o Christmas tree(s)

With all the wrapping finished, Thing 1 and I decided to take on another holiday project.
Yarn trees.

Last weekend I watched a reel on Instagram and was like, “Pfft! I can totally make that!”
Thing 1 was all, “I’m so here for it!”

We got foam shapes and made yarn choices at Michaels, went home waited for Baby K to take a nap then got to work.

Y’all, my daughter has always been a natural craft-artist and made this work for her from the moment she began this project.

Not satisfied with the trees we made, we returned to Michaels armed with coupons and rewards dollars for different yarn choices and more foam shapes.
We started with varying shades of green and white/cream and added grays and a white with rainbow-colored iridescent strands.
To say I’m pleased with the results is an understatement.

Now I’m asking:
What can I get up to next? (so much yarn to choose from)
Do y’all have any interest in being crafty? Do you do homemade holiday decorations?
Or is that all too much for you? Am I just super extra for doing this?

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  1. you are definitely super extra!! LOL I am proud of myself for having most of my shopping done–gift wrapping–I’m impressed you have it done and have time for crafting!!

    • Well, I am really super extra, and I love that you called it out! 😘
      Of course it does help that I’m currently not working, no real need for substitute teachers when we’re not all in the school buildings. Though I do have to work around a toddler’s nap schedule…
      When it comes to gifts, I always start shopping early, and because I can’t stand the pressure of stuff hiding in the closet, I wrap early and quickly.
      I’m sending you all the good vibes for shopping, wrapping, and decorating! ❤️

  2. This is a great idea! Love a personalised, home craft especially over Christmas

  3. Super extra!!

  4. My Mom left so much crafty stuff behind. She loved going to Michaels. I wish she was here to admire your creation. Mom did painting and drawing mostly but I loved most her handmade cards also. She used her art on them, and even WW2 methods of reusing envelopes and hand stamped her name on each one. I have everyone she ever gave me, they took hours each. I think none of her friends who received one ever threw one away either. Best wishes – enjoy your time creating together.

    • Oh, I love that! Your mom sounds like she really loved creating for the people she loved.
      Happy Christmas to you and your family! ❤

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