Category Archives: DIY + CRAFTS

DIY: CROCHETED EASTER EGGS

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Most Easter decorations are a bit tacky but these crocheted eggs are delicate and stylish! You can buy the patterns (there are five different ones) here on Etsy. A lovely DIY project for those who know how to crochet (not me unfortunately).

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DIY LEAVES & FEATHER MOBILE

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This beautiful mobile (created by Lovely Morning) is a great diy project to do with your children. First go on a walk and collect some things you find such as leaves and feathers. The only other supplies you need are an embroidery hoop, thread, and baker’s twine. I don’t think there are any instructions needed, it is that simple.

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DECORATING WITH WOODEN BEADS

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There are a lot of things you can do with simple wooden beads. You can use a string of natural colored large beads just for decoration purposes but you can also use the string to hang clothes, photos or (kids) drawings, as a simple necklace or as a trivet. This week Le Souk is giving a 25% discount on the Snake Wardrobe, which is a string of 40 beech wooden beads (each measuring 6cm) with a total length of 2.5 meter. You can see this particular string in the image below.

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A LOVELY AND EASY DIY PROJECT: WOODEN POLAROIDS

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Such a great, and not too difficult, DIY project! These DIY wooden polaroids are simple and inexpensive. You can personalize them by making them into magnets, writing a note at the bottom, or just filling them with your favorite memories. Don’t they make a perfect gift?! You can find instructions here at Sugar & Cloth.

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DIY: HEART SHAPED PHOTO WALL

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Our little alarm clock (aka my 3 year old son) have been waking us up at around 5:00am for the last couple of days so I dealing with a serious lack of energy. I hope to be back later today with a longer post but for now I want to show you this idea of a heart shaped photo wall. Isn’t this great? You can use your own photos, magazine tear outs or photos you have pinned on Pinterest.

Source: images by Jeroen van der Spek | styling by Cleo Scheulderman | via VT Wonen.

A BEAUTIFUL FREE PRINTABLE 2014 CALENDAR

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I’m loving this 2014 calendar that I found on Oh The Lovely Things. It has a simple design:no fancy typography, and a limited color palette. And the good news is that is can be downloaded for free.

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10 OF THE BEST CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAPPING IDEAS

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For those in search for some last minute holiday gift wrapping inspiration I have composed this post with 10 great ideas to give your Christmas presents a unique and personal touch. I hope you enjoy them. You can find the links to sources and/or instructions at the end of the post. Good luck with all Christmas preparations!

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