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Crochet Lantern(s)

Crochet Lantern(s)

During our most recent – as always pleasant and inspiring – “CraftKitchen”-bloggers meeting, we came up with the idea to have a “Christmas Challenge” amongst the five of us. We would all receive a box with the same materials, and design a x-mas project with (most)… read more

Christmas Gifts – showtime!

Now that all Christmas giving has been done, I can finally show you the things I made. That is, as far as I was able to take decent pictures (quite the challenge these dark days in this part of the world), or simply did not… read more

Wolplein Christmas Party

Last Saturday the lovely people of Wolplein threw a fantastic Christmas party for a whole bunch of creative/crochet bloggers and instagrammers. It was held in their wonderful “Wolplein Inspiratie Centrum”, just going there’s a big treat for any yarn lover! Everyone was welcomed with a glass… read more

Treasury Tuesday

Only a couple more days before Christmas 2015……. The Dekkers household is pretty much in vacation mode. Plenty of things that still need to be done – and they are – but in a nice, slow pace: very enjoyable! The way things look now, I’ll be… read more

Christmas Stars & Baubles

With a Christmas-to-do-list longer than my arm, it was probably not the smartest thing to listen to the crochet voice in my head. On the other hand, just sitting down with a hook, yarn, some beads and the two ideas that apparently needed to be… read more

Christmas cookies – a family recipe

One of our family Christmas traditions is giving homemade cookies to teachers, neighbors, friends and family members during the holiday season (and eating a lot of them ourselves too, of course). For as long as I can remember the kids were involved in this, being… read more

Treasury Tuesday

Can you believe it’s only 16 days until Christmas? Are you as frantically crocheting, crafting, decorating, and planning as I am? And having a good time while doing that? I sure hope so! My only pet peeve around this time of year is that I can’t… read more

Treasury Tuesday

Sinterklaas and his Piet-helpers arrived safely in The Netherlands this past Saturday. A reason for lots and lots of Dutch kids to be very happy (and a fair amount of adults too, I’m sure)! You know, Sinterklaas is Santa Clause’s big brother, and he celebrates… read more

Christmas 2014

While it is lightly snowing outside, I’m comfy and warm inside typing this after-Christmas blog post. I hope your Christmas was as wonderful as ours, filled with things that  – I think – matter most during this festive season: quality time spent with people who… read more

Treasury Tuesday

There’s no way around it: it’s cold outside, the days are short and mainly dark and grey, people are putting up their christmas decorations …… yes, we’re definitely gearing up towards Christmas! Adding to my x-mas spirit too is looking at this week’s lovely, quirky,… read more


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