Homemade Christmas

This section is jam-packed with homemade Christmas ideas  and inspiration for making food, decorations and gifts. 

Making things by hand is also a great way to get into the spirit of Christmas.

Of course, if you are trying to fit that in around working, parenting and running the home, you might be a little time-poor and a little short on brain space to come up with creative ideas for things to make.

So, I’ve done your planning research for you.

Yes, I’ve created a series of homemade Christmas inspiration posts to help you find the loveliest ideas to craft and make.

Traditional Christmas cake recipe rich with fruit

This is our family’s traditional Christmas cake recipe. It’s a fruit cake similar to a Dundee cake recipe. It is very rich and utterly delicious.  Traditional Christmas cake recipe Traditional Christmas cakes come in lots of shapes and sizes. Most traditional cake recipes involve large quantities of dried fruit enriched with spices and alcohol. At …

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16 Homemade DIY Christmas gift tags – including free printables

I’ve put together a roundup of 14 great ideas for homemade DIY Christmas gift tags, some of these ideas have free printables to make life super easy.  Homemade DIY Christmas gift tags Gift tags on Christmas presents are the simplest thing. But with just the teeniest bit of thought and effort they can transform the …

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