Hello everyone, well it seems like ages since I have posted anything. Myself and Lottie have managed to get back into the swing of things and have started to enjoy our hobby room again, just in time for Christmas makes to adorn our home over this festive period.
I have made a few Christmassy things for my own home and my inspiration for this is to make inexpensive things that I have seen overpriced in the shops. I am increasingly becoming bored with overpriced items when I can try and tackle it myself and have something more personalised. I have an ever-increasing 'To Make' list and it gives me so much satisfaction to produce my own product.
The first thing myself and Lottie made was a few simple heart decorations for the tree - I saw this idea in one of my magazines and we gave it a go. All we used was scraps of paper and ribbon.
Then we went on to air-clay again - after seeing so many 'keys' as decorations in the shops with prices ranging from £1.99 - £7.50 each, we made a selection out of clay, painted them and adorned them with embellishments/ribbon ready to hang on our tree.
Then I saw a really lovely tartan wreath at M&S for £17.50 and thought I would make my own. I had some tartan ribbon and a red Christmas ribbon packed away from the sales in January, which I paid 20p each for and a plain red ribbon in my scrap ribbon box. I already had a some thick wire and the red buttons. In less than 30 minutes and for considerably less than £17.50 I had made my own Christmas wreath and I can't wait to put it up on our front door.
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