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Snowflake Ornament/Gift

Snowflakes may or may not be falling, but this simple snowflake gift is sure to make anyone smile! An adorable ornament, sweet and easy!
Snowflake Gift Sweet & Easy Ornament
I made this hanging out of a straw, ribbon/thread/forgot what this stuff is called, and a bottle tab.  Fabulous way to re-use rather than add to the landfill, right?   A bit of an animal freak here, so I worry about the environment.
 I glued a straw on the back so that I could make sure it hung straight and hide the knot where I tied the pretty string stuff together.  I wrote on the paper the following poem, which I found online somewhere!

The Legend of the Snowflake

Long ago,
a gleaming star led
the way to a child
born in a manger.
Today it is believed
that Snowflakes are
little pieces of that
special Star
that leads us to
The Light of
The World, Jesus.
I have to say, Chief Zoo Keeper responded with “WHO says that!?!  What legend!?!”
Sometimes, he just doesn’t get it!!!
Now, to the bling!  I made these with re-purposed bottle caps.  They aren’t on my Etsy shop, anymore but if you are interested, just message me and we’ll get you an order going!  These little bottle cap decorations can be used for decoration, ornaments, necklace/keychain charms!  They really are adorable!!!


Merry Christmas and God Bless You!


Hi all! My name is Kaycee. I live in Arkansas with my husband of over 15 years! We have a grown daughter, a son-in-love and 2 grandson. Just love being Nonna! We also have an angel waiting on us to join her one day, she was 11 months old when she went to Heaven. We also have two great Chihuahuas and a Great Dane, along with several fish in our koi pond. My educational background is in Psychology and Child Development but my heart is in ministry, crafts, fun, reviews and my website, My Crafty Zoo. I look forward to continuing to share my life through word and pictures with you and love hearing your feedback! Thank you for taking the time to read and allowing me to share! I look forward to reading your comments!

8 thoughts on “Snowflake Ornament/Gift

  • Dorothy Boucher

    I love this, so adorable!! I love the story of the snowflake.

    • I’m glad you love it and that you found it! I often wonder if anyone bothers with my posts outside of giveaways because comments are few and far between. Thank you for commenting!

  • Jeanine Bevacqua

    Those are way cute! Are you thinking of lanyard?

  • Dana Rodriguez

    This is such a cute idea. Yours turned out so pretty!

  • Dawn D.

    I have heard this before but I can’t remember where. It’s very pretty.❄️

  • You did a beautiful job! Thank you so much for sharing at Taking A Timeout Thursday! Hope to see you again this week 🙂


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