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Make Do and Mend Christmas Linky Round-Up!

November 21, 2014

I set up a linky post a little while ago, asking you all to link up any blog posts from your archive, that fit in with the theme of a Make Do and Mend Christmas.
And link up you did! Thankyou so much to everyone who added their brilliant blog posts 🙂
I’ve collated them into ‘sections’, to make it more user friendly for everyone-hope it achieves it’s aim of inspiring and helping you to kick back against consumerism, and Make Do and Mend just a little this Christmas!

Christmas Cards

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1) Secondhand Susie found some pages of old paper chains to make these cute cards!
2) Totally loving these original embroidery Christmas cards from PurpleKatie!


Gift Wrapping

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Recycled gift tags from Vicky Myers Creations

 

Presents

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1) For the man (or boy!) in your life-an upcycled bow tie! From miyDIY
2) This very sweet love cushion from Ginny, would make a lovely present for a loved one 🙂
3) Loving the sweet hamper in this post from The Crafty Blueberry
4) Gorgeous upcycled seed box from Sue at The Bridge Cottage Way
5) Junk jewellery from Ginny’s Sweet Myrtle blog!
6) These plant pots from tin cans, from SecondhandSusie, would make a great teacher gift
7) Who doesn’t need a pin board? SecondhandSusie shows you how to make one from vintage fabric
8) Not just one, but FOUR fab ideas for homemade presents in this post from Ginny at Sweet Myrtle
9) A really great idea for presents that really mean something-gifting from your own treasured possessions-from Anmarie at Huntress London

Decorations

Decorations

1) Ice sculptures and more! From Sue at The Bridge Cottage Way
2) Upcycled stockings from Vicky Myers Creations
3) Hearts! Great at any time of the year, and these would look lovely hanging from the tree. From Ginny at Sweet Myrtle
4) Super clever recycled paper wreath from Vicky Myers Creations5) Fabulous felted wool stockings from Sue at The Bridge Cottage Way
5) Maryom has made some decorations from foil trays over on her blog
6) Eline has made a whole host of decorations from wrapping paper over on Pasta and Patchwork
7) Very cute felt tree decoration from PurpleKatie

Christmas Round-up posts

Round up
1) Kate from Country Skills for Modern Life has done a great round-up post of all the Christmas makes she has blogged about in the past-loads of ideas for decorations, presents and food and drink too!
2) Some great ideas and links on this post here from Sue at The Bridge Cottage Way

So there you go-loads of fabulous inspiration for a Make Do and Mend Christmas-enjoy!
And do post any pics of your Makes on the Make Do and Mend-able FB community group 🙂

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