adventageous

december is moving really fast – i’m nearly halfway through my advent candle already. i’ve been spending my dark winter nights paper mache-ing and making decorations out of old oranges.

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the one on the left is the beautiful advent calendar that louis bought for me and the one on the right is the one that i made him (it’s got homemade white chocolate buttons inside…). my friend showed me how to do the orange slice thing – you just slice up an orange, in a much neater way than i did, and put the pieces to dry out on the radiator. then you can do anything with them – i’ve tied red bows to mine and stuck them to the wall.

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paper, paper everywhere – a magazine christmas tree and a paper mache bowl in the making…

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another old orange i found in the fruit bowl  – i made a pomander to make our hallway smell less strange. it’s looking more christmassy – but sadly we still do not have a tree.