So Christmas is nearly here… which might explain why there’s large paper
snowflakes hanging on our wall… and snow shapes on our windows!
I found these vintage snow stencils last year in a charity shop.
A total bargain as I think we’ll be using for years to come.
I’ve also framed this lovely old Days of Christmas tea towel.
(I found it in the old table that belonged to the other half’s aunt…
the same one that I found the vintage paper straws in.)
For the first year ever I made a pact with myself – no new Christmas decorations.
Partly a bid to save some money but also because we have enough already.
So I kind of / sort of stuck to my pact!
Here’s my little snowman I’ve had since 1999 and the new
Christmas decoration – wonder if they’ll be around for as long?
We also put back up the reindeer mirror… or the other half did.
(I’m not as handy with a drill!) I’m currently searching for some
mini vintage mirrors to fill in the spaces but Edinburgh charity
shops are proving fruitless so far… darn!
And inbetween working (really, really) long hours, we’ve managed to squeeze in
a little crafting… some hand-stitched cards and some tiny gingerbread houses.
The other half has also been hard at work trying to finish finish our kitchen for
Christmas – and doing some crafty surprise presents for my little cousins.
But I’ve had to abandon my heart wreath plan – next year for that one!
Thanks so much for making blogging such a pleasure
in 2010. Here’s to having even more fun in 2011!