Consider this your 5 day warning ...
So I thought I'd remind you again so that on Thursday you can make sure to hunt beneath the discarded paper hats, wipe off the gravy and brandy sauce, and rescue all that odd tat from your crackers!
And as if that wasn't an enticing enough prospect ... here's a re-cap of the projects I've made with them over the last few years:
Things like pens and small toys make unique, fun embellishments on cards:
here, here and here.
And, finally, here are a few ideas for putting those mini tape-measures to use as a trimming:
So, remember: Christmas Day, grab all the discarded novelty gifts, secrete them into your crafty stash and use them to create some cracking good cards in 2015! [I know ... bad pun ... but not as bad as some of those cracker 'jokes' ... surely?]
Oh yes ... for those of you who haven't experienced the joy of the Christmas cracker then here's the Wiki on them ... and here's the description I came with up last year when asked what they were:
'They're something like a party favour ... but with added gunpowder'.
And who wouldn't want to celebrate the season with one of those?!
Merry merry festivities to you all!