Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

Avent candles

Until last year I always had my advent wreath hanging from my living room’s ceiling. This year our sofa’s just standing at that place. That’s why for these holidays I won’t have a traditional wreath. I found some lovely, stripped railway sleepers of different sizes that fit perfectly with my sliding curtains. I wrapped each […]

Christmas table II

A table setting for all those who don’t have enough time to prepare but still wish to have a festive decoration. The center napkin provides the theme – Christmas trees. Elegant paper trees in matching colours serve as cutlery holders. Ferrero offers a free template for these lovely trees. Click Schablone. A cream colored Amaryllis […]

Advent calendar 2015

Looking out of the window we feel like having spring time but a look at our calendar just tells us it’s only three weeks until the 1st of December i.e. only three weeks left to finish one or maybe even several advent calendars. I’ll start with one that is done rather quickly at least if […]

Even more cinnamon

Three years ago I found these lovely ornaments in a german magazine called landlust and since then I just get them out every year again. That’s why today I’ll tell you how to do them. The following ingredients are needed and supposedly available in nearly every household. 1.8oz cinnamon, 2 tbsp finely ground cloves, 1 […]

Advent wreath

This kind of advent wreath will need some space and goes best with country style furniture or on a roofed terrasse. Then the candles should be replaced by glass candle holders. The rack is made with three birch tree logs being 4 feet long and having a diameter of 1.5-2 inches. Just beneath the upper […]