In 2013, we made lighted garlands in orange for the sportsball fans and holiday colors for everyone else. Cheap scissors gave me blisters and the joints on my aging hands swelled up cartoonishly. Invest in good scissors before you attempt this craft.
In 2012, we made ornaments from old books. I used my grandmother‘s old teacher textbooks and it hurt my mother’s heart. If you decide to make these ornaments, buy a McKay’s copy of the recipient’s favorite book and use that instead.
Next year will be challenging since one brother and his family will be living in one of the -stan countries. Let the planning begin.