December 12, 2007

Christmas Makes!

Hi everyone

As promised, today's posting includes a couple of 'makes' that I have been working on for Christmas. The stocking cost me about 30 pence / 65 c (probably would have cost £2 in the shops!) and the table decoration was about £5 / $10.50 - just goes to show that making-your-own is not only more original and special, its so much cheaper too :-)

The red squirrel was a prized find in Hobbycraft in early November and I found the hedgehog a couple of weeks later so thought they would be an unusual Christmas centre-piece with the scented candle and glittery pinecones that I found under the tree on the other side of the lane, when I went for a walk in the late summer.
Will do a more detailed update with additional photos shortly
Hope everyone is having fun in the lead-up to Christmas and the holidays ahead
PS - San, I hope you get my cards, but let me know if you don't and I will send another couple in time before you leave for Lille on 20th!
Alison xxx


Von said...

You've created some real treasures from good buys and found items! Very nice, Ali!

Margaret said...

What an adorable Christmas centre-piece Alison - and so appropriate!!
So happy your package has arrived safely and glad you like it. Isn't it wonderful stitching together on the balcony?
DS arrived last night - great to have him here.
Looking forward to our 2008 SAL.
hugs, Margaret