Easy DIY Christmas Decoration: Evergreen Stars

DIY Christmas Decoration: Evergreen Stars

 

As the weather has been horrible this weekend, I decided to start a little DIY Christmas decoration project: evergreen stars. I still had a golden star frame I didn’t know what to do with, so went to the craft store on Saturday to buy some wire and gathered a variety of evergreens from my garden: juniper, yew, thuja and myrtle. You can also use rosemary, thyme, holly or ivy.

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A Swiss cheese fondue evening

What do we need on long, dark November evenings? Yes, comfort food of course! And what’s more comforting than melted cheese?

A Swiss cheese fondue evening

Swiss cheese fondue

Last weekend, we decided to buy a special cheese fondue mixture at the autumn fair in Basel, Switzerland. The mixture contains shredded Swiss cheese and beer (a regional beer brand called “Ueli Bier”). Classical cheese fondue contains 30-50% white wine (or beer), depending on the type of alcohol you use and your personal taste. However, you can also leave it out, it will still be delicious! Below you can find a list of ingredients for a classical Swiss cheese fondue:

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DIY: Autumn Candles

DIY: Autumn Candles

As autumn progresses and the weather is getting worse, my obsession with candles is celebrating a very successful comeback. I do not have many at home at the moment, so I went and took a look at all those beautiful autumn candles you can find at the shops now – and quickly realised that I did not want so spend 30€ on a (I have to admit quite pretty and nice-smelling) candle. Instead, I decided to pay a visit to the arts and crafts shop to buy wax flakes and candle wicks. As I still have leftover pumpkin pie spice, I thought that it might create a subtle, not too sweet smell. It turned out to be an easy DIY project that I want to share with you.

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