My vintage mantelpiece

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Do you feel a kind of void in your home when you take your Christmas decorations down? To me, rooms that felt perfectly warm and cosy in November suddenly feel empty and bland come January. The advantage for me this year is I’ve rediscovered some of my most precious styling treasures. When we moved here… 

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Homemade clay Christmas decorations

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Last year I made these snowflake decorations from air drying clay – this easy to use material was a revelation to me, so I wanted to share another lovely idea with you. {via DillyPad} You can buy DAS air drying clay in art shops or from Amazon. To make these tree decorations you could simply… 

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L is for Lace

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In my humble opinion, a little lace is one of the prettiest things a girl can wear, but you don’t need to stop there. A length of lace ribbon, a handmade doily or a vintage lace tablecloth used as a throw will instantly soften a room scheme. Don’t overdo it – just a little here… 

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