Category Archives: DIY + CRAFTS

DIY: PERSONALIZE A SIMPLE IKEA CABINET WITH WASHI TAPE

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I love this simple IKEA furniture hack! All you need is this wooden cabinet, some bronze colored washi tape and these furniture legs from Prettypegs. With the tape you can create a geometric pattern and you personalized cabinet is ready!

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DIY HEAVY KNIT THROW (WITHOUT ANY NEEDLES!)

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A repost from last year as I love this diy chunky knit throw and I know many of you do as well. Can you believe that this beautiful throw is easy to make? You don’t need any knitting needles as you use your arms for knitting. At Stylecookie you can find the tutorial.

Credits & source: Anke Helmich & Sanne Tulp @ StyleCookie.nl for Libelle’s issue 43 | tutorial by Anke Helmich & Wenda Torenbosch.

HOW TO CREATE A BEAUTIFUL GALLERY WALL

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I LOVE this art collection gallery wall in designer Julie Leach (owner of clothing line Chance) stunning Venice Beach home. The art works are beautiful and I love how the frames are arrangement. To create a similar gallery wall it is best to think about how to arrange the frames before putting any nails in your wall. First collect the frames you want to use, then trace the shapes on paper and cut these out, lay the paper pieces on the floor and decide on an arrangement, then tape the paper pieces on the wall and if you are happy with the arrangement you can start putting nails in the wall and hang the frames on you wall. It is not that difficult you see!

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DIY PROJECT: GROW YOUR OWN PINEAPPLE PLANT

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This is a fun diy project, kids will love it as well! Turn a left-over pineapple crown into a beautiful plant. Here you can find detailed instructions.

CONGRATULATIONS BABY CARD WITH DIY MOBILE

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This beautiful designed card from Origamizoo is the perfect card to congratulate someone with a newborn baby. It’s not only a card but also a present for the new baby boy or girl! The receiver can cut, fold and craft it into a cheerful nursery mobile. The card contains a clear instruction. You can also find the tutorial here on the Origamizoo blog. You can order the card here but also through Origamizoo’s Etsy shop.

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DYI PROJECTS: LEATHER MASON JAR HOLDER

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This leather mason jar holder (which is an easy diy project) is perfect for organizing crafts supplies. I can see a few of these hanging on a wall above a (children’s) desk storing pencils etc. They are also perfect to store spices in the kitchen! You can find instructions here on Natalme.

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DIY PROJECT: (EASTER) BUNNY MUG

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I love this cute diy bunny mug, an easy project to do with (or without) kids this weekend. All you need is a white mug, a porcelain marker, a pencil and a piece of baking paper. You can find instructions here. Have a wonderful long weekend!