I feel we underestimate the power of paper these days what with projectors projecting snow falling inside our homes or the gigantic mechanical santa+sleigh that adorn the odd roof. Not that I don’t adore these ridiculous decorations but remember good old paper won’t you!
That is the power of paper right there. I LOVE.
However, on a smaller and less paper cut inducing scale let us not forget the humble paper snowflake. I like the idea of using old books or newspapers to make them that little bit different.
We’re all for refreshing ideas for Christmas decorating ideas that don’t cost a bomb…
Perhaps the girls-for-hire are an original idea *too* far...
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Make an orange stuffed with cloves. It’s the easiest and the most Christmassy smelling decoration. It’s Christmas in a fruit!
(photo from Stephanie Levy)
For those of you not in the know, recycling is awesome. This is scientific fact. Whilst working on crimble crafts of our own ( and there are many – you’ll LAAAVE it!) we came across this at allfreecrafts.com – recycled light bulb baubles!
If you’re a girl and anything like us, you’ll have lots of jewellery that you just don’t wear anymore or that you’ve been given as pressies but it just ain’t yo style girrrl! What you should do, is give it to a charity shop and do a good deed but sometimes things are just too special to give away or sell.
So hows about draping it all over a lamp and making a rather spectacular chandelier
(via refinery 29)
I’m pretty sure heaven looks like Ikea. Laura and me spend probably too much time there. God bless them and their meatballs. Sure, we all know they’re numero uno for household bits and bobs but providing people with pretty wedding decorations? Paul and Cassie funked up their wedding ceremony with just the prettiest little light. And it was only $30!
And they had such a sweet idea for a wedding day keepsake!
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