It’s getting colder and darker outside (at least here in Holland :), time to light some candles.
Collecting little treasures is probably a universal behavior of kids. It’s very possible it’s genetic too ;) But what to do with all the shells, sticks and stones we bring home every vacation? We had this batch from our trip to Thailand lying around for over 6 months and I finally made this garland.
I learned to fold this bird from my mother a long time ago. And even before I had a daughter, it proved to be a very handy skill. This way you can create a little toy anywhere and make children smile. A few years ago we made a trip to Bhutan. In one village I folded about 7 of these little birds. Some of these birds travelled ahead because the next day when we arrived in the next village, I saw children playing with my birds. All you need is a square piece of paper. And learn the folding instructions by heart ;)
I do believe that one of the best ways to get your kids eat well, is to involve them in cooking. Feeling, tasting, smelling it’s fun (but messy ;). So here a tutorial to make a little chef’s apron. continue reading
A while ago we got Puck this adorable doll from moyoh, but she never had a proper place to sleep. I wanted to find her a doll bed, but until today didn’t find anything I liked. Through a second hand buying and selling website I found this lovely, old doll bed. It only had to be reupholstered. continue reading