Sunday, November 13, 2011

Oh That's Pinteresting... A Handmade Christmas

I am kicking of my week of A Handmade Christmas here on the blog today with some inspiring pins from Pinterest.

This week I am hoping to share at least one handmade Christmas idea with you every day. I will be posting a linky on Saturday also so you can link up any Handmade Christmas gifts or decorations you have made.

If you have been wanting to try your hand at making some handmade gifts or decorations but have no idea where to start here are just a few ideas you could try.

Source: via Amy on Pinterest

And here is one of my tutoruals for making a knotted fabric necklace. It is super easy and would make a great gift!

Or maybe even this cushion I made a few months back for a craft swap, it looks like a lot of work, but it really wasn't.

Source: via Amy on Pinterest

Are you making any handmade gifts or decorations this year? I would love to hear about them!

I am linking up with Tina today for Oh, That's  and 5 Minutes Just For Me. Pop on over and check out what everyone has been pinning!


  1. They look great! I love the necklace, I will be back to check out the tutorial. I have a few ideas for getting my craft on this year. So hopefully I'll be joining your linky next week.
    Great idea Amy

  2. Ooh, there's that lovely necklace of yours again! I really think I'll give it a go. We are also making salt dough Christmas tree decorations. Will paint them today!

  3. You have a lot of my Christms ideas there. I am trying to do mostly handmade christmas this year (not sure how my neices and nehews are going to feel about it).

    I have started on the gifts now to hopefully get them finished in time.

  4. Love the idea of the dessert in the jar - YUM!

  5. Love the necklace and I love the idea of doing gifts in jars. Thanks for linking up :)

  6. Love your necklace and i love those roses made from fabric...

    we will make lots of ornaments (salt dough ones and styrofoam balls with pins and sequins) and i am hoping to make a new advent calendar if only time would slow down and hold off Dec 1 a little longer.

  7. Just beautiful! You are very clever. xxx

  8. Wow just found your wonderful blog and following you also on twitter if you find a spare moment come over to my blog and follow love finding new friends. You have some lovely ideas here thanks for sharing them, I make photo christmas cards for family and friends for christmas just my little touch for them. So happy I found you.

    Always Wendy

  9. Ooh, pretty things :) I'm making a couple of charm square table runners for in-laws as presents... haven't worked on them in a while though!!

  10. You're making me want to be crafty. Or at least attempt :)

  11. I'm feeling so inspired! Love that necklace! Maybe a gift for me? Hehe! ;)

  12. I have just had a look at all of your handmade goodies and you have done so well! I really loved seeing the kids having fun making their decorations too. You are a good mummy!

    Thanks so very much for joining in with my weekly Pinning and Singing Pinterest Party. I'm thrilled you were able to join in. I know there are a lot of linkies out there so I am really grateful for your support!

    Have a wonderful week.

    Best wishes,

  13. I just saw your blog for the first time tonight through the pinterest challenge site. Love the gifts you made! My latest actual blog post was about all the Christmas gifts I made this year. I love it! So glad to see other ideas ... maybe I will get started on next year early ;)



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