We got the Christmas Decorations up last night, the annual strewing of pretties around the house which has, thankfully, become largely a joyful affair again over the last couple of years. It reminded me, as we unpacked the boxes, of the wreath I made last year which I had such great intentions of doing a […]
I’m optimistically going to try and do at least 20 crafts for Christmas over the next month. Quite how, I have no idea, but I think I need a goal to make myself work at. All of us are feeling like our family time has gone horribly wrong over the last few months and we […]
Last year I made Bene his very own Christmas stocking; as a January baby he was just old enough to enjoy unpacking one with some help and I wanted it to be special to him, not just bought off a peg. I have a vivid memory of the girls wanting to buy Freddie a […]
Something tells me that I’m not going to see nearly enough of my children this December to pepper the blog with Christmas Crafts. I’m sorry about that; it used to be the highlight of my year to call a halt to maths and english and science on December 1st and crack open the great box […]
A while ago I wrote about these fabulous pompom makers which I bought as a slight indulgence for a bit of Xmas crafty silliness. They’ve been worth their weight in £1 coins though and we’ve had masses of fun with them already, as have a quantity of people who have visited. Pom pom making is […]
The morning is best drawn a veil over for now but while I stomped off in a huff, the girls made gingerbread. We ate it all, so perhaps we’ll add a photo of more tomorrow and Fran has promised to send me the link. We can go for an edit then 🙂 (And here it […]
Well, if I’m honest, we’ve not done it but here is a whole batch of Christmas Hama Bead Patterns from days of yore, with a special appearance by “Santiclors” designed by a very young Gwenny.
A couple of weeks ago I did a round up of some Christmas craft ideas, when I still had hope we’d replicate last years happy Christmas crafty month. We’ve not quite achieved that so far, but there is still time and we finally made a start on it on Monday,yesterday and today – thank heavens […]