{Make it} DIY papercut Christmas wreath

It’s the first Sunday in Advent, and while I’m definitely not ready to put our tree up (ours doesn’t go up until mid December at the absolute earliest), I do think a festive wreath is a lovely addition to the front door anytime during Advent. My neighbour always has a seasonal wreath up – Christmas, Spring, Easter, Summer, Autumn – and I love her tradition. Having pinned a number of papercut wreaths to my ‘for Christmas’ pinterest board recently, I decided that I’d make the most of my fantastic Cricut Mini, to create one myself. I chose a simple branch…

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{Make it} Cushion cover with Cricut iron-on vinyl

This week I jumped on a train into London to attend a workshop with Cricut, where I got let loose on one of their electronic cutting machines. After a quick tutorial on the Cricut Mini, fellow blogger Elizabeth from Rosalilium and I were chomping at the bit to have a go, although we were more than a little overwhelmed with the scope of what there was we could try. Rather than focusing on paper cutting, we had access to Cricut’s vinyl and iron-on vinyl so we could try out ideas for home decor. There were some cushion covers we could…

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