Wednesday 3rd December: Drastic Plastic

Who needs to buy decorations when you can make ones like these?

Home-made decorations (1)
This one is simply made from empty cotton-reels, decorated with thread and buttons and a Christmas message.

Home-made decorations (2)
To make this stunning candle holder, clean out an empty jar of chocolate spread and stick threads of beads on it. You can buy them in a material shop. Tie a discreet box of hessian thread around the top.

Home-made decorations (3)
This tree decoration was made from off-cuts of wood found in the bin of a local building store, then painted.