The condition is as follows : Outside is something like 5C to -15C degrees, depending on the region of the world from which you are reading this article. You are freezing and all you want is to snuggle under the duvet with a hot chocolate. I get it. Tomorrow I will share with you the most delicious recipe for homemade hot cocoa. But today my advice is this : Stay home and craft something.
And what is more cozy than embroidery?
I love embroidery. It's a love that my grandmother passed on to me, who taught me all the secrets of...
Isn't it wonderful when we can give a cute note to a simple boring garment, accessory or object? I love finding old clothes or objects and decorating them in different ways. That's what I did with a simple old sweater : I decorated it with knitting yarn at the neckline and on the sleeves. And it came out perfect!
The backstory :
On one of my walks in the city, I stumbled upon a super cute sweater that had sewn thread around the neckline and sleeves. I loved it right away. I showed it to Machi, Spyros' mom, and she said...
The fabric hair ties, you may also know as scrunchies, are a stylish way to get your hair out of your face. In recent years, they have become super popular (again) and can be found in various colors and sizes in the market. Apart from the fact that scrunchies are super snazzy, they are gentle with hair. And what's even better? We can make them ourselves! We can use old fabrics, leftover pieces from clothing pieces we have cropped, or clothes that no longer fit. Anyhow, DIYing scrunchies is super easy and cheap! It can take us from 15 to...
When I found out I could print my own pictures on fabric, I was thrilled! I started experimenting and tried a bunch of creations. The creation I enjoyed the most was embroidering on a picture. So in this article, I will be sharing just that : how to embroider on a picture. With this idea, you can create unique decorations for your house or a thoughtful gift for a loved one. If you are wondering how you can print your own image on fabric, this article is for you.
You can print anything you can imagine : Your favorite artist, a landscape...
By using fabric pouches while shopping, we can greatly reduce the waste we create. A fabric pouch is vital in our effort to reduce our ecological footprint, and what's even better? We can make it ourselves!
Ways we can use fabric pouches : To buy bread and other pastries
Nuts (in bulk)
Rice, legumes, cereals (in bulk)
Fruits and veggies
To store food on the go (e.g. a cereal bar) I now have so many fabric pouches that I don't have to use any sort of disposable packaging ever again. I use my fabric pouches at the farmer's market, for nuts,...
Is there a way to make a pyramid shaped toy for your cat, and do a good deed for the environment, at the same time? In this article, we will make an eco-friendly cat toy, utilizing the plastic pieces of trash that we came across and don’t know how to get rid of. The idea for this craft came from the Big Green Challenge I accepted on my online Ding Dong journey. It seems that my cats are quite fond of these cute pyramid shaped toys, as well as YOUR furry friends! After uploading the IGTV tutorial I did on...
In this article, you will find two brilliant ideas that when combined, create the perfect construction! An easy Christmas ornament
A clever way to reuse a plastic bag and avoid environmental pollution The backstory :
I came up with this idea a long time ago. In my attempt to get rid of every single-use plastic item and all the plastic bags that have already been in the house longer than I have. But the thing was that I didn’t want to use them or throw them away, so this idea came to me: I could squeeze them into every creation possible,...