I organised a Women’s High Tea and I wanted to do a fun and unconventional icebreaker. So I came up with an idea… Using playdough to make something that represents yourself! Making the playdough was actually very easy and fun to do. My rough guide: Place these in a large mixing bowl 1/4 cup salt… Continue reading DIY playdough (used as an ice breaker)!
I had some left over tealights and empty jars. Why not make them into candles?! I depotted the tealights very their metal shells and placed them in one of the jars. Over the medium heat, I placed the jar into a pot of boiling water until the tealights were melted into liquid. For the wick,… Continue reading DIY Easy Upcycled Candles in a Jar
I have a lot of stationery from my childhood, including lots of tiny pencils. You can imagine that both my sister and I loved to doodle in our youth! I wanted to upcycle them so I made them into cute little coasters. Here’s how I did it! Materials: Hot glue gun (for instant results, or… Continue reading Easy DIY Pencil Coasters!
Learn how to transform an ordinary cork board like this…. To a marble cork board! By looking at it, you can probably guess how it was done. Just in case you haven’t figured it out, here’s how I did it. Supplies: Gold paint Marble contact paper (I bought mine for a few dollars at Kmart,… Continue reading Easy marble cork board DIY
This DIY was inspired by TheSorryGirl’s tutorial on a DIY water colour apron for Mother’s Day: I had previously made some white fabric flowers and thought, why not add some colour using the same technique?! Step One: Mix fabric paint colours until you get the desired colours. Mix in a lot of white if you… Continue reading Fabric Flowers – Watercolour Paint DIY
One of the things that I love to do is upcycle! Upcycling is taking something that you would normally recycle, like an old jar, and turning into something better. I had an old Tutti Frutti jar from a ‘Finders Keepers’ market that I really liked but never found a use for. So I thought, why not… Continue reading DIY: Felt cactus and succulents pin cushion