I’d be lying if I told you that, years down the road, I still loved every project I made.
It’s just the truth, some stand the test of time better than others.
In putting out my decorations this year, I reflected on those ‘creations’ that I still love pulling out year after year.
In no particular order,
Here are my favorite Christmas projects…
- OK…I might have lied a little about the no particular order because this Santa’s Sweet Shoppe window might truly be one of my all-time favorite projects. It was something that was a spur-of-the-moment decision and really quite easy to make. This is its sixth Christmas, and hanging it in my kitchen just flat out makes me happy.
- Are you a knitter? These Christmas stockings are such a quick and easy project!
- Making these cinnamon gift tags and using Gingerbread Men as my ‘theme’ made for a delightfully sweet Christmas.
- We have long had the tradition of gifting ornaments at our Christmas Eve dinner. My mom started it years ago, and now I have picked up the mantle of finding ornaments that fit each person’s personality. When my kiddos decorate their own Christmas tree, in the not-too-distant future, they will have a stash of ornaments they have been gifted for many years to start their ornament collection. These little ornament gift bags are used yearly and grace our Christmas Eve table.
- My Gift Wrapping Cart is WAY UP THERE in terms of favorite projects. The organization of my gift wrap supplies had long been an albatross around my neck, and this cart has really helped corral and keep everything in place.
- Our hiking trip through Austria inspired this wool felt garland…it seemed that wool felt was everywhere! This garland continues to grace our mantle every year and brings back memories of that fun family trip.
- And last, but surely not least, is the painting I did of Santa. He was another, last minute, a spur-of-the-moment project that drives Terry a wee bit crazy but which he now loves as much as I do. I have had so many queries about him that I made copies available on Society 6.
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Thanks again for spending a few minutes of your busy day with me today.
If you are looking for even more holiday decorating ideas, check out this Christmas tour of my home for many ideas!
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