Monthly Archives: July 2010

Frog Santa

This guy is so ugly, not to mention rather deformed with those arms and legs coming from the same area of the body. He needs treatment, though I am not too sure that being shoved in a box for ten … Continue reading

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Snowball

Instructions to make Snow Balls Acquire a half knitted woollen jumper in about 1983. Unravel the knitted portion and wind into balls around your hand. Place the balls into storage. Move them to your next home. And the one after … Continue reading

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Christmas Book

School project featuring lots of tracing, colouring in, copied and original stories and poems. Upper primary, 1994.

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The Twelve Cats of Christmas

The Twelve Cats of Christmas by Kandy Radzinski Published by Simon and Schuster, Australia First published 1992 by Chronicle Books, San Francisco, California. I found this book in an op shop and knowing two friends on my gift list love … Continue reading

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Twisted Mini Tree

Take a length of 20mm galvanised wire, use a pair of pliers to make a small loop in one end. Use an oddment of yarn (About 8 ply) and a suitable size crochet hook (size about 3 or 3.5) and … Continue reading

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Yellow Card 3D Star

This is a leftover project from my volunteer mum duties while our kids were in junior and middle primary school. Cut out five or six stars from yellow, gold or white card, fold them in halves and glue them together. … Continue reading

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Fabric Cutout Santas

Simple to make ….. if you can find a piece of fabric with individual Santa shapes. Glue the fabric to cardboard, and if you use thick heavy card cut out before it dries completely. (I use Aquadhere for most gluing … Continue reading

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Christmas Bear

This bear was a gift ….. now, who could refuse a gift like that? Now one of a growing collection of snowdomes, and I think I have bought only two of them! It is also part of a growing collection … Continue reading

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Silent Night

Christmas shopping in a bookshop is fun, especially when you are told at the counter that any of the books on that shelf beside you are all half price because you spent more than a certain amount of money. None … Continue reading

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Santa Boxes

The price tag on the bigger of these two boxes was very reasonable, as they usually are in an Op Shop. It wasn’t until I got home that I discovered the second box inside the first. Bargain!

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