Category Archives: Christmas Topiaries

Welcome to 2016, the best crafts of 2015, and thank you!

Happy, happy New Year! We have a beautiful, blue sky today and I couldn’t ask for a better start to the year. I’m not one for New Year resolutions, but I do like to take a look back at the … Continue reading

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DIY Christmas Decorations: Sparkling, Christmas Ornament Topiaries

December 1, already? How has Thanksgiving – and all those leftovers, already come and gone? Is your Christmas tree up? Are you ready for a few more, DIY Christmas decorations? I have a mantel decorating idea for you today that’s … Continue reading

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DIY easy holiday trees with gold accents (and don’t forget the giveaway!)

I’m wrapping up this week’s Festival of Trees with a sparkling trio of Golden, Mesh Ribbon Trees. If you’re on board with trendy touches of gold, you might like these golden, tabletop Christmas trees as much as I do. Ever … Continue reading

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A Christmas craft for kids: Chenille Swirl Christmas Tree

Chenille stems + kids = a fun and easy Christmas craft that kids can make. The kids will have a blast shaping wired and fuzzy chenille stems into coils, and then decorating their very own tree with the coils. Patty … Continue reading

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How to make easy, Needle-Felted Holiday Trees

The Festival of Trees continues today with these cozy and colorful, Needle-Felted, Tabletop Christmas Trees. If you’ve always wondered how to needle felt, these Felted Christmas Trees are an easy DIY. Starting with a shape of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam as … Continue reading

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DIY a trio of rustic, Shabby Chic Christmas Tree Cones

Are you a fan of burlap, twine, buttons, and other rustic or vintage accents? If you’re wondering how to add rustic touches to your Christmas decorating, then take a peek at these DIY, Shabby Chic Christmas Trees. Burlap? Check! Twine? Yep. Buttons? Of … Continue reading

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Craft a fabric Christmas tree with a zippy garland

I fell in love with Kathleen George’s Fabric & Zipper Christmas Tree, and decided to make one, too. I’m always looking for easy crafts, especially this time of year, so I took a shortcut or two when I made my … Continue reading

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DIY a White, Christmas Flower Cone (and a new giveaway)

Every year, I seek out tutorials for the most beautiful, tabletop Christmas topiary trees for the annual Festival of Trees. It’s my goal to find all different styles of Christmas cones, so that every reader will find the perfect Christmas … Continue reading

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Chill chaser craft idea: DIY a Cozy Sweater Cone

It snowed this past weekend – twice. Not a lot, but enough to make you reach for the gloves and turn on the furnace. In honor of that first snow, I’m featuring the first Christmas craft of the season – … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: DIY Scalloped Felt Christmas Cones

These easy, Scalloped Felt Christmas Cones will add a little whimsy to your Christmas décor. When is the last time you crafted with felt? Sometimes, I think felt is overlooked for newer, flashier products, but there’s a lot of creativity … Continue reading

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