Sunday, December 7, 2014

Yarn Crafts for Christmas

I wanted a different wreath for my front door this year.  I wanted it to be bright and whimsical and different from what I usually have.  While wandering around Michael's trying to figure out what I was going to do, the yarn seemed to reach out and touch me.  I don't usually do anything with yarn and always overlook it.  So glad I didn't overlook it this time because I just love my new yarn wreath!
I bought a chip board wreath frame and red, white and green yarn.  I spent the next few nights wrapping the yarn in sections around the form.  Felt roses were next followed by a vintage Santa figurine, a mica flake bottle brush tree and some tiny little presents.  It was exactly what I was going for and it looks great on my front door!
I had a lot of yarn left over so I decided to make some yarn pom poms.  They are really easy to make and turned out very cute.  This pom pom garland looks so festive on my mantle! 
 I am keeping all of my Christmas decorations pretty simple this year and I am not bringing all of it out.  I did add some new things however.  I found these vintage Santa mugs at a yard sale this summer.  They fit perfectly on my candle sticks and the bottle brush trees are such a fun touch.  Not sure if I will leave them plain or decorate them...

 I still have a lot of yarn left so I am not sure what I will be making with it.  I just know that it is very fun to use in my crafts and I am glad that I didn't over look it like I have in the past! Can you see the cute stocking holders?  The fabulous Miss BJ from Sweet Nothing's sent those to me last year.  I love them and can't wait for the new stockings I ordered to get here so I can hang them.
My mom bought each of us girls one of these holiday signs at a craft fair recently.  I love how it looks sitting up against my mantle.  Thanks momma!

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13 comments:

White Lace and Promises said...

Love the wreath. I still haven't found out how to do the rossettes. So very pretty. I decorated with Santa mugs too.

bj said...

ahhh, I just love your sweet wreath..so cute and festive...
Love the sign your mom gave you, too. :)

Laurel Stephens said...

Your wreath is adorable and so "you!" I love your santa mugs with the trees, too. Beautiful decorations, Trisha. Happy Holidays!

Cristina Garay said...

Beautiful wreath! I love the colors and the felt roses, cute! Stopping by from Coastal Charm.

Julie Corbisiero said...

I just love the wreath and Pom poems you made! I love decorating in red, white and green! I love a handmade christmas decorations. Enjoy the holidays.
Julie

Robin Johnson said...

Your new wreath is so pretty and festive! Love the addition of the pompom on the mantel too, so cute and fun.

June said...

I just love your wreath---and those pom poms---awesome! Your home looks so pretty for your Christmas season Trisha!
Have magical season! hugs from here...

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

What a cute wreath and I LOVE the pom poms.

Blessings,
Linda

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Your wreath turned out so nice, glad to hear that you didn't overlook the yarn this time. Love your sweet Santa mugs on top of the candle sticks, such a clever idea. Thanks so much for sharing at Vintage Inspiration Party.

Jemma@athomewithjemma said...

Visiting from Jann's party-love your decorating style and this wreath is so very adorable!
Jemma

Isabelle Thornton said...

Really cute! Thanks for linking!

The Charm of Home said...

Pretty looks! Thank you for joining HSH!

Jann Olson said...

Your wreath is so cute Trisha! Love the whimsy of the yarn with the vintage things you added. The pom pom garland is darling as well. I found four of those Santa mugs last year and can not find them this year. lol! i usually know exactly where I put things, but not this year. Thanks for sharing with Creating Vintage Christmas!
hugs,
Jann