Creative Reader Projects {No. 181} Holiday Crafts, Decor, and Recipes

Creative Reader Projects {No. 181} Holiday Crafts, Decor, and Recipes

It’s time again to showcase some creative reader projects…
I love checking out the party links this time of year –
there are so many fantastic ideas!
Here are a few festive highlights to get you ready for the upcoming holidays.
Hope you’re as inspired as I am!

Weaved Burlap Christmas Stockings Tutorial via #christmas #burlap #stockings
Woven Burlap Christmas Stockings Submitted by
Ashley at Cherished Bliss
Joy Ornament Wreath and Sign Submitted by
Dollar Store Christmas Wreath Embellished with Yard Clippings Submitted by
Ruffled Burlap Tree Wreath Submitted by
Oversized Wooden Christmas Tags Submitted by
Upcycled Pallet Christmas Art Submitted by
Karin at Art Is Beauty
Repurposed Fence Board Painted Snowman Sign Submitted by
Ribbon Christmas Burlap Hanging Submitted by
Mantle Garland Tutorial Submitted by
Rustic Christmas Outdoor Baskets Submitted by
Christmas Planters Submitted by
Monogrammed Orange Pomanders Submitted by
Homemade Dried Apple Wreath Submitted by
Repurposed Frame Advent Calendar Submitted by
Carolyn at Desire Empire
12 Days of Christmas Paper Mache Advent Calendar Boxes Submitted by
Trish & Bonnie at Crafts Unleashed 
Shadow Box Advent Calendar Submitted by
Lowri at PaperVine
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DIY Advent Candle Display Submitted by
Quick and Easy Paper Napkin Bunting Submitted by
Whimsical Pom Pom Ribbon Christmas Tree via #christmas
Mini Pom Pom Trim Christmas Tree Submitted by
Ashley at Cherished Bliss
Stacked Wool Trees Submitted by
Felt Pine Tree Topiaries Submitted by
Upcycled Sweater Trees Submitted by
Muslin Trees Submitted by
Curled Sheet Music Trees Submitted by
Rachel at Holy Craft
Fleece Poinsettia Tree Skirt Submitted by
No Sew Ribbon Christmas Tree Skirt Submitted by
Christine at The DIY Dreamer
Vintage Romantic Christmas Mantle Submitted by
Wooden Block Christmas Nativity Submitted by
Waterless Woodland Snow Globe Place Cards Submitted by
 Aimee at Twigg Studios
Upcycled Sweater Arm Wine Bottle Bags Submitted by
Handmade Pocket Hand Warmers Submitted by
Free Stocking Hat Crochet Pattern Submitted by
Ashley at Cherished Bliss
 Felt Angel Wing Pillow Submitted by
Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Ornament Submitted by
Cupcake Liner Handmade Ornaments via #christmas #ornaments
Cupcake Liner Christmas Tree Ornaments Submitted by
 Ashley at Cherished Bliss 
Tin Foil Tree Ornaments Submitted by
Christina at I Gotta Create
Rustic Pine Cone Gnome Ornaments Submitted by
Tin Foil Embellished Holiday Cards Submitted by
Christina at I Gotta Create
Washer Snowman Necklace Submitted by
Santa Rocks Submitted by
Red and Green Dyed Popcorn Submitted by
Hot Chocolate Pop Tart Pops Submitted by
Candy Cane Cookies Submitted by
White Chocolate & Cranberry Sugar Cookies Submitted by
Mint Chocolate Chip Blizzard Cookies Submitted by
No Fail Christmas Chocolate Fudge Submitted by
Chewy Homemade Eggnog Caramels Submitted by
White Chocolate Candy Cane Bark Submitted by
Graham Cracker Peppermint Bark Submitted by
Mariel at Or So She Says
Sweet Candy Cane Sauce Submitted by
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  1. Thanks so much for featuring my little hand warmers!

  2. Thank you for featuring our 12 days of Christmas advent Stephanie Lynn!

  3. Thank you so much for including my Mint Chocolate Chip Blizzard Cookies in your round-up Stephanie Lynn! What a nice surprise!
    I hope you have a fantastic rest of the week!

  4. Thanks for featuring my Advent Calendar – so much awesome inspiration here!

  5. Thanks so much for the features! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  6. Thanks a bunch for featuring my Eggnog Caramels! Have a beautiful week 🙂

  7. Thanks so much for featuring my stacked wool trees! Lots of great projects!

  8. Wow, so many great ideas! Thanks so much for the shout out:@)

  9. Wow! Thanks so much for the TWO features, Stephanie Lynn. The “tinfoil” tree ornaments and snowflake cards are fun to make and beautiful…it’s almost hard to believe you can get that from using aluminum foil.

    I really LOVE the other features.. those gnome pinecone ornaments, wood block nativity, and stocking hat are toooo cute.

    <3 Christina at I Gotta Create!

  10. Thank you sweetie for featuring my two recipes.

    Eeeeek! SO excited, made my day! 🙂

    Take care my friend~


  11. I am so excited to be among your features today..thank you so much! Hugs, Penny

  12. What wonderful inspiration! I’m getting into the holiday mood 🙂 Thanks for featuring my muslin tree too. Hope you’re having a terrific week! ~Melanie

  13. Thanks so much for featuring my napkin bunting!

  14. Wow! Thank you for all the features! : ) Have a fantastic day!

  15. What a wonderful line-up of features, Stephanie Lynn! Thank you so much for including my candy cane cookies!! It’s so fun to see all the festive Christmas ideas.
    Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground

  16. Stephanie,

    I am so overwhelmed with such amazing inspiration! Seriously … my head is spinning and my finger is pinning (from the individual blogs, of course). Thank you so very much for including my Charlie Brown ornament craft. I’m honored!



  17. Oh WOW!!! Thanks soooo much for featuring my No Sew Ribbon Tree Skirt!!!


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