Winter

Winter Window Transparency Template | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

I love window transparencies! They look so bright and joyful! I have experimented quite a bit with ways of enabling Sola to be able to make a window transparency on her own. Unfortunately, the process is much more complex than it seems at first. You can’t give young children the extremely sharp knives and scissors […]

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This was a project that I meant for us to do last month, when the branches were even more bare, but the birds still seemed to appreciate it this month. I thought it would nice to set out a treat for the birds as the winter days near their end and food supplies are dwindling. […]

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Winter Seasonable Table | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Our winter seasonal table/shelf is pretty simple right now. Sola insisted that we should not use any silks to decorate it for winter. In addition, between the holidays and the weather, we have not had a chance to go on any nature outings recently, so we have no pieces of nature added to the table. […]

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I’m finishing up the monthly gnomes that Dora asked me to make. As I mentioned previously, I opted to design different head attire for the gnomes, based on each season. Here are our winter gnomes for December, January, and February. I made knitted hats for these little guys, using this pattern from Anna Branford. It […]

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