Christmas Crafts: Crochet doily lamps

  Mum made these for Christmas this year. They are made from old style preserving jars with crocheted doilies glued to the outside, and a light placed inside the jar.   The jars were in Mum’s cupboards, and the doilies came from a second-hand shop. Any small doilies will look great, and there are some […]

Mum’s Christmas Tree and a Christmas Poem

This poem sums up memories of Christmas Trees from my childhood perfectly, and I’m sure many peoples’ Christmas trees, with important home-made decorations and gifted decorations added to the tree year after year. Thanks to Mum’s neighbour (T) who found the poem in a Next Magazine and kept it, and let me borrow it to […]