DIYs · Free printables

Flash cards dell’alfabeto – in italiano

Vivendo all'estero, abbiamo il privilegio di poter esporre Elenina ad una seconda lingua, nel nostro caso l'inglese. Pur essendo negli Emirati Arabi, l'arabo viene parlato poco e, dettaglio non ininfluente, ne io ne Matteo lo conosciamo, per cui pur trovando diverso materiale non siamo in grado di utilizzarlo. Chissà che in futuro non sarà nostra… Continue reading Flash cards dell’alfabeto – in italiano

DIYs · Free printables

Easy Peppa Pig characters with toilet paper rolls

Ah, Peppa Pig: I first refused to watch it as I thought it was a silly cartoon for young kids. I once gave it a try and never came back. We are now in the situation where it's not clear who's the biggest fan between myself and my 2 yo daughter. I'm not great at… Continue reading Easy Peppa Pig characters with toilet paper rolls

DIYs · Lifestyle

Christmas wreath with recycled wrapping paper flowers and Nespresso capsules acorns

Wreath made using IKEA Vinterfest. I love the chubby wreaths with tons of greens but I always feel like it’s too much for me, hence when I saw this very simple one from IKEA I felt in love with it. I had my Nespresso capsules recycle project in my mind and this one came right… Continue reading Christmas wreath with recycled wrapping paper flowers and Nespresso capsules acorns

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Nespresso capsules reuse: decorative reindeers

My favorite Christmas animal is by far the reindeer: I love Rudolph’s red nose! So here I am again, seeing shapes into Nespresso capsules! Looked to me as a perfect structure to craft some reindeers for my festive tree. The reindeer capsule will be a nice touch both to your Christmas tree or you gifts:… Continue reading Nespresso capsules reuse: decorative reindeers

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Nespresso capsule reuse: decorative acorns

It’s no secret we’re quite big coffee lovers. Espresso is a way of life in my family and we totally adore Nespresso capsules and coffee machines: we currently own an amazing DeLonghi Lattissima which is pretty expensive but works wonders. You won’t regret buying one. But what to do with all the capsules after their… Continue reading Nespresso capsule reuse: decorative acorns

DIYs · Patterns

Arabic fabric Christmas stockings

Since living in the Middle East, red and white have been frequently matched colours. The traditional head scarf many Arabs wear is a mixed pattern of red geometric decorations over a white background: I love the pattern and love even more when I see handcrafted products that use this fabric in  unconventional ways. Here comes… Continue reading Arabic fabric Christmas stockings