Peanut Santa Ornament Tutorial

Peanut Santa

Add a little whimsey to your tree with these Peanut Santa Ornaments. I think they would look cute tied to a present as well.

Here are the super simple directions.

Supplies needed:

peanuts paint {red, flesh} cotton ball thread markers {red, black} glue


1. Paint the peanut red. Let dry.


2. Paint the face. Let dry.


3. Add cotton for beard.


4. Add eyes and nose.


Quilled Snowflake Ornament Tutorial

Quilled Snowflake

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I’m just having so much fun creating pretties for Christmas. Today, I’m going to show you how to make these quilled snowflake ornaments. Please leave a comment if you have any questions and send me pictures of your finished projects. I would love to see them!

Supplies needed:

8½” x 11″ white or light blue card stock ALEENES All Purpose Glue Rhinestones Paper Trimmer toothpick utility knife pencil ruler tape […]

Newspaper Origami Christmas Ornament Tutorial

Newspaper Ornaments Tutorial

Here’s the tutorial for the newspaper ornaments I entered in the Totally Green Contest. Voting is open until Nov. 30th at 8pm. I’d really appreciate your vote.

Please VOTE HERE. Thank you!!!

Supplies needed:

newspaper glue silver string beads 2″ circle hole punch glue stick (UHU is my favorite brand) wire hanger

1. Punch out 20 circles of newspaper. {Note- double-check the words on your circles for appropriateness :)}

2. Fold the circles in […]

Help Vote my Newspaper Ornaments to #1

Newspaper Ornaments

Thanks, everyone, for voting me into the Totally Green Contest Top 6! You guys are fantastic!!!

Now I need your vote one more time to get to #1. Voting ends Friday, Nov. 30th at 8pm.

Please VOTE HERE for my Newspaper Ornaments.

Thank you!!!


A Newspaper Ornament Tutorial will be posted early this week. So check back soon or sign up for email updates in the upper right hand column.

*UPDATE* Tutorial is […]

Please Vote for My Newspaper Ornaments

Newspaper Ornaments

OK. I’m so excited. My newspaper ornaments made it into the Totally Green Contest top 12.

Now I need your help to make it on to the top six. Would you please take a minute to vote for my ornaments? My ornaments are pictured as #11.

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!


Voting will be open until 8pm, November 25th.

How-To Tutorial Coming Soon!

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Newspaper Origami Christmas Ornaments

Newspaper Ornaments

I am so excited! I just entered the Totally Green Contest – Holiday Edition over at Totally Green Crafts. It’s my first time ever doing anything like this.

Here’s my entry.

Newspaper Origami Ornaments

I’ll let you know if I make it into the final 12. Fingers crossed!