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How To Make A Vintage Wooden Thread Spool Ornament

Upcycled Vintage Wooden Thread Spool Ornament For Christmas

I have combined my favourite Christmas song lyrics with something you find in an old sewing tin to make a vintage wooden thread spool ornament.     I love rummaging through old tins full of sewing bits and pieces. As well as the gorgeous old buttons I'm also drawn...
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Quick Tutorial To Make A Glamorous Oyster Shell Ornament

How To Make A Glam Christmas Oyster Shell Ornament In 15 Mins

Oysters are a bit like "Marmite" either you "love them or hate them"! Personally, I love them and have repurposed some into a glamorous oyster shell ornament.     I say "glamorous" because I spray painted the oyster shells gold and added some shiny...
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How To Make Paper Rosettes Decorations From Old Maps

Repurposed Map Rosettes for Christmas Decorations, Ornaments, and Present Toppers

If you look at many old roadmaps they are often printed in Christmassy colours (white, red and green)!. The backgrounds are white, forests and open spaces are green and major roads are printed in red. That's one of the reasons I decided to use them...
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How to Make Gorgeous Nordic Christmas Decorations

DIY Marimekko Nordic Christmas Decorations 2 Ways

After a visit to the lovely Skandium shop in London last month, I felt inspired to make my own Nordic Christmas decorations. As usual, I couldn't leave the shop without buying yet another pack of Marimekko paper napkins.     Marimekko designs are a favourite of mine I love...
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How To Make A Stylish Scandinavian Christmas Tree

Instructions For A Simple Scandinavian Christmas Tree

This simple but stylish Scandinavian Christmas tree is well worth the effort. It is designed to last for years and can be easily dismantled and stored away at the end of the festive season. Ready to be simply reassembled for many future Christmas's.     I'd like to say that...
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