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    Hello, hello and welcome to week 5 of Colourful Christmas! This week it's time to put on your pj's, grab a hot chocolate (marshmallows are optional) and a Gingerbread Man (to go with your hot choc), get comfy & cosy in front of the fire because it's time for some Christmas Stories!

    This weeks collection contains a mix of classic Christmas characters and icons to take you back to when you were little and excitedly waiting for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve.

    There's lots of traditions around Christmas, some are well known like leaving a cookie and a glass of milk for Santa or maybe it's a family tradition like having Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve (we do this so that no-one has to spend most of Christmas Day in the kitchen cooking for everyone, we kind of think it adds to the magic atmosphere too), but one of the most widely known traditions is Christmas Stockings hanging by the fireplace.

    These Christmas Stockings are too small for Santa to leave any treats in but they look so cute on the Christmas Tree


    Next up, no Christmas storytelling session is complete without a cup of Hot Chocolate and something snackish to see you through the story, which is where the Gingerbread Men come in, the good thing about these cute little biscuits is, as they're made from 30% wool blend felt, they have no calories! 


    And so the storytelling begins, you're looking up at the night sky looking for the smallest sign that Santa and his reindeer are on their way, you can't help but notice that all of the stars in the night sky are twinkling a bit brighter than usual, this Star Christmas Decoration kit helps you bring a small piece of the night sky into your home to adorn your Christmas tree.


    The next thing you know you can hear a faint jingle of sleigh bells and possibly a far away cry of "Ho Ho Ho". The storytelling comes to an end, as no child wants to get caught out of bed by Santa on Christmas Eve, you quickly run up the stairs to your bedroom and just before you jump under the covers you have a quick look out of the window and sure enough you can see reindeer pulling a sleigh in the distance, illuminated by a slight red glow...


    You dive into bed, pull the covers over your head and close your eyes tight hoping you fall asleep quickly, excited to find what's under the Christmas tree in the morning!

    All of the DIY Christmas Decoration kits contain everything you need to complete the project, except scissors, and all of the kits have really easy to follow instructions making these ideal for both experienced sewists and complete beginners, all of our Christmas Decoration Kits are available now in the Crafty Alchemy Shop

    Stay crafty!

    Signature - Saturday Rock

  2. COLOURFUL CHRISTMAS ICONHello & welcome to week 4 of Colourful Christmas! This week traditional meets whimsical for White Christmas.This week I've selected 4 of the Christmas decoration kits which are all festively frosty with a sprinkle of sweetness thrown in for good measure.

    First up this week are the snowmen, and as these cool little guys are made from 30% wool blend felt I promise that they won't melt into a puddle on your floor. Cute snowmen & no cold, soggy mess - that's a win right there!.


    Next we have the cousins of the Traditional Reindeer Decoration Kit, meet the White Reindeer or Snow Reindeer as I like to call them...


    They have lovely soft pastel coloured noses and they're cute, sleepy reindeer too!

    Time for a bit of sweetness I think, this next kit is new to the Crafty Alchemy Christmas Decoration Kits this year - The Candy Canes! With festive Pink & Peppermint stripes they make the perfect addition to any Christmas Tree.


    And the final kit for this week is one of my favourites - Polar Bears! These little dudes are adorable (and much less feisty than real Polar Bears) They're cute and soft and made from 30% wool blend felt

    Polar Bears Christmas Decoration Kit

    As with all of the Crafty Alchemy Kits, these kits all have everything you need (except scissors) to make the Christmas Tree Decorations and they all have super easy to follow instructions so they're perfect for both experienced sewists and complete beginners.

    You can purchase all of the Christmas Decoration Sewing Kits here, everything is sent First Class via Royal Mail so if you're in the UK you've still got plenty of time to receive your order before you put your Christmas tree up (unless you've already put your tree up as I know one or two people have lol!)

    Stay crafty 

    Signature - Saturday Rock 


    Welcome to week 3 of Colourful Christmas, and this week it's all about Christmas Treats! I've put together a selection of some of the classic Crafty Alchemy Christmas Decoration Kits with some of the new Christmas Decoration Kits as they'll look great together on your Christmas tree. And, even better, you can tell people that you made the decorations yourself!

    Whether it's eating chocolate for breakfast or demolishing 12 Deluxe Mince Pies to yourself (it can be our little secret), the majority of us tend to slightly over indulge on the sweet stuff a teeny tiny bit over Christmas. However these Christmas treats are totally waistline friendly. 

    Each sewing kit contains everything you need (except scissors) to  make a set of 3 cute decorations for your Christmas tree. The felt in the kits is 30% wool blend felt so it's really soft and easy to work with, and each kit has really easy to follow instructions which makes these kits perfect for both experienced sewists and absolute beginners.

    First up is the Candy Cane Decoration Sewing Kit:

    This is one of the new releases for this year and is definitely becoming one of my favourite Christmas Kits, I love the traditional Peppermint & Pink stripes on these.



    The Christmas Pudding kit is up next, 3 easy sew, soft, Christmas Puds for your Christmas tree, each one has little, green felt leaves with a red button berry and plenty of drippy icing!

    PUDS Main Photo

    Gingerbread is definitely a classic Christmas theme so it's no surprise to find a couple of Gingerbread themed decoration kits in this selection. The Gingerbread House Sewing Kits, these were created to co-ordinate with the Gingerbread Men Decorations, after all the Gingerbread Men need somewhere to live right?

    Gingerbread Houses

    I couldn't do a Christmas Treats selection without the Gingerbread Man Sewing Kit, this is one from the original Christmas Kits I launched back in 2014 and it's always been so popular that it's become a Crafty Alchemy Christmas classic.

    Gingerbread Men


    All of these Christmas Decoration Kits (and many more) are available now in the Crafty Alchemy shop, check them out here and bring a little handmade into your home this Christmas!

    Did you know that I also offer free UK Domestic shipping on orders over £20

    Stay crafty!

    Signature - Saturday Rock