Sunday, 21 December 2014

Needle Felted Macarons

A French and foodie themed Christmas ornament here; don't these soft fuzzy macarons look divine?!
Click here to find out how to make your own.

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Paper Cut Winter Dome

So elegant and sophisticated; this beautiful Wintry scene in a glass dome would make a fabulous centrepiece. Find the free template for the paper cut here.

Friday, 19 December 2014

Layered Foam Art

I love the eye-catching depth and colourful layers in this wall art, and all you really need to recreate it is foam sheets and some scissors! Check out the how-to here.

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Paper Mistletoe Ball

I think this hanging mistletoe ornament looks amazing, and all it takes it some paper cutting, folding and sticking :) Click here for the DIY.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Natural Wooden Tree

Normally trees and other Christmas decorations are produced in bright colours - usually red and green - so it's refreshing to see something like this where it's just natural wood displayed in a minimalist fashion.
Find the tutorial here.

God's Eyes as Embellishments

These colourful 'God's Eyes' are fun and cheap to make, whilst looking beautiful and providing an excellent gift topper idea. Find the instructions here.

Monday, 15 December 2014

Cupcake Wreath

I thought this was a real wreath at first, but it's actually made entirely from (cleverly) decorated cupcakes! Click here to find out how to make your own.

Friday, 12 December 2014

Home Alone Doormat

Click here to see how to stencil your own fun doormat, inspired by my favourite series of films to watch at Christmas; Home Alone!

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Cinnamon Gift Tags

For use as gift tags or Christmas tree ornaments, these glittered cinnamon shapes look so festive and lovely...and I bet they smell divine too!

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Tealight Paper Houses

I can't get enough of miniature village scenes and cute decorative buildings, especially in Winter, so these easy paper ones are very much my taste. I particularly like the brightly coloured tissue paper in the windows :)

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Light-Up Ornament Wreath

I love the modern look of this wreath... but then anything containing fairy lights is a winner in my book :)
Click here for the DIY.

Monday, 8 December 2014

Christmas Pudding Placemats

These placemats are absolutely adorable, and are also easy to make...check out the instructions here.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Shrink Plastic Layered Flowers

I would never have guessed these brooches were made of shrink plastic because usually I find that the results don't look very neat and attractive in plastic projects...but these look soooooo pretty!
Click here to find out how to combine shrink plastic, permanent markers and seed beads to make them.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Fruity Christmas Baubles

Fruit certainly seems to have been a popular craft theme this year, so why not finish off 2014 in fashion with these cute ornaments?!

Monday, 1 December 2014

Hanging Christmas Wreath

If you have a high ceiling at home then this idea for hanging a wreath from the ceiling is a very effective one, and is something a bit different to the usual location on the front door. Click here for the DIY.

Monday, 24 November 2014

Plushie Toadstool

Toadstools are always appealing design inspiration for me, and this is a particularly nice example; click here for the DIY.

Friday, 21 November 2014

Unusual Wooden Christmas Trees

For a space-saving Christmas tree alternative there are so many creative ideas including this Scandinavian plywood tree, and this wooden pallet tree. Ideal for small flats.

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Liquorice Allsorts Car 'Dice'

These felt liquorice allsorts are so fun and make a cool change from the usual dice design.
Click here for the DIY.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Recycled Book Tree

In order to make this cute ornamental tree, all you need is an old, cheap book and a small slice of a tree branch. Oh, and these instructions :)

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Leather Doctor's Bag

I've always liked this style of formal bag, and this excellent step-by-step shows exactly how it is made.