Retro Christmas {Pinterest Inspiration}


Get some Pinterest Christmas Inspiration with our Retro Christmas Inspiration Board.

Posters, Decorations, Desserts and Free Printables!
There’s plenty of exciting Christmas Fun to be had!

Christmas Gift Tags ~ Red & Aqua {Free Printable}


I’m loving the Red & Aqua colour combination this Christmas!


Wrap your gifts with some modern style and add these Free Printable Gift Tags.


Rum Balls Recipe {Christmas Cooking}


As far as I’m concerned, it just isn’t Christmas without my Mum’s Famous Rum Balls!

So hopefully she won’t mind me sharing her recipe with you.


Rum Balls


1/2 Cup Sultanas

1/4 Cup Glace Cherries

1/2 Cup Blanched Almonds

1 Plain Madeira Cake

2 Slightly rounded tbsp Coconut

2 slightly tbsp Cocoa

1/2 Cup Castor Sugar

1 tbsp chopped crystalised Ginger

1 tsp Almond Essence

3 tbsp Rum

1/4 Melted Copha

Coconut to Garnish



Finely chop Sultanas, Cherries & Almonds & Crumble Cake.


Combine the cake crumbs with the coconut, cocoa & sugar and add sultanas, ginger, cherries and almonds.


Mix the almond essence, rum and melted copha together and stir into dry mix. Blend Well.


Form into balls and roll in the coconut. Chill Overnight. Serve.



Merry Christmas Bingo! {Free Printable}

Christmas Bingo by Sassaby


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…so let’s play some Christmas Bingo!


You could have even more fun by playing with Hershey’s Kisses, or M&Ms, so the winners get to eat their game pieces!


Enjoy! xo Amy


Candy Cane Martini & Peppermint Punch Recipe


The time to Be Merry is near…so why not celebrate with a Candy Cane Martini?! Or perhaps you prefer a refreshing Christmas Drink without the Alcohol? Then Peppermint Punch is for you!


Candy Cane Martini



30mL Peppermint Schnapps

60mL Vanilla Vodka

60mL White Creme de Cacao

15mL Grenadine

Red Sugar

Small Candy Cane



Rim your glass with Red Sugar ~ Rub the rim of the glass with Grenadine and dip rim of the glass along a saucer filled with the sugar.

Combine vanilla vodka, white creme de cacao, and peppermint schnapps in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously, and strain into a cocktail glass. Pour Grenadine over top of cocktail.

Garnish with a Peppermint Candy Cane and a Sassaby 2 inch Christmas Party Circle


Peppermint Punch



4 Litres Peppermint Ice Cream

1.25 Litres Egg Nog

1.25 Litres Ginger Ale

2 Cups Double Cream

1 Cup Crushed Peppermint Candy Canes



Combine first 3 ingredients in Punch Bowl.

Top with Cream, then Crushed Candy Canes & Serve!

Christmas Treats Printables {Free Printable}


Give a Homemade Gift to your Friends & Loved Ones with our Editable Christmas Treats Labels and Christmas Treats Bag!

Change the name at the top of each Printable using Adobe Acrobat Reader, Print at Home and get Baking! Enjoy! xo Amy


3D Vintage Christmas Card {Free Printable}

Get Creative this year with your Christmas Cards!


Print your 3D Christmas Card at home, cut out the shapes you like and use thick Poster Double Sided Tape to assemble it.


Wish all your friends a Merry Christmas this year in 3D Vintage Style!


Enjoy! xo Amy


Letter to Santa {Free Printable}


Christmas comes but once a year, so make sure your little ones have sent their letter to Santa…


But this year, they can do it with a bit of style, with our Editable Letter to Santa. Simply Edit using Adobe Acrobat Reader  XI Version 11 or higher and Print at Home.


Enjoy! xo Amy

DIY Christmas Advent Calendar {Free Printable}



Get Creative and Make your own Christmas Advent Calendar with this Free Printable Download! We used Scissors, Double Sided Poster Tape, String, and Luxury Embossed Card ‘Paper Chic’ by Christina Re


Add Chocolates, Love Notes or Directions to hidden gifts to the back of each Number!


Now you and your family can enjoy creating this project together, and each day until Christmas!

xo Amy



Christmas Party Guide {Sassaby Loves}


1. Christmas Cards by Here we go Loopy Lou   2. Christmas Gift Wrap Pack from Tres Divin

1. Christmas Cushion by Linnea Swedish Design  2. Paper Stripey Straws by Lark

1. Christmas Garland by Ruby Victoria Letterpress & Printmaking  2. Strawberry Rock Candy Swizzle Sticks by The Little Big Company

Christmas Table Designed by Mon Tresor Dessert & Candy Bar Styling

1. Retro box of Coffee Swirl Cookies from Peter’s of Kensington  2. Vintage Christmas Cake Frill by Lark

1. Christmas BonBons by Aussie Bon Bons  2. Macarons created by Bubble & Sweet