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Adorable garland

Gifts decorated with garlands. There is nothing more festive than a lovely garland, according to the sisters, who have wrapped garlands of paper flowers and streamers around their gifts. Method 1. Anna has used tags in various shapes for this project. Use the tags you like most. 2. Thread the...
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Hanging christmas tree ornament

Simple and stylish. There is nothing like a beautiful decoration to make you feel all Christmassy, according to Anna. These Christmas trees can be made from leather, felt or some other material. 1. Draw the tree onto a piece of leather, then cut it out. Using punch pliers, make two...
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Sleepy hedgehog

Shhh. The hedgehogs are snoozing. Anna adores the little creatures that have inspired this project. A nice little autumn decoration for your home. Method Download 1. Roll the felt into a cone that fits the size of the pinecone. Glue to hold the felt in place. 2. Embroider eyes on...
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Metal mobile with paper and feathers

Decorate your home with paper and feathers. Frame the details of these delicate hanging decorations designed by Anna. Mix colours and patterns to reflect your personal style. Method 1. Trace the shape of the clay cutter onto both design paper and cardboard, then cut them out. 2. Glue the two...
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Invitations and thank you cards

Personal and handmade. Making homemade cards is fun, and the result is always personal. Here is an example of an invitation and a thank you card designed by Anna. Method 1.  Attach the wooden decorations using double adhesive pads. 2. Use stamps to print the desired text. 3. Glue on...
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Hanging christmas pixie decoration

Invite the Christmas pixies in. Clara thinks the little Christmas pixies are so cute, and plans to hang them all over the house. Download Method: 1. Roll the felt into a cone to match the size of the wooden bead and glue to hold in place. 2. Cut a piece...
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Christmas cards

Send sweet greetings. The sisters love to keep traditions alive, which is why they send Christmas cards to all their dear friends and family. Method 1. Trace the desired shapes onto a piece of paper and cut them out. 2. Slice two parallel lines into the front of the card...
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Felt mobile

Make a beautiful mobile. Here, Anna has used felt, which is made from 100% wool, making the material a delight to work with.“Good-quality materials and beautiful results go hand in hand,” as Anna says. You can print the template here: Download 1. Transfer the templates of the mushroom, acorn and...
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Confetti invitations

Make a confetti envelope. Parties call for fun and unconventional invitations, according to the sisters. You can make your own envelope and fill it with confetti along with the invitation. Method 1. Cut two transparent sheets to the desired size for the envelope. Make the confetti using the puncher. 2....
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Dancing bead people

Fun dancing bead people. These decorative people created by the sisters are light and quirky. Make them from beads and pipe cleaners in your favourite colours. Method 1. Thread beads onto two pipe cleaners. Remember that Søstrene Grene always stocks ironing beads in a variety of colours. Cut one pipe...
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Felt sleeve for tablet or smartphone

Wrap tech devices in soft textiles. Protect these fragile devices from scratches by making a sleeve in 100% pure wool. “Both stylish and practical,” as Clara would say. Method 1. Measure your tablet or smartphone and transfer the measurements to the felt. Add one centimetre to each side and at...
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Embossed napkin rings

Lay a table with classic elegance. Anna was inspired by the beauty of marble when creating these napkin rings in clay.“Classic, simple and elegant,” in Anna’s own words. Method 1. Roll out three pieces of clay, as shown in the photo. 2. Twist the three pieces together, then knead carefully...
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Decorations inspired by nature

Wrapping with natural elements. A bit of greenery from the garden can add life and style to any gift, according to Anna. See how she uses leaves and twigs from the garden. Method 1. Attach the desired decorations to the gift. You can use a stamp to write a name...
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Clay decorations with glitter

Add a bit of glamour to your home interiors. Shimmering decorations can give your daily routine a festive feel, according to the sisters. Method 1. Knead glitter in your chosen colour into the clay. 2. If you only want glitter on half the decoration, create two balls of clay –...
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Decorative paper rosettes

Turn paper into art. Here, Anna has created a work of art directly on the wall using colourful paper rosettes – which Clara finds quite exquisite. Method 1. Take out three sheets of design paper. 2. Fold the three sheets into fans. The photos show how to make two rosettes...
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Clay ornaments with pressed patterns

Make adorable hanging decorations with natural motifs. In Clara’s mind, ‘clay’ and ‘play’ are synonymous. What could be more fun than transforming this natural material into little hanging decorations with delicate patterns. Method 1. Knead the clay, then roll it out flat. Gently press patterns into the clay using the...
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Star garland

Make a floating starry sky. Make a pretty starry sky to hang up in the house or on the tree.“Use any colours you like,” says Clara. Method 1. Trace the star onto double-sided design paper and cut out an even number of stars. The number of stars determines the length...
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Christmastree in ring

Enhance the shape of the tree. Anna thinks that the metal ring adds a pretty gold effect to this hanging decoration, which she plans to display in a window. Download 1. Draw and cut out 14 Christmas trees. 2. Fold all the trees in half with the design on the...
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Host and hostess gift

Treats in pretty wrapping. Homemade treats are always a delight, and Anna and Clara therefore love to give sweet gifts wrapped in food-grade boxes and tissue paper. Method 1. Roll out the clay, and create a pattern using your chosen stamp. For instance, you can write the name of the...
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Clay wall hanging

Make a wonderful wall decoration for your home. Be inspired by the sisters’ bold and tasteful choice of colours, which stand out beautifully against a classic white background. Method 1. Knead the clay, then roll it out flat. Make shapes using the clay cutters. Make either one or two holes...
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