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Ornaments: Make memories with these decorative ideas

Dec 2nd, 2019 | Category: Crafts

Ornaments are one of the most fun crafts to make this time of year. Whether hanging on your tree, being gifted to a friend, or placed in a fun spot around your home, ornaments spark creativity and memories. Check out some of these local classes and sources for festive fun. Enjoy!

TILE GIRL will show you how to make mosaic ornaments at The Re Store. See for more information. COURTESY PHOTO

TILE GIRL will show you how to make mosaic ornaments at The Re Store. See for more information. COURTESY PHOTO

Holiday Ornaments in Mosaic: Join TILE GIRL on Saturday, Dec. 7 for a special holiday ornament workshop. Choose to create one ornament, including Santa, snowman, trees, snowflake, hearts, stars, reindeer, penguin, Santa Lucia, and more. Registration is $35, which includes one ornament and all materials. The workshop will be held at  The RE Store from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For tickets see

Needle Felted Heart Ornament: Join Melissa Gragg for this Last Minute Gifts class at Northwest Yarns on Saturday, Dec. 7 and learn how to needle felt a little heart ornament of your own. The cost is $10, and students will need to purchase wool and felting before class. The class runs 12:30-1:30 p.m. To sign up, see

Kids Drop-In Ornaments: All kids welcome on Sunday, Dec. 15 to drop in and make an ornament  – for free! – at Ragfinery between 1 and 4 p.m. Use discarded garments to create an ornament using stencils or freestyle it! This is perfect for children, parents with their children, or anyone who is young at heart. Participants will learn how to sew the running stitch to make these stuffed wool ornaments. For more information see

Living Ornament: Head to the Garden Spot Nursery on Saturday, Dec. 21 to create delicate glass balls showcasing tiny lichens, mosses, twigs and other forest trimmings. All ages welcome; starting time is 9 a.m. Class fee is $15/ball or $13 each for three or more, and includes all supplies. Register at

Embroidered Word of the Year: Join instructor Libby Chenault on Sunday, Jan. 12 to embroider wall hangings with a word for the year, and practice or learn a simple hand sewing technique. Come with a word or short phrase, or get inspired by the gathering. The class runs 1-3 p.m. and all materials are provided. You may bring an embroidery hoop, embroidery floss, scissors or needles if preferred. To register, see

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