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Christmas Decorations

Yulefest Christmas in July

Yulefest Christmas in July

In Australia, Christmas falls in the middle of summer.  So it’s no surprise we choose to celebrate Yulefest or Christmas in July.  Yulefest is the celebration or festival of yule; a mid-winter feast.  It’s a chance to enjoy a roast dinner in front of the fire, and experience Christmas as they do in the northern […]

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Coastal Christmas: Life Buoy Decorations

Coastal Christmas tree hessian garland

I made these cute life buoy decorations to add to my Coastal Christmas tree.  Christmas shops are overflowing with decorations of snow related objects, but are a little light on when it comes to a coastal Christmas theme.  So I made my own and I’m pretty happy with how they turned out.  The are easy […]

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Coastal Christmas: Boat Oar Decorations

Inspired by my beautiful new oars from Oars Galore, I decided to make some mini boat oar decorations for my Coastal Christmas tree.  They are easy to make, and add a special touch to the tree. How to Make Boat Oar Decorations Watch this short video or read below to see how I made my […]

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Favourite Christmas DIY Projects

DIY Christmas Clay tags stars

Oh I love Christmas.  My daughter has started playing Christmas music in the car and we’ve talking about what sort of Christmas theme we should have this year.  Part of what makes Christmas special is the thought and planning you put into it, and the effort that you to make and create things especially for […]

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Christmas Wrap Up 2016

DIY - Turn Glass into Mirror with Mirror finish spray paint. Full step by step tutorial

Can you believe it’s the 23rd of December?  Where did the year go?  Here’s a little wrap up of Christmas at my house this year. – Christmas Wrap Up 2016 DIY Mirror Bowl The Christmas Tree This year’s Christmas tree was green, white and silver with a sprinkling of ballerina. Christmas Presents All Wrapped I […]

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DIY Conifer Christmas Wreath

Just when I thought my Christmas decorating was done, I decided to create another Christmas themed wreath.  You can never have too many wreaths.  I love my Balsam Hill Vermont White Spruce wreath downstairs, but needed a little something upstairs.  So here’s my quick and easy DIY Conifer Christmas wreath. The Wreath Before The wreath […]

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Christmas Fun with Elf on the Shelf

Have you heard of the Elf on the Shelf Christmas tradition?  It’s a children’s rhyming book that tells the tale of Santa’s Elves.  The book comes with a plush Elf that is adopted by families. These elves are Santa’s eyes and ears and report back to him about which children have been naughty or nice.  Every morning children […]

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