Posted in Crafts, Knitting, Seasonal Content

Blogmas 2018 – Knitcraft Hug It Out Scarf With Hobbycraft*

I love a chance to do some Christmas crafting! This year I get to make a gift for myself; thanks to Hobbycraft, gifting me everything I need to make my own Knitcraft Hug it Out scarf!

This post contains a gifted product, the content of this post is entirely my opinion, based on my personal experience.

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There is something so special about giving a handmade gift; though of course it can be very time consuming an endeavour! Having an array of quick to make gifts to hand; can be great for last-minute ideas or emergencies. One easy, quick to make project is a knitted or crochet scarf.

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Blogmas 2018 – Made in Cornwall – Truro Christmas Market

I look forward to visiting the local Christmas market here in Truro every year; it’s always great fun and a great chance to see some wonderful handmade products made in Cornwall. I always try to do a bit of my Christmas shopping here; and there are usually some cheeky samples to enjoy too!

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While I was having a wander, I thought I’d take some photos of some of the brilliant handmade products around the market! There were SO many stalls I didn’t get a chance to take photos of; as it was extremely busy, but here are a few things I loved!

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Blogmas 2018 – Fizzi-Jayne – Stocking Fillers Under £10!

I have invited some friends to join me this Blogmas and my second guest this month is the lovely Fiona, owner of indie biz Fizzi-Jayne, crafter and all around lover of bright fun things!

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Today Fi is here to share some amazing stocking fillers all under £10 from indie businesses across the web, as well as a little gift for you too..

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Blogmas 2018 – Festive Shortbread

I love making my own shortbread, and it’s such an easy make, so it’s no surprise that Festive Shortbread makes an appearance each Christmas!

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At this time of year I tend to make either traditional shortbread, or some fun stars with various toppings. Makes approximately 20 stars depending on size… a couple of rounds you can score to snap into triangles if you’re feeling traditional, or of course the classic shortbread fingers.

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Blogmas 2018 – Christmas Hoop Art *

Hoop art, is definitely more popular now than it was a few years ago, and it is a great craft for making a gift, or even decorating at Christmas, there are SO many great Christmas fabric designs which are really good fun for many projects; and it is nice to have a different use if you’re not big on sewing, as I wasn’t up til a couple of years ago!

This post contains items which I have kindly been gifted * All opinions are my own.

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Christmas fabric is also a great eco friendly alternative to paper for wrapping! Especially for those harder to wrap gifts!

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Blogmas 2018 – Festive Christmas Tree Garland *

This Christmas I really wanted to show how you can get creative with decotrating! Thanks to the lovely people at Hobbycraft, I have a fun Christmas Tree Garland to share today!

This post contains items which I have been gifted*. All opinions are my own.

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I have several handmade decorations I get out every Christmas, and there’s something so nice about having something completely unique, which is why I wanted to share this fun handmade decoration kit!

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Blogmas 2018 – Christmas with Adventure Accessories

I have invited some friends to join me this Blogmas; and my first guest this month is the lovely Sarah; owner of Adventure Accessories, and fellow lover of all things craft!

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Here to talk about her creative journey, and how she turned a love of creating into an award winning business! Featuring a new Christmas edition of her signature Traveller Notebooks

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Blogmas 2018 Cross Stitch Bookmarks

Throughout Blogmas I will be sharing some different ideas for handmade gifts and other items! Today I am sharing this easy quick project that makes a great stocking filler gift! A great, quick handmade gift idea is cross stitch bookmarks!

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As a cross-stitch project these are quick and easy to make; great for beginners as you really can make them as simple as anything, using patterns and abstract designs. Though if you are more experienced, you can choose a more challenging design.

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November 28th – My Birthday in History *

It’s that time of year again, birthday things are occurring!

The Christmas music has been playing in shops for a couple of weeks; everyone’s talking about parties and people are generally in that feel-good stage before the chaos of December…

This post contains a product I was gifted in return for an honest review, all opinions are my own*

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But in this house; as much as Christmas is in full swing in terms of shopping and preparing, it’s also my birthday…

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Perfect Gifts for Crafters – Craftyism

My guest blogger today is Christine, sharing fab gifts for crafters! A fellow craft blogger who I met through #CraftBlogClub on Twitter; I love her blog Craftyism, which is full of tutorials, tips, reviews and other crafty goodness.

Like me Christine is a fan of a variety of different crafts; and I’m so happy to share her gift guide.

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Thank you so much Christine for this fab post! So many gorgeous pieces, and some much needed Christmas shopping inspiration!

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