Tag Archives: Christmas

AHG Merit Badge Help – Pen & Paper #4 – Paper snowflakes

Last week I shared how to create silhouettes, a PiPa requirement for the Pen and Paper Merit Badge.  This week I thought I would share a Tenderheart level requirement. With the recent flu outbreak, I had the privilege of leading … Continue reading

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Snowman Ornaments

Recently I participated in a homemade ornament SWAP.  Because I waited until the last minute, I needed a really quick project to complete that was budget friendly.  These adorable snowman were perfect.

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Seasonal Centerpiece

Recently I stumbled upon several projects my daughter completed as an Explorer.  To complete the Home Decorating Merit Badge, she created a set of interchangeable Seasonal centerpieces.  

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Hair Ties for Operation Christmas Child

My daughter and I were excited to find a cute sewing project that she could make to include in our troops Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes.  Using up my stash of scrap fabric she was able to make these adorable hair … Continue reading

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Away in a Manger

Even though Christmas is technically over, I wanted to share with you one of my Christmas knitting projects and did not want to wait until next year.  I found this amazing free pattern for an ornament that depicts the nativity … Continue reading

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Snowflake Cupcakes

I just finished making 50 cupcakes for our American Heritage Girls Christmas party.  The theme was Winter Wonderland.  The Explorer who planned the event for her Lewis and Clark Award wanted everything decorated blue with snowflakes.  I was happy to … Continue reading

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Homemade Clay Ornaments

I was super excited to have my nieces spend a week with me over Christmas break.  Together we made home-made ornaments for the tree. The week before they arrived I made a batch of Air Dry Clay (see the recipe … Continue reading

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