Felt and Appliqué Christmas Stockings

DianaChristmas, Crafts, Sewing

I made these Christmas Stockings around 5 years ago (before I created this blog).  But they are still going strong, and get pulled out every year.  I don’t have any photos of during the make, but they are so easy, I thought Id share, and just talk through the process. Materials needed: Felting material (or other robust fabric) Scraps of … Read More

DianaFelt and Appliqué Christmas Stockings

Cardboard Mountain Christmas Decorations

DianaChristmas, Crafts, Decoration, Party decorations, Projects, Recycled

Cardboard mountains

Cardboard Mountain Christmas Decorations I have an illness.I find it impossible to throw big cardboard boxes (and jam jars and tin cans) away without first making them into something. This cardboard box was positively screaming to be made into cardboard mountain christmas decorations. Instructions: First cut the box into flat panels. Then cut peaks into the cardboard sheets. Paint the tips … Read More

DianaCardboard Mountain Christmas Decorations

DIY Superhero Advent Calendar

DianaChristmas, Gift Wrap, Handmade Gifts

DIY Superhero Advent Calendar This printable diy superhero advent calendar is so easy, and a great way to personalise your own Christmas countdown. Last year, a friend moved house at the beginning of December.  As a little housewarming gift to help her son settle his new bedroom, I made him an advent calendar.  As he loves spiderman, it had to … Read More

DianaDIY Superhero Advent Calendar

DIY Christmas Card Idea

DianaChristmas, Crafts, Gift Wrap, Seasons

Christmas Card Idea

DIY Christmas Card Idea Every year (while my children will still allow me to exploit them), I make a DIY Christmas Card involving them. They are getting to that age, when they are less than willing to don novelty jumpers or antler ears for the Christmas Card Photo.  They are however, suckers for bribery, and are usually more obliging with my requests … Read More

DianaDIY Christmas Card Idea

Easy Christmas Tree Naan Pizza

DianaChristmas, Mains, Recipes, Seasons

Christmas Tree Naan pizza

Easy Christmas Tree Naan Pizza My kids love to make their own pizza, so they get exactly their favourite combination of tomato, cheese and toppings. (i.e. they can cram loads on). I am not a fan of the ready made pizza bases from the supermarket (just too doughy) – but we do not always have time to make dough from scratch.  As … Read More

DianaEasy Christmas Tree Naan Pizza