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D.I.Y. Scandinavian Style Teepee Tent

D.I.Y. Teepee Tent A fun project collaboration with my daughter, Cierra. Recently our niece turned five years old. For her birthday together with some other family members we all pitched in to make this project happen. I’ve wanted to make a teepee tent for ages and this gave us a great excuse to do just that. Thing is, I can’t sew. Small things I’ll attempt but this is in my opinion something for a more advanced sewing level.  Below are…

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creative, diy, freebies

Free Magnolia Printable Envelope Liners

Free Magnolia Printable Envelope Liners

Free Magnolia Printable Envelope Liners  Hi Guys! How’s your week going so far? I’m trying to stay focused this week but it’s hard because I am so tired! I tried earlier today making a video and realized after setting up that I was missing the main ingredient for the video. Back on track now after an afternoon of relaxing in the sun, and doing some brainstorming about the garden. I’ve made some envelope liners, they are a part of the watercolor…

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An Easter Monday with Family – yes, Monday

An Easter Monday with Family Hello, I hope you had a lovely Easter Weekend. The weather here wasn’t perfect but it was do-able. In the Netherlands we have two official days for Easter, the Sunday and the Monday. This year our Easter celebration was on Monday. We’re not religious so for us it is more of a tradition as well as a way of celebrating spring time.  We organized a brunch at our place this year. With all my family…

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Watercolor Magnolia Editable Gift Tags

a Creative mess

Watercolor Magnolia Editable Gift Tags These watercolor magnolia gift tags are editable, so not just for Easter! So it’s almost Friday and most of the time I wouldn’t mind but the weekend is going to be so busy and I am running behind with things. I need to finish some painting in the house, move some boxes in the guest room (we’re still not done unpacking) and we’re getting unexpected company tomorrow for an evening. The shops are closed on Sunday…

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Watercolor Magnolia Bunting set two + how to print

Watercolor Magnolia Bunting set two + how to print Decorating for Easter + beyond Here is set two from the Watercolor Magnolia Bunting collection +  under you’ll find a how to print video. This is the larger set of what I published yesterday. It’s sized to fit A4 paper (letter size) and has a black line on the edge that will help if you are using a paper cutter (something I recommend).   I’m lucky to have an old fashion, reliable paper…

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Watercolor Magnolia Bunting Free Printable

Watercolor Magnolia Bunting Free Printable

Watercolor Magnolia Bunting Free Printable Today it was decided that the Easter Family Brunch will be at our place this year! That means decorating, baking and of most of all creating! I’m really looking forward to it this year. I”ll try and document the table setting and baking. In all honesty, most of the time I’m so exhausted and busy I don’t document the fun things I do. A bad habit for a blogger I know, but I can only…

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a fab fête, creative, diy, wedding, wedding diy

Create eye catching place cards in minutes

Create these eye catching place cards in minutes

Create these eye catching place cards in minutes These hand written place cards are a real eye catcher and can be created within minutes. You may have seen this one come by on Pinterest, personalized placed cards written on leaves. It has always been a favorite of mine, and it’s so easy to make yourself. All you need is a leaf and a paint pen to make these elegant place cards. They are not just for weddings and huge receptions,…

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FLEXA COLOURFUTURES + #VTWDBEURS

FLEXA COLOURFUTURES + #VTWDBEURS Hello =) If you’ve visited lately you might of seen my previous posts from our trip to the 2016 vtwonen + design beurs. Continuing with the series of posts, today I want to share some of the photo’s from the Flexa house at the design expo and soon I’ll tell you a bit about the press event I attended from Flexa. The press event began at 16:30 and I arrived earlier so I could stroll around…

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easter brunch for the kids // styling tips

a creative mess [.nl]

Styling tips for an Easter brunch with kids. These tips can be applied to any party / event with children. Decorating and styling a table for kids, whether for a birthday or holiday, in this case Easter is always fun. Bright colors and a lot of cuteness. Again I teamed up with my daughter Cierra, owner of Bloesem Photography for this project. We decided to go with a white background and table so that the colors would really pop. It…

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marbling your easter decorations with nail polish

Marbling your Easter decorations with nail polish In this post we’ll show you how to use nail polish to marble your Easter eggs and other Easter decor. We’ve seen so many amazing marbled projects on Pinterest and on some of our favorite blogs and we had to try it ourselves. Marbling objects is really easy and the within minutes you have an amazing transformation. Cierra went to work with these eggs and candles. We’re so happy with how they’ve turned…

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