Hello peeps, I do hope you all had a lovely time over the past week celebrating whatever it is you each celebrate.
I am busy uploading photos of the presents I have been making over the past couple of months that I haven't been able to share-but in the meantime I thought I would share a few other festive photos.
I made about 50 odd cards over the past month and don't really show them all as that would get really boring...but every year this is the one that raises a smile (I do like my googly eyes)
In the weeks running up to the festive season I got this lovely parcel from Jan. Isn't it wonderful? I already have some bunting from Jan from a couple of years ago that I keep up all year round so this was pinned up along my staircase and the brooch adorns my winter coat.
We also popped back a couple of weeks ago to the small Wiltshire market town of Melksham (it was mentioned in the Doomsday book don't you know, I think that is its only claim to fame!!) where I grew up.
You may have seen it on the national news as B&Q (a HUGH DIY chainstore in the UK) used some of the house displays in their Christmas advert-WITHOUT PAYMENT. Now this caused an outcry as the people decorate their houses for local charities.
The market square all decorated
This is one of the houses that B&Q didn't pay to use in their adverts.
They were shamed into making a donation, but the national BBC news still says that they have not donated to each of the properties charities they used in their adverts.
They put on a wonderful display and raise thousands for local charities each year-fingers crossed B&Q are shamed enough to cough up!
I hope you are all enjoying any time off you may have.