sometimes they need to be broken. In addition to not making cards, I didn’t make biscotti or any cookies this…

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