Glass Jars

19 Dec

Ranging from tiny to large, our jars are a great start to a creative project. Whether it be for Christmas or general, our jars can be transformed into many crafts or be used for many purposes.

Fill them with oils, herbs, dried flowers or put small trinkets inside.

They are a great way of storing and showing off items, or even perhaps using the small jars for jewellery themselves.

Glass Jars

Drawing Models

13 Dec

At just 32 cm tall our wooden figures have the exact proportions of a human body making them the ideal present for aspiring artists. These lifelike figures are also great fun to personalise and, with the help of our felt section, would make a striking nativity scene. So whether you’re looking to create realistic observational drawings or just festive Father Christmases our drawing models are sure to add a sparkle to your Christmas.  Also look out for our petite 13cm figures a wonderful bargain at just 2.75 a piece.

Drawing reference figures

Percussion

12 Dec

Music Instruments

Spark your creativity this Christmas with our beautiful collection of maracas and tambourines. Carved out of rough poplar wood our instruments serve as a blank canvas to create both art and music. Our diverse range of mediums mean that we’re perfectly equipped to help you create an instrument representative of your personality; whether you want to graffiti it with posca pens or create collages with decoupage papers.

Handmade Lampshades

12 Dec

Handmade and designed by one of our very own Slanchogled team these lampshades will be an eye-catching piece in any room. Our new designs of lamp shades – popular for Christmas gifts are easy to assemble and a pleasure to personalize.

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They can be decoupaged or painted, covered in glitter or left in their natural state. They also come flat packed so they can be given as gifts or you can but them prepared so they are ready to hang as soon as you get home.

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These lampshades will definitely get your guests talking and will inspire creativity.

A Krafty Delight

11 Dec

“Brown paper packages tied up with strings. These are a few of my favourite things”

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Wrapped up presents carefully placed beneath the Christmas tree bring about a feeling of excitement and wonder. Have the small ones got jewellery inside, or perhaps a fluffy jumper in the larger one. What ever it may be, when we see a beautifully decorated box our imaginations are free to run wild as to what may lie inside.

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At Slanchogled we have a large selection of kraft paper boxes in a variety of shapes and sizes perfect for wrapping and decorating for Christmas. With a dash of some wrapping paper, a sprinkle of raffia and a final touch of a colourful tag these boxes will stand out beneath even the biggest tree.

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They are also ideal for some winter crafts. We have pre-cut doll houses ready to decorated to your delight. Perhaps you could make Santa’s workshop? Or a Christmas house decorated with lights and snow? You could place the reindeer’s on the roof or make a magical house filled with toys and some of our charm teddy bears. The possibilities are endless to make this season filled with creativity.

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Birch Bark for your Christmas Crafts

6 Dec

Candles, present wrapping, flower arrangements, these are just a few of the crafts that include a beautiful sheet of birch bark.

Birch bark sheets appear easy to cut and glue, great for modelling and decoration. We stock the bark in 4 sizes.

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Festive Felting

5 Dec

“It’s so heart felt it’ll make your heart melt” Oscar Tobin

We’ve added the final touches to our Felt Christmas display with a beautiful selection of festive colours ranging from Rudolf Red to Forest Green. Our petite A6 packs are perfect for family Christmas projects while our blanket sized felt is sure to warm up cold winter rooms. So come and shelter from the icy December weather in Slanchogled; we promise our Christmas gifts will make even Santa’s Elves jealous!

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Christmas Cards and wrap

4 Dec

Small ones, big ones, long ones, and short ones. Presents come in all shapes and sizes and all can be beautifully presented with beautiful wrapping paper. We have a vast selection of paper with glorious designs and prints which are prefect for wrapping or even for giving as a gift itself. Vintage maps and butterfly prints are just a couple of the prints that would look wonderful in a frame.

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Additionally, to go alongside your beautiful printed paper we have a range of Christmas cards which accommodate for all ages and personalities. With glittering stars, festive bunting and winter illustrations, these cards are guaranteed to help bring a festive smile on anybodies face.

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A Visit from Santa

3 Dec

Father Christmas has been very busy this year but he has taken the time to stop off at Slanchogled and drop off a few magical gifts ready to give to the young children who are anticipating the sound of reindeer’s hoofs on their roof.

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We have beautiful gift sets for both young boys and girls. Collaging, glitter boards, colouring in, stamping and many many more. They all have beautiful and bright illustrations guaranteed to be a hit with the kids.

And why not get the children to be creative as well. We have a large selection of folded card and envelopes in a variety of colours where they can stamp, cut, draw or paint a festive Christmas card. Or even to write their very own letter to Father Christmas.

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The Elves are getting ready for Christmas

13 Nov

“I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month”. – Harlan Miller

The chill of winter is in the air and the leaves have gently fallen to the ground. The elves are getting ready for Christmas and so is Slanchogled.

Smiling snowmen, cosy foxes and wonderfully charming knitted owls are all ready to be adopted into your own homes to be given a place amongst your other decorations.

IMG_2014 IMG_1979The glass baubles are out, the frosted branches are hanging. Part of the magic of Christmas is the preparation, who doesn’t enjoy the joy of decorating the tree, hanging the lights and of course the many crafts.

IMG_1964We have glass baubles, ready as a blank canvas for you to decorate and embellish to your delight. Perhaps create a small scene with some fake snow and glitter or give one as a gift to a loved one with a secret message inside. Hang them on your tree or decorate a window as we have done to create that winter wonderland effect.

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We have all the materials to make your own Christmas cards or we have beautiful cards all ready for the Christmas post.

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So if your as excited for Christmas as we are then why not come down to Slanchogled and see what we are doing to get ready for the most magical season of the year.

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