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Tutorial | Homemade Winter Christmas Wreath

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Tutorial | Homemade Winter Christmas Wreath

I made a wreath to save myself pennies many years ago but this time it was a reason to use the autumn/winter change of nature as were the intention of wreaths in the past. I had twigs & branches a from a tree that needed to be given a second life and so after many months I decided to cut them up into useable pieces and get crafting a winter wreath for my front door! I took a wire coat hanger and pushed it out into a circle, then tied like sized branches together and started tying them to the...

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How to Make a Vision Board

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How to Make a Vision Board

   Glue a plain fabric to an old cork notice board, then layer a lace fabric on top. Tuck in the fabric down the sides of the board, you can use a craft knife to edge it in. Screw in some picture hooks and attach a string or wire. Get some ribbon and stretch across the bottom. Pin or nail into the back sides and finish with some masking tape to secure ends from fraying. Clip on some lightweight pegs or clips. Start adding inspiring pictures, quotes, and get visioning (A new adjective I just created!)   Create, enjoy, inspire yourself     CB x  ...

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Handmade Christmas 2013

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Handmade Christmas 2013

So during the run up to Christmas I made lots of handmade gifts for the people I love and I couldn't show them so as not to ruin the surprises. Here is a brief round up of each one! GIFTS Handmade Bag with contrasting fabrics for Charlotte my Bessie.   Baby Booties for Florence and Matilda the newbies.   Travel Changing Matt for my cousin Rach, for use with the twinnies! Hand Knitted Snoods for Cousin Nicola and Friend Carole. There is a third which I discovered someone wouldn't like so I have a spare. A beautiful stocking for a...

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Autumnal Handmade Jewellery

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Autumnal Handmade Jewellery

Hello all,   I have been busy making lots of lovely things for the autumnal season upon us and thought I would share them with you. I am about to embark on learning a new craft soon and am very excited... I need some funds first though, as a new craft means new equipment!! By the way, If you like anything you see please do tell your friends & remember Christmas is on its way, never too early to start buying a few things to 'put away' :)     Acorns & Conkers £15  Fairy At The End Of The Garden £25  Hippy Flowers £10 Pirates...

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