Sneak Peak: Fir Fox + friends go abroad (“My ABC Flower Safari”)

“Fir Fox + 24 Flower Friends” traveled to Ami Maes  and her, Handmakery’s Studio, in Colorado to participate in an ABC FLOWER SAFARI exhibit and a collaboration last week! Fir Fox and 25 Friends — all made from flowers and hand-printed cardboard — served as my willowday Ambassadors and are a part of a 30 piece Exhibit that

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Lilacpalooza, anyone?

I have lilac fever. Are you experiencing this too? I’m just going to call it for what it is: I’m on an all out “Lilacpallossa” this week. Join me?

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A Royal Wedding

I’m blushing but, not like a bride. I’m hoping to distract you from the fact that I’ve missed even saying hello in April or May. I’d like to invite you, instead, to jump right back into willowday with me.  I do have this foliage portrait of a blushing Megan Markle as a bride that I

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Floral Bunnies

Making Easter Cards is a tradition in Sweden and they’re front and center today because, in Sweden, today is the day where kids traditionally dress up like witches and go from door to door, trick or treating; leaving handmade cards in exchange for candy! (or for a few, bunny oranges) 

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1 Dozen + Funny Bunnies

Here are over one dozen Funny Bunnies for you or your kids to make! We have no shortage of funny bunny love and I’ve counted more than one dozen, willowday,  funny bunny ideas: Bunnies in the kitchen. Bunnies on the table. Bunnies Baskets and Bunny Jewellery. Hop below to find just the right funny bunny for you.

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Friday Flowers

Friday Flowers and hidden places that I can’t keep to myself. Yesterday, I drove about two hours north west from Stockholm with the morning light to a Photography Workshop called, Hidden Places Workshop. The workshop was so inspiring, it was almost overwhelming. As a way to focus myself, I made full use of the room full

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1 Dozen Easter Egg Ideas

Easter is really sneaking up on me this year and as I looked back to what we’ve done before.  I realised that we have 1 Dozen Easter Egg Ideas, in one basket, right here. Jump down to get you fill…

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Collaborative Rainbow Art

Happy Friday, We have sun and this is keeping thoughts of rainbows large in my mind this week.  Although, we still have a lot of snow and need to make our own, here’s one last Rainbow Project for you to do with your kids and links for some rainbow-inspired treats, too.

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10 Rainbow Projects to make with kids

Of course, you can make your own rainbow! Here are 10 Rainbow Projects for you to make with kids, too. These are tried and true rainbow-projects. There is a rainbow for each and every one of you: young or young-at-heart; inside or outdoors, in or out of the kitchen!

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10 ideas for Winter Play

Happy Friday. We’re starting March snowy + white.  With a one solid week of non-stop snow and the kids home from school, I get the question repeatedly: “How do you survive winters with kids?” It’s easier than you think.  In fact, I could quickly count 10 ideas for Winter Play that I always had my back

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February Desktop Wall Paper

Hello there on this February Monday.  We have snow and I can’t hold roses from my garden in my hand but, I can surround myself with them AND I’m sending you some, too! I have a gift for you: February Desktop Wall Paper. It’s Monday. I’m going to get right to the point: jump below to get yours

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Finger Knit Valentine Decorations

DIY Finger Knit Valentine Decorations. Do you want a Valentine’s Day decoration that looks like it could come right from a display in Anthropologie. Better yet, it’s a very simple project that your kids can make on their own or side-by-side with you. This is a project for all ages. This is a project with anyone

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Heart-Shaped Pompoms for Ice Skates

Pompoms for the people! Whether your incentive is for Valentine’s Day or just because, I love these Heart-Shaped Pompoms for Ice Skates and can’t wait to spread them to you. And to you friends! “Pompoms for the people, friends.”

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Best Raw Brownies

This recipe is the bomb. These raw brownies have passed the test of the hardest critic in the house hold and are my go to treat,  when I want to make the kids a mid-week treat but one that’s healthy, too.  (And you: I love these and feel no post-holiday guilt.)

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Botanical Ice Luminaries

Shifting Seasons + All caps. Exclamation points. Emoji + Botanical Ice Luminary. This weekend, the skies were the bluest shade of blue. Winter’s shifting. We’ve left the darkest month of winter and are now moving to the blue skied days of winter. A friend recently asked me if I thought that seasons had a particular

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BONUS: Felt Hearts and Wooden Bead Snowmen

Hi Friends, New and Old. Before I kick off an official Willowday New Year, I’d  like to close the holidays and bring in one, very, last, guest: Marie , who also shared ornaments on DAY 9 in the 24 Days of Scandinavian Creativity and stockings with leather, here in 2016.  I hope you were able to join us the month of December and that you’ve

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New Year’s Day Banana Pancakes

Hi friends! Happy New Years!   I’ll be back with regular willowday posts soon but wanted to extend this month where I’ve been able to celebrate creative collaborations, sharing them with you here. I hope you’ve enjoyed this series. It’s been such fun to organize and today, I’ve invited one more guest with a breakfast

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DAY 18 | Hanging Wreath

Welcome Lina with a wonderful, HANGING WREATH, for the holidays and DAY 18. It’s such a pleasure to welcome Lina back. Lina’s has been with this projects from the beginning and is a constant source of positivity and creativity. Today’s classic is such a beautiful touch for the season and I look forward to sharing Lina and clever solution for these

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Snowman Nightlight Ornament

Looking for a simple project to make with your kids? Make these Snowman Nightlight Ornaments: Frosty the Snowman’s coming to town in the shape of a Snowman Nightlight Ornament. Today, make Snowman Nightlights,  for bedsides or to use as a special ornament. Continue with me below for tutorial…

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DAY 17 | Edible Christmas Advent Wreath

There are some people who just exude generosity of spirit, goodness, at first glance. Although we’ve never met, from the moment I first saw Sif’s “Greenilious” work and world, I knew she was authentically this.  I’m pinching myself to have, Sif, an award winning Chef and Cookbook Author, is joining us from Denmark with DAY 17: An Edible Christmas Advent

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Ornament No. 5 Make a Felt Wreath Ornament

Today’s Ornament for kids is guest creative, Malin,  who lives in Sweden and is joining us with an ornament that she’s created with her 10 year old daughter, Hanna. They’ve made Felt Wreath Ornaments together and I love the idea. I can imagine sitting down with my kids making these.  Thank you,  Malin.   Follow me below to see how: 

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Ornament No. 4 | Shadow Puppet Ornaments

Make  your own,  Shadow Box Ornaments, this  year. Tree trimming is, in itself, if a bit of an event or theatre. We take out all of our ornaments that are new, old, and handmade, every year. Each ornament that makes the tree, has a story. My Grandmother gave us a new ornament every year. Now,

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