Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas at Castle Howard

We had a fabulous day yesterday at Castle Howard for our WI Christmas day out. It’s become a bit of a tradition that we visit one of the stately homes decorated for Christmas. This is the second time we’ve been … Continue reading

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Monthly Photo Challenge

It’s the first Tuesday in the month so it’s time for Wild Daffodil’s photo challenge, this month the theme is Glitz so lots of sparkle and glitter (well maybe not glitter!)…On the whole I’m not a very glitzy person, but … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

Yesterday I had a good mooch round the garden collecting foliage for my Advent Ring, it was the first Sunday in Advent yesterday so I made it just in time! Over the years in the garden I’ve managed to get … Continue reading

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Christmas Swaps

A couple of months ago Deborah from Sweet Fallen Angels suggested a Christmas tree decoration swap. I thought it was a great idea, I make a handmade Christmas decoration for someone whilst someone else is making one for me! I … Continue reading

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Christie SAL

I tried to resist the Christie SAL, honest!  I’m not exactly short of things to do! The designs are by Faby Reilly and every two weeks the pattern for a Christmas card is being released, there are four altogether. I … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Crafty Creek Christmas

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me… Twelve decorations Eleven Christmas roses Ten holly leaves Nine Trees on Napkins Eight stained glass figures Seven Santa Clauses Six Christmas quilts Five Cross-stitch Smalls Four homemade cards … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Eve

It’s Christmas Eve tomorrow and I finally feel ready for Christmas, we collected the turkey this morning at about 7.30am, we always go early as otherwise the queue at the butchers is winding down the road and round the corner! … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming

I’m gradually getting a bit more into the festive spirit, it’s taken a bit of doing this year!! Yesterday I finally finished putting all the decorations up. One thing I do like at Christmas is reacquainting myself with various Christmas … Continue reading

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Two More Christmas Smalls!

I’m on a bit of a roll with these now! I’ve been stitching these two little projects over the last couple of weeks but I couldn’t show you until my daughter had returned from her travels so I could give … Continue reading

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Christmas Robin

The travelling Sketchbooks from Skipton Embroiderers Guild are on the move again and as our meeting is a week early this year to accommodate Christmas, I thought I’d better crack on with it! The book I’m embroidering for this month … Continue reading

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