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Santa Bow will make you Smile!

Santa Bow is simple and fun to make. You can use it as a gift tag on a present. Since the cuffs are white card stock, you can write “To:” your favorite person on the left and “From:” their favorite crafter … you on the right cuff. It’s a present in itself. Maybe you will choose to use it as an ornament. It’s fun however you use it.

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We used two piece 1-1/2″ wide faux velvet ribbon. One is 14″ long and the other is 10″ long. Be sure to use a ribbon with some body to it or choose a wire edged ribbon. Otherwise you may need use a fabric stiffener.

You might think about a red ribbon with polka dots or how about buffalo plaid?

We used black, white and gold glitter card stock.

You could also use fabric. Here are some suggestions Black felt for the boots and inside of buckle. White faux fur for the cuffs. Glitter fun foam for the buckle.

We also used a piece of yarn and a glue stick.

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You can cut out the templates by hand or you can use a cutting machine such a Cricut to cut the shapes. Be sure to check out our Cricut page for tips and tutorials.

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Glistening Snowflake CD Ornament

Easy and Inexpensive DiY project

Glistening snowflakes make this ornament especially cool. Pun intended. Upcycling old compact discs is also very cool. You can use old dvds as well as cds. The snowflake theme extends the use of these ornaments well beyond Christmas for the whole winter long. The contrast makes the snowflakes really stand out.
They are quite elegant yet very simple to make. In fact, if you can color you can make these. You likely have everything on hand to make these and since recycled cds are the base, the ornaments cost practically nothing to make.
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Country Plaid Ornament Featuring a Glitzy Snowflake

Casual laid back country style meets sparkly and glitzy glamour in this fun Christmas tree ornament. Plaid is all the rage right now and gives that relaxed homey feel. Sophistication is added via shiny rhinestone crystals in the shape of a snowflake. The snowflake will twinkle as it catches and reflects light.
This ornament is wonderful well after Christmas as it can enhance your home décor all winter long. It is surprisingly simple and quick to make. It is also very addictive.

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Fabulous Faux Stained Glass Christmas Ornament

Love the look of stained glass? If you can color, you can make this ornament. Coloring between the lines is child’s play as the lines are raised making it pretty much fool proof. Yet you can fool your friends into thinking you spent tons of time on this super quick ornament. It won’t weigh down your tree branches as it is light as a feather.
Adding foil to the back will give it a different and equally fabulous look.
Foiled Faux Stained Glass
Foiled Faux Stained Glass
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Super Simple Shiny Stamped and Embossed Ornament

This super simple ornament is easy to make. It starts off with a purchased wood ornament. Stamp it with a sentiment and emboss it. It is really that simple. Be sure to watch the video for crafting tips.

You can choose to decorate just one side or make it double sided. Whether you decide to duplicate the design on each side or pick different designs for each side, it is totally up to you. This ornament makes a wonderful gift tag and is a gift in itself. What could be better than a handed crafted gift that keeps on giving every year! These ornaments are so quick and additive you will want and will have the time to make a bunch.

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Corky the Adorable Reindeer Ornament is crafted from recycled cork

Corky would love to join YOU for Christmas! This cute and simple reindeer ornament is created from a recycled bottle cork. It take only a few minutes to craft. Be sure to watch entire video for a technique variation.

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Make a Fun Frosty the Snowman Ornament without Batting an Eye

Frosty snowmen make such cool ornaments. Pun intended. Not only are they great for Christmas but these ornaments can stay up all winter long. Hopefully this snowman ornament will inspire you to get outside this winter and have a ball making some real snowmen. You can make this cute snowman ornament without batting an eye. His white color actually comes from a quilt batting scrap.

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Brighten Your Holidays with a Shining Stars Ornament

Bring a shining star into your life. It is perfect to brighten the darkest of winter nights. The winter solstice, which occurs around December 21st, is the longest night of the year. To see a bright shining star on a dark winter night gives hope of the coming spring time and more light. What better way to indicate the coming of the light of world in the birth of our savior? Celebrate the Christmas season with this sparkly star ornament which will shimmer and shine when lights from your Christmas tree hit it. A fireplace mantel or a window are other great places to hang this ornament.

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Santa’s Jolly Belly Ornament

Santa Claus is known for his jolly round belly. You can recreate the roundness and cheerful spirit in this easy and quick ornament. Our no paint method minimizes any mess. Kids can get in the act as the only skills needed are coloring and gluing. Adding a smile shape will accentuate the roundness of Kris Kringle’s belly. You will be smiling too as you watch the kids’ faces beam with pride and a sense of accomplishment.

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