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Category Archive: Christmas decorations

Make: The Purl Bee Felt Gift Tags

I always keep an eye on the latest patterns coming out of cult New York craft supplies shop, Purl Soho. The shop’s blog, The Purl Bee, regularly features free tutorials and patterns that are fresh, completely on-trend, and use a beautiful palette of colours. It’s a fantastic resource for crafters of all experience levels. They’ve […]

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Wee Find: Christmas Tree Wall Hanging

After a touch of vintage Kitschmas to add to your Christmas decor? How about this amazing vintage macrame-inspired crochet Christmas tree by Pilgrim Lee of Draw!Pilgrim? Inspired by the knit and macramé wall hangings of the 60s, Pilgrim has created a detailed PDF crochet pattern that’s available to purchase from drawpilgrim.com and Etsy. It’s an instant […]

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5 New Christmas Craft Ideas for 2014

If you’re a little bit crafty or just fancy the idea of DIY, Christmas is the perfect time to practice your skills. Get your kids involved if they’re already on school holidays, or have a Christmas crafternoon with your friends and deck your halls with boughs of stuff you’ve made yourself. There is plethora of […]

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Wee Trend: Gold Christmas Theme

After a year where metallics reigned supreme, it’s no surprise that one of the key themes to emerge for Christmas 2014 is gold. It’s certainly one of the more traditional and obvious Christmas themes, but this year it’s been interpreted with a modern and Scandinavian-inspired spin. Look to Ferm Living for inspiration and you’ll see […]

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Wee finds: Best Advent Calendars for 2014

Happy 1st of December! Do you have your Advent calendar up yet? I’ve dug out our old-school German Advent calendar to hang on the fridge, but we’ve already forgotten to open up the first door! I’ve noticed a growing trend for DIY Advent calendars this year, featuring boxes or pockets that can be filled with […]

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Wee Find: Felt Ball Christmas Wreaths

I can’t stop looking at these wreaths. Aren’t they the best thing since… felt ball rugs? There is something about the look of tiny multi-coloured felt balls that is somehow comforting and alluring and nostalgic – all at once. Is it because they look like hundreds and thousands? And they recall memories of yummy, pretty, […]

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