In for the #Win

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Hello and thanks for dropping by! Question, would you like to be in with a chance to WIN this beautigful kids teepee tent –  Moozle Pure White MIDI teepee, dreamcatcher, personalized blanket and cushion in this picture? Yes? I thought so, well get yourself over to Instagram to enter the competition on the feed of our lovely German friend Mandy’s account Liesels_food_love_life and follow the German instructions…in fact here’s an English translation of them for you. You’re welcome x

Hello mums and dads!!!
It is Giveaway Time
1 winner will be rewarded with:
1 Tipi: MIDI Teepee | Pure White
1 Dreamcatcher
1 personalized pillow choice
1 personalized baby blanket
⬇entry requirements⬇
Follow us⤵
@liesels_food_love_life
@hallolieblingsmensch
@september_mama
@katemoozle
@omamashopdeutschland
@ ztoff.babiez
@kidsding
Tag 3 friends or more … like the photo (no shops)
For an extra chance to win (not compulsory), Repost this photo and tag #moozleandfriendsgiveaway
The competition ends on 29/05/2016 at 23.59Uhr. The giveaway is open worldwide! Entrants must be over 18 years old.
The winner will be announced the day after on Instagram.
❕warning!, your profile must be public on 30.05.2016!
good luck

 

#giveaway

Hi and thanks for checking in.

It is teepee giveaway time over on Instagram…I’m really spoiling all my lovely followers! As a special reward for following our Instagram accounts, Melinda.Max and myself have teamed up to offer our loyal followers the chance of winning a BIG Moozle teepee – woohoo! Get yourself over to Melinda.Max‘s account, go to the original post (in this link) and follow the instructions to enter. Good luck! IMG_6781

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Dolly turns 9

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Happy ninth birthday to our lovely Dolly! She asked for a new Monster High doll (Jane Boolittle FYI) and to take 2 friends for sushi as her birthday treat, such a mix of sophistication and child 🙂

Of course I couldn’t resist the urge to ‘style’ up her birthday table even though it was for no actual ‘party’ but hey…I get my kicks in strange ways. Nine years ago to today I became a mama when this sweet, funny, timid little girl came into the world and changed our lives. I will forever be yours my baby girl.

School traktatie (the treats you take into school for your class mates here in Holland) had a kawaii theme this year, I painted the marshmallows with black food paint and a felt food pen for the cheeks, cut the watermelon with star cookie cutters and made chocolate coated breadsticks with sprinkles for homemade Poki sticks! Drying them without messing up the chocolate was fun (not). I will not be painting marshmallows again. And that edible ink stains the kids lips!!!

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Blossom Crowns and Garlands

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Hello and thanks for visiting 🙂 It’s cherry blossom time here in Amsterdam, I’ve been wanting to make blossom crowns for weeks, waited patiently for the trees at the back of our house to bloom…then had a week of rain and hail showers just when the flowers were peaking, very disappointing, but yesterday the sun shone long enough to dry out the petals, a good job too as they have faded somewhat and are starting to be blown off the branches. I like to think of these pictures as my lasting memories and celebration of their beauty, not to mention the youth and innocence of my children (one of whom may not appreciate the pink flowers in his hair in years to come), but for now they just revel in the ‘blossom party’ as they call it.

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I guess I was inspired by mother natures blossoms and just had to make my own (inferior) paper flower garland this afternoon, I used some pre-cut craft flowers and traced around some onto paint colour swatches from the DIY shop to create the pastel coloured ones, I drew the leaves and leaf sprigs freehand and used paper butterfly studs in the centers. I then draped a piece of cotton canvas around the top of the teepee and cut it into a semi-circle curve to glue-gun my paper flowers to, I trimmed back the excess canvas when I had finished arranging and glueing.

I think I might try a version with bigger flowers next…in felt so they are less temporary.

This teepee is the MIDI size plain cotton kids teepee tent available on the website here.

How will you decorate yours?