Monthly Archives: November 2013

About Advent

advent wreathe

The word Advent comes from the Latin word ‘advenir’, to arrive. It begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, which this year falls exactly on the 30th of November. I always feel that life speeds up around about now, with the end of the school… Continue reading

Felt Stars for a Grevillea Banksia Christmas Tree

Yellow felt star

   Shapes made from wool-felt sheets, cut and sewn with a blanket stitch, and padded with wool fleece, make beautiful small toys or decorations.  This is a quick and simple craft activity perfect for craft novices (like myself) or children. My 8 year old does… Continue reading