Posts tagged - christmas crafts

A Hand Made Christmas

Posted on January 15th, 2015

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We made most of our Christmas presents by hand this year. It wasn’t about being “eco friendly” or “sustainable” or any of those other buzz words that are so popular these days. It wasn’t about saving money (although this was an added offshoot). It just involved putting a bit of extra thought into what our […]

Make a Simple Christmas Wreath

Posted on December 18th, 2014

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A wreath is such a nice way to add a bit of Christmas to your door.  I made this one using woven harakeke (native flax) and a beautiful pearly shell. I took four strips of flax and prepared them for weaving by running a knife down each side of them a few times to soften them. […]

Christmas Making

Posted on December 20th, 2013

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Lately I’ve been feeling like I haven’t been producing much art and craft.  It’s not true really; even though I don’t have a job to go to at the moment (except for the days that I help draft sheep on the farm), I have been keeping myself very busy with little creative projects.  I’m always […]