Thursday, December 2, 2010

Ornament Exchange

So my search for ornaments in my last post was really for the Ornament Exchange Party that I was lucky enough to be invited to.  12 ladies were to each make 12 ornaments and then we trade them.  We all go home with 12 different, handmade, absolutely beautiful Christmas ornaments. 
I chose to make the quilled snowflakes.  Sorry, I forgot to take a picture of them all but they were so beautiful.  Elegant and lacy. 
What Fun!  I was so excited!
So, here are the treasures I came home with....
 A penguin made of a flattened glass ball.
 The popcorn ball.  
I can't figure out how she got the popcorn inside that glass ball 
but it's awesome and smells delicious.
 Two different santa bellies from two different ladies.
Very cute, huh.
 Yo-Yo Christmas tree.
Love this one!
 A very delicate glitter ball with a snowflake on it.
 The Nativity made with polymer clay.
  A hand stitched Nativity.
 A stitched star.
 My own quilled paper snowflake. 
(I really am in love with it.)
 Wooden Believe.
 A rustic bell.
 A very cute Santa with a floppy hat.

Aren't they all just delightful!
I can't wait to put them all on my tree.
I had such a fun time with this - the making and the trading - I think I my just have to do my own party next year.


Tamra said...

I saw your last post about the paper snowflakes and I thought, "I can do that!" I've made 6 so far and they're addicting! I think it's cause every one turns out so beautiful, no matter what you do! I'm rididulously excited to hand them out as Christmas gifts to my family! Thanks!

Karyli said...

They are addicting. I've been creating new ones while I watch movies. They are always so pretty.

sunny said...

I've heard of cookie exchanges, but this is fantastic! Thanks for sharing pictures of all your lovely new ornaments.

Marit Johanne said...

Oh, so many nice ornaments! They are beautiful! How fun it must have been to take part in the exchange. I am visiting from the Holly jolly Blog's blogroll. Merry Christmas from Norway!

Diane said...

What fun ornaments!

Linda said...

Hi! hopped over from Holly Jolly Bingo. What a lovely assortment of ornaments you received. I love your quilled snowflake.

Needled Mom said...

I love all of the wonderful ornaments! The paper quill one is gorgeous!!!! That really sounds like a fun swap.

I just popped over from Jolly Bingo.

Merry Christmas.

Shannon said...

You made it on the list!!! I am here to say hi. I hope that you are getting a lot of words for the Bingo!!

Maria said...

Oh!! What a wonderful idea. May be a good one for our group next year.
You received some gorgeous ornaments.
Love the Fall and Easter Bastkets.
You have been very busy making quilts,totes, wall hangings and a hexie centre peice.
Enjoy the holidays.

grami said...

Hi! I am visiting from Holly Jolly Blog Bingo, Blog Roll.
Your ornies are wonderful. What a fun way to build your ornamnent collection.
Happy Holidays.
gramisews at gmail dot com

Drucilla's Stitches said...

All your new ornaments are lovely!! Santa is adorable!
Merry Christmas!