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Here come the snowmen!

We are yet to have a proper snowfall in Edinburgh and are getting set for a bizarrely warm Christmas. However, when the snow finally does appear, I will be first out there making my snowman. Here are some for us all to aspire to… First off, a little xmas kiss from a squirrel! The poor creature is going to be heartbroken when that melts!

Probably the best Christmas trees in the world!

Five days until Christmas, so let’s celebrate with some awesome Christmas trees. But first, here is how a Christmas tree should NOT look… So let’s look at how it should be done! First off a Lego xmas tree this year in London! Even the baubles were lego and had some QR code cubes hanging from the tree!

We wish you a social Christmas

I admit, I am a geek deep down. But I am also a Christmas geek so here is a run down of my top social media related xmas gifts. From great stocking fillers to more expensive bespoke gifts, there is something for everyone. For some this Christmas post may be a bit early, but remember it is now LESS than four weeks until the big day, so get shopping! 10. iPad desk stand/tidy I am.. Read More

Have a felt Christmas

So a few weeks ago I wrote about my creation of felt Christmas decorations, this is an update. I have been sewing away, experimenting with buttons, ribbon, wool, pom poms, pens, everything! My favourites are probably the Robin and Rudolph. I prefer the white felt eyes to the buttons eyes on others. So anyway I will keep making them, some for family for xmas, others just for the flat. I am also going to be.. Read More

Christmas Gingerbread

It is no secret that I love Christmas. So now Halloween is over and bonfire night is out the way, we can now focus on the big event! Last night I started by using my new festive cookie cutters and making Christmas themed gingerbread… So here is the recipe: (makes approx 20 biscuits) Ingredients 90g soft dark brown sugar 45g clear honey 30g butter 180g (12oz) plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp ground.. Read More

Felt + Buttons = Christmas

I love making my own crafty things, it is so rewarding. I like sewing and with Christmas only 2 months away (i know, it comes as a shock every year) it did seem a bit excessive to put up my Christmas tree so soon, so I decided to satisfy my Christmas craving by making my own decorations. Off I went to Hobbycraft and after spending a good half hour there I decided on dark brown (xmas.. Read More