Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sewing Room at Christmas Time

It doesn’t always look like this, and I feel as though belongs to somebody else when it is! The tree and the garland across the window are both made with fabric strips for foliage. It’s actually a better photo of … Continue reading

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Recycling Christmas Cards – Garland

You can call this a garland, bunting, or string … doesn’t matter! Sort your Christmas cards into themes if you like, then sort them into sizes so you can glue them back to back. Use an awl to make holes, … Continue reading

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Angel Tree Topper

This angel is used on the tree with Crystal and Gold Collection of decorations. Like most of the ‘crystal’ she is plastic, but good enough plastic to look effective with lights on the tree, and not easy to photograph in … Continue reading

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Big Red Jingle Bell

The bottle Brush tree is one of a pair, and that bell … is noisy! Not a pleasant sound either, but it looks wonderful hanging on a door knob. It would scare the living daylights out of a burglar too … Continue reading

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Shelf Display with Tree and three Santas

The tree from the two dollar shop has a packet of jingle bells tied on with No 8 thread. All three Santas are hand made, and the timber tree was turned by a home handyman.

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Christmas Bear

The bear came gift wrapped from a friend who has donated many items to my collection, and the rocking horse was found by another friend. My only input into this little part of the collection was making the fabric Christmas … Continue reading

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Nutcracker

Not much bigger than a nut!

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Glass Tree

The big tree is an Avon perfume bottle which is probably about 30 years old. I could call it vintage, I guess, but as I was the one to make the purchase, it is definitely not yet vintage! The perfume … Continue reading

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Wooden Block Santa

Love this guy .. there is another similar one in my collection.

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The Family Jewels

The decorations on this tree are broken bits and pieces of jewelery, pre-owned by assorted, mostly female, members of my family. There are brooches, pendants, broken chains, earrings, necklaces, watches … some of the latter donated by Butch, and a … Continue reading

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