December 18, 2010

Homemade Christmas Tree Ornaments

I was brought up as a hunter-and-gatherer, learning to make things with nature rather then running to the store to buy them. So my 2 sons and I collected a bunch of twigs in the park, tied them together with some colored elastic bands and added grosgrain ribbon and voila...great Christmas tree ornaments! My husband thinks I have gone voodoo crazy on him, but I think they are totally earthy and cool and a great activity to do with the kids (not to mention economical!)

6 comments:

  1. fanTasTick-true to your moniker-trail of inspiration. happy Christmas, it could be nothing short of magical with your true creative nature & spirit

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  2. I absolutely LOVE this idea. I am posting about it on my blog and as soon as our rain stops will send the boys out to gather sticks!

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  3. I LOVE these! I think I'll make some with driftwood. Thanks for the idea ; )

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  4. Thrifty and they are symbolic of the real meaning of Christmas.
    pve

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  5. Lulu,

    A great way to decorate the tree and a super experience with your sons!

    Joyeaux Noel!

    I have a new giveaway from My Sparrow, do come and enter!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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