Are you ready for Thanksgiving? I love the idea of remembering the things we should be thankful for: in fact, my advent calendar last year was the calendar of happiness, where Franklin and me wrote the things we loved of each other. Here are some printable place cards for your table: they're vintage, stylish and each… Continue reading [Free Printable] Vintage Thanksgiving Place Cards
Halloween is not a real tradition here in Italy. We celebrate the Day of the Dead, eat pumpkins and decorate, but it's a totally different kind of celebration, more intimate and familiar, without parties. Something has leaked, indeed, among us, but it's more a commercial side of the celebration that we accepted like we accepted… Continue reading Wholloween, Balloween and a different kind of Halloween.
We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin. Andre Berthiaume Early references to wearing costumes at Halloween come from the Celtic festival of Samhain: the Celts believed that, during this period, the boundary between this world and the next was very thin and that… Continue reading [Free Printable] Last-Minute Halloween Masquerade
Autumn weddings are growing in popularity, don't you think? This season provides us some wonderful colours and a warm feeling of closeness with the peope we love. Nature changing color gives a romantic Victorian palette, pairing the classic hues with moody jewel tones like burgundy, emerald and gold. Should I also mention the stunning natural backdrops, pinecones decorations,… Continue reading Free Printable Autumn Seating Plan – In regalo un Tableau d’Autunno
Il tentativo di creare un giardino che sia, allo stesso tempo, un rifugio, un luogo della memoria ed un posto solo per noi mi è rimasto dentro chissà da quando, forse da quelle estati dell'infanzia di una noia buona, utile per conoscersi e per scoprire i diversi ritmi del tempo e suoni fino ad allora sconosciuti,… Continue reading Summer Party with Free Printable Drink Toppers
No, non sono scomparsa per avere un maschietto.. sono immersa nei preparativi di due bellissimi matrimoni ed il tempo scarseggia. Vi mostro però queste dolci bomboniere che sostituiscono le classiche scatoline porta confetti per il battesimo di un bimbo (o di una bimba, in altri colori). Trovo che le tazzine siano adorabili, e queste tazzine… Continue reading It’s a boy!
"La mamma è quella persona che vedendo che i pezzi di torta sono quattro e le persone sono cinque, dice che i dolci non le sono mai piaciuti." Tenneva Jordan Pronti per un dolce regalino dedicato alla festa della mamma? Tutto quello che dovete fare è mettere il "mi piace" alla pagina facebook di CartaForbiciGatto,… Continue reading Regalo per la Festa della Mamma ai lettori – Mother’s Day Giveaway!
“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want your children to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” A. Enstein First of all, I want to say that I don't believe in pink as a colour for girls, and I surely don't believe in colour-coding toys. I grew… Continue reading Free Printable Pink Baby Girl Card, and why I don’t believe in gendered colours
If I ever were to lose you I'd surely lose myself Everything I have found dear I’ve not found by myself Try and sometimes you'll succeed to make this man of me All my stolen missing parts I’ve no need for anymore I believe and I believe ‘cause I can see Our future days,… Continue reading My Valentine
“There is still one of which you never speak." Marco Polo bowed his head. "Venice," the Khan said. Marco smiled. "What else do you believe I have been talking to you about?" The emperor did not turn a hair. "And yet I have never heard you mention that name." And Polo said: "Every time I describe… Continue reading Mardi Gras in Venice [Free Printable]