CHRISTMAS

DIY wrapping paper

How To: DIY wrapping paper

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I recently was gifted a small collection of beautiful vintage trims from a friend of a friend. I’m totally infatuated by them and don’t know if I will ever find a project special enough to warrant cutting into them…and then I had a brain wave! Wrapping Paper. It’s easy to create your own personalized decorative papers, all you need is…

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It’s officially time to get festive…

It’s officially time to get festive…

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It’s been 12 years since I’ve had a Christmas tree. Yes I’m the original Christmas grinch. I’m a December baby so I’ve always found it a little irritating that my birthday celebrations get lost amongst all the hoopla. I find it hard to put up any decorations till after my birthday. Before Emma was born Christmas used to come an…

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pom pom christmas wreath

How To: Pom Pom Wreath

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This Pom Pom Wreath is a fun to make alternative to the traditional Christmas wreath. You can make it with materials you may already have laying about the house. Get the kids involved in making the Pom Poms and you’ll have this cheerful Christmas decoration made in no time at all. There are lots of similar versions of this project…

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gift bow diy

How To: Make a Pretty Gift Bow

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You’re gifts will always look professionally wrapped when you add this pretty gift bow to it. I used to do a lot of gift wrapping when I had the store, and customers would always appreciate the extra effort I went to, but really it was not much effort at all. I’d make the bows up in advance between customers, then…

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