Another DIY

Hi all,

I have taken up Quilling a wonderful craft to make jewellery, little flowers etc… (That is an entirely separate blog post 😉 )

Anyhow, I was storing my supplies in my bedside drawer and it started piling up. I needed to organize my drawer asap cos things started getting lost in them… 😮

So this is the same organizer as my previous post but smaller.

Here’s how it looked before… (I know I am messy)

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This time however I didn’t measure things as I found an old mango box that fitted perfectly. I cut out its sides and used them as the separators.

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I covered the box in newspaper… I don’t know why but I find it charming and much more practical than buying wrapping paper and using it in a box that will be hardly seen once all the things fit in.

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This time however I didn’t use duct tape. The cardboard was thicker and sturdier. So I just pasted the news paper on to the separators and stuck the long ones horizontally using Fevicol. Then I measured the smaller ones and cut the card board accordingly. I just eyeballed the size. This time I didn’t use the ruler.

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So here’s the Final Product…. tadaaaaaaa. Once again the drawer looks much better.

20150216_150719Please leave a comment below and let me know your ideas, feedback or suggestions

Ciao!

Craft… bookmarks

I’ve started reading (again) recently thanks to a dear friend who happily lends her books to me and doesn’t pester me to return them back. 🙂

So I made some bookmarks to return them with the books I took from her. Some of these are actually cloth tags which were fancy enough to be used as one. 😛

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This next one was given to the princess at her school as a christmas gift.

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This one is made after cutting the corner of an envelope in he shape of a heart and a teddy bear and roses from an old wrapping paper.

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And another similar cloth tag… to cool to throw away….

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Ciao

Looong time…. back with a craft project.

Hi all,

Sorry had been busy last month. But i did get to make a cute li’l craft for my Princess’ school project. Here are the step by step pics. Let me tell u everything that is used here was at home. We hadn’t purchased anything. 🙂

First i took a cardboard and cut it into the shape of tiny feet. I used the foot measurement of my brother’s 2 yr old daughter for this. But u can eyeball it too. Photo0143

Then i made slits like so. 2 at the top for the thumb and 2 in the middle for the foot. first I marked the lines and then used a knife to slit them.

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Then i covered it in some left over gifting paper carefully made slit again.

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Then I took a regular drinking straw and flattened it with a knife for making the bands.

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cut it appropriately in to two pieces, one small and one big, to put into the slits we made before

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Then I stuck the pieces at the back with hot glue as shown above. (second pic)

Finally i gave the finished slipper to my daughter and she added the bling and it turned out like this….

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Neat huh?

🙂