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…

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…

Review: June

Another month is gone and between work and looking after our little girl managing to blog once a week doesn’t always work out…but in my opinion that doesn’t matter as long as it is still fun and enjoyable. So…my two blogposts this months were about how I made scotch eggs for the first time (clear…

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…