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Sunday, January 14, 2018

The first tulips of the season




Sunday, January 7, 2018

Finally...

My husband and I usually buy ourselves a
 Christmas gift to put under the tree. 
I bought two candles I really loved on Ebay
 on 8th December (in the UK).
And guess what? 
They didn't arrive on time 
(they came last Friday). 
Hah! 


I so love these labels (I think I just started a
 Yankee Candle bird's collection).


If only I knew the name of the birds (the first two).


Saturday, December 23, 2017

The tree is up ...

... and we're almost ready for Christmas!









Saturday, December 16, 2017

Me and my candles - Bath & Body Works

End of November I placed an Ebay order in the US for
 five Bath & Body Works Christmas candles.
 These candles are very hard to find here in Europe. 


Of course shipping cost are high from the
 US to Luxembourg (although the candles
 are a lot cheaper), but what really makes
 it expensive are the Customs duties and taxes.
 However, sometimes you're lucky and they
 don't pick out your parcel and I was lucky this time!!! 


The candles are so beautiful with their wintery
 labels and their special lids and I love how they smell
 (all five of them).

I'll give one of them to my friend for Christmas
 (Snowed in) and I already started burning
 two of the other ones myself.


Monday, December 11, 2017


Tea lights by the dozen.





Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Decorating for Christmas




Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Vintage wooden gift tags

I love crafting for Christmas!
This year I made vintage wooden gift tags.



















The chalk paint I used gives them a really nice
 vintage look. I love how they turned out



(and he loves to help me wrap my presents).



Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Slowly starting to decorate for Christmas...





Saturday, November 18, 2017

Me and my candles - Christmas (Yankee Candle/Country Candle)

It took me a couple of months to complete my 
little Christmas candle collection, but it was
 so much fun. Look at those gorgeous labels! 
I found the three Yankee Candles on Ebay.
I also tried several gingerbread candles, 
but didn't like most of them because they were
 just too spicy for my taste (although I love gingerbread). Silver bells is from the current Country
 Candle collection. Lovely label and not the
 usual Christmas scent. Perfect.







Am I strong enough to really, really start burning them?
Yes, I am (a little sad perhaps), but hey, they are 
candles, they are meant to be burned ;).
1st Sunday of advent, December 3rd!

Monday, October 30, 2017

Welcome fall!