Advent Calendars

I didn’t have to create any new advent calendars this year so thought I’d re-post some that I have created over the past few years. Probably my favourite – Advent Trees.  If you fancy creating some for yourself you can find the PDF download here. If you’re a fan of a nice cuppa why not create a Tea Advent Calendar – great for yourself or … Continue reading Advent Calendars

Handmade Christmas Gift

This is a bit of recycled blog post as I originally posted this in February but I thought it might be an idea for a last minute Christmas gift or failing that a Christmas craft project to keep the children busy whilst they’re off school. Perfect for a family member or friend with young-ish children – why not create a personalised board game. You’ll find … Continue reading Handmade Christmas Gift

Contemporary Christmas Card Design

Ok I thought I’d leave this design to last as it is the design I’m sending this year as my christmas cards. To make you’ll need some blank greetings cards, ideally white; some gold paper (I used sticky back paper); black card and a black liner pen. Start by drawing three trees of different design – they don’t need to be perfect!  If its easier … Continue reading Contemporary Christmas Card Design

Christmas Wreaths

I’ve struggled this year to find the time for any Christmas makes so I thought I’d share some ideas from some very talented crafters. Snowflake wreath from The Ballard Bunch.  I’m amazed how effective this is.  The make itself is really straightforward and uber contemporary but against a dark door it looks fantastic.   Snowball wreath from Daisy Mae Bell – I love the simplicity … Continue reading Christmas Wreaths