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TUTORIAL: Lavender Tea Light Holder

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As much as I’ve enjoyed creating my Christmassy decorations, I decided to take a break and concentrate on some cute gift ideas. Most women like scented candles, but it can feel a little boring to give a pack of Yankee candles another year round (despite how delicious they smell!). So here is an easy tutorial…
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TUTORIAL: Mini Fairy House Charm

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I always like to test myself, so when my original Fairy House tutorial became quite popular I decided to see if I could create a tiny version. I changed the majority of the design and made it simpler so that it would look right as a little necklace charm. I really like the combination of…
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TUTORIAL: Rune Stone Inspired Charms

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RUNE STONES:  a small stone, piece of bone, etc., marked with a rune and used in divination. Whether rune stones hold a spiritual meaning for you or not, I love the idea of making faux rune stones which can be worn. You can use whichever symbols you like. I should probably note that I’m no expert,…
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TUTORIAL: Santa Head Ornament

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The countdown to Christmas has started and I’m determined to upload as many tutorials as possible to keep my fellow crafty folk busy over the holidays. This piece is a little.. different. It won’t appeal to everyone, but that’s okay. I love my new little Santa head, even if nobody else does! You’ll either find…
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TUTORIAL: Tiny Santa’s Plate

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My sister and I used to love getting Santa’s plate ready on Christmas Eve- gathering the food together, writing him a note and arranging it so that he’d find it and gobble it all up. Now I get to carry the tradition on with my daughter (okay, she’s 20 months old and doesn’t understand, but…
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TUTORIAL: Faux Knitted Christmas Stocking

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I know that everyone is running around buying last minute Christmas gifts, which is why I want to give you all an alternative. Save money, rushing around shops, and create this cute, sentimental Christmas stocking ornament, instead! it can be personalised later by adding on a little name tag, and it can be made in…
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TUTORIAL: Ladybird’s Leaf Necklace

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I’ve been experimenting with using nature as inspiration lately, so I wanted to share one of the more simple designs I came up with. Here’s a leaf and ladybird (or ladybug) necklace charm. It’s fairly large, which I really like. If I’m going to spend time on something I want it to stand out! I will be…
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TUTORIAL: Faux Knitted Heart Charm

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Do you know someone who loves knitting? Well, why not make them this cute little “knitted” heart, finished with clay needles and a ball of yarn? Christmas is coming up and i decided to share this little charm ready for you guys to create. It’s the perfect gift for a special friend or even a…
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TUTORIAL: Finger Painted Gift Tags

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I’m sure I’m not the only person who gets tired of using regular Christmas gift tags. They’re usually pretty boring, they rarely match your wrapping paper, and they’re not very personal. How about asking your little one to help you to create these cute, personal tags using finger paint? My daughter is only 20 months…
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TUTORIAL: Holly Necklace

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I’m sure you’re all excited about Christmas (I know I am!), so here is a little tutorial showing how I created a fairly simple holly necklace using polymer clay and wire. It’ll be perfect to give as a gift to someone special or to keep for yourself to wear to a Christmas party. Whatever you…
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