Advent, Day 13: Paper-cut Village & Crafting Presents

This is our second decorated mantlepiece… this is the paper-cut village I made last year, with the new, improved church from a couple of days ago!

It is so lovely at night with just the stove alight and the fairy lights weaving through the village… 

And this evening,

dinner was delayed for hours (oops) while the table was piled with boxes of fabric, beads and crochet flowers as we continued to make Christmas presents,

conscious of the fact that Christmas is only a few days away!!!