Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ice Cream Cone

Summer favourite … so a Christmas favourite in Australia. Hand made on a handmade tree.

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Chinese New Year

CHINESE NEW YEAR! from DECK THE HOLIDAY’S by THE DOKTOR

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Spring loaded reindeer.

Mmm. He didn’t like the flash … and I don’t like the spring … I bought three of them but found them really unstable when kids are around! Mind you, this reindeer probably fits into my weird herd quite well … Continue reading

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All that Glitters Close up

Our trees all get a name, but the name refers to the decorations … I must change that! The decorations on this tree are all that glitters … gold and crystal  … which often come in the form of plastic … Continue reading

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Christmas Tie

… and a bit of a commercial. La Traviata at Ferry Building – Festival Opera

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Santa with Ventilation

Op shop find in 2011. I haven’t ever put a candle inside any Santa with ventilation … a fire in the belly is not a good look.

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White Fluffy Wreath

A piece of wire, and really fluffy woollen yarn. Very bulky, very light yarn. As It is Australia Day today I would like to say it was Aussie wool, but it is from New Zealand. Add a bit of glitzy … Continue reading

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Santa Shelf

One of many shelves which house Santas each year … this was for Christmas 2011.

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Santa Waving

One of the 2011 additions to the collection. I should really date each Santa … though I have no hope of remembering when all the 200 plus already in the house arrived!

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Tree with Boy’s Toys

I made the tree … it was free-standing … it broke. The tree now hangs against a wall. I have another tree to fix or repurpose because it broke, and several others which are fragile. New trees get thicker dowel … Continue reading

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