Fairy Lanterns from Mason Jars

Fairy Lanterns from Mason Jars

Turn mason jars into a set of fairy lanterns with frolicking silhouettes of enchanted creatures! Update! You can watch a video of me making lanterns here. The post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Two years ago, I made a set of Halloween and...
Paper Christmas Village Templates

Paper Christmas Village Templates

Build a paper Christmas village for your mantle with our templates! The joyous busyness of Christmas preparation is seen in every window of this little village. My favourite part of Christmas isn’t the actual day, but the weeks leading to it. Decorating the...
Christmas Window Silhouettes

Christmas Window Silhouettes

Cut our printable templates to make Christmas window silhouettes and turn your windowsills into a winter wonderland! When do you begin preparations for the winter holiday season? My son maintains the opinion that it can never be too early to start, and his enthusiasm...
Flower Petal Candle Holders

Flower Petal Candle Holders

Before autumn overtakes our garden, we decided to preserve some of our summer memories in the form of dried flower petals. From them we made flower petal candle holders. The last summer hooray! Over the last few years, we have tried growing quite a variety...
Star Wars Paper Lanterns

Star Wars Paper Lanterns

This year, we decided to celebrate Star Wars day (May the Forth!) by lighting up a few Star Wars lanterns in our window. All you need is paper, glue and parchment paper, and you can make this simple Star Wars craft for the party! This post contains Amazon affiliate...
Penguin World: Build a Winter Sensory Bin

Penguin World: Build a Winter Sensory Bin

There are certain themes that seem inevitably popular among kids: dinosaurs, robots, and construction vehicles get a pretty universal love from the young generation. Boys are known for their adoration of vehicles, but there are plenty of girls who cannot walk past a...
Make a Lantern Card: “You’re the Light of My Life”

Make a Lantern Card: “You’re the Light of My Life”

There are plenty of stereotypical images that can be used to good effect when making a card to celebrate an event, but a handmade card to celebrate your love for someone may require something more personal. When creating a card for my husband, I cut our silhouettes...
Colour Exploration in the Snow

Colour Exploration in the Snow

Snow and ice have become our seasonal favourite for filling sensory bins. We may get tired of them by February, but right now they seem so exciting. One cannot overlook the fact that they are also free and pretty easy to clean, since everything melts in the end. So...
Ice Age Sensory Play

Ice Age Sensory Play

A new age has come to our playroom! An age when yogourt containers suddenly become precious, and there is an elephant living in the freezer. Budster has become fond of ice excavation, so we are in the midst of an Ice Age – everything will get frozen! Two days...
Magical Christmas Lanterns

Magical Christmas Lanterns

This week, we have worked on making Christmas lanterns. Out came more mason jars and paint, and now we have a set of flickering blue luminaries on our windowsill. I hope they will make our winter evenings cozier and more magical. This post contains Amazon Affiliate...
Enchanting Halloween Lanterns

Enchanting Halloween Lanterns

In the long, dark autumn evenings, we often find ourselves playing with light: puppet theatre performances, glow-in-the dark toys, lamps and lanterns occupy our rooms. We worked on these easy-to-make lamps over the last couple of days to decorate the house for...

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