A Christmas blog giving tips on how to make a magical, beautiful Christmas on a cheap budget. Ideas and advice on home made and shop bought shortcuts for Christmas decorations, Christmas wrapping, Christmas presents, Christmas crafting, Christmas baking, Christmas preparation, well all things Christmas!
The Germans know how to do Christmas. Gingerbread hearts are traditional to have in German homes, I think they look really pretty and festive. I got one in Winter Wonderland last year but it cost a bomb! Asda are doing them this year for a couple quid. Comes with icing pipped around the edge already, a red ribbon to hang it up and a little white icing pen for you to write on your own message. If kids are drawing on it, let them run wild. If you're a bit of a perfectionist I'd mark out your lettering first. I tried free styling and it all went a bit wonky. My mate Mick however scored it all out with a bamboo stick and wrote over the top. Was a great tip, much easier. Added some edible glitter to the holly and the stars, think this really set it off.