Christmas Tree with Handmade Elegance
Beautiful and easy-to-make ornaments give this Christmas tree one-of-a-kind elegance.
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All sorts of ornament shapes take on a new look when sewn from felt. On this version, contrasting felt stripes and festive beaded trim give an updated, sparkling style.
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Sequins and Felt
Brown felt turns glam with a gold mesh overlay. A stripe of ribbon was embellished with Swarovski crystals (though less expensive sequins or a glitter pen design could also be pretty).
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This ornament has the look of hand-painted glass, yet the materials are simple and the technique easy. Flat cardboard shapes are faced with pieces of decorative paper (wrapping paper would be beautiful). A gold loop on top and a delicate string of beads at the bottom give the decoration more appeal.
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Turn inexpensive gold sewing trim into something spectacular with this idea. Pinking shears offer definition to the felt bands behind a simple row of metallic gold rickrack.
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This simple shape takes on new definition with an outline of Swarovski crystals and a line of golden rickrack.
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A traditional glass tree topper was given a new look with striped bands.
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This circular tree skirt was custom-sewn in brown felt with a gold mesh overlay and bouillon fringe.
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The Finished Tree
This beautiful Christmas tree has an upscale look on a very modest budget.
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