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How to Make a Pom-Pom Christmas Tree

How to Make a Pom-Pom Christmas Tree

We are ludicrously pleased with our pom-pom tree: and in anticipation of the Pom-Pom Christmas tree trend that is going to sweep the globe next year ( ūüėČ ), here is a little how-to… First and foremost, START MAKING POM-POMS EARLY!!! We were pretty organised (for us) and started making ours at the beginning of … Continue reading

Our Pom-pom Christmas Tree!

Our Pom-pom Christmas Tree!

Hurray-it’s FINALLY up, and ready for the ‘big reveal’‚Ķ.! Following on from the tradition we seem to have started for ourselves a couple of years ago, of making homemade trees (the egg box tree in 2012, and last year’s lampshade tree), I am very proud to present: Here it is, in all it’s glory‚Ķ. I’m … Continue reading

25 Alternative Christmas Trees

25 Alternative Christmas Trees

Since our inaugural egg box Christmas Tree, during My Make Do and Mend Year, we seem to have started a bit of a tradition of ‘alternative’ trees for the festive season. Last year we did lampshades, and this year, we are attempting a pompom tree. For the last few years I have searched Pinterest for … Continue reading

The 2013 Tree!

The 2013 Tree!

After last year’s Egg Box Tree egg-cellence we knew we had our work cut out to come up with something as special for this years. And I think we may have pulled it out of the bag. Proudly presenting‚Ķ. the 2013 Make Do and Mend Christmas Tree‚Ķ. made from‚Ķ. And here it is at night … Continue reading

Oh Christmas Tree…

Oh Christmas Tree…

I suddenly had a thought, and a bit of a moment, about a month ago, when I realised that we wouldn’t be able to buy a Christmas tree this year-arrrghhhh! We normally go up to Longleat and buy a cut one from there, and make a thing of going and picking one with the Smalls. … Continue reading