Upcycling is a really popular
pastime and ideal for giving your
home some vintage charm
Keep hold of decorations, tags, bells and ribbon
from every Christmas and re-use the following year.
Look for cards and wrap with vintage designs,
and have a go at decoupage.
Buy a calligraphy set and give italic writing
on tags and cards a whirl, for a unique touch.
Natural colors and textures are
perfect for creating a snowy
Twisted hazel or fluffy willow in a vase are
perfect for hanging lights or miniature baubles.
For 3D stars, dry allium heads before spraying
with metallic paint and placing on the tree.
Eryngium also dries well and looks stunning
trimmed down, sprayed and used in centrepieces.