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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

Yarn Stars- Lõngast Tähekesed

Two years ago I saw these cuties in Pam`s blog and I made  LOTS of the stars (well they looked like snowflakes to me at first) that Christmas. And this … Continue reading

January 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

Ballerina Ballerina

Today was Lil Mermaid’s best friend’s birthday party – at a beauty salon – Mack Hair & Beauty . They did a great job and Lil Mermaid thought the party … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · 3 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

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

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

Egg Carton Christmas Trees

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November 20, 2011 · 17 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

Preparing for Next Christmas

Annabel decided that she wanted to make this cone Father Christmas!  Well, it can decorate our house for a little while. Some other day we will make different cone creatures. … Continue reading

January 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

Our Christmas Tree and Reindeer Hats.

We decided to decorate our Christmas tree with handmade decorations this year, just as we did last year. Lots of the decorations are from last year.  But some are new. … Continue reading

January 4, 2011 · 5 Comments

Last Minute Christmas Present

Idea from here.

January 4, 2011 · 5 Comments

New Year’s Bunting

New Year is here. Hope it will be better and happier for all of us. I saw this lovely bunting a few months ago and fell in love with it. … Continue reading

January 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

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

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

The Brave Tin Soldier

These cute Christmas Decorations at lilla a reminded me of The Brave Tin Soldier. Do you remember this lovely story from Hans Christian Andersen? When I was a child I saw a cartoon of this … Continue reading

November 29, 2010 · 5 Comments

Christmas Street

Here is our Christmas Street that we made last year. And today we made a lovely Christmas tree out of egg cartons. The little decorations are from egg cartons as … Continue reading

November 26, 2010 · 4 Comments


… Father Christmas is still asleep… But his Päkapikks are busily making and packing presents for children all around the world.. day… .. and night …        Houses idea and template … Continue reading

November 21, 2010 · 15 Comments

Christmas Mouse

Have you seen anything cuter? After seeing this   you have to grab the egg box and start making your own little mouse, don`t you! Not only are organic eggs good … Continue reading

November 18, 2010 · 15 Comments



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