Yesterday, while going through our boxes of Christmas decorations my reasons for deciding to place only natural and/or edible ornaments on our tree was reinforced. While going through our boxes of Christmas decorations The Little managed to break not one, not two, but THREE glass ornaments before we could stop him from dropping them on the ceramic tile.
Oh yes - edible, natural, safe ornaments it is.
So we made applesauce/cinnamon ornaments - 2 cups cinnamon adding applesauce until it is the texture of play dough. In case you were wondering - Yes, he comes by that face - that look of concentration honestly.
We dehydrated citrus slices for the tree:
We strung cheerio, cranberry and citrus garland for the mantle and the tree:
We added our beeswax ornaments:
And some darling Swedish Paper stars from Periwinkles Market :
And our tree is just beautiful! Our handmade holidays are proving to be our favorites. There is just so much thought, care, and fun that goes into making your own ornaments and stringing your own garland each year. And I know that should an ornament break or be eaten by either The Little or our pup - well, it's not the end of the world.
Yours in creating meaningful holiday memories,