Last Christmas, T got his very own tree from his Auntie K. It's a little artificial tree that folds up and lives in a high corner of the garage. D got it down the other night and I started pulling down the branches while T watched. "Cool" he said, "a transformer tree!"
Last year I hung candy canes, paper chains and a popcorn garland on it - this year I hung a hand ornament T made in preschool
another preschool ornament (a balloon covered with wool and glitter)
and a couple of candy canes and for the rest I was inspired by this post over at makegrowgather.com. We have glitter snowball elves or santas hanging on most of our doorknobs so I thought a smaller version would be great on a tree. And I was right. T's tree is all about homemade charm and I think these are charming. Of course, our house is now covered in bits of wool and felt - T ran around with the small balls of leftover wool I was using to make the pompoms. I'm also making candy canes out of some pipe cleaners and later T and I will go down to the dollar store and find some toy cars or trucks to string up as well.
My name is Charlotte. I'm a mother, wife, daughter, sister, friend and employee. In my spare time I love to cook, try to garden, sometimes craft (sew, knit, scrapbook, make felt animals, etc) and hang out with my son and husband.