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Monthly Archives: December, 2010

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry  Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our friends! Many thanks for visiting us and your nice words and helpful comments. Hope to see you again in 2011. … Continue reading

December 24, 2010 · 3 Comments

Shiny Christmas Bells

Another piece of craft from my childhood- Christmas Bells made from yoghurt pots and covered in kitchen foil and decorated with shiny tinsel. Simple and cute :)

December 23, 2010 · 2 Comments

Presents for grandparents

A perfect present from a grandchild to her grandparents is a handmade one, isn`t it. Even better if it is made out of recycled materials, especially for our grandparents who … Continue reading

December 23, 2010 · 3 Comments


. We went to visit a new Azerbijani friend of ours and she asked me to do some craft with her two little girls, so I decided to make some snowmen … Continue reading

December 22, 2010 · 2 Comments

Christmas Tree Noteboard

We made this noteboard for daddy`s birthday a few months ago. We have used it a lot since then and it really is very handy. I wanted to make one … Continue reading

December 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

A recipe from my childhood

When Pam from Gingerbread Snowflakes invited me to take part in the “International Winter Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap” I thought of making some gingerbread men as it is very  popular in Estonia. … Continue reading

December 19, 2010 · 2 Comments

Plastic Bottle Reindeer

A few weeks ago I found a  wonderful!!!! site about making extraordinary projects from ordinary objects. Have a look at LooleDo! I absolutely love these projects and would like to try to … Continue reading

December 19, 2010 · Leave a comment

Pretty Lightbulb Baubles

We made a couple of these last year for our Christmas Tree. This year I covered them in Mod Podge to add a nice shiny layer and made a few … Continue reading

December 19, 2010 · 7 Comments

Dashing Through The Snow…

As a bilingual family, we always try to celebrate both traditions. So this evening we went to Estonia House for an Estonian Christmas Party – eating Estonian Christmas food (pork, … Continue reading

December 18, 2010 · 1 Comment

Old Christmas Card Bunting

I saw this idea somewhere on the internet but I can`t remember where.. Anyway it`s a perfect way to use up your old Greeting Cards. I made some bunting with … Continue reading

December 15, 2010 · 3 Comments

Town Mouse and Country Mouse

My daughter`s  favourite book lately has been “Town Mouse and Country Mouse”. She knows it by heart already and “reads” it to us all the time. So today I made … Continue reading

December 14, 2010 · Leave a comment

New China for Dollies

Had a phone call from my good friend today. She just wanted to check with me if I wanted some cardboard before throwing it into her recycling bin. She is … Continue reading

December 13, 2010 · 3 Comments

Birthday Card for a Friend

I am so happy how this card turned out. So far Annabel has just drawn a picture to the card but this time I thought to make it a bit … Continue reading

December 12, 2010 · 3 Comments

A Purple Tulip Card Game

It is originally called “Must Notsu” (“Black Pig”). It is my childhood card game. We did enjoy it a lot. It is very similar to  the “Snap” game but at the … Continue reading

December 12, 2010 · 2 Comments

Cabbage Print Christmas Cards

When printing the snowmen I discovered that the prints on white paper looked like winter roses.. so I added some snowflakes and bling.. and I think the cards turned out … Continue reading

December 11, 2010 · Leave a comment

Cabbage Print Snowmen

    Shared with: “Show and Tell” at ABC and 123.

December 11, 2010 · 3 Comments

Christmas Presents for teachers (2010)

It was such a lovely day today! We listened to Christmas music, sang along very loudly (we don`t have neighbours at the minute), ate LOTS of chocolates and made these … Continue reading

December 9, 2010 · 10 Comments

Glittery Christmas Cards

Fabric- white paint- sponge- glitter.

December 8, 2010 · 1 Comment

Shop in a Box

It`s almost midnight but Pinky and Blacky don`t have time to go to sleep. They have been very busy lately.. because in a few days time they will open their … Continue reading

December 8, 2010 · 3 Comments

Piparkoogid- Gingerbread

One of our Christmas Calendar activities was to make gingerbread. So Annabel made some  for the grown ups whilst I made some for the small people – the dollies! A few … Continue reading

December 7, 2010 · 1 Comment

Our Dollshouse

           I’m linking this post to Carnival of Junk Play at NurtureStore and We Play  at Childhood 101.  

December 5, 2010 · 18 Comments



December 2010

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