There's a long-standing joke in my family that Madhouse Grandad always looks at decorative items in garden centres or homeware stores and says "ooh, I could make one of those out of wood" ! Well, here are some ideas for him to get his teeth into that we saw at the Christmas market yesterday !
First the girls got all excited about walking down the red carpet under an archway made of huge bamboo poles.
Then we saw a whole herd of reindeer made of logs.
They're brilliant ! (And not too hard to replicate - you can see some more that the Country Kids from Coombe Mill made over on their blog this week too. How's that for a coincidence?)
Sustainable festive decorations seemed to be the theme this year - how about a snowman made of bendy twigs?
Or a funky wooden Christmas tree?
Pierre was delighted to discover a wood cabin - when he peeked through the window, he discovered a sleeping Santa.
And looking round the back, I can see why he was sleeping ! I hope he sobers up before Christmas Eve !
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