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…

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…

Our little girl’s room

Our little girl will soon be a year old and finally I manage to show a few pictures of her room :). We had a lot of fun thinking about what kind of room to create for our daughter Frieda and although it is certainly not the most important thing for a baby to have…

DIY Last minute Christmas cards

In less than a week all the madness around Christmas preparations will be over and we will hopefully all enjoy some quality time with family, loads of food gifts and laughter. Until then some of you still might have to organise a few cards or gift tags and so I thought I would show you…

Mini-bunting card

Crafting doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Often you can make really pretty things by just using what you have got at home. As an example I took some photos of a card I made for an autumn birthday this year and would like to share them with you today.

When life gives you lemons… (II)

After writing about Lemon Curd last week I want to continue with the second lemon-related post today. I had the idea to make a lemon-related mini version of a gift basket so after making the Lemon Curd as a second step I started decorating the jars. I decorated the jars in a very simple way…