Friday, August 28, 2015

Cactus Banana Pops

Happy Friday!  I shared in a post earlier this summer that we're having a very flower filled summer and "a cactus" feels like a fun way to round it out. I think eating should be fun, don't you, too? When sharing today's treat, I feel like it should be tagged, "Are you ready to play?" 

Join us to create together or set the kids loose for making on their own and make CACTUS BANANA POPS. Since it's Friday, I thought it was a perfect way to get this weekend going!

3 cheers for Edible Art (that's on the heathy side, too!) and creating together. 


Monday, August 3, 2015

Make simple, one-of-a-kind, Flower Crowns

Make super, simple, Flower Crowns -- classic or with a fun, new, twist!
Saying hello to you, in August, with flowers feels like a fitting way to jump back in.  Today, make simple, one-of-a-kind, Flower Crowns with us.  I can't wait to see what you do with these, too!

Jump with us below for the full post

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Make the Easiest Fern Garland --- ever

Scenes from a Summer

Frolicking among the ferns is an idea that made me think of you. This simple idea, from the last dinner party we enjoyed at home before taking off for summer travels, felt like the perfect way to say hello. Come with us below to learn how to make the Easiest Fern Garlands, ever!

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Inspiration for Swedish Midsummer

It's the Swedish holiday, Midsummer,  tomorrow. Whether or not, it's your holiday, isn't is a great excuse to make something pretty and flowery?  

Make Flower Crowns (and more)  We're super excited for the day and I've done a little Swedish Midsummer Inspiration board for you with glimpses into they day, DIY for the holiday and recipes.


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Surprise desserts in the shape of a cupcake

"Burger, Burger, come and get your hamburgers, here!" 
Ready for some yummy fun? Today, we're sharing Sweet treats: Hamburger Cupcakes."  

These Hamburger Cupcakes made their way into our house "via the boys" but, now, but we've cooked the idea to make Dad a "triple decker" treat. We're planning to add this to our "Papa Picnic" this coming week.  Is it Father's Day near you?

These Hamburger Cupcakes were much easier to make than I ever imagined and they look so much like the real thing, it's  astounding.
Jump with us below and we'll fill your basket with what we know!

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Happy Weekend

Hello, Sunshine Day!

I wanted to sneak in an unexpected hello this weekend. We have one week of school left but, today's weather feels like pure, summer, sunshine. We're falling into the weekend easily and wishing you the same!

With the "end of the school year" saying hello to "summer," I'm not able to meet you here on the blog, as much as I'd like to. We are sharing daily on Instagram (wilowdaygram) If you aren't on Instagram, I wanted to bring some of the week to you, too! 

Dive below with us!

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Interview with Karin Schaefer | Make a Spinning Top that creates illusions

It's definitely time again to share an interview with a Swedish Creative + a new DIY toy!

Today, I'm so happy to share an interview with designer and craft blogger, Karin Schaefer of Pysselbolaget.  I'm also going to share her new book, Pyssla med Mig, too. Our experience with Karin and the book is a little unique. 

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Every party has to have a hat

Every party has to have a hat. 

Whether it's for a toy animal parade, pets, pretend play or you: making Paper Paper Party Hats is a fun and simple way to personalise a party and to be creative. 

Why are we sharing the Pet Party celebrations today?  It's Henry's Birthday.  To learn how to make your own hats and for a little glimpse of Henry's start of this day, jump with us below.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Flower Portraits

Can you enter the house without something beautiful from the outdoors in your  hands?  I can't. These are for anyone, anywhere, and of any age! Make Flower Portraits.

Jump with me below and I have a few things I've found this past week to share with you that you might like, too.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Simple Skorpor Recipe

Today, I'm sharing a Classic Swedish Breakfast or Treat: Cinnamon Skorpor.

I have to confess: this is a 1/2 recipe, 1/2  trick;  but it works perfectly for delicious Skorpor when feeling short for time (or not, because they're always good.)

Tuesday, June 2, 2015


"Y-E-A-H,  June!"

"Y-E-A-H, Graduates!"

"Y-E-A-H, Visitors"

"Y-E-A-H" for so many things!

June's making us feel all happy and has brought so much action already.  We've had multiple uses for this expression and these banners. What started off as "just" banners became Graduation Cards when I realised that I could make these to fit neatly in an envelope with confetti and a tag.   (I love dual purposed cards, don't you? (like these + these)  

There is no sewing here so these can be whipped up in 5 minutes. Jump with us below and we'll share how you can make these, too!

Friday, May 22, 2015


Hi friends,

Who knew that popsicle in your freezer could be the canvas for your next masterpiece? Delicious, nutritious, and so cute to look at – they’re the yummiest ways to unleash your inner artist!

I’ve always said (and I’m sure I’ll say it again) that I have a very hard time distinguishing between the kitchen and the art studio. When we first started making these delicious Coconut Popsicles, I looked at them and all I could see were blank canvases! As I was wracking my brain, trying to figure out the best way to turn these little treats into something more creative, I thought that it would really be a shame to add any thing artificial. After playing around a bit with different ingredients, we quickly noticed that concentrated fruit juices work wonders as watercolor popsicle paints. Cute, colorful, and endlessly creative – I can’t wait for you to see (and taste) them for yourself!