Christmas Crafts

I made these carolers for my mother 30 years ago. She’d stopped using them a couple of years back and last Christmas returned them to me. I gave them a fresh coat of paint and put them out next to our house with a floodlight on them and few white sparkly lights on the fence behind them. They make me smile each night when I pull in the driveway after class.

Last year, I tried making a reindeer from wood using some old logs. It was okay but fell apart over the summer. We recently had some trees taken down. I used the fresh timber to make this guy. I’m getting better and faster at making them.

28 thoughts on “Christmas Crafts

  1. Sohair

    That is fantastic Chris..your creativity is amazing…I remember that nice table which you made from a door..well done !!

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    1. milfordstreet Post author

      Thank you. Experience is a great teacher. Yes, I really like that I was able to use these old caroled figures. It means so much more than if I’d made a new set. Cheers 😊

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      1. Sarah

        Sure, no problem. πŸ˜‰ But I’m case they’d get nervous after all, we have some very nice DIY shops selling or renting them out too. πŸ˜‰

  2. oishmortal

    These are beautiful. Making old stuff look anew is the utmost satisfaction. I love your entire blog and all the effort you put into them. You are a lovely being. Shine on! πŸ’œ

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