Christmas, DIY, Freebies, Paper crafts, Printables

[Freebie] Christmas Paper Ornaments

Unwrapping last year's Christmas ornaments to decorate the tree can inspire the same excitement as opening presents on Christmas morning, but creating your own is as much as entertaining. Scartare e tirare fuori dagli scatoloni le decorazioni natalizie dell'anno precedente per preparare l'albero sa ispirare lo stesso tipo di magica eccitazione che provavamo da piccoli nell'aprire… Continue reading [Freebie] Christmas Paper Ornaments

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DIY Old Book Photo Frame

It's time to start Christmas diys. This is a gift I actually made for my parents' 45th anniversary a couple of years ago, but photo crafts can be a lovely present during Christmastime. I used a real vintage photo, but if you want to turn a picture in black and white, this is a wonderful photoshop tutorial for… Continue reading DIY Old Book Photo Frame

Christmas, DIY, Gift ideas, Home decor

DIY Christmas candles

Let's start with Christmas decorations... These candles are rustic and a bit cheerful: the burlap bag is embellished with dark green raffia and felt roses with two tiny pearls, for a touch of shiny and a touch of colour - but not too much. Iniziamo con le decorazioni di Natale.. Queste candele sono rustiche e frizzanti:… Continue reading DIY Christmas candles

DIY, Halloween, Lifestyle, Paper crafts

Wholloween, Balloween and a different kind of Halloween.

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.

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Free Printable Autumn Garland

Whenever a time of the year I particularly love is coming, I always try to bring it into my home in a warm, happy way. Autumn means books, movies, but it also means beautiful colors for affordable, small crafts around the house. Quando si avvicina un periodo dell'anno che amo particolarmente, cerco sempre di portarlo… Continue reading Free Printable Autumn Garland

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Floral Hair Bands for Kids {with Template}

“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” Pablo Neruda "Potranno tagliare tutti i fiori, ma non fermeranno mai la primavera." Pablo Neruda Second post for my tiny roses template! I used the slightly bigger rose for lovely baby Alice and her first pigtails. The roses aren't too big because… Continue reading Floral Hair Bands for Kids {with Template}

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DIY Spring Earrings {Tiny Roses with Template}

Do you remember the felt crafts I posted some days ago? These are the tiny roses earrings I was creating. They are so easy! You just need a little bit of attention during the process, since the roses are so small and they tend to slip. This is the template I used: you can print… Continue reading DIY Spring Earrings {Tiny Roses with Template}

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Spring DIY Gifts

Springtime is almost here, and I have a great desire of flowers. Little gifts for all my friends and their babies are on their way! A red rose hair tie, a red bow (and lace) hair pin and two lovely roses stud earrings. Yes, yes, I am in love with the tiny roses for the earrings!… Continue reading Spring DIY Gifts

DIY, Paper crafts, Party Ideas, Valentine

My Valentine

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

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A Romantic Carnival – DIY

I can't believe I almost forgot Carnival! Well, not actually forgot, but I was doing some decorations for a restaurant's Valentine Party, and when I asked them if they needed Carnival decorations too, they reminded me it's the same week end! Are you planning something? I think my week end will be Carnival for the… Continue reading A Romantic Carnival – DIY