Christmas with The Yorkshire Hare

Christmas in April? You’ve got to be kidding! Bear with me this post was originally published in December!

I have some pretty big expectations when it comes to Christmas. First off it has to be the decorations, it isn’t Christmas without a beautifully decorated tree and accessories, right? Now I have never had a big 6ft dreamboat of a tree, I have always had little ones (Christmas 2018 will be a game changer, I am hoping to get one in the January sales!) but nevertheless there is loads you can do with a small tree. Providing you get the right size decorations you can just about angle your camera to make them look like the big ones! A bit of Instagram fakery for you!

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First of December…BAM and its Christmas!!
What I love on my mini tree:

Bead Garlands, my favourite ones are from Asda a couple of years ago and I am so glad I stocked up on them then because I haven’t seen them since. I think they are better than the traditional metallic beads, they just look a bit more special!

Sentimental decorations, I have loads of these! Ones I have bought with friends like my gorgeous glass Acorn from John Lewis, me & my friend Karen bought ours together! Ones my Mum made, ones family have bought me and ones that symbolise & mean something to me.

Twinkly lights, its not a Christmas tree without lights, lets face it!

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Little Hare I bought to celebrate almost 1 year of The Yorkshire Hare from Thora & The Prince (Haxby, York)
​Festive activities have to be at the top of my list! Whether its making decorations or baking seasonal goodies, its one of my favourite things! Last year I got a couple of packs of these little felt reindeers that you have to blanket stitch & then add the finishing touches. But I have never baked ginger bread…I have the cutters (rose gold!!) and have yet to find an easy recipe!
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Felt Reindeer made with kit from Hobby Craft
Winter walks are not to be missed, there is nothing better than a clear sky, winter sun and frosty walks. When you are cooped up inside hiding from the cold its nice to get out and embrace it…with a toasty warm bobble hat & a big cosy cost!

The best Winter walk I have had in years was last year. We spent Christmas in Scotland and we got a white Christmas! It was so exciting and truly magical! There is something about snow that I really love, it makes everything so bright and festive! I mean just look at the pictures below, if that doesn’t say Christmas I don’t know what does!
So bring on the Snow, the Quality Streets and all of the Christmas decs!

Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Kelly xXx

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