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Christmas, House to Home

How To Make Wreaths with Embroidery Hoops

Last Christmas, I made my first door wreath, using a wicker wreath base, copper fairy lights and eucalyptus. It worked so well that this year I’ve made some simple winter wreaths with embroidery hoops and foliage. These are such easy festive decorations, and will last well beyond Christmas into the new year. Read on to find out how to make your own winter wreaths with embroidery hoops and foliage.

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Life & Style, Things I Love

8 Ways to Stay Warm If You’re A Cold-Blooded Human

Winter. My least favourite season (apart from Christmas) because of the cold weather. My sister, Debbie, and I are some of those people who are always bundled up in multiple layers, when more ‘normal’ people are content with long-sleeved t-shirt. We feel the cold. There’s a name for us: friolero. Friolero (Spanish): having a special sensitivity to cold. Being friolero doesn’t imply criticism. It’s like being left-handed or lactose intolerant: just a fact about you. The  ...

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