Mermaids` Makings

Category Archives: Christmas

Cake Case Christmas Trees

After seeing these cute trees at Frugal Family Fun blog we made a couple of pictures ourselves. Aren`t they just so cute?

December 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

Dollies, Dollies

Meet Swety. This is what Lil Mermaid called her dollie…you pronounce it `sweetie` :) Here is  another Christmas present. Sometimes these sets are quite good but I tend to hide … Continue reading

December 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

School Fayre

We had a Christmas Fayre today at school. It was fun like always. Lots of different activities to take part in, Father Christmas (or perhaps his grandson in this case!) … Continue reading

December 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

3-d Christmas Picture

My little one had to make a 3- d Christmas Picture for her homework and this is what she did! She used cabbage to print the background. I helped her … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · 1 Comment

A Geography Day

We had a geography day today. Our grandparents came over and brought lil mermaid an early Christmas present- a LeapFrog map and an interesting card game. So in the afternoon … Continue reading

December 3, 2011 · 2 Comments

Paper Plate Snowmen Cards

Well, have you “pinned” THIS wonderful paper plate snowman yet? I did! I got so excited that I made a whole army of them. These are actually Christmas cards – … Continue reading

December 2, 2011 · 3 Comments

Christmas Time!

Well, it`s officially Christmas Time in our family :) Lil mermaid found a chocolate and a little present in her slipper this morning- I wonder who left them there? That`s … Continue reading

December 1, 2011 · 2 Comments

We Played A Gingerbread Man Game!

Found here through Pinterest. Cut out a gingerbread man shape. Write some numbers from 1 to 6 as many times as you want. Now throw the dice and mark off … Continue reading

November 29, 2011 · 2 Comments

Three ways to reuse old Christmas cards

So we had a pile of last year`s Christmas cards. From my daughter`s classmate`s cards I made a bunting to decorate the living room. Now we have two buntings- another … Continue reading

November 29, 2011 · 4 Comments

Lightbulb Baubles

My daughter painted these cute baubles, I added some ribbon and glued some confetti on top. We packed them along with two egg carton bells in an oatmeal cereal box. … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · 8 Comments

Christmas Lights

We had a lovely party in town today watching the Christmas Lights being switched on, accompanied by the 1812 Overture, and fireworks of course. And then our snowmen (inspired by … Continue reading

November 27, 2011 · 7 Comments

Lollipop Stick Christmas Trees

November 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Peg Tin Soldiers

We made some peg soldiers, just as we did last year. Click over to lilla a to see how to make them.

November 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Handprint Reindeer

We used my daughter`s handprints for the head and mine for the body. Inspiration from here.

November 27, 2011 · 3 Comments

Confetti Shaker XMAS Tree Decorations

Have you already seen these beautiful confetti shakers  ? Finally I  managed to make some myself as well. Finally- because it`s not easy to match the lids.. and Tesco is … Continue reading

November 26, 2011 · 3 Comments

Gingerbreadman Christmas Cards

We made some Gingerbreadman Christmas cards. For the sponge print cards we used the same template as last year. But this year we added a Christmas Tree as well. For … Continue reading

November 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Egg Carton Christmas Bells

These are my favourite home made Christmas Tree decorations. They are fun to make and look very pretty. I just cut out some egg cartons, decorated them with acrylic paint, … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · 5 Comments

Ribbon Christmas Tree

A cute decoration from  ribbon and  popm poms! ***

November 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

Twins- Ajakirjast kuused ja siilid

Little Mermaid likes everything we do to have a companion, so this is how Minnie the Hedgehog got a little friend, Lilly (made from an old German/Estonian dictionary).Our Christmas Trees … Continue reading

November 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

Egg Carton Christmas Trees

*** Linked to: “Thrifty Thursday“

November 20, 2011 · 14 Comments

Christmas Tree`s Christmas Trees

Christie at  Childhood 101  inspired me to make some button Christmas Trees. I made three small ones and my daughter one looooong one. As I had  pipecleaners in my hand … Continue reading

November 18, 2011 · 3 Comments



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