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Christmas Crafting

It is that time of year again, where our wee crafty brains go into overdrive

and we try to think of new ideas to sell our wares, last year I made scented reindeer food it had an amazing cinnamon smell that worked so well and all my customers loved the fact it smelt so strong it was like a Christmas potpourri  for the tree. This year I decided to expand on this by offering a Christmas Eve Survival Kit


So far I have had a great response to this, and think (hope) it is going to fly off, I have 2 craft fayres and my sister and mum are doing the sales for me, My wee kits will be all bagged the only thing they need to check is the colour of the santa key as some of them are pink and cant have a wee lad getting that on xmas eve.

Infact just as I was typing this my door chapped with my postman delivering my last batch of keys 300, yikes guess what I am doing today lol, stringing ribbon on to these wee babies lol anyway here is some of the photos of the goodies in their wee bags


Snowman Soup

  1. Hot Chocolate
  2. Marshamallows
  3. Chocolate drops or buttons
  4. Candy Cane
  5. and a wee rhyme

my wee rhyme will be

When the weather outside is frightful,
Snowman Soup can be delightful!

May it warm your spirit & soul,
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

When you feel a chill or “burr”,
Use the candy cane to stir

Add hot water & sip it slow,
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

but there are a lot more of them out there I just prefer this one.


Christmas Card from Santa & Mrs Claus which is signed by the jolly man and his wife



Then we have their wee Santa Key (we opted to make this very simple to keep the cost down for families with more than one child but did offer the personalised one at an extra cost if they wished)


Cookie for Santa


Due to having craft fayres at the end of Nov and the beginning of December we had to find an alternative to the carrot as it wouldnt last, And this seemed like a fun thing to have in their wee bags.


For the kids being collected/delivered on the week of Christmas


The bags the goodies will be going into and of course the candy cane for the soup


and finally my reindeer food.

I just wish I could be a fly on the wall seeing the little ones faces when they get their wee bags it just makes them so worthwhile.

Along with all of the above I do personalised Santa Letters


The kids LOVE this and Jingle Elf and Jangle Elf are firm favourites in our house and in the houses of our customers x I post these letters out at the end of November so that it arrives around the 1st December for their advent calender going up and gives them a real sense of magic for the month ahead.

All letters are addresses to each child (even if 3 letters are going to the same house they are posted individually, so they all get their own to open. also they have their envelope stamped with the north pole postage stamp.

Anyway hope that has you all the mood for the holidays and get crafting xx

Lots of Love Karen xx