As well as spending time in Blogland I also like to visit Pinterest. I have pinned so many craft ideas I'd like to try and as a lot of those are Christmas orientated I thought I should crack on and start having a go at some of them.
So last night I set about making a Santa sweetie jar like these at www.juliecasedesigns.typepad.com/julie_case_designs/christmas_/, except mine is using an old Sainsbury's pasta sauce bottle.
I'm not happy with the gold buckle, it definitely needs to be black like the original, but I couldn't find any black card last night, but then that's what doing a practise is for, finding out what works and what doesn't!
I'll top them off with a piece of red felt and then add a handmade tag.
I'm only going to make a couple of these, one each for G's dad and brother. Full up with Christmas chocolate these can be part of their gift from the children.