Category Archives: Crafts

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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Unique Easy To Make Handmade Felt Christmas Ornaments

Cute Upcycled Monochrome Handmade Felt Christmas Ornaments

I got the idea for these monochrome handmade felt Christmas ornaments when I made my monochrome shoe box craft. The monochrome childlike cartoon look of the boxes really apealed to me.     I thought it would be fun to recreate this look with some monochrome felt Christmas decoration....
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