{Make it} Nature in the home: festive rosemary wreaths

Week three in the Christmas edition of of Lou’s Nature in the Home series. This week’s theme was wreaths, and as I’ve already blogged about our Christmas door wreath, I needed to come up with something else, preferably a quick and easy idea as time is getting increasingly pressured as we tick off the days until Christmas, and the kids’ pre-school term finished on Tuesday so my child-free time is slim-to-none. We planted a lot of rosemary plants this summer in the garden, and I adore the smell of rosemary so I cut a few sprigs, formed a basic wire…

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{Make it} Leaf-embossed air-drying clay tree decorations

I can’t believe that I’ve never used air-drying clay before. I’ve written about it, admired other people’s creations and thought about what I’d like to try making with it, but somehow I’ve never quite had the opportunity. So with some craft-focused child-free time last week I made sure to order some DAS white air-drying clay on Amazon in plenty of time so I could give it a go for myself.   I started off with some alphabet stamps, which I used to make small gift tags (I’ll try to post these later this week, Christmas-schedule-craziness allowing). The clay is so…

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