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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DAY 14 | Crepe Paper Wreath Cupcake Toppers

Welcome to the  24 Days of Scandinavian Creativity Calendar. I’m joining and sharing, daily posts, from 24 creatives in a collaborative project this month of December.  I’m so happy to meet you here. Today, let’s welcome, Chiara, for DAY 14. Crepe Paper Wreath Cupcake Toppers. continue below for full post

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Ornament No. 2: Woven Hearts

Hi, I know. This month is off to a racing start. When I decided to create this year’s 4th Annual 24 Days of Scandinavian Creative Calendar,  I wanted to go all in.  I promised you travel and inspiration and I hope you’re finding it here daily with a new posts and the chance to meet Scandinavian or

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ORNAMENT No. 1: Pinecone Angel Ornament

PINECONE ANGEL ORNAMENTS This year, as a special gift for willowday readers,  I have an addition to the 24 Days of Scandinavian Christmas Creativity. I’m adding a one week KID SERIES of Scandinavian-inspired ornaments.   Drum Roll, please: Starting today, you’ll find two posts per day in a  five day bonus series.   Everyday this week, you’ll find :  5 bonus ORNAMENTS FOR KIDS  Days 11-18 in the 24 Days of Scandinavian Christmas Calendar Continue

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DAY 7 Toffee

DAY 7 Toffee Firstly, I’m so glad to take part in this year’s 24 days of Scandinavian Christmas. Thanks Gina and all the amazingly creative participants for making me remember all the wonderful christmas DYI’s there is out there! (Lia, we’re so very happy to have you! Welcome Lia, a Swedish Farmer’s Wife living in

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24 DAYS of Scandinavian Christmas Creativity daily at willowday

Just like my kids, who clearly want to sneak ahead with their Advent Calendars, I can hardly wait “for the next day + next guest” in the 4th Annual, 24 Days of Scandinavian Creativity , calendar that I’m sharing daily here at willowday! 24 Days of Scandinavian Creativity is a little different this year. Since I organise it,

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