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How to make: unique cut out envelopes

November 11, 2016 / DIY / DIY WEDDING / GIFT IDEAS / PAPER CRAFTS / UNDER 30 MINUTES

envelopes diy origami stencil

I recently faced a problem, that probably only crafters understand: I had the most beautiful, handcrafted greeting cards, but the envelopes were boringly simple. They just didn’t do the cards justice. Quite a dilemma when you spent quite some time on crafting …

How to make: paper doily dreamcatcher

October 7, 2016 / DIY / DIY WEDDING / HOME DECOR

diy paper doily dreamcatcher wedding

I love these lace doily dreamcatchers that are all over Pinterest. Too bad that I am not in possession of a lace doily, nor is my grandma near by to ask her for an early inheritance of such thing. So …

How to make: tie-dye bed sheet

September 9, 2016 / DIY / HOME DECOR / UPCYCLING

diy tie-dye bed sheet

I am not unfamiliar with dyeing fabric and I did tie-dye before, but I was a bit reluctant towards tie-dye as I associate it with crafting in elementary school and very wild colour combinations. But to be honest, I realised, there is nothing …

How to make: dreamcatcher with branch and origami cranes

August 26, 2016 / DIY / HOME DECOR

diy dream catcher with branch

After one year of blogging I feel confident enough to repost one of my favourite projects, a dreamcatcher with branch, dip dyed fringes and origami cranes. I don’t know how many of you guys have already read this dreamcatcher tutorial, which was one …

How to make: simple teardrop earrings

August 12, 2016 / DIY / DIY JEWELS / DIY WEDDING / UNDER 30 MINUTES

diy teardrop earrings

If you’re looking for simple, everyday jewellery that you can make yourself, these teardrop earrings are for you. They are easy to make and look like designer pieces on your ears. For this tutorial I was looking for something simple and quick. …

How to make: art & craft supply pouch

July 29, 2016 / ACCESSORIES / DIY

diy craft and art supply pouch

When you’re a true crafter or artist, you don’t want to create only when you’re at home or in your studio. You want to be able to create, sketch, craft where ever creativity hits you or whenever you have time for …

How to make: Flip Flop keyring

July 22, 2016 / ACCESSORIES / DIY / GIFT IDEAS

diy flip flop keyring

Flip flop, flip flop… this sound reminds me of summer. I desperately wish it was summer. But until then I make my own summer, with summer tunes, white wine and a cute flip flop keyring… when I can’t wear it, …

How to make: faux floral headpiece

July 8, 2016 / ACCESSORIES / DIY / DIY FASHION / DIY WEDDING

diy faux floral headpiece

Recently I saw quite a lot of pictures around the internet of women with a floral headpiece or flower crown. Also on snapchat it’s popular now to give yourself a flower crown. I wanted one, too. And for it to …

How to make: shell & driftwood wall hanging

July 1, 2016 / DIY / HOME DECOR / UNDER 30 MINUTES

diy shell driftwood wall hanging

Life’s a beach…someone said. And a beach is a treasure box, I say. There are so many beautiful things you can find: driftwoods – bleached from their journey at sea, amazing shells – which look like artwork, incredible stones – rounded and smoothed by …

How to make: upcycled vase centrepiece

June 3, 2016 / DIY / DIY WEDDING / HOME DECOR / UPCYCLING

diy upcycled vase

“The earth laughs in flowers.” Ralph Waldo Emerson And a good laugh is contagious, I always feel the need to smile when I see a beautiful bunch of flowers. I was quite amazed how many different flowers are still blooming, …

How to make: printed (no sew) seat cushions

May 27, 2016 / ACCESSORIES / DIY / HOME DECOR

diy printed felt seat cushions

I love my (replicated) designer chairs. No doubt. But in winter the comfortable plastic gets so cold that I don’t enjoy sitting on them. I am all about keeping warm in winter! For ages I meant to make some seat …

How to make: stitched geometric fox

May 13, 2016 / DIY / GIFT IDEAS / HOME DECOR

diy stitched geometric fox

Quite a while ago I started to be fascinated by illustrated animals composed of geometric shapes. You’ve probably seen them, they are still all over Pinterest. You can also see my first attempt of a geometric animal, named “Carli – the fox”, here. …

How to make: No sew Mother’s Day gift wall hanging

April 29, 2016 / DIY / GIFT IDEAS / HOME DECOR

It is this time again…everyone is looking for a Mother’s Day gift once again. Flowers? Chocolate? Really? Why not a handmade Mother’s Day gift, a sign for everyone to see, to honour the greatness of the woman who gave you …

How to make: beads & paper ornament

April 22, 2016 / DIY / DIY WEDDING / GIFT IDEAS / HOME DECOR / PAPER CRAFTS

Have you always admired fancy looking decors and wondered how difficult it is to make them yourself? When I saw this paper ornament for the first time I immediately started to contemplate about how I am going to get that made. And I …

How to make: upcycled milk jug storage

April 1, 2016 / ACCESSORIES / DIY / UPCYCLING

upcycled milk jug storage

Plastic is everywhere. It not only is in every part of our lives, but also polluting our surroundings. I am in KwaZulu-Natal, a province of South Africa, right now and was shocked once again of all the plastic bottles and …

How to make: upcycled milk jug birds mobile

January 29, 2016 / DIY / HOME DECOR / UPCYCLING

Upcycling part two. How about a little birds mobile? Feel good about using empty plastic bottles to create something beautiful instead of throwing them away. Like I promised, here is an idea what to make with the rest of that …

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