Category Archives: DIY + CRAFTS

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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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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