Make DIY Glittery Acorn Christmas Ornaments

DIY Glittery Acorn Christmas Ornament Tutorial :: www.theMagicOnions.com

We have been making the cutest ornaments for our Christmas tree :: glittery acorns! What could be cuter than adding a touch of woodland whimsy to make your tree sparkle and shine.       This is what we used to make our cute acorn ornaments…   Materials : glitter – in lots of cute […]

Butterfly Christmas Ornaments

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  We love these rustic butterfly ornaments. They make our Christmas tree look so wonderfully whimsical. Here’s a DIY tutorial for you to make some for your tree too. Materials : natural vine balls (found in craft stores) feather butterflies (found in craft stores) hemp string (found in craft stores) a hot glue gun   […]

Adorable DIY Felt Flower Christmas Ornaments

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Everyone is going to want to make these ADORABLE felt flower ornaments! Aren’t they the sweetest?!   They look SO utterly adorable on my Christmas tree! You can see more photos of our Needle Felted Christmas tree here.)   Lucky you! I have a DIY tutorial to share with you today!   Big Tip :  […]

Needle Felted Christmas Ornaments : 7 Tutorials

7 Needle Feltd Christmas Ornament Tutorials : www.theMagicOnions.com

I love working with wool felt… especially for Christmas crafting. It’s warm and cozy and makes the most delightful Christmas ornaments. Here is a collection of my favorite felted ornament tutorials : 1. Needle Felted Heart Tutorial. 2. Felt Ball Christmas Tree. 3. Felt Pine Cone Ornament. 4. Colorful Felt Christmas Tree. 5. Cashmere and […]

8 Handmade Christmas Ornaments From Nature

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Over the years, we’ve made many beautiful Natural Christmas Ornaments. Crafting with my children is a lovely holiday tradition and seeing their excitement at having their own handmade ornaments on our tree is magical for me. Here’s a list of our favorites … 1. Beeswax dipped mini pine cone ornaments. 2. Pine cone gnome ornaments. […]

Handmade Christmas Ornaments :: Dried Oranges

The kids and I are loving making Christmas ornaments this year from simple everyday things. Today, pretty ornaments made from dried orange slices. When we dried our apples to make these ornaments, we also dried some gorgeously orange orange slices too. We hung them outside to dry for a few days. Our Southern California winter […]

Handmade Christmas Ornaments :: Dried Apples and Cinnamon

When I was 22, I spent a winter working in the delightful Austrian village called Kitzbuhel. I worked in a little family run pension. My job was to help prepare the food for breakfast and lunch for the hotel guests. In the afternoons, I was off, off to the ski slopes until well after the […]

How to make Playdough Christmas Ornaments

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On the day before Thanksgiving, when I had so much to get done for our massive FEAST  and my children desperately wanted to play with me too, we brought out the beloved playdough recipe. Together, we made such lovely colored playdough and then they played with it for hours and hours, making all sorts of […]

Glittered, Wax Dipped, Pinecone Christmas Ornaments

With Christmas coming, our crafting has gone into overdrive. We love finding goodies from nature and turning them into handmade Christmas gifts and ornaments. Four of our very favorite things all in one craft… beeswax, pine cones, glitter and Christmas. This weekend we made some wax-dipped and glittered pine cones to keep for our Christmas […]

Needle Felted Christmas Ornaments… Felted Acorns, Fairies and Gnomes.

I can’t believe it… this time last year, I hadn’t even heard of Etsy! It is totally amazing to me… Etsy is now such an enormous part of my life… I can hardly imagine what I did with my time before I knew of it’s existence. If you haven’t heard of Etsy either, visit etsy.com […]