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Our Christmas Tree

As we went away for Christmas we decided not the put up a big Christmas tree. But we still wanted to display our pretty Christmas decorations we had made over … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Egg Carton Xmas Trees- Munakarbi jõulupuud

We made some egg carton Christmas trees again just like last year. Last time I put some cotton between each piece but this time I tied a knot between the … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wrapping Paper Christmas Wreath

I absolutely love this Christmas wreath. It is so beautiful and so easy to make. And you can use up all the wrapping paper from your Christmas presents. So this … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Christmas Baubles Collage

… so some old wrapping paper… my daughter cut out some little pieces and used them to make a collage..

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Christmas Cards

A few days ago I found some old wrapping paper from last Christmas and noticed that I could just cut out the lovely baubles. So here they are– our first … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Matching envelopes for our Xmas tree cards

Some envelopes for our Xmas tree cards.

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Christmas Owls

As we have owlomania in our house at the moment, Lil Mermaid wanted to make some cute Christmas Owls cards. And here they are! What we did was- she drew … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Origami Father Christmas cards

We made some cute origami Father Christmas cards. You can find the instructions for folding the Father Christmas here. It is good to use coloured paper with one white side because then you … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Finger tip print Xmas Lights Cards

Here are some finger tip print Christmas Lights cards with matching envelopes. Inspiration from “The Dubiens” ` wonderful blog.

December 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Christmas Tree Christmas Cards

These are our first Christmas Cards. To make them we pulled the top layer off a piece of cardboard, cut out some triangle shapes and after putting on some green paint, we … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 3 Comments

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

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

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

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

Handprint Reindeer

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

November 27, 2011 · 3 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

Christmas Present Factory..

.. is now OPEN too! Last week we opened our Christmas Card Factory.

November 17, 2011 · 1 Comment



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