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Plastic Free Christmas

Plastic Free Christmas

Let’s do our bit for our lovely great big planet this year by cutting down on plastic usage and consumption, our children’s futures are super more important than the latest video game or shiny plastic .... , right? They may not feel the same way now but one day they’ll be thankful that their carbon footprint is small, and that they know how to look after our beautiful world for their own kiddies! 

Have yourself a very merry sustainable Christmas this year by following our blog for the days leading up to Christmas with these fun and easy home made festive goodies and get your little hands sticky with some super funky crafts and delicious edibles! 

I have a lovely Festive Season board over on my Pinterest site if you are after inspiration....

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/daniellelouisehanson/festive-season/

1. Christmas Decorations

So grab your glue gun - you do have one don't you? They are indispensable!

I raided our back garden for sticks and twigs and found it was really easy to fashion a couple of stars with the glue gun....Rosemary bushes are usually abundant with fresh stems of glorious scented leaves and can be tied with lengths of coloured hemp and hung about the house. Orange and apple slices are super easy to dry in the oven - slice in thin rounds and bake on a sheet of baking parchment at 150 degrees Celsius for about an hour. They make the kitchen smell wonderful.

Pine cones can be foraged off your nearest forest floor and touched on the edges with little dabs of white paint.

Glue guns are addictive - you will be gluing lengths of ribbon to our woodland animals!

There are loads of craft ideas online...here are 2 of my favourite links

https://www.firefliesandmudpies.com/twig-reindeer-ornaments/

https://www.housebeautiful.com/uk/decorate/a2962/how-to-make-mini-christmas-tree-decorations/

DIY mini Christmas trees

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