Posted in November 2012

The kids rule

The kids rule

I’ve seen these rulers in magazines and thought how lovely they were but I couldn’t afford the price tag or the shipping to Dubai. So, I decided to have a go at making my own. Since, I’ve seen many examples on blogs and on Pinterest but the quality of the typography and lines aren’t that … Continue reading

Counting days until Christmas

Counting days until Christmas

November is coming to an end, that means Christmas is behind the corner. It´s about time to get the advent calendar ready! I´ve been looking into how to make my calendar this year and found many great ideas that I want to share with you. 1. The tree I love this idea of a proper … Continue reading

An easy cake anyone can decorate

An easy cake anyone can decorate

Don’t you just love this cake? I made this lovely sweetie cake for my husband’s birthday with a lot of help from the kids. I love the fact it was so easy to decorate and yet it’s so effective, so bright, so colourful and so tasty, there is something for everyone on this cake. How … Continue reading

Jam jar tea lights

Jam jar tea lights

These cute little tea light lanterns would make great decorations for Diwali or Christmas celebrations, or simply for a cosy night in. Easy enough to be made by the little ones they also make great presents and keepsakes. You will need You can stick almost anything onto these jam jars, I used the following: A … Continue reading

Bonfire toffee

Bonfire toffee

Remember remember the 5th of November Today in the UK it’s Bonfire night. If you have never heard of it, here is a quick history lesson. In 1605, thirteen young men planned to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Among them was Guy Fawkes, Britain’s most notorious traitor. On the very night that the Gunpowder Plot was foiled, on … Continue reading