home: made [ napkin rings ]

home: made [ napkin rings ]

It’s getting closer to Christmas Day and it’s definitely time to think about the Christmas table settings.

We scoured the net and found an abundance of modern and more traditional ideas (see main picture) and also some great links for tutorials

https://www.familyholiday.net/homemade-christmas-napkin-ring-ideas/

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/www.architectureartdesigns.com/17-fascinating-diy-christmas-napkin-holders-to-add-a-festive-touch-to-your-table/amp/

https://www.hearthandmade.co.uk/diy-christmas-napkin-rings/

home: made [ diy baubles ]

home: made [ diy baubles ]

It’s easy to personalise and get creative with your Christmas decor. With so much inspiration across the internet for designs and patterns, and all the basic materials easily available.

Baubles can be used in Christmas trees, of course, but also hung from ceilings, ledges, branches – all to create a real festive feel across an interior.

Design and decorate your own baubles and make your own Christmas decor personal to your home.

For inspiration try:

AfternoonTease

100Directions

Womansday

BangOnStyleBlog

And for materials head to:

BakerRoss

XmasDirect

home: made [ Christmas wreath ]

home: made [ Christmas wreath ]

Today’s post is all about this gorgeous door wreath combining pine cones & leaves, which you can then decorate with vivid colours.

Pick the colour pallete that works with your home. By simply cutting the cones in half you create a really lovely flower design. You can then paint random cones as you like.

Full tutorial at thehousethatlarsbuilt.com

home: made [ Christmas wreath making ]

home: made [ Christmas wreath making ]

If you fancy getting creative and want to design and make your own unique Christmas decor for your door, you don’t necessarily have to try and get to one of the many wreath making workshops.

Head to our favourite Hobbycraft and check out their extensive Christmas decoration and wreath department and pick out your own pieces to create your own beautiful masterpiece to hang on your door. It’s affordable and fun.

Plenty of trends and colour ways to choose from, and shapes and designs to use as a base.

home: made [ pumpkin carving ]

home: made [ pumpkin carving ]

If you haven’t yet got your carve-on for tonight’s Halloween festivities then we’ve found some great inspiration for you to get creatively inspired.

Even an idea of not having to even pick up a knife – use a sharpie to draw on, use cut out paper to decorate or other mediums like paint, beads or washi tape.

See below for a great way to cut shapes with a knife and to also allow you to have elaborate cut outs.