I spent most of the morning playing catch up and I’m finally done! For today anyway 🙂
The first one is just a little victorian style candy cone. I used glittery felt and ribbon. I’d like to do some really intricate ones one of these days because I always thought they looked beautiful on a tree, but I don’t have a lot of fabric at the moment. Well, I do, but I need to go through it because it’s all tossed together and I just didn’t have the energy to rifle through it today.
The second, third and fourth are just painted wooden ornaments. Our friend Jennifer that came to visit brought them for me and I thought they’d work well for my challenge since I did have to paint them. My favorite is the snowman because after I painted his body white I covered the still wet paint in glitter and then brushed it off. She brought two others as well but they were so pretty that I didn’t want to cover them up with paint.
The last one is a little fair isle stocking that’s knitted flat and then sewn up the side. I’d never done fair isle straight and it was a lot of fun. I had a great time changing the colors around and adding stripes to make it my own. You can get the pattern here.
I’m happy that I caught up with my challenge. I’m the type of person that can’t stand to make plans and then give up on them. I was feeling a little down that I was making such a big deal over it but I sucked it up and just did them and now I’m back on track. Now…what do I make tomorrow?