Category archives: Christmas

  • Early Christmas

  • Forgive the briefness of this blog - as I type I should probably be frantically packing... For our trip to Australia and New Zealand! Yup, that's right - I'll be away for a few weeks celebrating a family wedding and taking some time to see the sights. It's kind of strange not enjoying the normal r[...]
  • Have Yourself a Very Twee Christmas

  • Post Christmas-wreath making (photos soon, I promise) come the Christmas table decorations.  To start off - we've twee limed terracotta pots with candles, alstroemeria, and Christmassy goodness. The perfect gift for any Christmas table, is it not now!? My house is full of smells of cinnamon, orang[...]
  • Santa Baby

  • Wow, I can't remember when I last left it this long to blog!  Sorry folks, I didn't mean to abandon you.  Sometimes, Christmas centred activities can make your blogging diminish.... However, I'm back!  Ready to share with you the beautiful people I encounter, have a chance to photograph, illustrate[...]
  • King's Church Durham Charity Christmas Cards

  • I am very pleased to show you a glimpse of the King's Church Durham 2011 Charity Christmas Cards! I've been designing these over the past few weeks, with the aim to make these cards modern, unique and yet traditional to the Christmas Story.  They are printed on deliciously shimmering thick card, ma[...]
  • Christmas Wreath Making is Back!

  • It's back, and bigger and better than the year before! Last year went down a storm, nearly at full capacity, over 25 beautiful, individual and handmade Christmas wreaths were created!  Our make-your-own Christmas wreath session is back (by popular demand - (I've always wanted to say that)) and will[...]
  • Christmas Crafts

  • Twiggy Wreaths Fruity Wintry Colours Dried Rose Heads Candles in PotsChristmas presents and Christmas decorations.Just before Christmas, I treated myself to a glue gun - a dream fulfilled!  Christmas presents were handmade this year - dried roses, fake berries, apples and cinnamon were glued o[...]
  • A New Portrait Lens for Christmas

  • My lovely husband bought me a portrait lens for Christmas. I have been using the same lens I bought my camera with over three years ago, so this is really exciting. Naturally, I tested it out over our Christmas meal on a few family members. I know you must be thinking "Gosh, she opens her Chri[...]
  • Wreath Making Session: A Retrospective

  • I didn't have time to report on the wreath-making session on Tuesday right away as I've been filming things with green screens, been in and out of work, attended Christmas parties and finishing off a big DIY project (more photos to come on that...)24 crafty creatures came to our session on Tuesd[...]
  • Handpainted Christmas Gift Tags

  • We had an early Christmas last weekend as Phil's parents are off to Australia for the festive season. It's less festive out there, but it is nicer weather I suppose, and I've heard there's an important cricket match on...?So we were forced to get festive nice and early. I enjoy the little extr[...]
  • Join In: Make Your Own Christmas Wreath

  • I am very excited to bring news of a wonderful seasonal opportunity; a one-off session run by Floral Footsteps on Making your own Christmas Wreath!Nothing beats traditional craftsmanship, particularly at Christmas time; a season of celebration and family and history.  Wreaths hung on doors[...]