Monday, December 10, 2012

[make] Ornament Swag

Who else enjoys holiday seasons for the crafty projects? I do, I do!

On Pinterest, I found Upside Down Grace and Madeline's ornament garland. It was adorable and oh-so simple to do.

You will need:
long-enough-for-your-project ribbon (the plainer, the better: your ornaments won't get stuck!)
ornaments; I used 100 shatterproof ornaments

I found a package of 50 ornaments from Walmart that had reds/greens/golds, which is what my color scheme for Christmas is, so I purchased two to make a swag of 100 ornaments. It turned out so cute! My friend Bonnie came over and we had a wonderful time of catching up and crafting!

String your first ornament onto your ribbon and tie a knot. Continue to string on ornaments and they will start to fall/lay the way they look on the swag. When you are satisfied with the length, tie a knot at the last ornament as well. Easy! Go to Madeline's blog for more step-by-step photos. Thanks for the inspiration!

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Happy Monday! I'm home sick with tonsillitis and a bad cough today. I've had a fever off/on all weekend as well. I've been prescribed some medications, so because of this, I had to cancel my wisdom teeth appointment for this Thursday. Wahoo! Haha, it's rescheduled for January, but at least I won't have to dread this entire week/weekend! I have a few more weeks before I have to start stressing out again. 

"Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you." 2 Thessalonians 3:16

9 comments :

  1. Oh Chrissy, I LOVE it!! It looks so beautiful draped over the mirror. I definitely want to make one...sadly it will have to wait until next year :(. Pinning this though for future reference!

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  2. i am obsessed with this! omg, it turned out so amazing! absolutely LOVE!

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    1. Agreed in full Faith.

      What a beautiful and amazing place you made in here. Hope I can make one for my condominium in Philippines. :)

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  3. That is just gorgeous!!1 I really want to make something like this:) Thanks for inspiring me!

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  4. i love it! and I hope you feel better soon! I saw that huge pill you have to take and I don't get it either - when i used to have tonsils I got strep throat all the time and my tonsils would touch each other and they'd want me to swallow pills!

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  5. It came so great! You are the greatest at crafts!!

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  6. what a cute idea! i love how it looks. i hope you feel better soon!

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