Christmas Tree Craft Project Ideas

Christmas Tree Craft Projects

If, like me, you're in the mood for some Christmas crafting this weekend, you'll love this roundup of Christmas Tree craft projects. Whether you're into calligraphy, needlework, baking or knitting, or you're a crafting beginner, you're sure to find a festive Christmas tree project for December amongst this selection. Felt Christmas Tree Decorations These trees … Continue reading Christmas Tree Craft Project Ideas

DIY Felt Christmas Tree Ornaments

DIY Felt Christmas Tree Decoration

Tis the season for Christmas crafting, and my latest project has been these stuffed felt ornaments for the Christmas tree. I just love making my own tree ornaments! These ones were so simple to make, and I think they look really cute on my tree, so I thought I'd share my little guide on how … Continue reading DIY Felt Christmas Tree Ornaments

10 Gift Ideas That Aren’t “Things”

Sometimes the nicest gifts aren’t “things” at all. Whether it’s a class to inspire a new hobby or something that gets them out and about, “things to do” gifts show that you really know a person, and it’s always nice to buy something you know they will definitely use! So if you are looking for … Continue reading 10 Gift Ideas That Aren’t “Things”

3 Creative Ways to Gift Wrap Books

Crafty gift wrap with brown paper

Wrapping gifts is one of my favourite things about the countdown to Christmas! I just love settling down with a glass of mulled wine in front of a festive film and getting all creative with my wrapping. And I know it's still pretty early for it, but I've already been getting extra crafty with wrapping … Continue reading 3 Creative Ways to Gift Wrap Books

Christmas Gift Ideas: Festive Hamper

Stuck for Christmas gift ideas this year? Usually I'm a big fan of gifts that aren't things such as restaurant vouchers, theatre tickets and cookery classes (you may have seen me post about this in the past). But things are a little different this year, and perhaps a more tangible gift would be better appreciated … Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas: Festive Hamper

UK Travel: A Festive Minibreak

We wanted to get into the Christmas spirit this month after a stressful November at work, so we booked ourselves a couple of nights away in early December, complete with two lovely festive activities. Christmas at Blenheim Palace I’d absolutely loved the Christmas at Dunham Massey event in 2018, and after noticing that several other … Continue reading UK Travel: A Festive Minibreak

How to Feel Festive in 5 Inexpensive Steps

There's just 2 weeks until Christmas, so it really is time to be feeling those festive vibes. If a hectic work schedule and last minute shopping has left you feeling less than magical, here are 5 ways to get the feels without spending lots of money on Christmas activities. 1. Create a Cosy Space to … Continue reading How to Feel Festive in 5 Inexpensive Steps

Christmas at Dunham Massey

I’m a massive Christmas fan and always looking for magical, festive things to do in December, so I was so excited to be able to preview Dunham Massey’s Christmas Trail. The National Trust property is based in Greater Manchester, and for the second year running they have created an after-dark illuminated experience through their deer … Continue reading Christmas at Dunham Massey

Apple & Blackberry Christmas Cobbler

It’s never too early for Christmas food, and making this tasty Christmas Cobbler definitely got me in the festive spirit. Not only does it look good enough for a Christmas Day dessert, the added cinnamon means it’s full of festive flavour too! It’s such a simple pudding to make, so there’s literally no downside to … Continue reading Apple & Blackberry Christmas Cobbler

9 Things You’ll Understand if You’re a Christmas Person

I’m a Christmas person and proud of it. For me it genuinely is the most wonderful time of the year, and I know I’m not alone in this. So if you’re a Christmas person too, this list will sound very familiar... 1. Christmas is a season, not a day. The weeks of build-up are usually … Continue reading 9 Things You’ll Understand if You’re a Christmas Person