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In this crafting-tip, we show you how to create this autumnal mushroom landscape. What could be better than a walk on a bright autumn day? The leaves are changing their colours and the ground is slowly covered in a colourful layer of leaves, which rustle softly as you walk. Bring these beautiful scenarios into your home with the little mushroom landscape and decorate your home autumnally in this way. We wish you lots of fun while crafting!
We wish you lots of fun while crafting, let your creativity run free!
Easter is just around the corner again. It’s about time, too: after all, we want to decorate for Easter, search for Easter eggs and spend quality time with the family! So that your house is decorated beautifully and on time, we’ll show you how to craft Easter egg skewers here. These little Easter eggs on wooden skewers will get every houseplant ready for Easter in a jiffy.
Decorate corkscrew branches with very special Easter egg ornaments! You can’t decorate your pad too colourfully for Easter! The egg bush is a German classic! To be honest, though, just hanging painted eggs onto corkscrew branches is getting boring. We have a slightly different idea for you: grassy Easter eggs! We explain how to make these here.
Do you have the honour of contributing something to the festive family meal at Christmas? The countdown to Christmas has begun! And we find ourselves in more of a decorating and baking fever than usual. Moni and Sara from Feines Handwerk show you how you can really show off at a Christmas afternoon coffee gathering. This time, it involves a Christmas cake topper with deer and a moss arch on your Christmas cake with fondant.
Are you looking for new winter decorations for your home? Yes? Then get cracking right now! "Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? In the lane, snow is glistening." Every year, children sing this song when the first snow falls. Claudia from Ideas & Inspirations has given it a lot of thought! The result is a great idea for a DIY winter forest in a box.
Father Christmas meets Christmas baubles: the ultimate Christmas decoration! What happens when Rudolph the Reindeer, a snowy fir tree and Father Christmas with a sleigh full of presents "land" on a little Christmas bauble? The result is clearly an ace Christmas decoration for the dinner table or a great home decoration for the Advent season! Vivien from Crafts mit Herz shows you how to design the baubles in this crafting guide.
Make stylish flower vases out of old bottles. Upcycling is bang on trend! And for good reason! Because if you can make something new and great out of ‘rubbish’ or old things, then that’s a good thing for the environment, and if it’s as pretty as these flower vases made out of old bottles, then you will impress your friends at the next summer party on your terrace! Sophia from maybeyoulike presents a very special idea using Fluffy Flakes!
Craft yourself a great door wreath! Decorating, such as the wreath on your door, is part of the Advent season. That’s why we’ve put together a crafting tip that combines both: an Advent door wreath. Sophia from maybeyoulike has got the bug for this pre-Christmas crafting passion. She reveals how she made this great door wreath using Decorative Moss, Figures and little Snowy Fir Trees.
Are your Easter branches bare and drab? Yes? Then get cracking right away! At Easter, you want to see your flat looking bright and colourful again. Julia from mammilade.com shows you a new idea for how to colourfully decorate an Easter bush with DIY Easter egg vases. It’s sure to be an eyecatcher.
Mini Easter decorations for minimalists! This Easter decoration in a quail egg is not only something special because of its size! The little mini figures fit perfectly into a quail egg and since the Easter decorations on the table are not so opulent, you can still see the person opposite you while drinking your Easter coffee. Liska from dekotopia.net shows you how to implement this great decoration idea.
Hamburg meets Munich: Wiesngaudi in a bottle. It had to happen! Evi and Jule from craftyneighboursclub.com in Hamburg have set about crafting Oktoberfest decorations. And what happens when two northerners approach Lederhosen decorations for Oktoberfest is only logical: Oktoberfest "in a bottle"! So, ahoy, Bavarian ship in a bottle, we’ll let the two set off!
Design a miniature garden. Who doesn’t like going out in the garden? Anyone who has one, that is, because sometimes the space is lacking, or the weather, or both. Liska from Dekotopia has come up with a great crafting tip for all hobby (miniature) gardeners so that you can create a small mini garden as a decoration at home and nurture your plants there!
Make your own Advent calendar! A personalised Advent calendar for children and adults is simply part of the Advent season! The 24 little gifts shorten the waiting time until Christmas and sometimes personalised, homemade Advent calendars even replace Christmas presents for many people. Liska from dekotopia.net shows you how to craft a great Advent calendar out of small boxes and create a miniature winter landscape. Have fun opening the doors or rather boxes. :)
Every year the question arises: how do you design your Advent wreath? It should be something special, preferably quick and easy to make, and somehow also not the standard pine branch kind. Here, Liska from dekotopia.net presents her latest Advent wreath: modern, cheerful and truly snazzy! Advent in a winter wonderland with mini Deer and Decorative Snowy Fir Trees. Have fun crafting!
We all took immense delight in lighting candles when we were children. Especially when the candles were on the Advent wreath! Because with every candle that is lit, Christmas draws a little closer, and with it the day when Baby Jesus comes. Steffi and Moni have another super idea to make your Advent wreath quite different this year. Watch the video. We tell you what you need for crafting and how to do it here. Have fun and have a lovely Advent!