Christmas ornaments Archives - The Magic Onions

Felt Gumdrop Ornaments :: DIY Tutorial

  We are having so much fun in The Sunny House with our Christmas crafting. Each day, when the kids come home from school, we set about making new ornaments for our Christmas tree. We choose fun and easy projects that aren’t too involved and Kitty and Teddy are loving this new tradition we’ve started.If you want to read more…click here

Felted Acorn Ornaments :: DIY Tutorial

If you know me, you know I’m partial to felted acorns. In fact, I can thank felted acorns for giving birth to my entire business. Felted acorns were the very first handmade goodies I offered for sale in The Magic Onions Shop. This was long ago, folks, long before EVERYONE on Etsy started making feltedIf you want to read more…click here

A Christmas Craft Faire for Needle Felted Ornaments

I loooooooooove doing craft fairs. We have such fun setting up the booth. Kitty and Teddy and My Good man are invaluable. He is a super-star at lugging all the heavy tables and tents and the kids help to set everything up so magically with their special touch. It’s definitely a family affair.    If you want to read more…click here

Adorable DIY Felt Flower Christmas Ornaments

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 : If you want to read more…click here

Needle Felted Christmas Ornaments : 7 Tutorials

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 andIf you want to read more…click here

8 Magical Christmas Crafts

So many beautiful family memories are made as we craft together. Here are 8 of our most magical Christmas crafts : 1. Glittery Christmas Snow Globe 2. Toadstool Christmas Ornaments 3. Glittery Beeswax Pine Cones 4. Felt and Pine Cone Gnome Ornament 5. Playdough Christmas Ornaments 6. Waldorf Christmas Paper Stars 7. Winter Wonderland TerrariumIf you want to read more…click here

8 Handmade Christmas Ornaments From Nature

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.If you want to read more…click here

Pine Cone and Felt Gnome Christmas Ornament

There is a special kind of magic that radiates from a handmade felt Christmas Ornament… it is like the effort and love that went into making it is shining forth from it’s own heart. Making ornaments has become a Christmas tradition in our home and I treasure the time I spend with my children asIf you want to read more…click here

Make A Handmade Nativity Set :: Baby Jesus

Teddy and Kitty found a little slip of paper in their advent calendar this morning that read, ‘Let’s make Baby Jesus!‘ They also found a walnut shell, some burlap and a little wooden round. Oooooo!! They were so excited to get started … look at the sweet little Baby Jesus they made together… Here areIf you want to read more…click here

Handmade Christmas Gifts : God’s Eyes

I know I am not alone in thinking that handmade gifts are by far the best. All gifts are nice when they are given with love, of course, but to be honest, I’d rather receive a roughly sewn ‘kitchen towel’ with a red potato stamped heart on it (clearly made by a 7 year old)If you want to read more…click here

Folded Paper Christmas Origami Stars

We spent the first day of our Christmas holidays making and hanging our folded paper Christmas origami stars. I love this Waldorf craftThis year we used the Waldorf watercolor paintings that Kitty brought home from school. They are a gorgeous mix of warm colors… yellows, oranges and reds. Perfect for Christmas.  And, we made aIf you want to read more…click here

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 winterIf you want to read more…click here

How to make Playdough Christmas Ornaments

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 ofIf you want to read more…click here

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 ChristmasIf you want to read more…click here

How to Make a Pine Cone Garland

We had a cold front come to visit from Alaska this weekend. She shed her white cloak of snow all over our mountains and her frozen breath still sits heavy in our Southern Californian air. It’s so cold we’ve had to turn on our central heating in our home which is a drastic step forIf you want to read more…click here

New in the Shop.

There have been a lot of toadstools springing up all over Fairyfolk for the holiday season…  Toadstool Terrarium Necklace Driftwood Toadstools Needle Felted Toadstool Ornament Kit Toadstool Christmas Tree Ornaments Felted Toadstool Terrarium Visit Fairyfolk to see more toadstool love. Blessings and magic,  Donni

New in the Shop.

 I have made some new Christmas Ornaments for Fairyfolk… Rainbow Christmas Gifts Needle Felted Peas in a Pod Woodland Owls Pastel Toadstools Visit Fairyfolk to see more Needle Felted Christmas Ornaments. Blessings and magic,  Donni