Xmas nuts

I have to thank my grandmother for spending a lot of time with me and my curiosity when I was a kid. Most of my crafting knowledge and skills I have because of her, and I am very thankful that she’s always fueled my creativity.

To hang a nut in a Xmas tree is easy, just follow the pictures and let your imagination do the choosing for the needle, nail, bow, or whether you want it painted or maybe wrapped and the list can go on.

clean your boots for Saint Nicholas

The holiday spirit is coming to life. I had this project in mind since last week, but didn’t find the proper boots for it, so I spent most of the time searching for raining boots and finally ended up with a boot shaped flowerpot.

It’s a tradition in my country to clean the boots the night before Saint Nicholas and to wait and see if you were rewarded with gifts or if you were so “naughty” in the past year that you just got a rod. I thought that this could be easily ┬átransposed in a very nice flower arrangement. Here is the outcome:


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