Christmas

All our Christmas posts gathered together in one place, hoorah!

Ho Ho Ho, Merry Christmas! – Festive Friday

This is the last Festive Friday post for 2012! I can't believe how quickly the time has flown and I have enjoyed this weekly slot SO much. Thank you to all of you who have joined in and contributed your posts to the linky, I know lots of people have enjoyed our shared...

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Stop Christmas, I Want to Get Off!

I'd quite like to put the Thinly Spread Family machine into reverse, go back a couple of weeks and start again.  We're having one of  'Those' Christmases. You know the ones - when everyone drops like flies coughing sneezing and wheezing, when the benefits of us both...

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How to Make Ice Lanterns

Christmas calls for a little bit of extra 'Ohhhh' as the magic builds and ice lanterns are a total show stopper. They couldn't be easier to make and they cost nothing! Christmas Eve is the perfect time to make them. Wrap up warm and head out for a foraging walk to...

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Making Christmas Baubles for Festive Friday!

The lurgy has struck and DG and I have been knocked off our feet by it this week, I'm trying to look on the bright side - at least it should be over and done with by Christmas! On the plus side, we've managed to do a bit of gentle crafting together in front of the...

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Bath Christmas Market – Festive Friday

I am now informed on a daily basis how many sleeps there are until Christmas (18 if you were wondering) which really only serves to send me into total panic and then to shrug. I know I really ought to get on with the gift list but that's just not the important bit of...

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!

I'm distracted, I admit it. Christmas is taking over. Family Thinly Spread have a new venture and it is diverting my attention. We are writing a newspaper recording the elvish antics of the little fella who has moved in with us for the duration. So far he has been...

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Recycled Crafts – Christmas Lanterns from Food Cans!

I love recycled crafts and upcycling 'rubbish' and I adore anything which involves getting my tools out and twinkly candle light! This is a craft for older children, adults or both together!   You Will Need washed and dried ring pull tins acrylic paint an...

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Festive Friday – Elf on the Shelf!

Hello and welcome to the first Festive Friday Linky of this year! This week I'm having a think about advent which is approaching at speed; my daughter is doing a 'countdown to advent' and we may actually have to have an Advent for Advent in November next year! We have...

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Festive Foraging and Some Sneaky Christmas Preparations!

I do realise that is the second post this week which mentions the C word and that I may well lose a particular friend as a subscriber as a result but, frankly, it's a risk I'm willing to take. These particular Christmas preparations can't wait and, along with cake...

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Festive Friday – The Snuggle Sack!

Welcome back to Festive Friday number 4...already! The time is flying and it won't be long before that man in red sets off on his travels. My two youngest are frantically making lists, editing and re-editing them and the five-year old keeps shouting 'I want that'...

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