Dazzling, jewel-like vintage Christmas ornament crafts from the ’60s

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Dazzling, jewel-like Christmas balloon craft (1967)

Make these for Christmas

by Dorothy Lambert Brightbill

Start your holiday decorating now by making our dazzling, jewel-like Christmas balloons. They’ll lift tree trimming to new heights — send spirits soaring when hung from the evergreen bough, chandelier, mantelpiece, or in a window (actually, just about anywhere you choose to deck the halls).

They can be made in the twinkling of an eye, and for an extremely low price. Each one is a different shape and they range in size from five to seven inches. Our kit includes all the necessary ingredients for making the three you see here: bright silken balls, mesh coverings, gold cords, pearly beads, ribbon, gold edging, and complete instructions.

Red-and-white-and-blue balloon is trimmed with pearl garlands, red band accented with gold. Pink balloon is delicately draped with pearl garlands. Green balloon is accented with ribbons, gold cord, braid.

Dazzling, jewel-like Christmas balloon craft (1967)

Dazzling, jewel-like vintage Christmas balloon craft (1967)

Christmas ornament crafts (1964)

Enchanting Christmas balls in a splendid array are joyful signs of the holiday season.

Vintage Christmas ornament crafts from 1964


Christmas angel craft (1967)

Our angels may ring a familiar note with you… we have offered them in Christmases past… Now’s the chance to order these bright, easy-to-make decorations. They’re made of felt, gold paper, glitter, sequins and red ribbons, with embroidered features. hang them on a wall or tape them to a window!

Vintage Christmas ornament - Angel paper craft

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