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Starting 2022 with a Simple Knitting Project

I’ve had a nice little break at the beginning of the year, from work, and from the blog. It’s been nice to have a little bit of me time! Just chilling, reading and relaxing. But of course, I’ve also been working on some craft projects, ideas and plans. I’ve started the year with a simple knitting project to begin the year.

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I wanted to do something that wouldn’t take too much brain power; as well as using up some of the stuff in my stash; so I’ve picked up my knitting needles, and some pretty cherry red yarn!

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12 Days of Christmas 2021 – Candy Cane Cards

I thought I’d take this opportunity to share my Handmade candy cane themed christmas cards. I’m fairly sure everyone I’ve sent a Christmas card to, has received them by now!

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I make my cards every year, and this year, is of course no exception! I’ll also share my festive bujo spread for this week!

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12 Days of Christmas – Festive Vinyl T-Shirt

I wanted to make something using some of my viny stash this year; but I wasn’t sure what to do for ages. Not for a lack of ideas, but quite the opposite! If you’re anything like me, you’ll know there are SO MANY ideas for using HTV; (Heat Transfer Vinyl, or Iron-On Vinyl) available online. In the end I decided to use up some of my pink glitter HTV; to make a vinyl t-shirt with a bit of festive sparkle!

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This post is not remotely sponsored but uses items from Cricut I was gifted in the past.

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12 Days of Christmas 2021 – Festive Gingerbread

Gingerbread is such a tasty treat, and it’s super easy to make, so I thought I’d share my recipe with you!

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I don’t do that much Christmas baking, but I like to do something each year, and it’s been a while since I’ve made gingerbread, so I thought, while I was doing it, I’d share it here on the blog!

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12 Days of Christmas 2021 – Handmade Gonks

There’s something super cute about all the little gonks around at Christmas! I adore the little gnomes, and wanted to have a go at making some easy handmade gonks of my own.

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I wanted to make something a little different, and keep it as simple and easy as possible! These are so versatile, and of course could very easily be altered to create a whole host of festive characters!

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12 Days of Christmas 2021 – Knitted Bobble Hat

It’s been interesting juggling a lot of work hours, Christmas prep, and Christmas crafting; it’s lead to finding some fun projects to work on in a small amount of time! Like today’s project, a cute knitted bobble hat!

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Knitting is still a great chillout project for me, so this was nice to knit over an evening after work. Along with scarves, and mittens, hats are a great Chrismas present, and a really easy handmade gift, for beginners or experienced knitters alike!

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12 Days of Christmas 2021 – The Holiday Tag

I am almost shocked I’ve managed three posts on time already, and all being well this post is now four in a row! I’m starting each week with a share of my December bullet journal spread for the week, and something extra, today that’s The Holiday Tag!

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We all know by now I love a good tag post, and it’s always a fun chance for a bit of Q and A! If you ever have any questions for me, don’t hesitate to ask.

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12 Days of Christmas 2021 – Festive X-Stitch

I wanted to do more Christmas crafting this year, but time is definitely not on my side this year. On the other hand, it has been fun to look at smaller quick projects and makes. In this post I’ll share some fun festive cross stitching, including the one piece I’ve managed to x-stitch this year.

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I’ve always enjoyed cross-stitch, and find it quite relaxing. While things are definitely busy, it’s nice to take a few minutes out for a bit of mindful crafting.

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12 Days of Christmas 2021 – Gingerbread House

It’s Day 2! In this post I’m sharing how I got creative with a wooden Gingerbread House! It was a great excuse to do something a little bit different, and try something new.

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As much as I love the idea of making a real gingerbread house, it’s not something I could leave out at Christmas, because of the cats, and because generally I think it’s kind-of gross. And also, because we REALLY don’t need more treats and stuff at this time of year! So a wooden one seems practical!

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