• December 21st

    What: Gift wrapping. Supplies: Wrapping paper, potato, knife, (finger-)paint. Duration: 30 minutes. How to: Cut out a Christmas tree in the potato with your knife. Dip in in the paint and press onto your wrapping paper. It doesn’t get much easier! The story behind it: If you’ve never made prints using potato’s, raise your hands! Me! I can’t remember ever making potato prints (but I might have… mum, dad?). So this was a lovely chance to get on board and do a little stamping with potatoes. And the 5-yo thought it was a lot of fun too. It is difficult to mess it up so you’re almost guaranteed a great time! Instagram…

  • December 18th

    What: Clothespin stars. Supplies: Wooden clothespins and super glue. Duration: 15 minutes. How to: Pull the two parts of the clothespin apart. Glue them together again, as shown on the pictures. Use the stars to decorate your gifts or as a decoration on your tree. We added a little glitters on one of the stars (never go down on glitter) and left the other one neutral. The story behind it: I saw a tutorial on how to make these stars on Instagram, and it just fitted right into our DIY-scheme. We had a lot of left over pegs from our ‘laundry line’ and it made sense to me to use them for this…