Friday, 19 December 2014

DIY Christmas Wrap

It's nearly upon us!
This year I've been very good and all presents are wrapped and under the tree. So I thought I'd share my finished products.

Now I'm not going to insult you by giving a step by step on how to draw a circle but 
I thought I'd do this as a source of inspiration if your looking for a simple way to jazz up your presents. 
Its a great way to make a gift look that little bit more individual.

Things you'll need:
Coloured felt tip pen of choice; 
I used gold and black

Draw the circles on the wrapping paper before you wrap your presents, the ink may bleed through and stain the gift. Not ideal. 

Hope your all enjoying the festive season!  

Friday, 5 December 2014

DIY Pompom Garland

Last week I discovered the joys of yarn pompom making (as you do) and I've been making them non-stop since.

With the festive season upon us I've been searching for alternative christmas decorations and have found the answer in pompom garlands. They're cheap, easy to make and look amazing. You can hang it on your tree, around your room or along your mirror.

You will need:
Embroidery thread 
A fork

Follow the video below to get you started!

(video was not made by me)

Once you've made the pompoms, thread a needle with the embroidery thread and slide it through each pompom making sure to space them out and you're done! 

You can experiment with colour and size to tailor it to the season (I may use a deep red to make it more christmasy). 

Have a go and let me know how it goes!