Thanksgiving Archives - The Magic Onions

Velvet Material Pumpkins :: DIY Thanksgiving Crafting Tutorial

We’ve been making velvet pumpkins to get us into the Thanksgiving spirit. We add a few drops of On Guard essential oil to the rice inside and now our home smells so so so yummy! They are really very quick and easy to make, just a few simple steps…     You can also followIf you want to read more…click here

Velvet Pumpkins :: DIY Tutorial

I’ve admired velvet pumpkins for years. There is something so awesomely luxurious about them. I love velvet. It makes me remember my grandmother… or rather, her formal sitting room… the one children were forbidden (unless on vary rare special occasions) to enter. It had plush velvet couches that a child could draw on simply byIf you want to read more…click here

Thanksgiving at The Sunny House

Happy Thanksgiving! We had a wonderful celebration at the Sunny House with our nearest and dearest. Teddy and Kitty had fun decorating the table with felted acorns, felt leaves, pine cones, gold nests and golden deer. Kitty made delightful name cards by writing in gold pen on wood slices and Teddy made the acorns andIf you want to read more…click here

Nature Napkin Ring :: DIY Tutorial

  The kids and I have made napkin rings for our Thanksgiving table.     Our Thanksgiving table will be nature-inspired and these twig and oak napkin rings will look wonderful.   Home Is Where The Heart Is Home is where the heart is So let this heart beat strong May everyone who enters hereIf you want to read more…click here

Felt Leaf Garland :: DIY Tutorial

We are having Thanksgiving at The Sunny House this year. Of course, this is a GREAT excuse to get crafting.  We have the whole week off from school and have LOTS of projects on our list. We can tick off a felt leaf garland that we made today. Isn’t it awesome?! Of course, I knowIf you want to read more…click here

Felt Leaf Ornaments : Crafts for Thanksgiving

  Are you looking for a fun and easy crafting tutorial to make your Thanksgiving table look even more gorgeous this year? These felt leaf ornaments will do it! Here is a list of materials you’ll need :   I used my good old Sizzix to cut the leaves from autumn-colored wool felt.    If you want to read more…click here

A Thanksgiving Blessing and the Waldorf Tradition of Lantern Walk

I know I go on a bit about our Waldorf teachers but they never cease to amaze me. They are exceptional, beautiful people who bless our lives with their care and love. This Thanksgiving, like many others, I bow in gratitude to their presence in our family. We celebrated Thanksgiving in Teddy’s Kindergarten class withIf you want to read more…click here

Make a Dreamcatcher

We moved into the Sunny House at the end of July. It is a constant wonder to live in such a lovely home and I walk around my countrified palace in the city with a constant smile on my face. But, there has been one hitch to our eternal happiness… one little tiny thorn inIf you want to read more…click here

Thanksgiving Sale at Fairyfolk

Happy Thanksgiving to ALL! Thank you for all the blessings you have bestowed upon me and my family. We are eternally grateful for all we have. In celebration of the fantastic year Fairyfolk has had, we are having a Black Friday Sale! Everything in the shop is 10% off… everything, everything, everything :-) To redeemIf you want to read more…click here

Let’s make an Easy Banner

I hope you all had a super fun Halloween. We did… Kitty enjoyed being a ‘scary’ witch and Teddy loved being Puff the Magic Dragon. Lots of candy was collected and, yes, the Pumpkin Fairy did come in the night and whisk it all away. In its stead, she left Kitty a gorgeously warm furryIf you want to read more…click here

Let’s make a Harvest Corn Necklace.

Mexican corn has always fascinated me… the colors are just amazing!!! Where I’m from, we only got the yellow kind… we called it mealies. The word, surprisingly comes from Portuguese… oh, what a melting pot South Africa is. One thing is sure, we really do LOVE our mealies for dinner! One of Kitty’s friends lostIf you want to read more…click here

Make a Thanksgiving Walnut Candle.

Continuing with our Handmade Holidays, today we made sweet little walnut candles. They are enchanting little gifts from nature, made with walnut shells and beeswax. They will flicker warmly on our Thanksgiving table. We needed… walnuts (halved and shelled) and other pods a jar of beeswax candle wicks and scissors We used 3 walnut halves,If you want to read more…click here