12th December 2015 Helen

On Thursday we did an afternoon of crafts. Today (Saturday) the table is still sticky, there’s glitter on the floor, but the fruits of our labour are proudly handing on the tree and on the playroom walls! Our Felt Christmas Trees featured in the beautiful Craft Advent hosted by Sadhbh over…

8th December 2015 Helen 1Comment

If you’re looking for a funky, quick and easy Christmas hats then look no further. These are fabulous. The Garter Ear Flap Hat from Purl Soho was definately my go-to pattern of the last year, I knocked up a plain black version using Alpaca yarn from my friends at Hushabye Farm…

24th December 2014 Helen 3Comment

1. A chocolate from the Advent calendar EVERY morning. Enough said. 2. My December housekeeping strategy has relied on putting everything off til ‘The Big Christmas Clean’. I mean why dust skirting boards in mid December when you’re only going to have to do them again before Christmas???  I now live in a…

22nd December 2014 Helen 2Comment

This is my first Christmas decoration post of the year. It’s more than a little late in the season but I forgot I’d been so shoddy as I’ve been moonlighting over at The Nest where I contributed my Felt Garland Tutorials from last year and also these cool Paper Baubles to…

29th November 2014 Helen 13Comment

Round here we have a rule. There’s no talking about Christmas or Santa until there’s about a month to go. It’s not an exact date in the calendar. Let’s just say it wholly depends on when I find I really need the enticement that Santa and a large bag of pressies…