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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Christmas Tree

Christmas will not be the same this year without our family, we will really miss them.  We did decide to put up a tree and I decided to decorate it with found or recycled items.

It is not large and has built in lights so I started with some shiny curling ribbon. 

This one and others are cut from a gift bag.
I glued a tube, cut it into 5/8 inch pieces and glued them into a flower.

The white heart is crochet thread stiffened with craft glue.

The seed pods are from a eucalyptus tree.  There are many kinds here. These are the largest pods I have seen.

This was handmade by Debbie.

The flower is made from an egg carton.

The owl is made from paint chip samples.

The tiny jar hold feathers from a Galah.

The star is origami.  It is made from a page of an old dictionary.  The pattern I found here.

This a wreath made form the stars.  I used paper from a nice magazine and silver beads from a yard sale.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Owl pillow

I always mean to do more posting, but have a hard time doing it.  I am going to try harder yet.  The owl pillow was made for my daughter who likes owls, it was made from an original drawing for my younger daughter.  It was quilted by hand with dense random quilting.  I went for a more rustic feel and was happy how it turned out.  I think my daughter liked it too.