Yesterday, I showed you all my handmade Christmas tree decorations, so today I want to show you some of the ornaments friends have made for me over the years.
To fill the lower branches of our tree I made one dozen tartan plaid bows. They are tied to the tree with green floral wire.
Occupying space on the remaining lower branches are three of these, currently needing some TLC:
Perched at the top of the tree is a large red velvet florist’s bow.
The tree skirt was made from a kit purchased at a local craft store. It required appliqué, a tiny bit of machine sewing and hot gluing skills. I’m surprised it’s lasted as long as it has.
Here is the tree, all finished: