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“Forgiveness is the smell that lavender gives out when you tread on it” This metaphorical quote, which is often linked to American author and novelist Mark Twain, gives us hope that forgiveness can turn even mistakes and wrongs into something positive. And if forgiveness had a scent, the soothing fragrance of lavender filling the air …

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Learn to create a gorgeous paper flower bouquet! The technique we use to make the crepe paper flowers couldn’t be easier, you only need a small wooden ball or a golf ball and crepe paper to shape the petals. We opted for a palette of colorful pastels, of course, any other colors look just as …

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Frilly tissue paper butterflies are a beautiful decoration for summer and spring! In this quick paper craft DIY, we show an easy technique to create colorful and elegant butterflies using tissue paper and pipe cleaner. This project is great to do with kids, and, combined with paper flowers, you can create gorgeous wall arrangements. More …

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Who is ready for summer and cute butterfly cupcakes? First, we prepare an easy, one-bowl orange-flavored batter, and then show two ways to create adorable butterfly cupcakes. These lovely cakes are perfect for Mother’s Day, birthdays or bridal showers. You can download the printable cupcake wrappers we used at the end of this post. The …

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Today, we’ll craft gorgeous paper rosettes! They are stunning as décor for parties and weddings, or as wall ornaments, and add pretty accents to gift packaging. This technique is ideal for softer papers such as wrapping paper, lightweight card stock, or decorative paper. You can create the rosettes in different sizes, using unicolored or patterned …

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In this quick craft tutorial we explain how to create a chic tassel garland with tissue paper! You can use tassels and tassel garlands in many different ways, for example as decoration for parties, wedding receptions or dessert tables. Tissue paper comes in a great selection of colors, which you can combine in endless ways. …

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Let’s bake caramel doughnuts with a sticky-sweet glaze! First, we whip up a brown sugar batter, and then make a rich and creamy caramel glaze from scratch. These baked doughnuts are super soft and fudgy, and taste perfect with a glass of milk. If you like donuts, also check out our applesauce doughnuts. More caramel …

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“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” This wonderful quote by Brazilian lyricist and novelist Paulo Coelho is the perfect reminder to pay attention to all the simple and beautiful things that nature brings our way in spring. To share this quote with a friend, click …

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Let’s make a gorgeous spring flower arrangement in soft pastels! The flower design is inspired by our Spring at Osterley Park pattern, and includes elegant spring blooms such as white anemones, pink ranunculus and light pink tulips. As spring flowers are very delicate, we use aluminum wire to create an armature to lock the stems …

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Learn how to make giant paper roses out of cardstock with free templates! The roses are perfect for creating romantic flower backdrops for weddings or parties, and a single rose looks great as a wall ornament. We created the roses in an ombré effect and went from dark to light, choosing a deep mulberry tone for …

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Send love to the special ones in your life with scrumptious raspberry chocolate whoopie pies! These cookies have a soft, cakey texture and a fruity, melt-in-your-mouth filling.  We love the combination of chocolate and raspberries, and the whoopie pies make a cute gift packaged in our printable gift box, which you can download at the …

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