CHRISTMAS

red and pink diagonal stripe blanket with candy canes

Candy Stripe Crochet Blanket Pattern

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This crochet Candy Stripe Blanket is a festive handmade gift that can be enjoyed for years to come. Don’t relegate this pattern just to Christmas time – Change up the colours!  With this corner-to-corner design’s adaptable sizing, it is sure to become your ‘go to’ blanket crochet pattern. I’m slightly hooked on Corner-to-Corner crochet at the moment. After making a…

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Making an Orange Pomander

How to make Orange Pomander Balls

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Orange Pomanders are sweet smelling, and make a pretty display for your end-of-year festivities. With well placed bowls around your home filled with fresh or dried orange pomander balls, you’re sure to set the tone for a relaxing, back to nature Christmas vibe. You may already be familiar with the orange pomander. Some may recognize the clove studded orbs, from…

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DIY christmas bon bons

DIY Personalised Christmas Crackers

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Christmas Crackers or Christmas Bon Bons? Whatever you call them these colourful and personalised crackers are a fun addition to your festive table. Add a touch of tinsel to get the party started! I was so excited to receive a very special Christmas gift from the lovely people at Cricut earlier this week. My very own Cricut Maker cutting machine…

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Handmade Christmas Brooch Sleepy Santa Face

Make this Adorable Santa Brooch for Christmas

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I’ve got the cutest DIY Christmas brooch design for you to make this week. This Sleepy Santa is small but super adorable, and I guarantee it will garner much attention when you wear it to your festive gatherings, end of year office parties and family Christmas lunch this year. If you are looking for a special handmade gift idea, attach…

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how to make a crocheted snowflake ornament

Giant Crochet Snowflake Ornament

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Make a Giant Crochet Snowflake ornament with sparkly Caron Simply Soft Party yarn this Christmas. These crochet snowflake patterns are quite striking worked up in bright festive colours. It’s Summer during the festive season in Australia. Even though you’ll find us donning shorts and sunscreen on Christmas day, rather than an ‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’, it’s common to decorate with traditional…

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