Alternative Christmas Tree with Balloons

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Unusual Christmas Tree

Alternative Christmas Tree with Balloons This alternative Christmas tree started out life as a balloon advent calendar.  I have a friend who’s daughter is doing 11+ exams in the new year.  Its really tough, and understandably she’s struggling to stay motivated.  I filled the balloons with sweets, and thought it would be a nice start to each day is she could … Read More

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Easy Advent Calendar Craft

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Easy Advent Calendar Craft

Easy Advent Calendar Craft This easy advent calendar craft takes under an hour to make.  Use leftover gift wrap and fill with a few sweets, to make a great cheap decoration or gift. “Some people’ may say its too early to start thinking about Christmas.  Indeed there are 2 schools of thought even in PaintSewGlueChew towers.  Half of the team … Read More

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Photo Christmas Ornaments DIY

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Photo Christmas Ornaments DIY

Photo Christmas Ornaments DIY This photo christmas ornaments DIY is a great 5-10 minute craft for decorating a minimal tree, or where you haven’t got much storage space. Materials Digital Photos Mini bulldog clips Silver embroidery thread photo editing software (or powerpoint) Method Choose your favourite pictures and transfer them to your favourite photo editing software on one sheet.  Reduce … Read More

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DIY Reusable Advent Calendar

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DIY reusable advent calendar

DIY Reusable Advent Calendar As soon as halloween is dispensed with in Paint Sew Glue Chew Towers, Abbi turns her attention to Christmas.  And her favourite part of the Christmas preparation is the advent calendar.  Each year we make a couple of versions for different friends, but this DIY reusable advent calendar is our favourite.  The calendar is a decorated … Read More

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Felt and Appliqué Christmas Stockings

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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

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