Happy New Year 2019!

I hope you all had a great Christmas time and are now ready for the new year 2019. May it be a very happy one for all of you – maybe with many new DIY projects, a lot of cooking and baking ;). After a very happy Christmas time with family in Germany we’re now…

Last minute make wrapping paper idea

This is the 4th year in a row that I am wrapping my Christmas gifts in plain packing paper and make it look nice by using things I can find in my (massive) crafting drawer. Whilst I had silver paper last year and white paper the year before I went back to the roots this…

Biscuits in two colours + my first attempt at flooding and piping

When it comes to making biscuits for Christmas I usually pick one Sunday afternoon where I then make 6 kinds of biscuits whilst looking after a baby/toddler. And although I have a great husband that always helps me, the kitchen usually looks like a bomb site that he ends up cleaning at 9 o’clock at…

Advent…Advent…Advent calendar in a box

I am not going to go on about how close Christmas is all of a sudden – just one thing: as you can see on the photos I am not really prepared yet regarding accessories and decorations :). But I thought that is not that important and I’d rather post it without photos that contain…

Booooo – the friendly ghosts are here…

It has been very quiet here lately…well actually the last 3 months, but sometimes life just gets in the way. We got married in August, it was a real great DIY wedding that took lots of our love and attention – but was worth every minute of it. We had the most amazing day! So…

DIY Gift Wrap

Recently we were invited to a 60th Birthday and I was looking for a simple way to make the plain brown paper I found in my crafting-drawer look a bit nicer. The birthday present was for my father-in-law so it didn’t have to be as colorful as I would have wanted it to be for…