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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Advent is Here! – Festive Friday

Welcome back to Festive Friday. If you haven't entered your Back to Basics Festive Family Photo to win £100 worth of John Lewis vouchers, you have one more week to do so; get a move on! This week I want to know how you mark advent (you can see what we get up to here),...

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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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