Tuesday Treasure: Silver Roses Striped Red Beaded Tassel Ornament

This sweet beaded tassel makes a different sort of tree ornament, or perhaps a gift embellishment. Perfect for Christmas, or even Valentine’s Day (that seems so far off, doesn’t it).

Silver Roses and Agate Heart Striped Red Beaded Tassel Ornament

Silver Roses and Agate Heart Striped Red Beaded Tassel Ornament

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Tuesday Treasure: Angel Tassels

For as long as I have been making tassels, people have been coming up to me and telling me that they look like angels. I finally decided to make some tiny angel Christmas ornaments.

Mini Angel Christmas Ornaments

Mini Angel Christmas Ornaments

While I was making them, a friend asked me to make an angel for her mom, who had just been diagnosed with cancer, in the color for supporting that type of cancer. And my friend asked me for a 2nd one, so she and her mom could have matching angels while her mom fought the cancer (she is now in remission). So I decided to offer custom angels for cancer patients.

Angel tassels in colors to support cancer patients

Cancer Angels in Custom Colors

Tuesday Treasure: Huckleberry Love Handmade Gift Guide

Lizbeth’s Garden is featured in an awesome holiday gift guide, run by the lovely women blogging at Huckleberry Love. Click the button below to visit the gift guide section featuring Lizbeth’s Garden. Be sure and find the exclusive coupon code for Lizbeth’s Garden, only in this gift guide. Also, there are 30 other awesome handmade stores in the gift guide, so check them out, too!

Huckleberry Gift Guide Button

Tuesday Treasure: Christmas Ornament Preview

Every year, I make new Christmas ornaments to list in my Etsy store. I’m still listing my Halloween and autumn items, so the Christmas items are coming later this week or early next week, but I thought I’d share a few early pics of them:

Tropical Penguin Christmas Ornament Beaded Tassel Red Presents Beaded Tassel Christmas Ornament Vintage Glass Beaded Tassel Christmas Ornament

Merry Christmas for me & my family

I had a lovely Christmas. I hope all of you who celebrate did, too. If you didn’t, I am holding you in my thoughts.

For me, the true meaning of Christmas comes at the end of the Christmas Eve church service, when the lights are dimmed, and each person lights their candle from the person next to them. The whole sanctuary gradually fills with a lovely, flickering light, as the congregation sings softly of a magical night long ago and far away. In that moment, we are all one, one worshipful body of people, momentarily letting our cares and worries slip away. Then the music fades away, the candles are extinguished, and we all go out into the cold to go home and wait for the excitement of Christmas morning.

 

Saturday Surprise: Shimmery Greens

Lovely, shimmery greens from the Etsy DTeam! {If you click the image below, you will go to the Etsy Treasury. If you could do that, I would appreciate it. Lots of visits to the treasury increase the chance of making the Etsy Front Page, which would be really, really cool.}

‘Shimmery Greens’ by lizbethsgarden

Lovely green gifts with a shimmer from the Etsy DTeam!


MADE TO ORDER Handm…

$20.00

Green Christmas orn…

$8.00

Sideways Cross Stre…

$30.00

Beaded choker with …

$28.50

Crochet Striped Slo…

$24.00

Fine Art Photograph…

$14.99

green Foxalope doll…

$25.00

Pocket Tissue Pouch…

$5.50

Knitting Project Ba…

$16.95

Cloth Napkins, Crac…

$15.00

Green hoop earrings…

$22.00

Mint Green Sunflowe…

$10.00

15 Coque Tail Feath…

$4.00

Vintage Star Shaped…

$20.00

Antiqued Copper and…

$28.00

Lampwork Glass Gree…

$14.95

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Friday Feature: Silver and White

These silver and white gifts are brought to you by the Etsy DTeam.

The DTeam (or DListers) are a group of shops on Etsy with very few sales. We band together for advice and encouragement. We also promote each others’ shops. So spread a little Christmas cheer and shop from a very small business.

‘Silver and White Gifts’ by lizbethsgarden

Fill your Christmas gift list by shopping with the Etsy DTeam! Gorgeous gifts for everyone.


Mother of Pearl Clu…

$18.00

Custom Boutique Pet…

$24.00

Star ornament, Silv…

$6.40

BLACK FRIDAY Cyber …

$4.99

Ceramic Dream Keeps…

$15.00

Silver Butterfly Ch…

$1.55

Happy Hands heart p…

$3.50

1970’s Vintage …

$65.00

White pearl earring…

$15.30

Long white scarf fa…

$30.00

Vintage Studded Whi…

$60.00

Ivory Peace Sign St…

$22.00

Printable Wedding I…

$35.00

Crochet Apple Fruit…

$16.00

Mosturizing Whipped…

$12.00

Clearance–Wool Fel…

$10.00

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Friday Feature: Red and Green

Today, a Christmas treasury in red and green. The items are from two sets of awesome Etsy shops, the Etsians of Facebook team, and the Etsy DListers team. Be sure and click the image to see the entire treasury.

Click the image to see the entire Red and Green treasury

Tuesday Treasure: Cranberry and Gold Man in the Moon Tassel

Shortly after I started Lizbeth’s Garden, I bought carved crescent moons with the man in the moon and stars to match. I thought I would make a moon and stars tassel. That never happened, and now I bring you this beautiful Christmas ornament.

There are six beaded fringes of red and amber brown seed beads. The final beads of the fringes alternate around the tassel — half are the man in the moon, and half are large amber glass beads with gold sparkles around the middle.

Besides hanging this beautiful beaded tassel on your Christmas tree, you could also use it as a stocking tassel, or a drawer pull or key fob, or even a clothing tassel — perhaps at the end of a shawl or scarf. The possibilities are endless.

If you have a dream for this tassel, I will be happy to answer any questions you may have or even modify the tassel to meet your needs.

You can find more beautiful beaded tassels like this one in my Etsy shop, Lizbeth’s Garden.

Decorating for Christmas: Hanging a Garland

I’ve been decorating for Christmas in bits and pieces, as I find the time. {The main thing holding me back is that all the Christmas items are in the very back of the crawl space.}

We kept our Happy Halloween garland up way too long (I won’t even tell you how long) and the space above the table seemed empty without it. A Christmas garland seemed like just the thing. I was going to go to Michaels and buy a premade garland, but then I found myself in the seasonal section at Target and saw the makings of my very own garland.

Red star tinsel (something like ten feet worth), giant candy cane ornaments (although I bought the small size, not the large) and metal snowflakes. Christmas garland, here we come!

Too many pushpins, and half an hour of getting up and down off the chair later, the garland was hung!

The extra tinsel became a lovely wreath for the hall, as seen in the photo at the beginning of the post.

{My apologies for the terrible lighting in the photos}

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