Tag Archives: Christmas

Stained Glass Nativity

On Saturday I went with a WI friend for a fabulous day at Alma House on a workshop making a stained glass nativity. Alma House is our WI federation’s office in Ripon. We were all very different levels of experience, … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of a Crafty Creek Christmas!

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me Twelve Christmas Crackers Eleven Decorations Ten Sparkling Stars Nine orange roses Eight Christmas Napkins Seven Santa Clauses Six Christmas Quilts Five Gold Threads Four Candles burning (Couldn’t resist that one, … Continue reading

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Mistletoe Humbug

It’s the third Sunday in Advent today, so we lit another candle on the Advent ring and our daily Advent candle is going down fast, I’ve been pretty good at keeping up with it this year. We’re taking it in … Continue reading

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Cash for the Stash Purse!

I’m off work this week so I’m busy making Christmas presents, I got a bit of a shock when I realised how many  I still had to make with only three weeks to go, I’ve ten to do, but I’ve … Continue reading

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Mistletoe Humbug

A few days ago I started a little cross-stitch project for Christmas, I like to have something small and portable on the go so I can pop it in my bag if I’m going away or somewhere with a lot … Continue reading

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Advent Ring

Today is the first Sunday in Advent, a tradition from my own childhood which I have continued with is the Advent ring. It has four candles, so each Sunday we light one extra candle. I think it makes a nice … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

The last few days have been a bit crazy here, what with unexpected family guests  followed by the expected family guests, all good fun, but it does lead to a crazy few days!! It also means a vaguely tidy house!! … Continue reading

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Last Minute Christmas Makes

I finished my last piece of Christmas sewing last night, it’s got to be my last piece as my sewing table will be carried down stairs and eaten off on Christmas Day! A couple of weeks back on facebook, someone … Continue reading

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Christmas Foliage

At Christmas I like to have a lot of natural foliage in my decorations, I cut holly and ivy from the back lane and various evergreens from my garden, such as osmanthus and eunonymous. The Christmas season starts with an … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wreath

A few weeks ago a very talented lady called Serena posted a photo on Pat Sloans  facebook page of a beautiful wreath in autumn colours. Isn’t it stunning! Facebook went crazy for a few days as everyone wanted the pattern, unfortunately … Continue reading

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