Decorating with Nature this Christmas

Styling my house  and table for Christmas is something I have always loved doing, ever since I was a little girl and I used to help my mother prepare her house. I still have some of the decorations she used such as silver clip candle holders that belonged to her mum. Back then there was a lot of oasis used to make big show stopping centre pieces and hanging decorations and whilst I still use many of the same things to decorate my house as my mother did, I have evolved my own style.

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An Alternative DIY Christmas Wreath Tutorial

The thing I love the most about Christmas is the abundance of wreaths and the acceptance by nearly all sane people to have them in the house and on the front door. There are a couple of styles of wreaths that I enjoy making the most, the wild and wayward variety that I teach at my workshops as well as the more contemporary festive wreaths like the one I’ll be teaching you here, which are made using a metal hoop as the base.

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DIY Mid Summer Flower Crown

I have a confession, if I could I would probably wear flower crowns every day, I love them! Clearly that won’t work in an office environment so I have to save them for special occasions or just when I’m pottering around the house, much to the amusement of my boys or any neighbour that peeks through the window.

Given we are on the cusp of mid-summer I wanted to share with you my method for making a very simple flower crown, so we can all adorn our heads with these beauties come Saturday.

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