I love making some sort of gift to go with my Christmas pressies every year. Being a foodie, it’s normally something edible, but knowing that it would be a busy time in the run up to Christmas, I decided this year that I’d make something crafty. I couldn’t post this before Christmas as the people who were going to receive my little homemade gift read my blog (some of my most loyal readers :P). But I think this gift is a fab idea all year round, for birthdays, Mother’s Day, Anniversaries, etc. so I wanted to share it with you all anyway. Here’s what I made.. Homemade wine glass charms! I think they’re super cute, and they went down well with family members who received…

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I did some more art and craft this week. Some more decorations to help the flat feel more grotto like. Not over the top, but I want to feel super Christmassy this year! To add to my ‘Merry Christmas’ sign which I made last week (you can read about this here), I decided to create some Christmas tree style bunting. I think it’s super cute, and the colours go really well with my other sign. They’re also not overly bright or garish, meaning they actually feel pretty chic too. They’re so easy to make too. Here’s how I did it. What you need: 3 sheets of paper (1 cream, 1 grey, 1 red) Red ribbon (I bought 10m from Tiger for £1) Scissors Pen How…

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Doing crafty bits and bobs is SO therapeutic, I really don’t do it enough. It’s normally only around birthdays and of course Christmas that I get my arts and crafts box out. So with Christmas now only 2 weeks away, I thought it was about time I got crafty and decorated our flat – the fun way, of course! Last year we didn’t have many decorations up in our flat as no one was going to be home over Christmas, but it felt so bare coming home to a plain living room after being surrounded by all the Christmas lights and festivities whilst out & about in London – I’m sure it dampened the Christmassy feeling – so this year, I’m going all out. First up in my…

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