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The Art-full Tree:
Ornaments to Make

Inspired by the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

By Jan Gilliam and Christina Westenberger

Book coverAbby Aldrich Rockefeller's extraordinary collection of folk art, which she donated to Colonial Williamsburg, became the nucleus of America's first museum devoted to the subject. One of the museum's most beloved traditions is its Christmas tree decorated with handmade ornaments.

The ornaments in this book are based on art from the museum's collection. Each of the 33 projects in this book features an image of the original work and information about the art and artist. Then the authors guide you, step by step, through the process of creating a wide range of ornaments, from fabric silhouettes to felt snowmen, from punch-needle hearts to paper doves, from copper stars to cross-stitch stockings.

The Art-full Tree is full of art in every sense—filled with art from the museum's collection and filled with inspired ideas for turning that art—or any art—into new works for you and your family to treasure.

9" x 9-1/4"
144 pages
274 color photos
ISBN: 978-0-87935-249-3

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