Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Have yourself a Merry Cellulose Fibre Christmas: Yule log
- 18 November 2020
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...ok not really that fancy- it’s made from paper pulp. A cardboard box Yule log… really. In the spirit of 2020- I am inspired by the endless stream of cardboard boxes being delivered. Probably the one thing we all have in abundance right now!
The Yule log, Yule clog, or Christmas block is a the Christmas tradition of choosing a special log to burn in the fireplace during Christmas time.
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