Christmas

How to Make Christmas Pomanders | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Christmas pomanders are an easy decoration to make that produce a lovely and subtle scent, which can be enjoyed long after Christmas is over. We have made pomanders with lemons and oranges. We found that the oranges produce a spicy scent, while lemons give off a lighter lemony scent. Pomanders are so easy to make, […]

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Walmart Family Mobile | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #TreatYourFamily #CollectiveBias It’s that time of year again, time for spectacular light displays, festive holiday shows, cold weather outings, and general seasonal fun. Seattle is a fabulous city to be in at this time of year, as […]

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Christmas Fairy Garden and Peg Dolls

We were quite lucky to get some Christmas fairy garden snow this year! The garden looked precious before, but the snow really gave it that perfect “winter fairy” touch.I’ve been collecting little seasonal items for the garden all year finding them here and there.We were really surprised after the snow melted to find that Santa […]

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Christmas Fairy Garden and Peg Dolls| from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

This year we decided to set up a Waldorf advent seasonal table in addition to our regular seasonal tables. We are secular homeschoolers, who happen to use the Waldorf method for our homeschool, so we did not include items such as advent circles or creches. Of course, we also don’t use a table, but use […]

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For the last two years, we have been trying to make homemade Christmas ornaments. One of the easiest that we have made so far was a needle felted gingerbread man. Making a gingerbread man in a wonderful beginning needle felting project for children. To needle felt a gingerbread man, you just need a cookie cutter, […]

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