Craft, Stationery

Simple Stationery Upcycle

Hello everyone! Have you heard of the Great Big Green Week? It's a national week of events celebrating action on climate change created by the Climate Coalition in the lead up to COP 26 in Glasgow this November. Throughout the UK communities have been coming together to organise their own local Green Weeks and Climate… Continue reading Simple Stationery Upcycle

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Paper Flower Garland & Mini Tassel Banner

Hello everyone! It’s almost the new year! So, I thought it would be the perfect time to make some party decorations. Flower Garland The first decoration I made from a kit I found in Flying Tiger. When you open the packet, you find that the tissue paper is already tied to the ribbon, which makes… Continue reading Paper Flower Garland & Mini Tassel Banner

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12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 12! Little House & Bonus Craft!

Hello everyone! It’s Christmas Eve!!!! And it’s the last craft of the series! I feel like these 12 days went by so quickly! Today’s craft is a little painted house. I found this house in Hobbycraft, and it comes in a few different styles and sizes. It is made of cardboard/papier-mâché and the roof is… Continue reading 12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 12! Little House & Bonus Craft!

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12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 11 Decopatch Christmas Tree

Today we are back with another Decopatch craft! This time we have a Christmas tree decoration. What you will need: A Christmas tree shape (Decopatch brand, mdf, wood or papier-mâché) Decopatch papers (Like thick tissue paper) Decopatch glue (Similar to pva) A Decopatch brush (these are made from hog bristles, I use size 10) In… Continue reading 12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 11 Decopatch Christmas Tree

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12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 10 Snow Globe Decoration

Hello everybody! I love snow globes, especially at Christmas, I have a reindeer one which I won in a raffle years ago and love watching the snow fall. So, I decided to make a snow globe inspired decoration for the Christmas tree! Note: I haven’t added any water to my snow globe as I was… Continue reading 12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 10 Snow Globe Decoration

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12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 9 Miniature Gingerbread House

Baking is one of my favourite activities at Christmastime, although today’s craft isn’t a recipe, it’s a baking themed decoration! (If you’d like a recipe, I did a post a couple of years ago; Cute Christmassy Cupcakes 🧁😉) What you will need: The template (click here) Card (brown or corrugated is best) Scissors Pencil Ruler… Continue reading 12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 9 Miniature Gingerbread House

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12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 8 Simple Skirt

Hello everyone! To complete the outfit, today’s craft is a simple Christmas skirt. Click here to read yesterday’s post on the knitted Christmas jumper. What you will need: Fabric Sewing machine 6mm elastic Sewing thread Bobbin Safety pin I have found that a basic rule to make any skirt is to measure around the waist,… Continue reading 12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 8 Simple Skirt

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12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 7 Knitted Christmas Jumper

Today’s craft is a Christmassy knitted jumper, featuring a Christmas tree design. This jumper is sized to fit 14 inch dolls such as Glitter Girls and Wellie Wishers. Materials: Red 25g 4 Ply yarn Green 25g 4 Ply yarn 2.75mm (No 12) & 3.25mm (No 10) needles Note: As this jumper involves colourwork, font colour… Continue reading 12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 7 Knitted Christmas Jumper

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12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 6 Doll’s Apron

Hello everyone! One of my favourite things to do is sewing so for today’s craft we have a sewing pattern. Baking is a fun activity to do at Christmas time, warm cookies and cakes are lovely on a cold winter’s day. So, I designed a pattern for a 18 inch doll’s apron so they can… Continue reading 12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 6 Doll’s Apron

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12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 5 Ceramic Stars

Last year I bought these ceramic stars from Hobbycraft but sadly ran out of time because of deadlines, so I’m really happy I finally had time to decorate them this year! They came as a pack of 4, with red ribbons attached. They’re plain ceramic with Christmassy words in the centre of each one; merry,… Continue reading 12 Crafts of Christmas: Day 5 Ceramic Stars