Friday, 25 December 2009


... to you and yours, I hope your holidays will be filled with joy and special moments. I also want to thank you all soo much for all your support over the last year, I really do appreciate it.
I will leave you with a few pictures of my decorations. Like you might know every year I choose a different colour scheme and base my decorations on that. So this year I found the most wonderful felt little ice skates in shades of sage, cream and chocolate, so my combo was born.
sorry the pictures are not great as you know taking any good ones without flash is never good, but I rather have blury pics then use a flash.

You can see them hung from our mantelpiece. Also I found the most exquisite reindeer's made from overlapped leaves and drenched in the most sparkly glitter, they are really gorgeous and everyone that visited so far has fallen in love with them. Clicking on the image should make it bigger for you to see them better.
The tree was mostly decorated with ornaments made by myself over the years.

I have spent nearly an entire month 8 years ago making handmade angels with knotted knees and raffia halos and cute little bags to hold a choccie treat. Felt filigree angels some flocked snowflakes and garlands made from tiny bits of mirror to catch and reflect the light make for my perfect tree, is special because is mine, I LOVE CHRISTMAS. The NOEL ornament came from B&Q for a staggering £0.99.
Here s a close up of an angel, the only thing that spoils it is my hand drawn features. I cannot draw to save my life which is why I become a rubber stamper.

They were a bit time consuming I seem to remember but they are so sweet, I remember I made them from some of my old linen trousers and even some of hubby's shirts. The wings were cut from thin ply in a heart shape then painted and distressed, each one different.
Thank you once again for your comments and your support, have a wonderful and Peaceful Christmas everyone , hugs Monica xxx
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  1. Claudia Fatzinger25 December 2009 at 07:03

    Beautiful tree and beautiful decoration as always. Merry Christmas my dear friend!

  2. OMG Monica your decorations are GORGEOUS quite put mine to shame.

    I LOVE those reindeer you have to tell me where you got them.

    Your little angle is just so sweet, I wish I had your talent, and patience ...

    Merry Christmas, I hope you are having a wonderful day


  3. Oooh Minica you are so effortlessly stylish

  4. A very merry Christmas to you and your loved ones.

  5. Oh Monica you are such a busy little bee! Your decorations are just beautiful, you are so clever! I was lucky enough to receive one of your lovely ornaments for my tree and guess what, I got the perfect colour to match my colour scheme, Red! Thank you sooo much for your kindness and all your help and support over the last few months, hope you've had a beautiful Christmas and very best wishes for the New Year!

    Big hugs

    Vicki x

  6. Best wishes and all the best for the New Year! (And thanks for the ruler ;))

  7. Gorgeous tree! How wonderful that you made all those decorations. My tree is loaded with ornaments but the handmade ones are usually cheesy ones my kids made, Rudolph out of popsicle sticks, snowflakes out of fun foam, and glittered hand prints!


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