I was inspired by this post from Adorn magazine’s blog to take stock in the ornaments I have made in the past couple years, and to decide which ones I have time for this year. Of course, I want to make ten of ALL of them. My first and foremost deadline is for the Holiday Ornament Swap 2007, which is due December 15. I haven’t been able to begin many projects until the last class of my semester, which was last Tuesday, Dec. 4 – yippee!
Rustic Felt Ornaments from Rustic Winter by Marilyn Gash and Indygo Junction
I ordered the wool and thread for these gorgeous stars, which I absolutely adore! Molly’s Wool Felt Stars from The Purl Bee
Wool felt mittens from disdressed blog
I have made many of these over the years for other ornament exchanges and gifts for my family. Knitted sweater from Last Minute Knitted Gifts
Knitted stocking from Last Minute Knitted Gifts
Knitted mittens from (Creative Knitting November 2004 issue)
Wool Felt Snowmen from Liberty Rose
Here are some of my own ideas:
Folk Art Soft birds – in progress
Felt gingerbread men (cookie cutter shape, tan felt, brown embroidery thread, black embroidery thread, tiny red heart buttons)
Felt cardinal (cookie cutter shape, red felt, yellow felt, red embroidery thread, black embroider thread)
Think I’ll enough time to do everything? Probably not, but that’s part of the fun. I hope you are finding ways to be creative during the holiday season!
One thought on “My Holiday Ornament Plans”
so much crafty christmas goodness here. wow. i am still in the making garland phase…next year i am going to move on to ornaments. you inspire me with all of these!!!