Monthly Archives: March 2012

At the foot of the Tree

My very favourite Santa is the guy with a bell. In front of him is my heaviest Santa … Santa Rock! Yep a painted rock! This gift was placed very gently onto my lap wrapped in a ham bag! There … Continue reading

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Sharmaine’s Shelf Elf

The Shelf Elf was hand made by a potting friend. He is so ugly and cute! Love the Scottish Santa too, not to mention the brass reindeer.

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Santa Fairchild

This is what happens when someone who designs a range of rag dolls is someone who also makes lots of Christmas decorations. Every doll ‘family’ I created had at least one Santa added to the family. This particular family had … Continue reading

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Button Baby

One reason for not sewing buttons back onto shirts.

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Butterfly

Cut a sheet of A4 paper into eight rectangles, fold each rectangle in halves and cut out a butterfly shape. I fluked the first one, then wasted a sheet of paper before I started getting reasonable shapes, cutting each freehand … Continue reading

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Triangle Trees

These were all the craze a few years ago .. made with 60 degree triangles. I had to make mine from taller triangles. They have provided homes for some gorgeous mini decorations, a pair of ear rings and two brooches.

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Santa’s Landing Spot

I guess Father Christmas/Santa has to come down the flue for the combustion heater. At least there is no fire this time of the year in Australia.

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Santa in Green

I think he is trying to hide on the tree.

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Scribbly Wire Tree

A stick, some bent bits of wire, some paper scraps glued onto cardboard and a bunch of raffia. Rustic!

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Ribbon Tassel

A length of ribbon, a bell cap, assorted beads … all adds up to a tassel.

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