Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Match Box/Stick Ornament - Christmas Fun

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How many of you collect used match box and match-sticks???
Some of us artsy crafty types do...Agree?
In fact, we hoard so many so-called "useless" stuff :)
I came up with an idea for a small workshop last Saturday particularly for Christmas and the kids totally loved it :) This week there are two DIY's in here.

I couldn't publish this post on Friday as usual and as I expected...extremely sorry for that. For the very first time, I am sharing my art class photos here. I don't usually do that...Even when I was taking classes in Dubai I hadn't done that. But I think kids would love it too to see themselves presented in my blog. So here they are...they are a small class, I started it a couple of months back in my hometown. 

If you haven't seen my first  and second DIY of this Christmas season, you should hop over HERE & HERE.

Thanks to Sigga, Poornima and Angela for linking it up with their cool Xmasy crafts :)

You can find the materials needed and the procedures in the picture tutorial below.

The First DIY





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Make a hole and insert the metal wire and twist it both the sides so that it would form a loop and won't come out.


The second DIY is with used match sticks...and it's super easy imitation of a snowflake!





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You could even embellish the edges with white stones to give it a dazzle and shine. 

Here are my lovely kidos holding their priced possessions :)



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Hope you enjoyed these DIY's. Please do let me know your thoughts, would love to hear from you :)

If you have a blog post on a  Christmas DIY, decor idea, makeovers, Christmas recipes or anything related to Christmas you can add your link HERE

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Let us enjoy our artsy time, create and collaborate...

Linking it to Eva & Kristin's Paint Party Firday. Do join us there and be amazed all the wonderful happenings over there :)

And one final pleasant news...My blog is the Featured Blog of the Day in Blogadda...Yay!!!

Thank you Blogadda!

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Valerie-Jael said...

Looks lie you all had a real fun time! Valerie

Unknown said...

Really easy and doable. Love the pics of kids making the ornaments with so much enthusiasm... :) Merry Christmas to you and you family Deepa! :)

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

I like both projects, especially those sweet little matchbox paintings… and yes, I have a collection of them stashed away. However, my favorite photos in your post are the 2 of your proud students holding their tiny masterpieces. Blessings!

Gillena Cox said...

Merry Christmas, i would be happy if you linked also to my 12 Day of Christmas at "Lunch Break"

much love...

Christine said...

Wow, love all of these, so pretty and creative!

Marianne said...

This is really cute.
Thanks for sharing.

Saskia said...

Lovely work, so creative!!

Smiles & Best Wishes, Saskia :)

minnemie said...

Those matchbox ornaments are sooo cute!

Giggles said...

How adorable...really fun and creative! Good job!! May your New Year be abundant in good health, wealth and joy!

Hugs Giggles

TruffleArt said...

What fun your DIYs brought to the children! Great ideas! Happy New Year - visiting from PPF (Truffle Art). xx

Abigail Davidson said...

Such lovely and sweet creations! Happy New Year!

Anjali Sengar said...

Its amazing :)