My own design and creation, a 3-D ice skate Christmas tree decoration. It was published in the November 2016 Parchment Craft Magazine, and is my little gift to my parents.

My own design and creation, a 3-D ice skate Christmas tree decoration. It was published in the November 2016 Parchment Craft Magazine, and is my little gift to my parents.

Christmas hearts that I cut from balsa wood.

Christmas hearts that I cut from balsa wood.

When I made this tiny Christmas lantern way back in 1982, it was supposed to resemble black metal.  However, I will be trying my hand at making one in parchment craft in the future.

When I made this tiny Christmas lantern way back in 1982, it was supposed to resemble black metal. However, I will be trying my hand at making one in parchment craft in the future.

Tiny Christmas crackers for the tree, made from foiled wrapping paper, to which I added a tear ribbon bow and a small glitter ball.

Tiny Christmas crackers for the tree, made from foiled wrapping paper, to which I added a tear ribbon bow and a small glitter ball.

After seeing packets of Christmas drum decorations in a shop, I decided to make my own, complete with toothpick drumsticks.

After seeing packets of Christmas drum decorations in a shop, I decided to make my own, complete with toothpick drumsticks.

I had a sheet of Christmas wrapping paper with a music motif on it, and made these little music scroll decorations for my tree, with tiny musical instruments glued on to complete the theme.

I had a sheet of Christmas wrapping paper with a music motif on it, and made these little music scroll decorations for my tree, with tiny musical instruments glued on to complete the theme.

Don't throw away those teeny tiny gift boxes that held rings or earrings. Instead, wrap them, decorate them, and make cute little  presents to decorate your Christmas tree.

Don't throw away those teeny tiny gift boxes that held rings or earrings. Instead, wrap them, decorate them, and make cute little presents to decorate your Christmas tree.

I cut a five-pointed star from balsa wood to make this easy Christmas tree decoration.

I cut a five-pointed star from balsa wood to make this easy Christmas tree decoration.

This Christmas tree decoration is a budgie mirror. I first removed the bell, then painted the plastic frame with gold model aircraft paint and glued a length of gathered gold lace around the frame on either side, finishing it off with a tiny gold bow.

This Christmas tree decoration is a budgie mirror. I first removed the bell, then painted the plastic frame with gold model aircraft paint and glued a length of gathered gold lace around the frame on either side, finishing it off with a tiny gold bow.

A Mizuhiki knot, made from strands of cotton.

A Mizuhiki knot, made from strands of cotton.

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