Since this is Skylar’s very first Christmas, she made a special ornament to commemorate her first year. I took a clear glass ornament and stamped her little handprint on it with acrylic paint. After the paint dried, I took off the top and stuffed in the hospital ankle bands that she wore at hospital when she was born:
Her hand is so little!
This idea is really similar to the wedding capsule ornament that I blogged about 4 years ago. I smile every year when I hang up our ornament filled with flower petals that were thrown at us on our wedding day:
We are all about handmade ornaments at our home. I’ve written up tutorials on a bunch of them that I’ve made over the years. Here is a round up of a few other fun homemade ornament ideas: