Category Archives: Crafts

Crafting With Gladness: Star Garland

Last craft of the day (and year) on Gazette665! This project is about as simple as simple can be, but oh so pretty! The star garland is inspired by the story in With Gladness “A Message We Would Like To … Continue reading

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Crafting With Gladness: Christmas Wreath From Tissue Paper

3 of 4 crafts on Gazette665 today! Wreaths are a popular holiday decoration. Whether they’re artificial or natural, they are a traditional feature on doors and walls. They are also placed on gravestones of loved ones to remember them during … Continue reading

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Crafting With Gladness: Christmas Angels

Craft 2 of 4 today! I’m not exactly sure what this craft has to do with the Christmas story “Stars In The Window” from With Gladness, but it sure is fun and cute. During World War II rationing and recovery … Continue reading

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Crafting With Gladness: Vintage Inspirational Sign

Here’s the first of four Christmas crafts for today! During the Dust Bowl era, most folks didn’t have a lot of money. Frugal living sometimes prompts wonderful creativity. Families made little decorations out of commonplace items they found or saved. … Continue reading

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Crafting With Gladness: “Musical” Christmas Card

Did you know that during the 1870’s Christmas cards were mass produced for the first time in America? The trend (now tradition) actually started in Britain, and Americans thought it was a charming custom. Our third and final craft for … Continue reading

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Crafting With Gladness: Decorated Candle Jar

Second craft of the second Christmas Craft Day on Gazette665 in 2016! Though it’s not a project mentioned in “The Christmas Sermon”, this “old-timey” decoration could’ve been created during the Civil War era. Candles or oil lamps were still a … Continue reading

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