Monthly Archives: January 2011

Timber Top

It looks good, but doesn’t work too well! One of a collection of toys which find their way out of the toy box and under a Christmas tree each year, especially those years when we will not be around on … Continue reading

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Santa and Snowman Shelf

A couple of gifts, one handmade item and some purchases.

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Pageant Day – Set Up Day

The Christmas Pageant in Adelaide takes place early in November. I didn’t see it until after I left school when I arrived in Adelaide on my way home and got caught up in the excitement trying to get to the … Continue reading

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Untidy Spiral Tree

When I first saw wire spirals used as Christmas trees they cost more than I was willing to spend. I thought it might be easy enough to make one. Some fine wire, a can of spray paint and the handle … Continue reading

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Three Pewter Angels

I bought these to add to the growing collection of angels.

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Christmas Embroidery

Christmas Embroidery magazine which I bought while on holiday. I haven’t used any design, and will probably never use anything. The only reason it stays in the collection is because it has Christmas in the title.

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Santa Candle Holder

One of the Santas I have given a home to after my Mum died. Neither of us have lit a candle in him since the first year after she bought him …. we both decided it was a bit creepy!

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Bennie with a Beanie

Two styrofoam balls covered with wadding with pins used for eyes and mouth. I knitted the beanie and scarf from a scrap of yarn which had been in the stash for quite some time. The beads on the end of … Continue reading

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Pair of Silver Santas

This pair arrived in a shopping bag for Christmas 2010 Love them!

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Bear on Reindeer

A wooden reindeer with sticks for antlers, being ridden by a bear. They came gift wrapped.

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