Merry Christmas everyone.

Thought it would be fun to share with you all some cards we received last year and photos from the week before Christmas at Our Little Red House. We were super busy trying to get all our last minute projects done. I hope you all are surrounded at this moment by many love ones and…

   A Christmas Truce.

  “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” Meister Eckhart     Trigger warning: As always, my posts are never intended to trigger anyone but I feel I have to let some of my followers know this post covers a little political rant of…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 12

Upcycled garden lights. Awww…so sad, last of the Christmas crafts. I can’t believe how fast it went by this year. Think it might be from watching that riveting impeachment all over the screens. Nah, just pulling your leg , that stuff is not only boring but incredibly heartbreaking to witness the divide it is causing…

 12 days of Christmas crafts…day 11

DIY Yarn ornaments If you are a regular follower of mine then you know about my obsession with yarns. I love the colors, and different textures they come in but I was never able to accomplish crocheting so I use yarn for other craft projects.   My aunts even tried teaching me how to crochet…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 10.

Day 10-DIY-Tiny handmade ornaments It is so much fun giving and receiving little handmade ornaments.   Over the years we have made baby hand print ornaments. Tiny baskets with little embroidery thread balls and toothpicks with black beads as knitting needles.   Besides making our own we also buy from other artists out in the…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 9.

Tea Cup snowman scene Christmas is getting so close, hope you all are out there having tons of fun. Have another up cycling project for you all and this one involves grandma’s old tea cups from long ago. You can usually find them just about any where. People aren’t buying china anymore, just isn’t that…

 12 days of Christmas crafts…day 8.

It wouldn’t be a 12 days of Christmas crafts if I didn’t have at least one nailed it moment for you all and this craft was it. But as always, I have moved on and learned from my mistakes. Next time I will try not to repeat any of these mistakes I am about to…

12 days of christmas crafts…day 7.

Fabric candy canes Sometimes I will display toys around with my Christmas decorations like this adorable little teddy I picked up one day. I found some peppermint colored fabric at the dollar store and thought it would be so cute to add fabric peppermint sticks with this little teddy. I used a ruler as a…

12 Days of Christmas crafts…day 6

DIY up cycled garden can We save a lot of are empty food cans for planting seeds before we transfer them to bigger pots. Sometimes I will also clean up my garden some and take tiny baby cacti and other succulent clippings to pass out to others. If you want to make your cans pretty…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 5.

DIY Tp posetta ornaments Supplies needed: Red paint Scissors Tacky glue Twine Empty paper roll tube     So simple, just cut a paper tube into strips. Then paint the strips red and let dry. Glue petals together into a flower shape. You can do 5 or 6 petals, either way you will still get…