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twig reindeer

Make a Twig Reindeer

Find a few twigs on your next woodland walk and you will have the main ingredients you need to make a twig reindeer.  The simplicity and naturalness of the branches used makes a really wonderful Christmas decoration.  We collected twigs from several walks.  We found that those from horse chestnut trees were ideal as they […]

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Star Made from DOGWOOD

A Christmas Star from the Garden

  Christmas Star Last spring when I cut back my dogwood in the front garden I had good intentions.  I knew that the lovely red stems which had brightened up the garden all winter long could be put to further use.  I hadn’t expected it to take me quite so long to use them.  Last weekend we […]

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