Making your house look fabulously festive is always important and there’s no better way of saving money during the winter season than making your own decorations.
(PRWEB UK) 10 December 2012
Decorating on a budget doesn't mean you can’t create a festive grotto in any room. Dunelm have all your haberdashery needs sorted with a large variety of ribbons, fabrics and pompom fringe in a rich assortment of colours and all at simply value for money. Choose an assortment of gingham fabrics and buttons to sew your very own hanging heart baubles, which also make lovely home made gifts. Wrap up some old boxes with brightly coloured tissue paper and ribbons to create faux-Christmas presents, perfect for any mantelpiece. Strew ruby red ribbon from just £1.49 around Christmas trees for a classy way of replacing shop-bought tinsel on a budget.
“Making your house look fabulously festive is always important and there’s no better way of saving money during the winter season than making your own decorations which can even double up as gifts. Whilst being fun to make they will also add a unique touch to your home, with an assortment of craft ideas at Dunelm that will be sure to become a long-standing Christmas tradition.” Carole Brown, Director of Marketing at Dunelm.
Christmas Stocking How To:
What you will need: Craft Factory Acrylic Glitter Felt, Needle,embroidery thread, Fabric glue, Embellishments – selection of buttons, beads, bells etc.
1. Cut your red/white felt into two stockings with pinking shears, approx.40 cm (top to heel)
2. Cut out a square piece of felt the same length of the top of your stocking in a contrasting colour then lay it on top of one of the stockings and attach by using a simple running stitch, 1cm in from the edge, in red or white thread.
3. Decorate the tops of the stocking by sewing/gluing on a selection of different embellishments to personalise
4. Join your stocking by stitching both pieces together, finishing off by sewing on some ribbon for hanging.
Have a look in-store or online at http://www.dunelm-mill.com/ for decorating inspiration.