Making a last-minute Christmas wreath

Happy 4th Advent Sunday everyone! Are you up for a last-minute DIY project? All you need is some Christmas evergreen and baby-breath. Make your own indoor wreath as an embellishment above your mantelpiece, on a door, or in the hallway. Another idea is to make a small one and use it as a tag on […]

Happy second Advent Sunday

I just love the Advent Sundays. They are perfect to stay inside while it’s cold and dark outside. They are perfect to enjoy your Christmas decorations and add more seasonal touches to your home, or to read a book or magazine and drink hot chocolate. Advent Sundays are perfect to bake cookies, or cook a […]

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas

The Netherlands is covered in snow! What a pretty site. I always feel that when it snows, and the streets are dreamy white, it gets so quiet and peaceful. Voices and noises are muffled, and all you can hear is the snow crunching under your feet and the sounds of nature: icicles dripping, birds in the bushes, […]

DIY: An imaginative and playful take on the Advent wreath

Coming Sunday, December 2nd we celebrate the first Advent Sunday. Advent is a Christian tradition where we celebrate the birth of Christ, starting four weeks before Christmas. Every Sunday you light one candle until you have four lighted candles on Christmas eve. Originally three candles are purple and one pink, as purple symbolizes repentance and […]