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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Washi Tape Swizzle Sticks

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Washi tape craft ideas

Washi Tape Swizzle Sticks I made these easy wash tape swizzle sticks for the kids at our New Years Eve party last week.  Each year we celebrate with five families and their kids – 10 adults and 14 kids for dinner.  The adults were in the dining room – the kids in the kitchen. Why? enquired my oldest child as … Read More

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Felt and Appliqué Christmas Stockings

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DIY Christmas Stockings

Easy Home Made Felt and Appliqué Christmas Stockings These Christmas Stockings were made back in 2010 (long before I created this blog).  But they are still going strong, and get pulled out every year.  I didn’t take photos of the process, but they are so easy, the instructions should be enough to follow the process. Materials: Felting material (or other … Read More

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Cardboard Mountain Christmas Decorations

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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

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DIY Superhero Advent Calendar

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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

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