DIY Christmas Projects

December 31, 2009 by
Filed under: Being Green, DIY, In the Kitchen..., Things That Make Me Happy 

I am supposed to be taking down our Christmas tree.  Instead here are a few of my Christmas projects:

1.  Gift tags from scrap paper

These tags were super easy.

These tags were super easy.

I made the blue ones from the inside of those envelopes that come with bills, I used a rubber stamp on the green one and both the green patterned one and the red pattered one I made from scraps of Martha Stewart craft paper from Wal-Mart.  The lace looking tag was made using a Martha Stewart lace punch.

2.  Ugly Christmas Ornaments

I really wanted these to be cute but ...

I really wanted these to be cute but ...

I made these at Dandy Doodles, which is one of those paint your own pottery places.  The heart ornament is our “first Christmas as a married couple” ornament.  June tried to eat hers.

3.  Fun Wrapping Paper

I enjoy wrapping presents.  I use too much tape sometimes.  I reuse ribbons and bows if they are pretty.

Engineering Plans (old plans from our recycle bin at work)

Engineering Plans (old plans from our recycle bin at work)

Maps I found at Dirt Cheap and leftover ribbon from my wedding

Maps I found at Dirt Cheap and leftover ribbon from my wedding

4.  Christmas Cookies

My niece Cadence loved these!

My niece Cadence loved these!

5. Ben’s Journal

I love having a journal so I thought Ben might like one too.

Sorry this looks yellow.

Sorry this looks yellow.

I added a 2010 calendar.

I added a 2010 calendar.

Don't judge me.

Don't judge me.

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by Selena Faye

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  1. Brittany Alderman
    on Sat, Jan 9th 2010 @ 9:57 pm

    Loved the wrapping paper and gift cards (that you made)! Yes, Cadence loved your holiday sugar cookies; Mr. Riley devoured (sp?) them as well! I had a great time with you & Ben on Christmas! Thanks for coming! 🙂

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