DIY @en

Do-it-yourself: arts and crafts with and for kids, photography

Alini-molino-Fühlmühle-para-niños-para-jugar-experimentar-decorar-babyecochic

I was contacted by them some time ago to introduce their furniture and loved it, especially the windmill. It is an innovative concept in furniture and decoration that not only delights the eye, but children experiment and feel textures, a full sensory experience. Alini sells the windmill already decorated as you can see in their [...]

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a-forest-at-home-birch-tree-kek-amsterdam-babyecochic

She is so proud of her new forest corner and I am also happy how it turned out. I also hung a small wooden bird house I bought in Germany and put a light inside. One of the knobs to open the closet serves as egg in the bird´s nest. Stella´s birthday cake had the [...]

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!! Our SCRABBLE Christmas card

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zeit-statt-zeug-tiempo-en-vez-de-cosas-time-not-things-babyecochic

I could not agree more, especially in these moments of rush! This is the time of rushing though the shops looking for gifts or spending hours in front of the computer looking for STUFF - Stuff that nearly nobody needs neither wants and often ends up rarely being used: sixth scarf, tenth perfume, second iPad, eighth soft [...]

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corona-de-adviento-con-tronco-de-abedul-babyecochic

Today was a very gray day and it did not stop raining. The best day to stay at home and light candles and the fireplace and indulge in Christmas sweets. We were traveling last week, that is the reason why I did not post, but soon I tell you about our mini-vacations of thousand and [...]

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marimerveille

Every Sunday of the four Sundays before Christmas, a candle is lit until all four candles are burning. It is a beautiful tradition. I would like to present my choice of simple advent wreaths, that are modern and even minimalist, some of them made from recycled material – love them all. Another day I will [...]

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advent-calender-in-the-woods-fabelab-babyecochic-2

As I told you last year Advent is celebrated in Northern Europe with calendars that sweeten the time until Christmas Eve. This year I am a little late, but I will try to take advantage of the weekend to create a calendar for the girls, as I did last year and the other years. You [...]

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halloween-camiseta-con-calavera-mona-pirata-tutorial-babyecochic

You just need black textile color (or a black stamping pad, which can be fixed on textile as well), a white tee and a pencil with a little eraser and my skull stencil you can find here: Halloween-cute-skull-tee-tutorial-babyecochic. Happy HALLOWEEN!! BOO!! I think I will make one for me as well... Cut the stencil and [...]

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Playful-merrilee-liddiart-babyecochic

   

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Marion-Deuchar-Arte-deja-tus-huellas-arbol-babyecochic

The book gives many examples and is full of ideas how to paint or even write with your fingerprints or make cool pictures with handprints. It also uses stencil technique filling the space with fingerprints. You can try the online application on Marion´s page here: you paint the handprint and you can even send it [...]

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