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Christmas Decorations

Another recycled post for Christmas decorations – next year I will be organised enough to create something new. Today some paper cutting decorations – sorry about the quality of the photographs, I think I must have taken them at night so the light is a bit a rubbish. I got the idea for the papercut houses from a magazine article about a ceramicist who had … Continue reading Christmas Decorations

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Christmas Angels

I posted these in 2017 but as I haven’t had much time to create new decorations this year and have a lot more followers now than I did two years ago I thought I’d re-post. I love Christmas and probably even more than the day itself I love the preparations from buying gifts, wrapping presents to decorating the house so taking time to create handmade … Continue reading Christmas Angels

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

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

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Hanging Christmas Angels

Following on from my mini Christmas Angels I thought I’d make some larger decorations to hang on the door of our living room. Unlike the mini angels for this you need sturdier wire so I went with inexpensive garden wire which although tougher to work up with is less likely to loose its shape if knocked.  You will need some clippers shape and chunky enough … Continue reading Hanging Christmas Angels

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Easy to Make Christmas Angels

Here’s a really simple idea for a Sunday afternoon make – mini angel Christmas decorations. All you need is some wire, a scrap of material, ribbon and needle and thread. Start by shaping your figure with wire you can keep it quite simple – a loop for the head and long legs.  If you want to add a bit of embellishment add some curly hair. … Continue reading Easy to Make Christmas Angels