TOP TIPS FOR STORING CHRISTMAS DECOR
As Christmas draws to an end, it is all too easy to take decorations down, shove them into various bags and secrete them in attics, garages, under beds, and even in random places where space can be found, (I am guilty of the last one, for years my faux tree has been stored in an airing cupboard).
This is all very well until 11 months later, when you need to get things out and find them twisted, smashed, crumpled or just gone! Fairy lights are particularly good at getting lost in our house, sometimes not turning up for a couple of years by which time replacements have been bought and then there are strings of them lying around everywhere.
So this year I am have a New Year resolution; packing away Christmas efficiently.
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This weekend we are off to the Bath Artisan Market (22nd November) for the Christmas Gift Fair. It is a really lovely fair set in a very grand old Victorian railway station in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and too often I end up doing a LOT of gift shopping there so I must behave this weekend. It is a covered area, so weather is not an issue and there is a very nice Brasseries for lunch as well as lots of local hot food stalls selling delicious morsels. There are beautiful handmade items for sale ranging from yummy foods to Art to Clothing to unique items that I cannot even catagorise, but all are made with love and skill.
We will be selling our paper wreaths which come into their own at this time of year, paper cut art, gifts and cards. And if I say so myself, my wreaths look pretty spectacular in a house in this beautiful city! There is live music too , and it is the first time that I have started to feel very ‘Christmassy’ this year…
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