There was always a reason why craft stores started holiday stocking early: making takes time. (This in no way excuses the trend picked up by retail stores.) For me, most of the high-volume handwork stuff doesn’t typically involve holiday materials seeing as most of my trees of thematic. Take the Unicorn Tree as an example: […]Read More an early start:
Tree number three somehow was skipped over, but it’s as magical as a mythical beast.Read More I am a unicorn!
OMGosh! I found. Unicorn. Lights! Battery operated. Twenty-five LED lights per strand. See you really soon, Unicorn Tree…Read More hints of christmas future
For a few years, I’ve seen a trend of early holiday clearance sales. Ages ago, I used to stock up for next Christmas in January at seventy-five percent off. Now, it’s fifty percent in mid-December. I’m good with it. Tonight, getting hardware for the last round of bead garland, I might have acquired a few […]Read More pre-post-holiday newbies
I ran out of eye pins today, so I indulged in a distraction, making beaded icicles for the unicorn tree. Some of the beads from vintage garlands absolutely belong there. Reclaimed glass drops, from a lamp shade, finish off the ends of these vibrant icicles. I made my own hooks from aluminium armature wire. They […]Read More a beaded detour
Be a unicorn: The teal tree that started the unicorn tree last year really needs to be the bedroom tree, so I was on the market for a new unicorn. I’ve always had pink in mind, but the one that set that tone disappeared from the market. Well, from the affordable market. The teal tree […]Read More unicorns and glass walls