Category Archives: DIY + CRAFTS

FUN SUMMER DIY PROJECTS

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Today some fun diy summer projects that I found on various blogs. You can do them indoors on a rainy summer day or outdoors in your garden when the sun is out. Take you scissors, glue, some cookies and lemonade + anything else that you need and have some fun. You can find links to instructions and templates at the end of this post. Enjoy!

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A PARTY DRESSED IN BLUE

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You may have seen these images popping up on various blogs and on social media. But I love the styling so much that I want to show them to you here as well. This moon party was organized by Design Love Fest at the request of Epson to show some alternate ways of using a home projector system. The party was styled by Moon Canyon. I LOVE the beautiful assortment of pillows, moroccan rugs and tables. You can read the entire story (+ more images and free downloads) here on Design Love Fest.

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DIY GARDEN PROJECTS

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I love working in our garden and this outdoor production by StyleCookie for Dutch magazine Flair is right up my alley. The ladies from StyleCookie created some love DIY project to do in and around the garden. You can make an outdoor shower for instance by using an plastic bottle, or compose a table from old wooden fruit boxes. Recycle and enjoy!

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DIY: SUMMER FRUIT GARLAND

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This paper fruit garland is perfect for a summer party. The good news is that it is easy to make yourself. A great diy project to do with the littles ones! You can find instructions and downloadable templates on Babiekins.

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THE BEST BABY ANNOUNCEMENT

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Isn’t this the best baby announcement?! I think it is creative and highly original. The announcement was made by stylist Erin Michael for baby Jagger. The lovely blanket used is the Pia Wallen Cross baby blanket.

Source: via Alphabet Monkey and Lovenordic.

DIY: CREATE A BEAUTIFUL DESK WITH IKEA PARTS

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Don’t you love this beautiful workspace? Good news, it has been created by using IKEA legs so it is not too expensive and easy to make yourself. You can find detailed instructions on Camille Styles’ blog. The beautiful prints, such as the fox print, are made by Copenhagen based artist Silke Bonde.

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Create this look: 1. Kaleido trays modular system | 2. Fox print | 3. | 4. chair in coral by Hay | 5. Craft Design Technology pencil set | 6. Tisdag lamp from IKEA | 7. Colibri print | 8. Hay weekly desk planner | 9. Lerberg trestle from IKEA | 10. sheep skin.

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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