Archive for the 'Crafts' Category

Blue Christmas

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Although I tend to use Christmas decorations in traditional Christmas colours, like red, green and gold, I’m always struck by blue Christmas decorations. Probably because blue is my favourite colour. I do like all shades of blue, but there’s something special about the Baby/French/Pale blues (I’ve seen it being called many other names too). Thanks […]

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Halloween Envy

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Yes, I admit it, I’m jealous of everyone who gets to celebrate Halloween! Although slowly more decoration stuff appears in the shops over here in Holland, it’s not a real celebration. No trick-or-treating, no pumpkin carving, no dressing up 🙁 At first I didn’t know what I missed out on… after all, you can’t have […]

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Lucky Stars

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Back in July Manon, my daughter, found something on the internet: Lucky Stars. I’d never seen them before but it turns out that it’s something very old, used in the Japanese folding art ‘Origami’. They are so cute and when you have a bunch of them together, they really look lovely. You can buy different […]

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