How to Make a Lace Christmas Ornament

I have a wonderful Christmas craft for you today.  I’m going to show you how to make a lace Christmas Ornament for your Christmas tree.  This Lace Christmas ornament is a wonderfully delicate ornament and the crystals will look just absolutely breathtaking against the Christmas lights on the tree.  Let the kids join in on this craft…. after all it is a super fun craft for the whole family.  Plus, imagine how good the kids will feel when they see their handcrafted ornament on the tree.  So, let’s get started.

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This delicate ornament will add a note of elegance to your Xmas tree.


Materials Needed

– lace (for best results use one with flowers or some pattern border, like mine)
– needle and thread
– a piece of thick thread
– crystals (I use bicones and one drop)
– scissors
– 1 small bead


Step 1

Look carefully at the lace and choose the best part to use, then cut it out.

I choose a spiral with a tail so I will add the crystals to the tail. You will add them on the lower part of your piece, to dangle.

Step 2

Sew the crystals  to look good…

… I put each one on a part of the tail, letting the middle one free.

In the middle we will sew the drop.


Step 3

Place the drop on the needle, starting with the narrow end.

Then add the bead…

… and pass the needle back through the drop, like in the picture.

It will look like this. Sew it to the lace and make a small knot.

The ornament is almost ready.

The only thing that must be done is to add the thick thread on the upper part, like this.

Now you have an elegant ornament for your Christmas tree.

Isn’t this a beautiful Christmas ornament?  It’s just so delicate…. I love it.  The dangling beads will look so beautiful against your Christmas lights.

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How to Make a Valentines Gift for Her

Today I’m going to show you how to make a Valentines Gift for Her.  It is a lace choker and the end result is just simply beautiful.  Any female would love to receive this as a gift.  It is a perfect gift for your Mom, Aunt or even your someone special.  We will even make a cardboard heart that the choker is placed on to make presenting this gift even more lovely.  So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade will show you how to make this lovely gift.


Materials Needed

– patterned cardboard
– organza (a rectangle of about 10 cm x 10 cm)
– lace (it will be a choker so you can measure to fit your neck )
– satin ribbon
– scissors
– needle and thread
– pencil
– card punch


Step 1

Cut the organza piece in half.

Take one half and fold it in two.

Now, sew the two parts (of the folded half) around the corners…

… like this.

Pull thread to form the petals.

Make a knot to keep it in place.

It will look like this.


Step 2

Repeat the first step to make anther one.


Step 3

Take about 12 cm of the satin ribbon…

And wrap it around your finger…

… like this.

When you reach the end, sew it to keep it in place.


Step 4

Put the satin part through the middle of one piece with petals and sew it there.

Like this.

Add the second part with petals…

And sew it.

Now the flower is ready.


Step 5

Take the lace…

… and find its middle.

Sew the flower there …

… like this.


Step 6

Cut the remaining satin ribbon in two…

… and sew them at lace ends.

The necklace is now ready.


Step 7

Take the cardboard…

… and draw a heart on it (about 12 cm x 12 cm)

Cut it out.

Make a hole in the upper right part…

… like this.

Fold the necklace like this…

… and place it on top of the heart, under the hole.

Mark a point under the folded necklace…

… and make another hole there.

We will put a small ribbon through these holes to keep the necklace on the base.

It is looking like this on the backside.

You can tie the two parts of ribbon or you can use a double adhesive band to keep them in place.

So, this is the gift…

… and this is the necklace.

Doesn’t this Choker Valentines Gift for Her turn out lovely?  Any girl would love receiving this as a gift.  How did your Choker turn out?  Let me know in the comments below.  And, don’t forget to add a picture…. I’d love to see it.

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