Seasonal Rituals // Advent calendar 2016…

Gosh time is surely running away with me!  I’ve realised I haven’t shared this years advent calendar with you!  I know you have probably already in mid-swing with yours, but if you fancy making one for next year, here it is. Our sparkling night advent…. Lou ArchellLou Archell, a writer, photographer, stylist and founder of Littlegreenshed.  A UK lifestyle & travel blog Lou is also a busy mum of two amazing boys and the founder of Sisterhood Camp – an annual

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Advent Calendar // a woodland forest…

So here it is.  Our advent Calendar for this year.  Very different from last year.  Small white boxes, sourced from Ebay, and printed out woodland creatures which I have stuck to the top of each box – to create a woodland scene. Mr Badger, Fox and Stag – join Father Christmas in a paired back monochrome scheme.  I love it! Lou ArchellLou Archell, a writer, photographer, stylist and founder of Littlegreenshed.  A UK lifestyle & travel blog Lou is also

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Advent calendar 2015…

Towards the middle of November I always have ‘Advent block’.  I want to make something unique, beautiful and treasured, but never can think of how to do it.  I try not to worry as inspiration will always strike. In the past I have used a branch and tied little parcels in brown paper to it, used white boxes and woodland creatures to make a pretty mid-winter scene, and last year I used an embroidery hoop and dark navy linen to

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Seasonal Rituals // Advent Calendar 2012…

This year I decided to make my own advent calendar – little packages of excitement to open every morning.  I’ve had so much fun doing it, thinking of cheap and different things for each day. Lou ArchellLou Archell, a writer, photographer, stylist and founder of Littlegreenshed.  A UK lifestyle & travel blog Lou is also a busy mum of two amazing boys and the founder of Sisterhood Camp – an annual creative retreat for recharging and empowering brilliant ladies, Lou is

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