As soon as this cross-stitch picture comes down out of the attic it is Christmas in our house. It is at least 15 years since I made it and it is one of the items that I would save in a fire! Please excuse the shadows but it is very hard to get a good photo with dull light and the glass etc
A selection of little stocking decorations made out of bits of cardboard, scraps and left overs.
Machine embroidered Christmas decorations. These were all flat enough to pop inside a card and post. Every year I try and find something different to make in the way of Christmas decorations. Anything as long as they are not shop-bought. This year I didnt crochet many decorations-the thought of stiffening them with PVA and trying to dry them out was just too much. You have to be in the humour for it.
I hope everyone had a great Christmas and I wish you all a great crafting year for 2011!
Friday, December 10, 2010
It has been ages since I entered any crafty online challenges so here goes :A Christmas card in the non-traditional colours of duck egg blue and brown. I am entering this in the following challenges:
Moving along with the Times "Lots of Spots"
Papertake Weekly "Red & Green must not be seen"
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Apologies for the lack of posts recently but myself and the dog have had to move out of my house owing to building works. We spent 5 weeks down the country with no internet access and only a TV and mobile phone for contact with the outside world and then the snow came......