Waterslide decals are an easy craft project, but there is a nack to them and also you have to be careful of how you use them. I shared with you my first water slide project on my La Sacre Coeur blog, these storage jars, with this image... They look pretty on the jars don’t… Continue reading A Do and Don’t List For Waterslide Decals
Living here in France it's a joy to have so many Catholic feasts as national holidays, as a result I'm so much more aware of the liturgical year. So it's become a desire of mine to start to note these feasts. One of the ways I've started to do this is through little vignettes dedicated to them. They can be a reminder to those with knowledge who've fallen away. Or indeed a sign of hope that someone is publicly exposing them. Most importantly though you can teach your family through the symbols you use.
The feast of Saint Nicholas is fast approaching and I wanted to share something to put out on it’s eve as your family prepares for his feast the next day. When I finished it last year I cannot tell you how pleased I was with the results; I love the images of Father Christmas worshipping the infant Jesus, so this was my starting point.
Advent has started and as I said in my 20 Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas post one of the first decorations to go up is the advent wreath. I made one to sit on our dining table, but I've been so pleased with it I've often put it on our mantle piece. I chose… Continue reading Making An Advent Wreath
I'm aware the society my mother grew up in was radically different from the one I grew up in and the rate of change seems to be increasing more and more rapidly. I'm sure that the way she taught me was how the faith was handed down to her, but it was already not enough for me in my youth. I have to do something drastically different to encourage my children to remain faithful!