Monthly Archives: December 2011

Paper Snowflake Stars

TheseĀ 3D snowflakes/stars look suprisingly nice for being made out of printer paper and leftover wrapping paper. And they’re really easy to make, too – just paper, tape, and staples. The one on the left is about 10″ wide and made … Continue reading

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Handmade Ornaments: wire letters

Another easy handmade ornament – this one from wire. I used a heavier wire to make the outline of the W, then wrapped the letter in a thin-gauge copper wire. Another loop of wire makes an easy hook for the … Continue reading

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Handmade Ornaments: pipe cleaners

A few nights ago, we pulled out a random assortment of craft supplies and I started thinking of ornaments to make. This guy started as a pipe cleaner twisted around a pen. I wasn’t quite sure what I was making … Continue reading

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Tis the season!

Our apartment is cheerily decked out in all its Christmas glory – the tree is trimmed (complete with hedgehogs, chicklets, and a goat skull), the nativity sets are up, and the Christmas music is blaring. This is the time of … Continue reading

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