Category Archives: DIY

DIY: Schultüte

Monday was my adorable little cousin, Midori’s,  first day of school. When I spent some time living in Germany a couple of years ago I learnt about the Schultüte. On the first day of school kids are given these paper … Continue reading

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a birthday celebration

A few weeks ago our very good friend Serena had a birthday.  Back in September for my birthday, Serena took me to a Fleet Foxes concert at the Williamsburg waterfront.  While we were sitting on the lawn enjoying the view, … Continue reading

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xmas free printable roundup

Need a little help making your holiday packages stand out?  Even though a little washi tape and some twine can go a long way, here are some free resources that will make you look like a professional crafter. Here are … Continue reading

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not-so-advent calendar

Do you remember those delicious Advent calendars that had chocolate for each day leading up to Christmas? Yum. Many handmade advent calendars have little gifts for each day or activities for the family to do.  Like this one. I missed making … Continue reading

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happy housewarming!

After unpacking (mostly) everything, it was finally time to celebrate our happy home. I wanted to make something for the party, and came across this tutorial for mustache sticks.  I started making some, and remembered these amazing free printables Jordan … Continue reading

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i made cupcakes.

My sister and I attempted to bake some blue velvet cupcakes today. They’re more turquoise than they are blue though. Here are some photos! Turning the mix into blue amazingness. Flags. Duh. I made some especially for my cute little … Continue reading

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how-to make a grad party

We wanted to show you how we made some of the cute paper decorations for our grad party. Circle Pinwheels We stuck these in the jars and in the flower centre pieces. They’re really easy to make. We made a … Continue reading

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