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Decorate With Baskets At Christmas

Copyright  Susi Nuss, http://BasketMakers.com All rights reserved - Black ash woven Christmas bell - ashbell.gif (16982 bytes) copyright 1998 Susi Nussholly.gif (944 bytes)As the holiday spirit fills the air, it is wonderful to use the baskets you love to decorate your home. Bring out your favorite pieces and work them into your decorating in a variety of ways.

Copyright  Susi Nuss, http://BasketMakers.com All rights reserved - holly.gif (944 bytes)Small baskets and other woven items make wonderful tree decorations. Some are woven expressly as ornaments like this black ash and sweetgrass bell. Others can be drawn from your collection of small baskets and strung with a cord temporarily to be hung on the tree during this festive season.Antique Basket filled with Christmas Poinsettias - poinsettiabskt3.jpg (19648 bytes) copyright 1998 Susi Nuss

Copyright  Susi Nuss, http://BasketMakers.com All rights reserved - holly.gif (944 bytes)Another idea is to fill your larger baskets with seasonal flowers like poinsettias or cyclamen, add a pretty plaid bow and work the filled basket into a table vignette paired with small Christmas collectibles.

Copyright  Susi Nuss, http://BasketMakers.com All rights reserved - holly.gif (944 bytes)I like to use baskets on the fireplace mantle filled with natural seeds, nuts or cones and backed with cut greens such as Fraser fir or cedar.

Copyright  Susi Nuss, http://BasketMakers.com All rights reserved - Black Ash Baskets Decorate the Fireplace Mantel at Christmas christmasmantle.jpg (21072 bytes) copyright 1998 Susi Nussholly.gif (944 bytes)To celebrate the child in us all, you could fill a basket with your stuffed toys. It is fun to pull out that long cherished teddy from your childhood, along with your child's special stuffed friend. Dress them up in Christmas garb and place them into a large basket next to the tree to spend the holiday as a special guest of the family. Don't forget to decorate your pet's basket with a pretty bow or ribbon too.

Best wishes for a very Merry Christmas.

 

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Folded and woven Moravian Christmas Star made of birch bark by Susi Nuss birchstar.jpg (8098 bytes) copyright 1998 Susi Nuss Contact Your Guide - Susi Nuss - susisigred.gif (1092 bytes)

More Christmas Basketry

Folded Paper Star Basket
Free instructions for a basket made from a series of three-dimensional folded paper Moravian Stars from Highhopes.com. A step by step pattern for the individual stars is included as well.

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