H is for Haberdashery

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I can spend hours looking through the ribbons, buttons, fabric, felt and beads in haberdashery shops. The quirky, independent ones are the best… the ones where tasteful pearl buttons and hessian rub shoulders with tangerine marabou trim and cross-stitch teddy bears. I hope you’ll find today’s selection of pins falls on the tasteful side! H… 

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Coffee filter Christmas wreath … a sort of tutorial

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Last year I designed a series of Christmas craft projects for a magazine I was working for using up-cycled kitchen supplies like cupcake cases, paper doilies and coffee filters. Today I came across this rustic coffee filter wreath and it reminded me of the fun I had pitching my ideas to my Editor and trying… 

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Made by me, for your tree!

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So, I had a go at making the lovely Sania Pell’s clay Christmas decorations last weekend. I can’t believe how easy they were and how well they turned out! You’ll need this book for the proper instructions but I made up my own based on the photos on Sania’s blog. Here’s what I used: 1x… 

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