December 04, 2010

The Sixth Day of CHRISTmas - ornaments and the littlest wiseman

I wanted to squeeze in one last idea for our CHRISTmas week.  A couple of years ago I made these ornaments of the Savior that hang on our tree.  A couple of you asked about them, so I thought I'd share them with you today.


My mom found these inexpensive little frames in packs of six and I spraypainted them silver to match our tree.  I found the little pictures of Christ HERE.  They are beautiful and they are all different.


I had to trim the pictures down a bit to get them to fit.  Then I hot glued some ribbon to the back so I could hang them up.


This year Rex helped me put up all the ornaments.  He loved hanging up the pictures of Jesus.  It gave me another opportunity to tell him more about why we celebrate Christmas.   Our tree is now a nice visual reminder to me of what is the most important - not only in this holiday season, but in everyday life as well.


Well, this concludes our week of CHRISTmas ideas.  I hope you've enjoyed it and I hope you've found a few ideas to use in your own families.


Before you go you have to watch this tiny little clip.  I absolutely love it....especially because I have little boys and especially because children are so precious.

Merry Christmas.

16 comments:

  1. Those are so pretty! I love that idea. Those pictures of Christ are precious. So lovely. Thanks for sharing!
    www.karismaheartsavannah.blogspot.com

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  2. oh what a darling little video :)

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  3. Super precious! Thank you SO much for this week. I didn't want it to end. Great ideas for such a wonderful time of year.

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  4. Thanks for the Christmas week!
    I've loved it :)

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  5. That is really sweet. I don't have a tree up this year because my little guy is a monster, but maybe I could just hang them on the wall...

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  6. That clip was priceless. Thanks for sharing it.

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  7. I Just wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed your blog. I love how you try to put together for Christmas with Christ. So many of us sometime forget the meaning of the real Christmas. or simply forgot the powerful man named Jesus. We all get busy and don't sit back to think about how Christmas really is and I THANK YOU for this week of CHRISTmas. I have 4 boys so everything is hectic and busy but your blog made me think and appericate more. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

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  8. Those are adorable, and I've enjoyed every day of this week! Thanks so much. I am jealous though that your tree is so beautiful. My boys have already pulled ours over about 5 times :). It'll be a miracle if it makes it till Christmas!

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  9. i have absolutley loved this CHRISTmas week. Thanks so much for helping us remember the true menaing of CHRISTmas and incorporating it into our everyday lives in this busy season!

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  10. I love this idea! We want to use these ornaments as the gift for our Relief Society Christmas activity. Can you tell me where you got the frames?
    Thanks!

    aubreelarsen@gmail.com

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  11. What a Great idea! I love seeing idea's where we can teach our children about the real reason of Christmas and why we celebrate it!! Thanks so much for sharing!!

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  12. thank you for sharing the video.
    I also have boys and this is precious!!
    marie

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  13. I LOVE the idea of framing the pictures of Christ--so smart!

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  14. Hi...This is my first time reading your blog, and I am so happy I stumbled across it--if for no other reason than that sweet video. Thank you for sharing it! I have two little boys (which must explain why it made me cry for five minutes! :) ) Thanks a lot and Merry Christmas!

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  15. I am going to make these for next year and make a set for grandparents with our kids pics in them. Where did you get the frames? I am sure I can find them at Michael's or something, just didn't know if you found a screaming deal somewhere.
    Thanks!!

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  16. The frames were from Wal-mart, but it was when they were clearing them out a couple of years ago so they were super inexpensive. I would try there or Michael's. Good luck!

    Cheri

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