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Christmas gift guide 2017 | The Crafty Gentleman 1
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Christmas Gift Guide for Home Decor lovers (4/5)

I’ve always been interested in home decor and interiors, but this love has really come to fruition since buying my first house last year. It was therefore a guarantee that my Christmas gifts series would feature a gift guide for home decor lovers! If you know someone who has just bought their first house or is just about to (or even just someone who is very house-proud), then these gift ideas will hopefully be useful! If you like this, please don’t…

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Christmas gift guide 2017 | The Crafty Gentleman 1
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Christmas Gift Guide for Adventurers (3/5)

It’s no secret that I LOVE to travel. My YouTube channel is full of travel videos, and I’ve shared a fair few travel-related posts here on the blog. If you know someone who is as wanderlust-stricken as me, then this gift guide for adventurers should come in handy! Don’t forget to share this post on social media if you found it useful (or just want to drop a few hints!). 🙂 1. Polaroid Zip Printer. I used my mini Polaroid printer…

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Christmas Gift Guide for Crafters (2/5)

Next up in my Christmas Gift Guide series is one that’s especially close to my heart… gift guide for crafters! I had a lot of fun putting this list together. I raided my craft supplies and openly assessed them: what is essential, what would make a great gift, what is especially useful? So if you know a keen crafter, then you can totally trust that these recommendations will go down a storm! Don’t forget to share this on social media…

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Christmas gift guide 2017 | The Crafty Gentleman 1
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Christmas Gift Guide for Foodies (1/5)

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly ON! To help out with your festive shopping, all this week I will be sharing my top gift ideas across a few different themes. First up is my gift guide for foodies. This list has ideas from extravagant splurges, all the way to small tokens – but each one will make a welcome addition to any kitchen. Don’t forget to share this post on social media if you want to drop a few…

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Mini Christmas wreath decoration DIY
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Mini Christmas wreath decorations DIY

Craft inspiration can come from the most unlikely of places. Take these mini Christmas wreath decorations, for instance. Can you guess what they’re made from? Curtain rings! Yep, those little hoops that are used to hang curtains onto a curtain rod. Turns out that they’re the ideal size for mini Christmas decorations! I’ve had a bunch of these curtain rings stored in my studio since we moved in to our new house last year. They’ve been patiently waiting for months, just waiting for…

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

For me, November is a month of transformation. I always start off the month in a haze of post-Halloween blues, desperately wishing for autumn to last a little longer. However, by the end of the month I’m usually in full-on Christmas mood! It’s weird to go from one extreme to the other in the space of just weeks, but I roll with it. This year, we broke tradition and put up the decorations a little early (although based on my Instagram feed, it would…

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Embroidered Christmas cushion DIY craft project
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Embroidered Christmas cushions DIY

When we moved into our new-build house last year, we intentionally kept it pretty neutral. Bright white walls, grey carpets, no loud colours or patterns. We wanted to create a blank canvas, so we could interpret the house differently through the year (for example, we did this in the autumn). Now that Christmas is well and truly upon us, it’s time to update our house for the festive season! As well as the obvious (Christmas tree, decorations etc), I also…

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Awesome handmade Christmas decorations
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10 favourite Christmas decorations

We’re into the final week of November! Yep, it’s nearly time to dust off the Christmas decorations and put the tree up. If you’re looking to treat yourself to a few new decorations this year, then I’ve compiled a list of the ones I’m eyeing up on Etsy. It was tough whittling it down to just ten! Click on any of the images below to be taken right to the relevant product page. Needle Felted Fox Personalised Wooden Ornaments Cement Christmas…

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