My work with Selvedge on their Artisan Christmas fairs has made me feel inspired to do Christmas differently this year. I’ve always been a little bit crafty, but would be the first to admit that I do most of my Christmas shopping on the high street. This year, I’m going to practice what I preach and buy handmade presents direct from their makers – in fact, I might even make the odd gift or two myself.
Inspired by the creativity of the artisans I’m promoting for Selvedge, I’ve already made a Christmas cake, which is sitting in a tin waiting to be decorated with home made paper trees for Christmas day. I’m now thinking about Christmas cards and my growing collection of these wonderful stamps by Noolibird, which make the most fantastic card designs. I might just treat myself – and my card-receiving friends – to another.