Yarn Christmas Tree | Craft


These yarn trees are a perfect touch of warmth for your holiday decor. They are very simple, easy, and cheap to create. You can choose from a variety of yarn colors and just have fun with it! All supplies were purchased at a local Hobby Lobby.


What you’ll need:
Foam cone
Three colors of yarn (I chose a deep red, heather gray, and cream)
One sheet of tan felt (or your choice of color)
Hot glue gun

YarnTree-2Step 1: Trace your felt bottom for the bottom of the finished tree.

YarnTree-3Step 2: Cut your felt bottom–be sure to stay inside of your marker lines so you don’t have any black edging.

YarnTree-4Step 3: Cut about a foot of yarn for the top of your tree.

YarnTree-5Step 4: For this specific layer–Start from the bottom and work upwards as you will need to stack the yarn on top to create a peak.

YarnTree-6Step 5: When wrapping the yarn–hot glue only the ends. Wrap the yarn tightly and it will stay in place! Be sure to be random with the width of each color so that is doesn’t look so uniform.

YarnTree-7Step 6: Hot glue the end of the yarn to the bottom of the cone as it will be covered with the felt.

YarnTree-8Step 7: Hot glue the felt onto the bottom of the cone to give it a finished look.

YarnTree-9Step 8: Depending on what type of yarn you use–you may need to clean up any shedding.

YarnTree-10Step 9: Decorate and enjoy! Stay tuned for a stick tree DIY using small sticks from the backyard!

All photos are copyright of ©Della Terra Photo, 2013.

Kids Craft | Peg People


So lately I have been seeing these little rainbow peg people all over the place–so I decided to make my own. This “project” was suuuuper easy and took me maybe fifteen minutes to do. It’s an excellent way to teach your child colors, numbers, and the good ol’ “ROY G BIV” trick. We have recently decided to homeschool our children, so I’ve been making/collecting things to start our first school year next year! We really want our children to learn with objects, art, and the earth. We would like to instill self-sustainability in them and teach them through the montessori approach–not just sit in a classroom and stare at a blackboard. We are so excited to start this journey with them and are so thankful for how supportive our family and friends have been with our decision. A friend and I will be doing a “homeschool group” where we will have class with the kids together, go on field trips together, etcetera. If you are in the Fort Wayne area and would be interested in being a part of our homeschool group next year, please get a hold of me–we would love to have you! Later this week, I am going to make a memory game for them–check back in to see how it turns out.

7 Wooden Peg People
Acrylic Paint in the colors of your choosing
Non-fraying paint brushes (mine frayed and I had to keep trimming them–grr)

Where I got supplies:
Hobby Lobby

How much it cost me:
Around $9




All photos are copyright of ©Della Terra Photo, 2013.