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Category Archive: 2012 Christmas

Happy Christmas from Wee Birdy!

Wishing all my super-lovely readers every happiness at Christmas. Thank you so much for stopping and making Wee Birdy what it is today. I’ve really loved expanding the Wee Birdy community on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook and meeting so many of you over the year. I’m having a wee festive break with my family but […]

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A wee Christmas recipe: My Raspberry Cream Macaroon dessert

This, my dearest birdies, is my favourite Christmas dessert. It’s the perfect way to end a too-stuffed-to-eat-another-mouthful-Christmas-dinner, as it’s relatively light (well, depending on how much you eat) and the raspberries offer an edge to the sweetness of the macaroons and cream. I don’t really use a “recipe” as such (apart from the coconut macaroon […]

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7 Beautiful DIY Christmas Decorations

It’s less than a week ’til Christmas, but there is still plenty of time to get hands-on and make some really special and unique decorations for your place. I’ve gathered together seven gorgeous Christmas projects from Crafttuts+, the awesome new craft tutorials website (which I also happen to edit – quick, pop over there now […]

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Christmas Gift Guide 2012: Amazing presents for kids

Stuck for original and charming present ideas for the little ones? I’ve scoured the globe for the most amazing gifts for kids, starting at $10. 1. The Magic Tree House, AU$179 from Lark. 2. Tsumiki house, EUR91 from The Space Penguin. 3. Antique rose ballet bounce skirt by Collette Dinnigan For The Australian Ballet,  AU$39 […]

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Christmas Gift Guide 2012: Silver and Gold

Precious little presents under the Christmas tree are always welcome, but they don’t have to cost the earth – or come from the pages of chain-store jewellery catalogue. Here’s my round-up of some of the best little luxuries for Christmas from around the globe, starting at $36. 1. Georg Jensen Ilse stainless steel vase, AU$110 […]

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Christmas Gift Guide 2012: Presents for mums, sisters and girlfriends

Finishing your Christmas shopping this weekend? Here’s my edit of the best presents for all the lovely ladies in your life, starting at £8.96. If you spot something you fancy for yourself, just share it on Facebook or Twitter prefaced with a big ‘Hint, hint’! 1. ‘Dash Dot’ pointy mittens by Donna Wilson, available in […]

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