Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Country Crochet Star Ornaments

It's not too late to make a few simple, quick, easy and adorable Christmas tree ornaments!
I had some left over stiff yarn from a previous project to make these crochet star ornaments.  I'm glad I saved it!  I had just enough to make one or two of each color.  I used Persia Lou's free crochet pattern to make my star ornaments.

Once I was done making all of the stars, I blocked them using my super hold hair spray...that's all I had on hand...and it worked!!!  I did not want to used water down white glue, because I was afraid it might have flaked once dried.

Once dried, I sewed on a wooden button onto some coordinating ribbon to each star to give it a little country touch.

This is one small Pearl Beads Christmas ornament I made after being inspired by this pretty one on Pinterest.  Of course, I made it very super simple.
I used a small styrofoam ball, pearl beads, strong glue (not hot glue), small straight pins, and thin ribbon; and let it dry completely.

It is a little time consuming, and since some of the ladies at my Church Guild offered to help me, they will be making them.  They told me that I should simply come up with the ideas, and they will put them together.  In a way they have named me their "un-official "art & crafts" coordinator...😮

These ornaments were part of my donation to our Church's Annual Christmas Bazaar which was a success!!!  Money will be going to very worthy charities.
Cooking & Crafting with J & J #73

Today I'm GRATEFUL to all the PEOPLE who are LOVING & KIND to me.


  1. I love the ornaments you have made and yes so pretty!

  2. The star ornaments are too cute and great use of your extra yarn, love the buttons with the ribbons too! That bead ornament is so pretty too!

  3. Your ornaments are darling, Oliva! Love the pretty pearls :) Hugs to you!

  4. pretty!

    I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks:

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!


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