November 28, 2010

Simple Gifts

With inspiration from re-nest, today I made twelve ornaments to remind me of the wonders of the season.

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Raw Materials
Crape Myrtle
Crype Myrtle
Fuzzy Seeds
Airy Seeds
Rosemary and Pigeon Berry
Rosemary and Pigeon Berry
Lirope Strap and Fruit
Lirope
Dried Mondo Grass and Acorns
Mondo Grass and Acorns
Red Leaf and Firebush Berries
Autumn Leaf and Fire Bush Berries
Cedar Elm
Cedar Elm
Inland Sea Oats
Inland Sea Oats
Garlic Chives
Garlic Chives
Palm Tree Scraps
Palm Tree Scraps
Nandina
Nandina
Mexican Sycamore
Mexican Sycamore
Terrarium Tree
Terrarium Tree
I gathered the raw materials from outside my door and on my street, right where they were placed for us to enjoy everyday. Inside, they are beautiful reminders of the simple gifts He gives.

6 comments:

  1. A great reminder of the bounty we pass by every day.

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  2. So beautiful! I just linked to you on my blog because I thought this post was amazing. :)

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  3. i'm giving handmade christmas ornaments this year because a lack of funding for something store bought. hopefully people will love it!

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  4. Now you have inspired me too. What a great project to do with the grand children.

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