DIY: Orange Peel Star Garland

Hey everyone! DIY Sunday is slowly becoming a thing, especially since the weather has been awful this weekend. It’s been raining for days now and you can feel that winter is just around the corner. I don’t like decorating for Christmas before Thanksgiving, but this grey weather inspired me to bring a little early Christmas spirit to our home. Continue reading

Winter DIY: Snow Lights

Winter DIY 2: Snow Lights

Bringing light into the New Year, part 2!

Just as many of my friends and colleagues at the moment, I managed to catch the flu last week….however, the world events didn’t just pass me by. I don’t want to state any political opinion here, but I thought that these snow lanterns might bring a little bit of brightness back to our lives.

I actually found the idea for this DIY in the German magazine “Landlust” (January / February 2017), a rural lifestyle magazine. The beautiful thing about these snow lights is that after preparing the glass containers, you can basically watch the “ice crystals” grow every day.

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Easy DIY Christmas Decoration Part 2: Hand-Painted Candle Holders

DIY Christmas Decoration: Hand-Painted Candle Holders

It’s already the second weekend in December and that special Christmas feeling is spreading warm in our tummies. Golden lights and the smell of mulled wine and waffles surround us on every trip to the city. But between all the baking and searching for presents, I think it’s important to find some time for ourselves and simply unwind. These painted candle holders are very easy and quick to make. You only need a couple of glass containers, gold acrylic paint and a small brush. They also make unique and very personal Christmas gifts!

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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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