Wednesday, December 21, 2011

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11 Homemade Ornaments


Since this was the first year the boyfriend and I had our own tree, there was lots of ornament making around here. I've already shared a couple I've made, but here are a few more I've made... (and I made all of them very quickly and with supplies I already had)!

Poinsettia felt flower ornament - I made this using the template from Kaboose that I found here. (And the free template is still up so you can get your own!)

Candy Cane felt ornament (sewed up with embroidery floss) - I made this using the free template/pattern from Bugs and Fishes here. I like all the floss and I had the ombre kind - the dark to light red one here - and so I made all my stitches obvious and on the front. 

It's all purple and orange around here! I made this one (and the next two felt ones - the blue and the pink) using the free templates from Bugs and Fishes here. I like her versions better, but I was going for quick and easy and I think mine are still fairly pretty! 



I put some Mod Podge on this one and then covered it in glitter! (It's the same blank glass ornament underneath that I used to make these red ornaments.)

I put Mod Podge on this one and added the white and clear glitter... I probably should have kept adding, but again, I was impatient... 

I finally finished the sequin ornaments with the puppy names on them - this is Bella's!

And this is the rest of the ornament/the other side of it.

And this is Max's ornament - the "A" and "X" anyways!

Hope you enjoyed the little tour of handmade ornaments I made recently... hopefully I'll get more patience and make more ornate ornaments for next year's tree!

11 comments:

  1. Love that sequinned monogrammed one!Cool! I am head over heels in love with felt too...I'll have to see if I can squeeze one of those in this week!!!! Your so creative!!!

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  2. Hi, Mel

    I just love your ornaments. They are super cute. Merry Christmas.

    Vanessa

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  3. LOVE all your ornies!! Happy happy holidays to one of my fave bloggy princesses! Love Laurie

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  4. Girl your craftiness never stops impressing me! I sure do wish we lived closer so we could have craft nights

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  5. again, lots of inspiration - found you via sasse life & joined up - happy blogging!

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  6. I like the sparkle bulb and the blue felt ornament the best! Great job.

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  7. They look fabulous! I couldn't imagine how long it took you to finish the sequin ornament! Goodness!

    Thanks for linking these up as well.

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  8. Oh Mel, these are so great!! I am going to show the kids and see if they want to make them today! You always amaze me!! HUGS~
    Jenni

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  9. OH, I almost forgot...ROCK CHALK (that is for your sista)! HEE HEE!! Happy Holidays, my friend!

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  10. Thanks for the link to this - it's always awesome to see what people make with my templates / tutorials! Have a great Christmas, Lupin x

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