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Book Advent Calendar 2017 

Immediately after the craft fair last Saturday, Mr C and I began our Christmas preparations. For us, this involved wrapping all of the books for our advent calendar for the children. We had made the most of an offer at The Works and ordered 10 new ones to replace old/broken books and those which were…… Continue reading Book Advent Calendar 2017 

My other ramblings

Another (Bookish) Advent Calendar

As well as the sewn advent calendar (the big reveal is tomorrow!), we have a book advent calendar. Last year was the first year of us doing it (having been inspired by Pinterest), and as we were on a fairly tight budget we started buying early.  Basically our aim was to find 24 Christmas/winter themed…… Continue reading Another (Bookish) Advent Calendar

Craft · Sewing

Christmas Craft is Stepping Up a Gear

It’s October, so it’s OK to use the C word in a prolific manner, right? Earlier on this year I found a bargain advent calendar kit and thought ‘ooh, I can get that done for next Christmas easily.’ Today I removed it from it’s packaging and discovered it was lacking instructions. I’ve decided maybe today…… Continue reading Christmas Craft is Stepping Up a Gear