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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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What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 10

Here’s the final instalment in my Etsy Christmas Gift Guide for 2012. Hope you’ve found a gem of a gift for someone special, and you’ve enjoyed all of my favourite wee finds. 1. Ahoi Marie Schifferbecher Anker, EUR9.90 from Ahoi Marie. 2. Silk yellow neck scarf with lace pattern, CHF75 (with free worldwide shipping) from […]

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What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 9

Got a tricky person who seems to have it all ? Never know what to get them for Christmas? Bet they don’t have any of these little beauties from Etsy! 1. Bird house lamp, US$49 from Les Papillions de Nuit 2. Gold vermeil ‘Forget Me Knot’ ring, US$90 from White Fly. 3. A pair of […]

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What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 8

I don’t wish to alarm you, but it’s now less than a month ’til Christmas Day. Stuck for ideas? Here are some awesome handmade presents to get you started: 1. Christopher Raeburn limited edition Giclee print, £25 from Lesley Barnes. 2. Simple macrame plant hanger with pom poms, AU$20 from Kitiya Palaskas. 3. Design your […]

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What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 7

I love the idea of giving something handmade for Christmas. Chances are, giftee won’t have anything like it, and you can sometimes get things personalised just for them. Win, win! 1. Nose ring holder pre-order, US$35 from Tuesday Bassen Illustration. 2. Handmade women mittens, US$45 from Rainbow Mittens. 3. Geometric brass circle necklace, US$30 from […]

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What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 6

I always get asked how to go about finding all the cool stuff on Etsy. Here’s a good starting point – just remember to order now for Christmas as some of these presents are custom-made! 1. Hand-embroidered initial necklace, US$38 from Merriwether Council. 2. Wood pencil holder, US$59 from Less and More. 3. 12 Colour […]

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