I finally got a chance to try some myself. After some trial and error (error meaning scraping off the previous attempt and starting over), I made a few that I really liked. They are not nearly as wonderful as Carol's, but I'm still happy with them.
Here's my final versions:
This was a fun Christmas project. My next project entails me pulling out the sewing machine the girls got me last Christmas. I'm a little nervous, but excited by the possibilities.