DIY: Party Pig Ornaments

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Ornaments on tree image by Teresa Earnest Photography Four years ago I started painting nostalgic barnyard animal toys varying shades of gaudy and adhering them to all sorts of nonsense. This year was the second I made ornaments out of them and this may be the best!! So... Read More »

6 Unique Handmade Holiday Garlands

by Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Photography by Teresa Earnest  It’s easy really. If a Christmas tree was a party dress, it would need a necklace.  Garland = Necklace!  One: Candy Wrapper Garland Candy wrappers around packing peanuts make for a colorful candy Christmas with no tooth aches! Find the DIY here! Two:... Read More »

DIY: Gingham Fabric Garland

by Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Photography by Teresea Earnest There is no fabric I like more than gingham –I love the nostalgia of it and candyland of colors! It has a special place in my heart as my grandmother, Lula Mae, often wore a red and white buffalo plaid gingham shirt on... Read More »

DIY: Glitter and Flame Orange Pinecone Ornaments

by Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Feature photo by Teresea Earnest The most beautiful pine trees grown in Georgia. On my walks with a certain bird dog and wonderful husband, I’m known to spend more time picking pinecones off the forrest floor than I am watching for pheasants. Once you have amassed a... Read More »

DIY: Tiered Felt Ornaments

by Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Tree Photo and Video Teresea Earnest Photography Felt Ornaments Ingredients: 1 piece of card stock 6 (4×4) felt squares 1 pair scissors 1 marker 1 skein of embroidery floss 1 small threading needle an assortment of craft flare (sequins, mini pom poms, colored beads..) What to do: Step... Read More »