Day 16: Prophecy of the Gentle Shepherd
This is the last sheep ornament. Even though it is needle felted like the ram, it doesn't look like a repeat of the same ornament. The legs and the shepherd's staff are made with pipe cleaner wrapped with tapestry wool.
Day 17: The Prophecy of the Suffering Servant
I used shimmery Sculpy for the cross. I wanted something very simple and symbolic of a cross, rather than just making a little cross.
Day 18: The Prophecy of the New Covenant
I wanted this heart to be different than the heart I made for Ruth and Boaz, so I needle felted a heart. I was going to embroider writing on it, but I couldn't figure out how to make it look nice on the needle felting. My solution was making a little quill pen for it. It's not quite as straight forward as it would be if it had writing on it, but I really like the way it looks. The prophecy ornaments are hard, because they are not connected with a recognizable image like the Genesis and Exodus ones are.
Day 19: The Prophecy of Bethlehem
This one was not thought through very well. I had some ideas about what I wanted to do, but ended up just cutting out a silhouette and sticking it onto some cork I had. I don't really like it, and will probably redo it at some point.
Day 20: Exile
I had planned on doing something really simple for this one. I showed my idea to the kids, and they all didn't like it. It was just representing flames, and they were all like, "Where's the furnace?" So I made a little clay furnace. And just because I am who I am, I researched on how ancient furnaces were constructed, and based my ornament on that.