Take a look at my second craft with old books: CREATE Embroidered Garland INSTRUCTIONS: Cut out, paint & glitter your bookpages (how to do it HERE). Trim your pages to the same width. Measure the width of your pages and put a pencil mark in the middle, at the bottom edge. Cut the pages into triangles,… Continue reading DIY Old Book Crafts – No 2 – Embroidered CREATE Garland
Month: July 2014
Thrifting & Revamping?
I have been thrifting a little this summer: Gilded Vintage Facet Mirror (my friends say to leave it as is... I'm not convinced...) Gilded Wall Clock - not sure if I adore it or if I just think it's a curiosity... the clockwork is broken, but can easily be replaced. Silver Plated Milk & Sugar… Continue reading Thrifting & Revamping?
DIY Old Book Crafts – No 1 – Heart Garland
During the summer vacation I have enjoyed working with old books. The paper texture is great and I love to upcycle 🙂 I went to the thrift store, bought a bag of old books for 50 kroner (approx $8 for 10 old books). They were not vintage or antique, but I picked the oldest books… Continue reading DIY Old Book Crafts – No 1 – Heart Garland
We are vacating!!! (<--- Is that a word in English???) Anyways, we are enjoying time off from work, spending time on my sisters farm and in general just lazy days 🙂 On Sunday, my friend Susanne gave me a HUGE boquet of vintage garden roses! It was absolutely stunning. Unfortunaltely these old roses does not… Continue reading Summer Hacks
French Initials Tags
Are you one of the peeps who simply don't know how to embroider? Or are you looking for some ready printable tags with no effort on your part? Here are some French Initials Tags to help you out: INSTRUCTIONS: Print the tags onto matte photo paper (mine is 170g paper) or cardstock Glue the sheet… Continue reading French Initials Tags