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Posts Tagged ‘McCall’s’

Great ideas for homemade Christmas Decorations for 2013

If you aspire to make your own DIY Christmas ornaments you've come to the right place: here's the best I've found on my travels around the internet. Think pom poms, polymer clay, twig trees, woven paper stars and more!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Christmas snowflake ornament polymer clay cane blue

I've been collecting Christmas decorations for as long as I can remember, so it's not like there is a shortage of baubles and other pretty objects with which to decorate the house: in fact this year we've been quite minimal since we only have a small oriental fir tree in a pot (hopeful that it won't drop, and that we can pot it out in my parent's garden and use it again next year) and the house is full to bursting with colourful things against which decorations must compete. And yet, I would like to make some decorations: for in my mind nothing can beat that handmade touch in the home, and Christmas is the perfect time to make something frivolous and pretty for no reason other than it looks good.

Christmas tree

It is at this time of year especially that I really feel the lack of my own creativity, having spent the rest of the year discovering, marvelling over and writing about others who are busy designing and making. And all the time I mourn the lack of… read more

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