It’s never too early to start holiday crafting.  The festive season just seems to sneak right up on us.

Having homemade decoration or gifts or gift wrapping makes it all the more special.


I did the Christmas 5 series in 2016 combining ideas from previous years.




fabric trees     button trees     bird feeder ornaments

 snowflaketree1a          beaded Christmas ornaments from

crochet snowflakes    snowflakes    beaded ornaments

making a button wreath at

button wreath

nutty snowman2a     all nuts1

nutty snowman     nutty family

a tuckered out reindeer from    reindeer bead3a

tuckered out reindeer     reindeer pin

Pep and Salty the shaker people from

the shaker people



      greenery pot2   skates greenery1b

hoe, hoe, hoe   pinecone wreath   greenery   greenery skates

wire wreath5a   

wire wreath  candle centerpiece

beaded Christmas ornaments from

beaded ornaments


   envelope7a  twigtree7a

Christmas tea   festive envelopes   twig trees

making festive teabags at

festive teabags and tea charms

It’s magic

   magic reindeer food04b

Santa’s magic key    magic reindeer food

making a snowman hat at

snowman hat

cork cozy from

wine bottle hats

Gift Giving

towels01   hanger05b  scarfholderaaa

pot holder towels   covered coat hangers  scarf holders

stitchmarkers   scrubbies1a

stitch markers   scrubbies


Christmas poems

St. Nicholas Day

The Night Before Christmas Gardening Style

Merry ‘Knit’mas and a ‘Hook’y New Year

12 Birding Days of Christmas

12 Flowers for Christmas