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Let me be honest with you, as I have always been! I hate Christmas! I don’t hate the smell of oranges and cinnamon, I don’t dislike family gatherings and it’s not even about Christmas cleaning (which I hate a little bit too). I hate Christmas because of the “All I Want for Christmas” song, Santa Claus and because it’s such an industry and so commercialised that, media nowadays would have us believe that the best gifts are the ones you purchase at the department store. The best gift to me is the one made with love and here I’ll give you a few easy ideas to make all your friends and loved ones happy. More…
I like to reclaim wasted space around the home wherever possible, but more than that I do not like to have items that are just laying around the home and constantly getting in the way. Here is an idea how those of you who are annoyed by the ironing board and dislike it with a passion can hide it away… Behind a mirror, for instance. More…
Light is important and when it comes to decorating the table for the holidays, doubly so! Here is a romantic and adorable idea perfect for the holidays and every other occasion where you would want to add ambience and charm to your table and dining room. This project is extremely easy and even people who are new to DIY would manage it.
Since the decoupage projects I collected a while ago, sparkled quite a lot of interest in people, I decided to do some more research on how to decoupage a fridge. It wasn’t very easy, but that’s what I found as information online. I hope it is useful!
As Tsuyoshi Ito once said: “No matter how advanced technologically becomes, there is always going to be someone who wants to learn how to knit!” The truth is God created us to work with our hands and we have talents, imagination, inspiration and ability todevelop skills in order to get crafty and get working. When we knit and work with our hands, they are doing all the “thinking” and the mind is at peace. This is one reason why knitting is so beneficial for us. More…
When we were kids all of us wanted rewarding heroic jobs like being a doctor, police officer, fireman, singer and others, is that right? Actually this is the right approach to any career according to research, as it turns out that people who are crafty, talented and skilful show higher job satisfaction.
Translated from French, “decoupage” means “to cut out”, and the art of decoupage is consistent in the “the decoration of the surface of an object with paper cut-outs.” This process gives the cut-outs an appearance of depth and an impression that the pattern is actually painted on the object. Decoupage is a really funny way to decorate almost any object you can come up with. This art is mainly used on objects like small boxes, plates, vases, or candles. Nowadays, though, it is increasingly applied on furniture too, such as coffee tables, cabinets and even fridges etc. You can freshen up old furniture and mask scratches and signs of wear&tear.