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Category Archives: gifts and wrapping

Picture Framed Notes

We made this little present for my sister. My daughter drew a cute picture and I folded some notes to be the size of the houses. I then arranged the … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Father`s Day Present

What daddy wouldn`t fancy a glass of beer on a Sunday morning! Specially when it is brewed by lil hands and contains some M&M`s and marshmallows :) I got the … Continue reading

June 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

Gift Wrapping

It is always a challenge for me when I need to wrap a gift as I don`t like to buy wrapping paper. So I try to use what I have … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Lil` Pressie..

.. for a lil` girl. And nope- no pink this time. Click here to see how to make this pretty muffin case flower!

January 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Springy Pom Pom Pencil Toppers

Here are some pom pom pencil toppers. It is one of the Mister Maker minute makes. And it really takes only a minute to make it. You just glue the … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

Valentine Flowers and Wormies

I needed a quick present last week, so I made some flowers and wormies just like last year. For the flowers I used three layers, but thinner paper this time … Continue reading

January 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Teacher Presents 2011

It`s credit crunch after all.. But I did add some nice ribbons and christmassy green pipe cleaner for decoration.. and a tomato soup recipe as well :) *** Todays Christmas … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

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

Eight Little Ghosties

I fell in love with these cuties at Mommy & Me Creations (found through Pinterest). So I made some of my own. I bought some lolly chocs… Wrapped them in … Continue reading

October 7, 2011 · 1 Comment

A Card and A Present for Grandma

This is another popular find on Pinterest. Originally from here. My little one made this card for her grandma. And this is the present- a little notebook for important telephone … Continue reading

September 23, 2011 · 2 Comments

Teachers` End of Year Presents

Here are the presents we made for the teachers  at school. This summer checklist is very cute. We made one for us as well. Little Mermaid LOVES to tick the … Continue reading

July 18, 2011 · 1 Comment

Printed Wrapping Paper

We are going to visit our family in Estonia soon. The suitcases are  packed already and the presents wrapped :) So we are ready to go! So what is going … Continue reading

July 16, 2011 · 3 Comments

A Cute Way to wrap presents

The present wrapping idea from here and the flowers from here.

July 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Wrapping a present

As you may have gathered already, I don`t like shop bought wrapping papers and gift bags. So when we need to wrap a present, it’s always a bit of a … Continue reading

June 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Want to see what`s inside these cute boxes?

Well… jewellery of course! Annabel got aqua beads for her birthday so she has been making little things every evening. For the ring we used just a strip of cereal … Continue reading

June 10, 2011 · 5 Comments

A Little Present For Teacher

Annbel decorated this little box for her teachers. Box tutorial.

June 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Happy Valentines Day

Here are some  cute inchworms decorated with ribbons and pom poms. I cut out a piece of scrapbook paper, folded it in half and then in half again. Using a … Continue reading

February 13, 2011 · 6 Comments

Valentine Chocolate Flowers

We visited our friends yesterday and made these cute flowers to give them :) Lõikasin värvilisest paberist välja südamekujulise lille. Voltisin paberi kokku, siis oli lihtsam ning hiljem oli lihtsam … Continue reading

January 30, 2011 · 8 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

Soolaleivasiil- Moving House Present

We went to visit our dear Polish friend who had moved into her new flat. As it is a tradition in Estonia to bring salt and bread we decided to make … Continue reading

October 21, 2010 · 12 Comments

Wrapping Paper

We like to make our own wrapping paper for presents. This one is scrunched up  brown paper. I cut out the detail  and my little one glued everyhting down. Easy and … Continue reading

September 14, 2010 · 2 Comments



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