I know, Christmas is still a little less than 100 days away, but I feel like I'm WAY behind. It's easy to get that way when you try to make most/all of your Christmas gifts by hand. Plus, E's birthday is a week and a half after Christmas, so I have get get started on things early. I thought I'd share a few ideas that I had for handmade gifts that I am loving right now!
The Montessorian in me LOVES this soft globe. I had been wondering how to make a globe without spending a fortune or spending a week meticulously painting. The continents in this globe are the regular Montessori colors.
E would adore this card table play house. It looks like the seller even has room for a few more orders before Christmas. I will be making E's, though. Most likely using the tutorial from Sew Much Ado. Now, where can I find pink felt on the bolt?
Sally the Eco-Fairy has been on my to-make list for more than a year. She's so cute. I actually have all the body parts finished, I just need to sew her up. And make some clothes - I decided to go with wool felt clothes instead of knitted, should be quicker that way.
The newest edition of Living Crafts Magazine has an adorable doll house felt board that I just love. I'm hoping that it will get a rave review from the munchkin, as well.
Speaking of Living Crafts, I just love their tablecloth and napkins set with crocheted edges. Now, if I just knew how to crochet. I'm strictly a knitting girl. But they might still look really neat with just the blanket stitch edging.
12 Crafts Till Christmas has a super-cute doll bassinet and diaper bag play set that is totally calling E's name. Last year was the "year of the felt food." I think this year is going to be the "year of the dolly."
Enough talking, time to get started! Do you think 100 days is enough to get all this done??