DIY · Ephemera · Postcards

DIY Easter Egg Boxes

How about a pair of Easter Egg Boxes: Use these for little treats or small gifts this Eastertide 🙂 Here is a low resolution preview of the printable boxes: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (my go-to paper is Canon Matte Photo Paper (160g) Cut out the individual pieces Score the box and lid sides on the dotted… Continue reading DIY Easter Egg Boxes

DIY · Ephemera · Norwegian

Vintage Milk Bottle Christmas Display

I'm known to collect every vintage Norgesglas (Norwegian Mason jar) and milk bottle I come across, and I love to use them for my projects. I'm always looking for new ways to use them, and came up with this way of displaying tags in vintage milk bottles: I just filled the bottom of the bottles… Continue reading Vintage Milk Bottle Christmas Display


DIY Garden Furniture Cushion Covers

Did you notice the "grain sack" cushions with my revamped garden furniture from yesterdays post? It is the original cushions with new fabric covers! I measured my cushions' height, length and thickness, and cut a piece of fabric to sew a "bag" for the cushion. The bag is 25cm longer than the cushion: I hemmed the… Continue reading DIY Garden Furniture Cushion Covers

DIY · Norwegian

DIY Mason Jar Bands & Crystals Windchime

Whenever I go to a thrift store I always look for extra Norgesglass bands (Norwegian Mason Jars). The little ol' ladies working there always smile and nod at each other when they see me picking them up, probably thinking I will do some serious canning... they are of course wrong; I use the bands for… Continue reading DIY Mason Jar Bands & Crystals Windchime

DIY · Norwegian

DIY Mason Jar Band & Ribbon Mobile

This little summer craft could NOT get any easier: I simply cut 5 pieces of pretty ribbon and tied them to a vintage Norgesglass (Norwegian Mason Jar) Band! I used some of my Tilda ribbon for this craft, I love the combination of red and pink! I'm sure you could tie almost anything like this: lace, fabric… Continue reading DIY Mason Jar Band & Ribbon Mobile