ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Santa Needlepoint Cross Stitch Christmas Decorations & Ornaments

Updated on March 21, 2011

Santa needlepoint Christmas decorations can help you make your Christmas celebration have an old world or antique country Christmas feel that will have your family remembering Christmases past and feeling like they are celebrating Christmas in the nineteen twenties, thirties, or forties instead of in the twenty-first century. Threes definitely something special about that old world Christmas feel and the old style needlepoint decorations like the ones your grandmother used to make can help you capture that feeling in your Christmas celebration.

Santa needlepoint Christmas decorations can be purchased as completed items, ready to hang around your home or be used as Christmas tree ornaments, but most people find that it is much more fun to purchase needlepoint kits from their nearest craft store and make the decorations themselves.

These kits come with the patterns and materials you need and are often sold according to the various skill levels of a beginning, intermediate, or advanced needlepoint artist. These kits are inexpensive, easy to complete even for the beginner, and attractive for use as Christmas decorations.

The nice thing about Santa needlepoint Christmas decorations is the wide variety of styles that they are available in. There are decorations with Santas of varying ethnicity, making it possible for you to create a Santas of the world type effect in your Christmas decor. There are also kits available that depict Santa in various stages of his Christmas duties such as overseeing the construction of toys, loading his pack for his Christmas Eve trip around the world, preparing to drop down a chimney, and placing gifts beneath the Christmas tree.

Santa needlepoint Christmas decorations aren't the only type of Christmas decorations you can do in needlepoint to add that certain old world flair to your Christmas celebration. Needlepoint decorations are also available with religious themes, depicting various aspects of the Christmas story and the Nativity scene, as well as the classic and time honored image of the Madonna and Child.

Other needlepoint decorations with Christmas themes like elves, candy canes, toys, and the like are also available and all of these can add to your overall Christmas experience just as well as Santa needlepoint Christmas decorations can. Needlepoint is a craft that the whole family can enjoy doing together as well, so the creation of these decorations can be a great way for the family to spend time together in the days and weeks leading up to the Christmas holiday.

So, to help create a country Christmas feeling in your home this Christmas, you may want to give needlepoint a shot. If you've never done it before it can be easy to learn and several craft stores may offer lessons classes in needlepoint that you can take inexpensively that will help you learn how to create these lovely decorations. In addition to needlepoint work you may want to try cross-stitch as well because it is another style that can create some lovely effects and have the same results as your Santa needlepoint Christmas decorations.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)