Tutorial: Toddler-Friendly Paper Sun Ornaments

Blessed Winter Solstice!  I hope you spend some time tonight reflecting on the gifts of the sun – warmth, light, and energy.  I’ve been talking to my daughter about what it all means, so making sun symbols is an obvious choice for a toddler Winter Solstice craft!  These simple sun ornaments can be decorations andContinue reading “Tutorial: Toddler-Friendly Paper Sun Ornaments”

Paper Winter Solstice Suns: A Tutorial

  As I wake up each day to darker and darker skies, I find myself thinking about the sun a lot.  I can only imagine the reverence and hope my ancestors attached to its lengthening rays each day following the Winter Solstice.  Adopting it as a central figure in my own Druidism seems more naturalContinue reading “Paper Winter Solstice Suns: A Tutorial”

Felt Yule Goat Ornament Tutorial

The Winter Solstice is very nearly upon us, and if you’re anything like me, handmade gifts are pure magic!  If you’re looking for a last minute stocking stuffer, my felt Yule Goat Ornament may be just the ticket*! Yule Goat Ornament – made and photographed by Grey Catsidhe, 2012 I’ve said this before, but IContinue reading “Felt Yule Goat Ornament Tutorial”

The Bewitching Home Blog Party: Ancestral Altar Cloth Tutorial

Hello to all my visitors, new and old!  Today, I’m taking part in The Bewitching Home Blog Party, hosted by the lovely Witch of Howling Creek!  The theme is adding magic to domestic tasks be they cooking, cleaning, decorating, etc.   To be honest, this all snuck up on me!  I’ve been a busy galContinue reading “The Bewitching Home Blog Party: Ancestral Altar Cloth Tutorial”

Winter Solstice Tutorial – Oak Earrings

I recently made some oak earrings as a birthday gift for a friend and I thought they were perfect for another Winter Solstice Tutorial.  These are lovely, easy-to-make gifts for a grove member or tree-loving friend! Materials: The oak leaf pattern (you may need to adjust the size) Two colors of felt that look niceContinue reading “Winter Solstice Tutorial – Oak Earrings”