This week I began to decorate with my kids, swapping our thankful tree for a felt Christmas tree and adding our stockings.
I finally stitched Will's stocking together (it was just pinned last year) and I'm so excited to see them next to each other. I can't even begin to imagine how many hours I put in cross-stitching their stockings!
The idea for the felt Christmas tree is all over Pinterest (check out Johnny In a Dress). I should have grabbed a yard of felt when I was at Joann's last to make it larger, but ended up just using the small rectangles and piecing them together. It was super simple, and has been a hit! I used cookie cutters as templates for the ornaments.
I'm also incredible thankful for all the Christmas activities I packed away last year! Our sensory bin of Dollar Store items:
A few preschool pack activities (I think from 1+1+1=1, but not positive):
And a whole slew of Christmas stickers just waiting to go on coloring sheets and activities.
Before Thanksgiving I tackled a project one afternoon and was so excited to see how well it turned out....new skinny jeans!
This was a pair of Gap jeans passed on to me from a friend that were extremely flared at the bottom.
I turned them inside out and pinned them where I wanted, then sewed a brand new seam, removing the excess material. So easy, I highly recommend it!