December 2016: Christmas Wreaths

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This month saw the Sweethearts attempt a crafting activity to bring a personal touch of Christmas cheer to our homes. Spa Sweethearts very own crafting extraordinaire, Heather, provided us with an excellent demonstration and clear instructions to get us all started in creating a beautiful decorative wreath. Each member had already prepared strips of material in colours/patterns of their choice prior to the meeting, which were to be simply tied in sequence to a metallic florists ring, provided by the committee. It was amazing how quickly results could be seen, and how different, yet brilliant, all the wreaths looked. You could bespoke your design further by adding extra decorative features such as baubles, if desired. It was a therapeutic and relaxing activity to participate in, at what is such a busy time of year, and allowed for a good dose of socialising too! By the end of the meeting, everyone had a fantastic new addition to their Christmas decorations to take away and bring out year after year.

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About Spa Sweethearts WI

A young, fun and diverse 'new wave' WI based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. We encourage women to leave their preconceptions of the organisation at the door and find out what the modern WI is really like. Guests are welcome at our meetings - why not give it a try? Spa Sweethearts WI meets on the second Thursday of each month, 7:30pm, at St George's Social Club, St George's Road, Harrogate.

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