Christmas

DIY Aluminum Star Christmas Ornaments

DIY Star Christmas Ornament

If you have a few aluminum pie pans left over after Thanksgiving for recycling, here is a simple DIY aluminum star Christmas ornament to make with them. What you’ll need: scissors a couple of empty aluminum pie tins thick needle embroidery thread (red or green) a small phillips screwdriver hammer (optional) First, cut off the bottom of the pan from the sides. This will leave you with a flat, circle of aluminum. Using a pencil, draw a star on it.…

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Handpainted Raven Christmas Ornaments for sale

Each year Tumalo Art Co. gallery in Bend, Oregon puts out their anticipated trees full of original, fine-art ornaments for sale. Many are hand-painted originals made by the gallery’s artists! I’ve made a few handpainted raven Christmas ornaments and sent them up to the gallery. These are snowy ravens on ceramic snowflake and star shapes and tied with a festive red ribbon. I wrote Merry Christmas and dated and signed them on the back with silver ink. If you would…

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Christmas Greetings and Salutations to You from Lindy and Greg

I just want to wish everyone Happy Holidays and I hope you have a very Merry Christmas. Greg and I are spending Christmas with family who are here in the area. We’re looking forward to visiting with them and being wrapped in the warmth of their company and enjoying our family celebrations. We also want to extend our gratitude and love to all of our friends and family, and folks who have supported my art and my online friends who comment…

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Our Christmas Tree and Ornaments

Yesterday was the perfect day for getting our Christmas tree. It was the first time we’ve had a pine for our tree. And we didn’t have to go far as it was on our property. Gotta love that. Our dogs love the snow and so do I! They posed sweetly for a photo with me. This is Belle with Cody showing off the snowballs she got from playing in the snow. We waited till dark to decorate the tree. The…

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Christmas Tree Expedition

On Sunday we went on an excursion to get our Christmas Tree. We packed our lunch with yummy tuna salad sandwiches, some easy to peel satsumas and hot spicy chai tea. We got our snow gear together and loaded the doggies and off we went. Happy the 4 wheel drive got fixed on the truck cause it was pretty snowy where we were headed. First stop, the Vistor’s Bureau located down at the Old Mill District to pick up a…

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