Footprint “Mistle Toes” Ornaments

Mistle Toes Ornaments

For the daycare parents this year I knew I wanted to do a handprint or footprint craft.  This was especially true since the two full-time families I have right now have babies.  Handprint and footprint crafts are cute for bigger kids but there is just something about the little baby hands and feet.

I’d seen this amazing canvas project from Pinkie for Pink


…BUT knew that both Lil’ Lady (8 months) and Cowboy (2 months) are too squirmy to guarantee good footprints.  So I opted to make ornaments instead.  Pretty straightforward really.  I made them almost exactly like the Handprint Bookmarks that were our Grandparents Day gifts this year.


I’m hoping the parents loved them – even though I had to send them home with the ribbon just taped together.  Lost all of my glue somehow:)

I think they are really cute – how about you?

The girls (5 & 3) and I are off to ring the Salvation Army bell for TWO hours.  There weren’t any shorter shifts so we’ll see how they do.  I’m hoping they can “cute it up” with Santa hats and party dresses and stir up some extra generosity.

Only 3 sleeps until Christmas!! 

Blue Skies and Blessings,


This project will be linked up to some (or all:) of these LINK PARTIES:

I {heart} Nap TimeImpatiently CraftyUnder the Table & DreamingI should be mopping the floorMaking the World CuterThe Trendy TreehouseSewing BarefootReasons to Skip the Housework Sun Scholars, Fingerprints on the Fridge, Funky Polka Dot Giraffe, Krafty Kat, Ginger Snap Crafts, Sugar & Dots, The Thrifty Home, Lil’ Luna, Th 36th Avenue, My Repurposed Life, A Creative Princess, Beyond the Picket FenceBe Different, Act Normal,  Classy Clutter, Flamingo Toes, Tater Tots & JelloToo Much Time on My Hands, Craft Envy, Blissful & Domestic, Cheerios & Lattes, Fine Craft Guild, The Dedicated House, C.R.A.F.T, Today’s Creative Blog, WTFab, Brassy Apple, DIY Home Sweet Home, Pin It Wednesday, Navy Wivey Peters, Fall into the Holidays (Horrific Knits), The Gingerbread Blog, One Creative Mommy, A Lived in Home, Sugar Bee Crafts, Hey Mommy, Chocolate Milk, Gingerly Made, Diane Rambles, Western Warmth, Serenity You, Homemade Ginger, Project Inspire, Skip to My Lou, Keeping it Simple, Sew Much Ado


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