DIY – Black and White Christmas Wrapping

DIY – Black and White Christmas Wrapping

For a Christmas feature this year, I focused on creating an all black and white printable gift wrapping kit. There is bunting, posters, gift wrap and all sorts of tags. The great thing is you can print as is or use your colour scheme by printing on that choice of...
DIY – Advent Calendar

DIY – Advent Calendar

Plan A: screw in little cup hooks into the wooden plaque and tie on little pressies for each day. What you see Plan B: one little red wooden heart that moves each day… #thereisalwaysnextyear #swissfamilychristmas #adventcalendar Christmas Countdown 2019...
DIY – “Samichlaus Sackli” Display

DIY – “Samichlaus Sackli” Display

In Switzerland, Samichlaus (St. Nicholas) is a big deal and he comes visiting all boys and girls on December 6th and if you are lucky you are gifted a Samichlaus sackli. These little hessian bag come filled with mandarins, raw peanuts, chocolate sweets as well as a...
DIY – A Tree Basket

DIY – A Tree Basket

Decorating a Christmas tree is sometimes a challenge if oyu don’t have a tree stand or want to hide an ugly one. That is why I love this idea of placing your tree in a basket and adding a sheep skin to hold it in place and for the final “snow”...
DIY – Advent Printables

DIY – Advent Printables

If you are little behind in your Christmas decorating, don’t panic: here are some cute easy to do printables to create a simple advent wreath and an advent countdown chart. Enjoy! Download printables here.  
DIY – Christmas Gift Toppers

DIY – Christmas Gift Toppers

As you know I have three rules when wrapping gifts: 1. Avoid the whole card situation and just add a simple tag (rather spend the extra money on the gift/topper. 2. No curling paper plastic ribbon allowed: opt to use real ribbon or twine as these both can be used...