Archives For Balsam Hill Christmas Tree

Christmas Sign Off

December 24, 2014 — 35 Comments

Well, I’ve just wrapped up on my last live TV show before Christmas, the tree is finally complete and I’m just about ready for the big day so I thought that it would be an opportune moment to pop a quick post on here before heading away from the internet for a few days.

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A Beaded Star, Or Two

December 18, 2014 — 9 Comments

I was perusing the shelves of my local Colemans stationary shop the other day (looking for a quickie glue pen) and I stumbled across some little wire frames onto which beads could be threaded.

They naturally fell into my basket … now where have I heard that before?

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Button Wreath Bauble

December 17, 2014 — 16 Comments

Hello again :)

Today’s make uses up some of my button stash to make a cute little wreath bauble.

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Peace And Joy 2

December 15, 2014 — 7 Comments

Hello again :)

Well, last night I promised you that I would stop by and show you another version of the bauble that I posted about yesterday – so here I am and here it is.

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Peace And Joy 1

December 14, 2014 — 14 Comments

Today I finished off a couple more Christmas tree decorations using paper mache bauble blanks.

They both used the same papers/colours and I began them each in the same way also. Today I will share the beginning steps and the first bauble.

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Mini Bead Based Baubles

December 9, 2014 — 13 Comments

The Christmas decoration making continues! This time I wanted to make a little something with a hint of sparkle from my bead collection.

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For this Christmas tree decoration I have again enlisted the help of the Brother Scan N Cut for some simple decorations.

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So that title was a little more naughty than I originally thought, lol!

Anyway, for this Christmas creation I decided to call on the Brother Scan N Cut to help me out.

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Ever since I learnt Teabag Folding I have always enjoyed sitting down to a session of folding and gluing.

It seemed only natural then that I should include it in some way in my series on handmade Christmas things.

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Day two of the Christmas blog post countdown has arrived! I’ve been making an assortment of Christmas tree decorations over the last few weeks and this was one that I did mid-November on a cold and wintery day – it felt so cold that I thought that it was going to snow!

You can imagine that creating a snow scene was like doing a rain dance but I cranked up the heating and set too.

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