Decorating Christmas Ornaments on December 8th, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

by | Dec 24, 2012 | Advent and Christmas, Christmas 2012, Crafts, Godparents, Marian | 13 comments


  1. Christine

    These came out so well! I need to remember to save some of our received Christmas cards this year, so we can do something like this in the future 🙂

  2. Jessica Gordon

    Yes, do save some of your Christmas Cards! I keep ours, along with other religious images (from old calendars etc) in a little box for the kids to use for craft projects. This was so fun and easy, they just painted the wooden ornaments and then used Mod Podge to attach the pictures. I thought they turned out so pretty, and would have loved to have them for our tree, but the kids made them to give to each of their Godparents. 🙂

  3. Poussy Stitches My Love

    L'amour à l'état pur !
    Paix dans vos coeurs à tous !

    bisous de la FRANCE

  4. Bonnie

    I find myself saving all of the religious cards because they are so beautiful. Your idea is a wonderful way to use these cards. I think I will do this next year with the grandchildren. Perhaps we will take them to a nursing home or to the elderly sisters at the convent. Thanks for sharing.

  5. noreen

    They turned out beautiful! Will have to remember this idea for next year. Merry Christmas Jessica!

  6. Anonymous

    I love this idea, I think their Godparents will be so glad to receive these!

  7. Anonymous

    What a cool idea. I love it!

  8. Holly

    How beautiful! Is there a way to PinIt? I have a terrible memory!! Where were the stars purchased?
    Thank you so much for your inspiration. May you and your family be blessed by our Lord and His Mother!

  9. Nancy

    Jessica, What a great craft! I think I saw those stars at Hobby Lobby….or it could have been JoAnns. I will have to remember this! Thanks so much for sharing this!

  10. Brinkley

    I've looked all over for the stars. Has anyone found them recently either online or in a store? If so, can you tell me what they are "called" other than wooden stars. Thank you!

  11. Brinkley

    I found them today at JoAnn's and they were 50% off! God was lookin' over me!

  12. Jessica Gordon

    Yay! I thought I replied telling you to check JoAnn's but for some reason the comment never published?! Anyways, I'm so glad you were able to find them! 🙂


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