Well with the weather we have been having in Sydney and many other parts of the country it feels like we are heading into a northern Christmas!!! Rain and cold winds, it is the coldest start to summer in 50 years.
Just when we packed away the winter woolies and the electric blankets we have been shivering away in our homes and work places, I have even had the fire on a few nights...in summer!!!! The lawns have grown long and I need to get out there and mow as soon as it is dry but it is definitely time for the Chrissy decorations to come out....
Sorry about the quality of the photos, using my old camera at the moment, and as I am working so much in the lead up to Christmas I only have time to shoot at night....ahhhhh I am looking forward to having a break, I will be having most of January off work to spend some time with my little one!
Anyway I thought in the little time I have tonight (in between cooking cup cakes - Olivia is having a slumber party tomorrow night for her 9th birthday) I thought I would try and make one of those Christmas bauble wreaths you see on lots of blogs at the moment.... and guess what.....they are so easy!!! So I thought I would show you how to do it if you haven't caught up with it yet.
Now I just used materials I had at home....so it was a bit of a freebee, maybe next year I will spend some more time and money and really go to town on it.
All you need is an old wire coat hanger or some wire. Cut of the hook and shape into a circle....
Gather your baubles....you need quite a few....cut off the strings and then just start threading them on in a random way!!
When you are done twist the wire together at the end and tie a bow to cover it and that's it.....easy!
OK, well maybe next time I will spend a little more time and make it something really spectacular but for now I am happy.
Also my little one is growing up and while it is her party tomorrow night, she will actually be turning 9 in early January but as everyone is away on holidays so party time is now! It has been a busy time for her as well with end of year dance concert and getting an award at final assembly for academic excellence she has done very well this year!
Still cant get my head around little ones in stage makeup for the dance concerts but she loved it and had a lot of fun........so yes apart from the weather.... it is beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!