Well here we are, just two days before Christmas and I’m still making a few last minute bits and bobs. With fifteen people and three dogs coming to stay for Christmas, I’ve been hard at it with the food and sleeping arrangements which has meant there has been no time to blog properly I’m afraid.
After a lovely pre-Christmas supper for ten, they’re all doing the dishes whilst I sneak out to the office to grab a few minutes on the computer – my last update for a while, I suspect.
So, this is what I’ve been up to the last week or so….
I made a birthday card for a friend using pretty scraps of fabric;
These are the pair of fingerless gloves that went into my #sewingsanta parcel – I had to make these quickly after the pair (that were originally intended to be included) sold on Folksy!
I made this card for another friend who is a music teacher….
….and wrapped her present in old music scores that I picked up from a charity shop.
Inspired by Tajana’s jumper, I made a scarf for my brother.
A “Rasta” hat as modelled by my husband but intended for a much younger recipient!
A golf club sock as a bit of a laugh:)
A pair of cashmere fingerless gloves.
A tea cosy….
….as part of a gift including a Le Creuset teapot and different teas.
Gift tags made from air-drying clay.
I’ve been getting in a bit of a muddle and put it down to the drugs I’m taking for a trapped nerve, but get this: I wrapped up my step-daughter’s present, tied it with pretty ribbon, added a homemade clay gift tag and put it under the tree only to come back to see her present still sat on the table, unwrapped.
I have no recollection of picking up a random tea light holder from the middle of the table and wrapping that up instead, so I think my Christmas brain must be addled – and the big day is still two days away! I have visions of people opening their presents to find a soup ladle inside when their real gift is still in the cupboard but hey-ho, I’m not unwrapping them all to check!
I shall finish off by wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and sharing with you a festive picture of my dogs:)
HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU ALL!!!!