Mini Box Advent Calendar {Tutorial}
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This year I made another advent calendar for my 7 year old. Last year I made a Toilet Roll Advent Calendar, this year I’ve gone for mini boxes filled with treats. All you need to make this is scrap paper, scissors and a paper cutter I used 6×6 inch paper and cut each piece into four, so that they were …
Last Year’s Advent Calendar
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This is the advent calendar that I made last year My Toilet Roll Advent Calendar This is also one of my most viewed postsTake a look here to see how I made it And check back tomorrow to see my advent I made for this year Linking to some of these great parties
What Santa Brought 2011
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This Christmas we (me & hubby) said we wouldn’t spend that much on Christmas presents for the kids. We just got them 1 main present and a few smaller ones. Well that’s what we planned anyway! My 6 year old son, Ryan, got a Nintendo DS with moshi monsters game and club penguin game. He’s been on it everyday since Christmas!! And my …
Happy Christmas 2011   !!!!!
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My Favourite Christmas Songs
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I can’t believe it’s almost Christmas!!!So what better why to get everyone in the Christmas spirit, by listening to a few Christmas songs!!! And here are some of my favourites!!! And this one is the one I used to always sing as a kid Like this Post? Then please vote for me
My Find of the Week : Pinecone Trees
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My Find of the Week are these really great Pinecone Trees from  The Wool Acorn shop & blog                                                                                      …
A Little bit of Joy
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I’m not very good at crafting even though I really enjoy it, so I tend to stick to the simple things to make. And here’s one of my easy to make Christmas Cards that I made and i’m soo proud of! To make this I glued some red paper to some card stock. Then on my computer I wrote the …
My Christmas Tree 2011
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This year I wanted to buy new decorations, but money has been very tight so will just have to wait till next year. So this year we did our tree lilac and silver! The last few years it has been red, green & gold. But we’ve gone back to what we had originally. In fact All these decorations are the very …
12 Day’s of Christmas Holiday Party
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Hi everyone!! Today I’m taking part in everything under the moon’s 12 Day’s of Christmas Holiday Party!!Showing you how to make 3 easy and simple Christmas cards So go and take a little look and check out all the other great posts too! Like this Post? Then please vote for me
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Christmas Centre Pieces
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My Top 10 Christmas Centre Pieces 1. Candy Cane Vase from My Eco Chic Wedding2. Santa Claus Can from Sew Many Ways 3. Cinnamon Stick Candles from The Inspired Room 4. Peppermint candy from Blisstree 5. I Spy Junk Tree from Diary of a Crafty Lady 6. Tinsel and Lace Trees from A Million Memories 7. Pine Cones from Red Red Completely Red 8. Sparkly Table Top Tree …
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Christmas Wrapping
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My Top 10 Christmas Wrapping 1. Beautiful Bow from Eddie Ross 2. Newspaper and single letter tags from  Allora Handmade 3. Brown Paper & Red ribbon from Deck the Halls 4. Candy wrappers from Good Housekeeping 5. Monogram from Martha Stewart 6. Acorns from HobbyCraft 7. Monster wrap from Gabba Friends 8. Thank you Tubes from Family fun 9. Parcel Pressies 10. Simple from mstetsondesign – Etsy …
Toilet Roll Advent Calendar
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I made an advent calendar this year for my kids. The first one I’ve ever made. Normally i buy the cheap £2 ones from the supermarket, you know them ones with the little chocolates behind the windows. But I’ve been inspired by all the handmade advent calendar I’ve seen. The one I’ve made is based on two calendars I featured on my post Christmas Countdown : Top 10 …
Christmas Extras
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With Christmas just around the corner it time to get all those extra christmas bit you need.I love making my own christmas decorations, but Firstly I’m not that creative and secondly I just haven’t got the time to make them. So I cheat a little and go out and buy them. There are just so many gorgeous items out there and NEXT have some …
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Christmas Treats
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My Top 10 Christmas Treats 1. Marshmallow Snowmen by Dusti’s Cupcakes on Flickr 2. Santa Party Mix by Shelly at Cookies and Cups 3. Edible Fruit Tree by PJ at Ginger and Garlic 4. Gingerbread Truffles from Me and My Pink Mixer 5. Melted Snowman Cookies at Crazy Domestic 6. Reindeer Pop Treats by Amy at The Idea Room 7. Snowflake Cupcakes by Glory at Glorious Treats 8. …
My Find of the Week : The Jar of Nothing
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My Find of the Week is The Jar of Nothing!!  from Craft Bits It’s basically an empty jar with a sticker on that says ‘The Jar of Nothing’!This would make the perfect Christmas present for my dad. I’m fed up of buying things that people don’t really want, so I asked my dad what would he like for Christmas and every year his answer is always the …
Stocking Fillers
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Looking for ideas has to what to get this Christmas for those little stocking fillers?  Then take at look at these great ideas!! Snowmen gum By Kerry at Kerry’s Craft Blog Game Night in a Bag by Janet from  Today’s Fabulous Finds  playdough stress balloons by Charlotte at Make Do and Friend Paint Sample notebooks from Crab Apple Design – Etsy shop Pom …
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Christmas Stockings
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My Top 10 Christmas Stockings 1. From Woman’s Day 2. by Kylie from Tiges and Weince etsy shop 3. By Betz from Betz White 4. From Personalization Mall 5. By Lunden from Fabricworm 6. By Mary Lou from Purl Bee 7. From Sheron at Southern Hospitality 8. By Cindy from Cottage Instincts 9. By Danielle at Absolutely me 40 – Flickr10. By Lynn from Nebraska Views
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Handmade Gifts
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My Top 10 Handmade Christmas Gifts 1. Snowball Truffles by Nichole at Papertrey Ink & Nichole Heady 2. Hungry Monster Pillows by Leslie from Leslie’s Art and Sew 3. Sticky Note Books from Greeting Arts 4. I-Spy Book by Rebecca from Happy Baby Designs 5. DIY Twine Vase by Jill from Women Who Do It All 6. French Sew Tidy by Ruth from At Number 29 7. …
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Advent Calendars
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My Top 10 Advent Calendars 1. Baby Sock Advent Calendar from Martha Stewart 2. Tin Magnets Advent Calendar by Jessie at Narrating Life 3. A Cone-iferous Advent from Family Fun   4. Toilet Paper Roll Advent Calendar from Somewhat Muddled Musings 5. Santa’s Beard Advent from bp.blogspot 6. Felt Christmas Tree Advent by Katie at So Happy 7. Toilet Paper Roll …
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Wreaths
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My Top 10 Wreaths 1. Snowball Wreath by Tia & Andrea at Two Junk Chix2. Ball Wreath by Becky at Matt and Becky3. Aqua Snowman Wreath by Nancy at The Bakers Daughter – Etsy Shop4. Winter wreath by Chris at Just a Girl5. 3D Paper star wreath from Little Birdie Secrets 6. Berry Wreath by Colette at Ever Blooming Original – Etsy Shop 7. Heart shaped …
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Cards
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My Top 10 Christmas Cards 1. Thumbprint Raindeer Card by Jill at Meet The Dubiens 2. Paint Chip Tree Cards by Angela Sgro at Angela Sgro Designs 3. Dasher in the Snow by Suen at Split Coast Stampers 4. O’ Christmas tree cards by Melissa at Papertrey Ink  5. Noel Card from Hobbycraft 6. Button Tree Card by Carly at …
Christmas Countdown
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With Exactly 11 weeks to go to Christmas, I thought I’d try and get everyone in the mood and ready for the big day by making a Christmas page where you can link up all your amazing Christmas ideas!! Check it out at the top of the page!!! where it says ‘Christmas’!!! I just love Christmas!!! and not just the day it’s self but all the excitement of the build up …