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KinderstampO's Christmas Hop

Welcome...need some DIY Handcrafted Ornament idea's?  Well, I do have a few on my blog for you.  OK get ready for LOTS of idea's on here.  I have started with a Tim Holtz Tag and I am finishing a TH Tag.  These I made last week for this hop.  The rest I made 13 years ago for my Christmas Tree and they still go on my tree today.

You should be arriving from Celine's Blog.  If you are just getting started then you'll want to start at KinderstampO's Blog.  I will try to keep it low on the chat since there are a lot of photo's!

Here is my TH Tag.  I particpated in the this years (my first) 12 Tags of Christmas.  I made this tag #10 for my mom with phot's of her parents.  My Grandafather passed away a year ago December 19th.  This tag she will put on her tree as I have done on mine.  To chech out this tag in more detail click HERE to see how I made it.

I added WISH using Scrable pieces, then used MS Glitter Glue as icicles.

Here I recreated ornaments using photo's of my Grandparents on their wedding day and my grandfather on his fish boat.  Very cool to use old photo's!

My grands on their wedding day!

OK here I have a selection of ornaments I made one year when my kids were teeny tiny!  I used plywood and my jigsaw to cut all these wooden ornaments.  I then painted them all and to this day they hang on my tree!

Cinnamon and glue arnament, painted and tied with a bow.

I layered this mitt and added a wooden button.

Stocking with Heart

I also tried some modeling clay.


Christmas Tree

This Santa I painted has always been my favorite!

I also made a mantle piece to match my tree ornaments.

My tree is full of handcrafted ornaments I made and my kids.  It is also full of ornaments that were gifts and now my new 12 Tags of Christmas. 

Here is my 2nd Tag I made for this Hop.  This one is Tag 9.

Again using the Scrabble pieces and a gear embossed and distressed.  The tag is stamped, embossed and distressed.

I hope you made it all the way down here to see all the ornaments.  I have made many of them over the years.  Thanks for hopping by you're now ready to head over to Pam's blog.
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  1. Wow you are a jack of all trades when it comes to ornaments. I love them all, especially the T!m inspired tags. Nice job. TFS

  2. Its my 1st year of making my own 4 the tree and cant wait till mine looks as full as yours hun,,,love the Tag's i have a soft spot 4 Tag's

    thank you 4 takeing the time to share xx

    sandy xx :)

  3. Very nice job ! I love you tags
    Thanks for sharing

  4. Your tags are so pretty! I love how you used old photos very cool idea! TFS! Hugs, Leanne
    tobusyscrapping at bellsouth dot net

  5. All the ornaments are awesome! I love the tag with the cool!

  6. great projects, Wow, you were busy!! Love the clay reindeer ornament!

  7. these are all so beautiful. love the wish tag.. it is just outstanding!!

  8. Very cute ornaments and of course I love the tags, need to get mine completed. TFS

  9. beautiful tags and ornaments Nichole! I love your little santa too! :)
    leslierahye @ nctv dot com

  10. Beautiful and festive. Thanks for the inspiration

  11. Your tags are fantastic. I love how you incorporated pictures of your Grandparents into the tag. Your Mother will love it.

  12. love love love TFS!!!


  13. Love your ornaments Nicole. So nice to see how long your have been cratfy!


  14. I like your idea of using vintage photos. Fun.

  15. This is fabulous! Working like a little elf aren't ya! TFS Happy Holidays!

  16. Your work is always so beautiful. When my babies were little I had a tree full of handmade wooden and hand-sewn felt ornaments. Now my grandchildren are enjoying them!
    Wishing you and yours a very Magical Christmas!

  17. great ornaments and tags. Love them all. I hope you have a wonderful weekend.


  18. very nice and love your tree Happy holiday

  19. Very nice ornements. You're very creative. Thanks for sharing, Johanne L.

  20. I'm gonna have to get some scrable tiles...or have a few missing from my game at home...hmmmmmm. Super fine ornaments...tfs
    kimbob27 at hotmail dot com

  21. I love how you decorated your tree.

  22. OK I am soooo casing that idea on the tiles!! This was my favorite tag!! Very cool!

  23. Great job on your tags. I also enjoy old ornaments the kids have made especially with their picture. My favorite is my daughter as an angel with her picture as the face.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

  24. Lovely and creative ideas :)

    Safiyaaj at gmail dot com

  25. love the fun old ornaments, but your tags steal the show! the snow on your scrabble tiles looks fab!

  26. absolute beautiful!! I love handmade crafts!!

  27. Super cute decs sweetie you are so creative...I love the old photo tag too! ;)hugs x

  28. LOVE your tags and thanks so much for sharing your handmade ornaments. Love your tree!

  29. Love your takes on T!m's tags! Also, your vintage handmade ornaments are adorable - I'm sure they bring happy memories each year. TFS! Thanks for the chance to win, too.

  30. I really love your ornaments, I love the use of the scrabble pieces with the glitter. Thanks for sharing.

    cburki1111 at gmail dot com

  31. Your tag with your grandparents photos on it is stunning.
    So precious and a treasure.
    Love your style.


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