Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories 2014: Christmas Crafts

This combines really with yesterday's (non)post about Christmas Shopping.

One year, when we were really hard up, only the ladies in the family got presents, because my mother and I could make those.  A really neat idea! and I was only small, so it didn't seem tawdry.  We got jamjars (the fat little sort), washed them out, then filled them with different coloured cotton-wool balls for removing make-up.  At that time, it was very fashionable to have bobbles on everything, so we stuck small pieces of coloured lace on the lids and put a strip of bobbles around it.


Does that count as craft?

The Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories (ACCM) allows you to share your family’s holiday history twenty-four different ways during December! Learn more at http://adventcalendar.geneabloggers.com.    


  1. That is cute and how wonderful that it was home-made

  2. And that is what has stuck with me over the years - not so much the expensive, boughten things...



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