Pastel & Gold Easter Eggs

I can't believe it's Easter already! Didn't I write my christmas wishlist just last month? Anyhow, Easter is right around the corner and it's definitely one of my favourite holidays, for two good reasons: chocolate everywhere as well as beautiful decorations to greet spring. Every year I feel like decorating some easter eggs and this year is no different. So I came up with two pretty yet easy ways to make this Easter extra-special...

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Sugar Cookies as Place Cards

I have never been very good at decorating cut-out cookies. I think it's because I am impatient and I don't have a very steady hand. As much as I enjoy looking at pictures of beautiful, dainty cookies that are more artwork than anything else, I have tried and tried and failed every time. Most of the time, whenever I make cut-out cookies, I just don't decorate them at all. But when I got this cookie-stamping-set as a gift recently, I thought I would give cookie-decorating another try. Worst case scenario: I'd have to eat dozens of ugly yet very tasty sugar cookies.

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Golden Seashell

When I was a child, I loved collecting the most beautiful seashells whenever we went on a holiday by the sea. Actually, I still collect seashells to this day! When I went to DeHaan, Belgium for a long weekend recently, I brought home about a pound of those amazing oyster shells that have been washed up the shore.

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