I have to thank my grandmother for spending a lot of time with me and my curiosity when I was a kid. Most of my crafting knowledge and skills I have because of her, and I am very thankful that she’s always fueled my creativity.
To hang a nut in a Xmas tree is easy, just follow the pictures and let your imagination do the choosing for the needle, nail, bow, or whether you want it painted or maybe wrapped and the list can go on.
Winter season is here and soon we will also enjoy the holiday spirit. Until then I challenge you to take a walk in the park and gather everything that catches your eyes. It could be dog roses, different types of tree cones or nuts. And you could also cut some citrus: oranges, mandarins or even lime and lemons so that you get different shape and colours, and leave them on a paper to dry. You can see down what I have gathered till now:
I thought it will be great to have a beautiful table arrangement for Christmas dinner. For my project I used a very known Christmas colour combination: green-red-white. But if you like other ones or want to have an eccentric arrangement, just choose other elements than mine.
The holiday spirit is coming to life. I had this project in mind since last week, but didn’t find the proper boots for it, so I spent most of the time searching for raining boots and finally ended up with a boot shaped flowerpot.
It’s a tradition in my country to clean the boots the night before Saint Nicholas and to wait and see if you were rewarded with gifts or if you were so “naughty” in the past year that you just got a rod. I thought that this could be easily transposed in a very nice flower arrangement. Here is the outcome: