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Simple & Easy DIY Sequined Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids & Adults

How to make DIY sequin and pin styrofoam ball Christmas tree ornaments for kids and adults - These simple & easy handmade ornaments make a pretty addition to any homemade Xmas tree. Awesome, fun craft for children, tweens, and teens. Picture shows stripes, but ideas for other decorations and patterns with loose sequins and lots of bling.

We have on different occasions made lots of different projects with loose sequins, the most memorable being this sequined snowflake Grace and I made when she was 3 1/2. It was not especially pleasing to the eye, but she was proud of it, and we hung it on the Christmas tree until she peeled all the sequins off. Now that Grace is 11, we make more grown up ornaments that are more pleasing to the eye. This is one that I would be happy to hang, and not just because my child made it but because it actually looks nice. … Read more

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Simple & Easy Christmas String Art Ornaments for Kids & Adults

Simple & easy Christmas string art for beginners - These pretty designs are made on wood slices using embroidery floss or string and make a perfectly sized Christmas ornament for the Xmas tree. Includes free printable templates and patterns for a star, angel, light, tree, snowflake, and more. Great for children, tweens, teens, and adults.

Christmas String Art for Beginners A couple of months ago, I shared my foibles at learning string art. There are lots of good tips for beginners in that post, so check it out especially if you’re new to the craft. Now that I’ve figured out string art (mostly), I am really into creating little projects, and I decided to do these simple and easy Christmas ornaments with my tween Girl Scout troop. We haven’t done them yet, but I did help both 11-year-old Grace and almost 8-year-old Allie each to make one, and they were both successful, so I have … Read more

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Unicorn Ornament – DIY Christmas Tree Ornament Craft for Kids

How to make a DIY Unicorn Christmas tree ornament for kids - Even adults will enjoy this cute little craft which is made with glitter, an ordinary glass or plastic clear Christmas ball, pipe cleaners, some jewels, and craft foam. Illustrated tutorial. Handmade holiday decorations.

I think I have written about this before, but Grace is obsessed with unicorns. She had a unicorn birthday party this year, and about 3/4 of her clothing has at least one unicorn on it. She is even getting unicorn leggings and a Pusheen unicorn for Christmas. I have seen this super cute unicorn DIY ornaments all over Pinterest this year, and I knew we had to try them. All of the ones I’ve seen have glitter inside and a horn made of clay and ears, but Grace wanted to change ours up a bit. I reached out to my … Read more

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Felt Cat Ornament – DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids (Free Printable Pattern)

I love Christmas crafts. Actually, I love all crafts and pretty much everything Christmas, but Christmas crafts have a special place in my heart. Speaking of Christmas crafts, have you taken a look at my huge list of kid-made Christmas ornaments? They range from little kid projects to big kid projects, so you’ll definitely want to take a look. I also have a very deep love for cats, so this little Christmas tree ornament came together very naturally. I made this ornament in two different ways. First, I made one that is 100% hot glued. You could really use any … Read more

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Baby Jesus Ornament Craft

We were browsing on Oriental Trading for craft projects for our church to do, and Allie saw these little baby Jesus ornaments. I want to make that, Mom! she said. I asked why. I sort of thought it was ugly. Because it’s baby Jesus! We could hang him on our Christmas tree and see him for the whole season! It’s hard to argue with seeing baby Jesus all season. I suppose I could’ve said no, but I had other crafts planned for December, and I knew these would fit right in. Materials I love craft kits from Oriental Trading. We buy … Read more

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How to Make 3D Paper Poinsettias

How to make 3D Paper Poinsettias

My kids say I’m neglecting them in favor of my new Silhouette CAMEO, which is absolutely not true at all. I totally involve them in almost all my crafty projects. And also, this is not going to become a Silhouette projects blog. I’m just excited about my new toy, so I want to share some of the things I have done. I love this poinsettia so much (I knew I would as soon as I saw the file for it on the Silhouette store.), and it came out perfectly the very first time I made it. I think you could … Read more

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