Hi! I'm Angelica! For the last ten years I've been sharing my cooking, home projects and ideas with my sister Irene. "Once Again, My Dear Irene" is just an extension of our daily chats. Moreover "My Dear Irene" Continue Reading

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Easy DIY “Gold Foil” Art Print – For Valentine’s Day!

Easy DIY “Gold Foil” Art Print – For Valentine’s Day!

You, too, can make a gold foil art print at home, similar to the ones featured on gallery walls and professionally styled bookshelves in beautifully decorated homes and offices {here is one I like}. You don’t need to have any extraordinary creative talent, nor do you have to own any expensive equipment or complicated tools! The technique I’m showing you… Continue Reading

Candlelit Christmas Wreath

Candlelit Christmas Wreath

The house is decorated, the presents are wrapped, the cookies are baked and the Christmas table is set. But if you think that it sounds as if everything is under control, well, it’s not! I have some more shopping to do, a little bit of cleaning and lots of cooking. However this morning, I put everything… Continue Reading

White Forest Christmas Table Setting

White Forest Christmas Table Setting

I first started thinking about my Christmas table setting in August last summer, when I found this remnant on sale at my local fabric store. I bought it, not too sure how I was going to use it. As Christmas approached and time was flying by, I decided to go the easy way and use the fabric to make three… Continue Reading

Easy DIY Holiday Gift for Any Hostess

Easy DIY Holiday Gift for Any Hostess

Next time you accept a holiday party invitation and need a gift for the hostess, forget about the most common ones such as a bottle of wine, flowers or a dessert. Instead, consider offering something very unique that you’ve made yourself: a hand-soap dispenser for their powder room, personalized with the family name and a sweet quote of… Continue Reading

My Seasonal Inspiration: Tabletop Christmas Trees

My Seasonal Inspiration: Tabletop Christmas Trees

This year, I can’t get enough inspiration from these small Christmas trees sitting up high on tables, consoles, dressers and nightstands! Either they’re artificial or real, planted in a pot or placed in a container, small or tiny, I spot them everywhere and I could have them in every room of the house! The kids’ desks… Continue Reading