Forget mass market advent calendar to your own. This graphic design Advent calendar DIY is made with a lot of love, a bit of patience, some paper and wood

Do you realize Christmas is in just a month ? We have barely packed up our Halloween costume that it’s already time to prepare the arrival of the man in red coat. This year, I’m dreaming of a simple Christmas homemade with natural materials, with a graphic and scandinavian design. I have prepared some simple Christmas DIY that I’m very excited to show you. Let’s start with this graphic design Advent calendar DIY : (more…)

grocery bag costume

A grocery bag costume for Halloween

Grocery bag costume is so easy to make for Halloween, all you need is a paper bag, some cardboard and this printable

Why not make a grocery bag costume ?

An ideal last-minute Halloween costume

Halloween is arriving quickly and you might be looking for an easy last-minute Halloween costume idea ? No panic, Be Frenchie is coming at your rescue. If you have a paper bag and some cardboard, it’s still time to transform yourself into a grocery bag costume. And it might even be the cheapest Halloween costume you’ve ever made !

maskin tape stickes

How to make some masking tape stickers

Why not make your own masking tape stickers ? 

No way to go back on Holidays, school is starting in a few days now. Supplies and school bag are purchased, but we wanted to personalize a bit all this standard mass market stationery.

Why not catch the opportunity to create handmade masking tape stickers ? Looking at my collection of masking tape rolls, I wondered if they could be transformed in stickers to label our stationery. What a successful test ! Our handmade masking tape stickers are lovely and it’s such a brilliant family DIY. Virgile enjoyed a lot to make them and it would be a great activity to keep busy little ones before school start. Do you like our DIY masking tape stickers ?

Principle is really simple : I printed my stickers template on baking paper. Then I filled stickers shapes and cut them out. A really easy task, let me explain in details this easy DIY :


free as a bird

Birdhouse box template ready to print

When baking a special treat for a beloved one, we wish to find a box as lovely as our present. This birdhouse box template is ideal to giftwrap a cupcake, some cookies or sweet. Labelled “free as a bird”, this birdhouse box might be the perfect present to say thank you teacher before holidays.

It’s really simple to make with a free template ready to print.


My Summer favorite

A healthy pizza recipe for Summer : rocket & beef carpaccio pizza

Discovered and adopted this Spring in Porto this carpaccio pizza is already a favorite at Be Frenchie house. Light and healthy, carpaccio pizza is also simple to prepare. If you’re looking for an easy summer recipe, I’m sure you’ll like this one :