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Category Archive: Christmas decorations

Wee Christmas finds: Upon a Fold cards

Have you discovered Sydney-based online shop Upon a Fold yet? It’s like a cabinet of curiosities for all things folded (ie. paper and fabric), and the immaculately curated online shop sources all manner of rare papery delights. Right now there is a wonderful collection of Christmas cards and wrap, including the exquisite deer papercut cards […]

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Wee Christmas finds: Fortnum & Mason decorations

Every Christmas brings a proliferation of London-themed Christmas decorations, so you’d think it would be difficult to find something new – and a bit special. But this handsome collection of hand-stitched fabric ornaments by Fortnum & Mason is really rather splendid. Some might shudder at the notion of a department store-themed ornament, but I like […]

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Wee Christmas finds: Papermash cards, stamps and tape

London-based online store Papermash is one of my favourite online sources for design-y stationery and decorations, and they’ve done a superb job lining up some really lovely greeting cards, gift wrap and other stationery goodies for Christmas this year. I’ve been admiring the retro-inspired honeycomb pop-up card with the woodland deer scene inside (above, left, […]

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Wee Christmas finds: Erzgebirge decorations

I do love my glittering vintage ornaments at Christmas, but there is no denying the naive charm and simplicity of these traditional hand-carved and hand-painted German decorations. The miniature wooden decorations are made in the Erzgebirge region of Southern Germany, which is renowned for its traditional woodcarvings and woodwork. Each set of decorations comes with […]

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Birdy pick of the week: Candy Stripe Cloud Christmas decorations

These Scandi-style Christmas decorations are the rather charming result of a collaboration between Australian illustrator Andrea Smith and Candy Stripe Cloud. There is a menagerie of animal decorations to choose from (including a sweet mouse and handsome fox), and they are also available in white and wood. You can also custom-design your own decoration. Red […]

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Top 10 Clever DIY Christmas presents: Part 2

‘Tis the season to get crafty. Or something like that. It’s December 4, so there are still 20 days to make your own presents. Plenty of time, right? Did you catch Part 1 in this series? Have a read of it here. I found so many clever ideas on my Pinterest boards that I had […]

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