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Little Christmas Bits.

Posted on | December 20, 2017 | 17 Comments

This week is a good time to catch up on a few little bits and pieces.

I started these button stars a long, long time ago. For some reason they were hidden away. All the hard work of sewing on the buttons was done and all I had to do was sew on a backing. Glad I found them.

This was a little candle mat I made at the last day of Christmas Club. It is a design from Birdbrain. Very quick and easy to make.

Cards for Christmas were kept very simple this year. I saw the ribbons first and wanted to use them in the card design. I tried a lot of different layouts but kept getting back to basics. Just a couple of layers and let the ribbon stand out.

The forecast for Christmas Day here is low 20s. How perfect is that!

Hope it is looking good for you, too.

Cheers, Karen




17 Responses to Little Christmas Bits.

  • Shez says: Hi Karen oh i sure do love your stars and how cute is your camdle mat and i really love your cards they are so pretty,well done my friend you have been very busy xx
  • sunny says: Such cute little bits and pieces! I certainly have enough buttons to make those stars. Could you share who the designer is for the snowmen on you previous post?
  • Fiona says: those button stars are so great.... must have been quite fiddly sewing the backing and stuffing them..... love the candle mat too - they do add some brightness.... Your cards are just perfect and I am so pleased to have one in my house... Christmas day predicted 33 here... uuuurrrgggghhhhh Hugz
  • Susan Snooks says: The button stars are just delightful Karen! So much work in getting them made and now they are finished you can enjoy them!
  • Kyle says: Cute holiday projects. Glad you found the button stars. Too sweet not to have finished. Happy Holidays
  • Anne says: Great to get some Christmas sewing/crafting done. The forecast for Christmas day here is 20 minimum and 20 maximum!
  • Jenny Benton says: I love your little felt button stars - what a great idea!!
  • michelle ridgway says: They are such cute them! I loved my card are so clever. We are expecting very high temps for Christmas Day x
  • Joan says: Isn't it fun to find hidden treasures/projects that are almost complete? Especially this time of the year...Love all your little button stars, and oh that candle mat is too cute. Have a very Merry Christmas!
  • Elaine/MuddlingThrough says: What pretty stars! I'm glad you found and finished them! Merry Christmas!
  • Kaholly says: Loving all your 'bits and pieces'! The cards, in all their simplicity, are just delightful!
  • Kaholly says: P.S. Merry Christmas!
  • Frances says: I sure hope that you are thoroughly enjoying your favorite season of the year!!! Happy Christmas from my house to yours!!!
  • Mary at Fleur de Lis Quilts says: Wish I could have come around sooner! I've quite a few posts to visit but what better time than the Christmas season to visit you? Those stars are adorable. I bet they look wonderful on your tree, alongside all your other Christmas ornaments and pieces. Here's wishing you a wonderful Christmas!
  • Nancy @ Grace and Peace Quilting says: Wow, love your star/button ornaments!!! Nice cards and candle mat, too. Nice little finishes!
  • Karen D Martin says: Your little button stars are adorable--I love them! Hope you have Happy New Year!
  • Preeti says: The stars are as cute as a button :-D Thank you for visiting my blog. Wish you a joyful new year!!!

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