two red card with cardboard gingerbread houses on them next to some beeswax ornaments and branches

Gingerbread House Christmas Card DIY & Template

Today I want to share this year’s homemade Christmas cards along with a gingerbread house Christmas card DIY tutorial with you. My kids and I have been making our own Christmas cards for several years now. I am always gathering inspiration throughout the year for simple and sustainable Christmas card ideas. Last year we made …

grey blue cabled baby sock in the making, some candle lit houses in the background

Useful Knitted Gifts for Babies (My Top 3 Suggestions)

With Christmas coming up in a couple of weeks, I want to give you some suggestions for useful knitted gifts for babies. I have two young daughters myself as well as three nieces and two nephews. Therefore I have discovered over the years which handmade and especially knitted gifts are actually useful. While there are …

a blue hand knitted song a some flowers next to it

Knitting With All Natural Sock Yarn (My 7 Tips)

In today’s world, knitting with all natural sock yarn is a bit unusual. Yarn brands generally offer a merino/nylon blend for sock knitting, in most cases with a superwash treatment on top. The nylon is added to increase stability and the superwash treatment provides the convenience to simply throw your handknittted socks into the washing …