*Rustic Snowflakes*

Our snow day has sadly come to an end. The sun has settled and the only place to be now is inside.

I am inside with:

- Adam snuggled next to me
-Colden asleep on his bed
-a good movie
-a hot cup of hazelnut coffee
-my warm, fleece pajamas
-my slippers
- (saved the best for last) an electric blanket

Life is good.

I thought tonight would be the absolute perfect time--since the snow and all :)--to share another craft I completed this week. The end goal I had in mind was to simply make rustic looking snowflake ornaments for our tree. Adam had his own thought after seeing my finished flakes.

Here they are:

Adam decided they would "make incredible wall art" and even suggested where I hang them in the house. Ladies, I have a man who even decorates, I know I know...he's a true stud. Pictures coming soon of Adam's ideal spot for these rustic snowflakes and possibly a quick little tutorial on how to make your very own (great gift idea)!

Have a wonderful night everyone :)

To view tutorial click here.


  1. I LOVE these!!! I want to make them so what all did you use?!?


  2. Katie you are SO crafty! You should start selling stuff on Etsy for the lazy people like me who don't craft as much as they should :)

  3. Thanks ladies! I will be posting a tutorial on these tomorrow :)

  4. http://littlethingsbringsmiles.blogspot.com/2010/12/rustic-snowflake-tutorial.html

    Tutorial is posted :) If you make some of your own, please show me some pictures! Happy Crafting!

    1. I made these and glue came loose after a few wks. any idea why

  5. I LOVE these! They look amazing! I'm heading to the tutorial right now! You should link these up at my DIY Thrifty Thursday party on my blog: www.thrifty101.blogspot.com

  6. Thanks for linking up at DIY Thrifty Thursday! I stopped by to let you know your project was featured as a top 3 from last weeks party! Here is the link. http://thrifty101.blogspot.com/2011/01/diy-thrifty-thursday_19.html
    I'm already gathering sticks to make these for next year! :)

  7. Thank you Michelle, I appreciate you mentioning my craft :) Yay!

  8. I just wanted to shoot you a message that DIY Thrifty Thursday @ www.thrifty101.blogspot.com is back up and running! I've got a cleaning/organizing linky up now, and DIY Thrifty Thursday will be up Thursday. Hope to see you back there again! :)

  9. These are really neat! I think it would be cool to try with cinnamon sticks so they smell like Christmas! :)

  10. Incredible! These are the most beautiful I've seen to date. Your project is about to go VIRAL. I'd like to suggest to put the link to your tutorial in this post as well for easier use for pinners.

    Because I'm pinning it! :) And sharing it on FJI Facebook for SNS 110. :)



  11. These are great for kids to make. Cant wait to do it!

  12. I love these and they are right up my rustic alley!

    Rustique Blessings,

  13. Those are awesome! I didn't look at the tutorial yet but it's next on my list. Love them!

  14. thanks for the ideas....don't get to see snow that often in south mississippi..so, i get to make my own.

  15. Grazie per aver condiviso il tutorial .

  16. These are just way too sweet! Great idea!

  17. These are just way too sweet! Great idea!

  18. What a cute project! I love it so much that I decided to feature it in our roundup of rustic crafts! Check it out here: http://www.favecraftsblog.com/link-love-country-style-crafts/


  19. I found this on pinterest and found you indirectly using google image search. Thanks for the wonderful idea! Susan

  20. Omg! These are so cute!! Love love love.

  21. Aww, these look adorable. I think I could make them this year and hang them around the house. I have a thing for snowflakes but run out of ideas so thanks for sharing. I think that they will look good even if I add a few brighter colous and glittery buttons.

  22. Hey there, those are really amazing. I had to recreate them. In case you want to see it, there's one on my blog :) http://floraphinescreativemadness.blogspot.de/