Tag Archives: Craft

Learning shapes

A nice way to add a bit of secret learning to a fun craft session with the kids is this: I gave my daughters some scissors and colorful papers where I had drawn different shapes and let them cut them … Continue reading

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Spring colors in ceramic beads

I ordered some ceramic beads and I noticed that I was clearing waiting for spring. I left out all the autumn and winter colors. I created a few bracelets from the beads. I did not get to the yellow yet … Continue reading

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Fairies are home

I had a string of little lights which I hadn’t used since I actually did not like the color of the lights. They are a little too orange like for my taste around Christmas and there for I don’t seem to find … Continue reading

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Hot air balloon lamp tutorial

So I finally got it done. The hot air balloon lamp tutorial. I really hope this helps some of you out but as a caution remember that I am not a electrician and the way I hang the lamp might … Continue reading

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Birthday treats to the playschool

Nowadays we are quite aware of what our children should and shouldn’t eat. These ideologies have also landed into our childrens’ playschool in Finland and in most playschools giving any kind of treats is very forbidden. I do believe that … Continue reading

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Frosty winter and a bit of autumn

My mother keeps her eyes wide open each time she travels somewhere. She seems to always find great little jewelry materials that I can use. She visited Estonia and Germany last year and she brought back a few little things. … Continue reading

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Craft hour with the kids: Red hats in the snow

The Christmas holiday is nearly over and I really do feel like I haven’t slept at all. The flu has been so persistent that it has taken all the energy out of me. I haven’t done much myself but I … Continue reading

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The Christmas window

Some of you readers might have noticed that I like to build little worlds for my girls. So autumn came and went and you saw the autumn window that I did.  So when December came it was time to refresh … Continue reading

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Advent calendar 2014

I prefer handmade advent calendars. Of course I had been planning for sometime already that I would create one also this year but suddenly I noticed after putting the girls to bed that it was the 31st November and it … Continue reading

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Turning 90 card

Turning 90 is a big thing and it is something that surely must be remembered. I created this card for my grandma who seems to amaze me each time we talk. She is has always been an eager learner with … Continue reading

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