I don’t know why I do it to myself, make a video. It’s all super fun while I’m making it (because- of course- I’m a wine bag), then when I get to loading the videos and putting them all together I start to cringe. Did I say that? Did I make that face?
But by then I’ve put in all this effort to make the project and tape it, so I just say to myself ‘Eff it! Just put it up.’
And here we are!
One part I missed out of the video was my garbled attempt to tell people to drink responsibly on the break. I make these videos as a tongue in cheek alternative to the boring crafting vids out there; the wine is a prop, not a crutch. Although it’s a delicious prop!!
I’ve received many a bottle of wine for Christmas. I think they’re the perfect thing to get when you don’t quite know what someone wants. But for me, I like to put a little more thought into the present and add something hand made to make it special.
So the wine decorations were invented!
Drill a hole in the letters with the smallest drill bit you have. I backed my letters with a thicker piece of wood and drilled right through, a trick I learned at Perth Wood School. It provides support for the thinner wood and prevents splitting.
Using jump rings, attach the ‘O’ first, then the ‘H’ to make sure they don’t overlap. Attach to the curtain ring using a jump ring. Do the same for the second HO string and the other three lengths of chain.