Happy Valentine’s Day to all those celebrating! ¡Feliz Día de San Valentín a todos los que lo celebráis! Photo from the recent Love and Craft Workshop with Tatiana Sarasa. Foto del taller que impartí el viernes pasado con Tatiana Sarasa.
Category Archives: celebrations
The New Year, for me, is all about fresh starts. I tend to deep clean and down size anyhow, but with thoughts of moving sometime in 2013 and knowing we will not be here next Christmas, I am doing an … Continue reading
Thank you to each and every one of you, for sharing this space with me in 2012. I wish you all a wonderful, fun filled New Year’s Eve and much happiness in 2013. Gracias a todos por haber compartido este … Continue reading
Here are some scenes from our holidays. I love the turquoise blue that keeps popping up in all the photos! Unas fotos de nuestras navidades. Me encanta el azul turquesa que aparece en tantas imágenes de las fiestas!
I have spent most of the last few days tucked in our warm home elfing away, sometimes with family members and other times alone. I have enjoyed watching my husband and kids secretly making and wrapping their handmade gifts, their … Continue reading
I have followed Sonia’s blog since I lived in the US. I am drawn to it not just because we have many common interests but also because I feel like her blog is real. It is beautiful to peruse but … Continue reading
Estoy agotada, pero es un agotamiento que lleva consigo mucha satisfacción y alegría. A llegado a su fin 2 meses de talleres intensivos y a sido con un fin de semana fabuloso en el que compartí talleres con 3 mujeres … Continue reading
I’m not done making all my gifts yet but my kids are close and they have been asking to wrap up some of their gifts. Here are some ideas I have found around the web: Aun no he terminado de … Continue reading
Each year we try to make a small gift for our friends and neighbours. Last year my husband and kids made chocolate truffles while I was in charge of making the origami boxes and wrapping the truffles up. A great … Continue reading
image/imagen: Oh Weddings Instructions/instrucciones: Sugar and Charm Continuing with the handmade theme, here are some fun edible gifts to make. Infused Sugars, whether used for flavouring coffee, cakes, biscuits, cocktails etc. are a great gift and the flavour options are endless: … Continue reading
Make, Bake and Decorate your Christmas. Join Bea, Neus, Hélène and me for a weekend of international crafting. Create your own stylish Christmas gifts: learn to make stunning head pieces, organic candles, Lip balms and bath bombs. Make your own … Continue reading
Finding the right gift for someone is always really hard for me. I want the gift to be something they will love or find useful, I hate the thought of gifts cluttering someone’s home for no good reason. When I … Continue reading
We continue to decorate the house with more stars and found this tutorial on Kate’s beautiful blog. Continuamos decorando la casa con estrellas y encontramos este tutorial en el precioso blog de Kate.
Inspired by this and this, my son, who enjoys any project involving sticks, and I, decided to add to our Holiday decorations. Inspirada por esto y esto, mi hijo, que está interesado en cualquier proyecto que incluya palos, y yo, decidimos añadirle a … Continue reading
image – imagen: saniapell.com Rosi from Crumbs and Co, a dear friend and inspiring blogger is also sharing the Handmade Christmas series and has already shared a numbre of great ideas. Her most recent post covers simple and natural decorations for … Continue reading
Like I mentioned in a previous entry, I asked some friends to share ideas that might inspire others to celebrate the holidays in a more personal way, handmade and bought locally. I’m so happy Esther Alvarez accepted because she has … Continue reading
There are so many items being embroidered other than fabric these days that it was hard not to be inspired. Over the last couple of weeks I have been embroidering some clay tags, creating a little collection of embroidered ornaments … Continue reading
I am a very slow knitter and an even slower crocheter but I do enjoy it and my family seems to like the results. I usually begin my knitted gifts a few months before the holidays but this year I … Continue reading
There are some gifts that, although simple, can take some time to make. As we still have 6 weeks until Christmas, this seemed like a good place to begin looking at holiday gifts. My husband and I made vanilla extract … Continue reading
La idea de unas navidades handmade no es nada nuevo y esta última semana he visto a varias personas comentar sobre este tema en sus blogs. Hablando sobre porque escogen crear sus propios regalos o comprarlos localmente, hechos por artesanos … Continue reading