Tips to Simplify Christmas without Losing the Magic is a paid collaborative post. I absolutely adore the holiday season, but not the stress of it all, so over the last few years we have worked hard at simplifying Christmas without losing the magic and the best bit is each year gets even better. So follow our tips on how to simplify Christmas and you will thank me not just now but next year too.
How festive are these amazing Christmas wreath colouring pages? I love Colouring and there is nothing better on a dark night in the lead-up to Christmas than doing some relaxing colouring. I find that it helps me turn off and at this time of year we are all so busy that anything that helps me cope with the busyness of the lead-up to Christmas is good by me.
I am delighted to bring you this fabulous free Christmas colouring page to print and download this festive season. I have long been a fan of Rebecca Strickson and when I approached her to commission a colouring page, I was delighted when she said yes! Her art always makes me smile and is a delicious mix of art deco, mid-century modern with bang-up-to-date sentiments inspired by traditional trade union banners.
How to get kids to sleep on Christmas eve is a collaborative post with DUSK Luxury Bedding to celebrate their Christmas Sleep Hub. As an adult, I know how hard it is to get to sleep on Christmas Eve and if I find it a challenge then I totally understand why my children struggle! The excitement, the anticipation and the joy all create a fizzing feeling that stops sleep. I think that Christmas Eve and Birthday Eve are the hardest night of the year to get children to go to sleep. So here are some of my tried and tested tips for getting children to sleep the night the Santa comes more »
Christmas truly is a special time of year – an occasion for families to get together and spend some quality time, and a chance to reflect upon the year that was. Plus, there’s nothing quite like the many traditions that go along with the festive season: putting up a tree, decorating the house, wrapping the presents. However, there’s a reason that pockets get tight in December. Gift-giving can set you back a hefty amount, and if you’re short on money, it’s easy to feel like you don’t have the means to make Christmas exactly what it should be. Rest assured, there are plenty of ways to have a magical Christmas on more »
Us parents are always manic at this time of the year and that is where these free printable templates for kids Christmas cards come in. I have been making fingerprint Christmas cards with my children since they were tiny and it seems fun and exciting when you are only making one or two cards, but when you are making enough to send to everyone doing with a classroom of kids it can take some time. So all you have to so here is print off the card template and either add fingerprints or get the kids to colour them in.
These stitched salt dough Christmas star decorations are not only simple to make and look beautiful they also are perfect for working on kids’ fine motor skills. They are an ideal Christmas craft for making with a class or group of children as they are inexpensive and make great parent gifts to than on the Christmas tree at home.
When it comes to our favourite holiday season, there’s nothing quite like Christmas; the festivities, the decorations and the excitement, all come together to make it a magical time of the year. From finding the most incredible Christmas gifts to adding festive decor in every nook and cranny of your home, we try to embody the Christmas spirit with everything that we do. However, when it comes to the celebrations, one staple element that stands out more than the others is ‘Christmas Cards’. Christmas Cards and Gifts – All You Need to Know! Christmas cards for your loved ones are probably something everyone looks forward to. The impact of a personal more »
This beautiful keepsake Family Handprint Christmas Tree is a wonderful piece of seasonal artwork that brings so much joy each year. There is something magical about a collaborative handprint art canvas that fills me with such happiness. Better still I bring it our each holiday season and it reminds me of happy times and when my kids were young. Plus it is great having artwork using their little hands. I mean who doesn’t love Christmas Traditions?
There is nothing nicer than receiving a handmade Christmas card, and even more so in today’s electronic age. They are a great way to get crafting with your children and fingerprint Christmas cards are a brilliant holiday craft perfect for doing with kids of all ages, plus the recipient will love to keep the holiday card as a keepsake. Happy Crafting!
There is nothing better than DIY Christmas Tree Decorations or ornaments. A Christmas tree filled with treasured decorations that each bring a memory to life. There really is nothing better than the joy that a homemade tree decoration can bring to Christmas as they conjure up memories of Christmases past.
I am a big fan of Christmas Crackers, I love the excitement and anticipation of pulling a cracker at Christmas. So why not make Christmas Day go with a bang by making your own Homemade Christmas crackers. They are a super simple craft, easy to make and you can add your own unique gifts, jokes and party hats in order to personalise your Christmas Day. I know it is super easy it is to pick up a ready-made box from any supermarket, however, in order to get gifts that my family will use and not just tat they are often expensive and really wasteful. I love how making crackers I know more »