Simply Christmas... putting the homemade and home baked back into Christmas.
1. You will need: Set of Tilda Angel Wings from SAB, White tulle, White silk ribbon, Rhinestone button, Small strip of cardboard, All Purpose Glue. 2. Cut the cardboard to measure 1 cm high by 9cm wide. Attach a hanger made from white silk ribbon to the centre of the cardboard strip and glue in place to secure. 3. Attach the Tilda Angel Wings to the cardboard strip with All Purpose Glue. Make a bow from a strip of tulle and glue to the back of wings with most of the bow showing above the wings. 4. Cut two strips of silk ribbon and make a double bow. Glue to the centre of the wings. Attach a pretty rhinestone button to the centre of ribbon bows using glue. Tilda Angel Wings available at Shabby Art Boutique Click to visit Making clay tags is a fun activity for the whole family. What you will need: Air dry clay, Cookie cutters, Rolling pin, Bamboo skewer or something to make holes for hanging, Drying board or tray. 1. Simply roll out the clay like biscuit dough and cut out shapes with the cookie cutters. 2. Pop a hole in each one so you can hang them when dry. 3. Place the clay shapes on a board or tray and set aside to dry for several days. Tip: shapes may curl up slightly during the drying process, so press lightly every so often to flatten them. Any rough edges can be tidied up with fine sand paper. Scented berry wreath by Wild Ridge Design While we all love the idea of a homemade Christmas,, the reality is that we sometimes don’t have the time to do it all oursleves. Simply Christmas has gathered some of our favoriteEtsy stores to showcase items that will add that ‘homemade’ touch to your Christmas home this year. Top: Reindeer cinnamon holiday ornament by Beledien Handmade Bottom: Cushion by Vintage Designs Reborn Top: Hand stamped spoons by Beach House Living Bottom: Christmas gift tags by Sweetly Scrapped Art Burlap Christmas stocking by At Company B Vintage music star ornaments by Anne Marie Paperie With thanks to. . . Wilde Ridge Design, Beledien Handmade, Vintage Designs Reborn, Beach House Living, Sweetly Scrapped Art, At Company B, Anne Marie Paperie