Archive for June, 2012


• DIY ideas in ‘Decoreren in landelijke stijl’

Earlier this year I designed and wrote some DIY projects for the spring edition of the magazine ‘Decoreren in landelijke stijl‘. The pictures in this post show an impression of the publication. If you want to receive a PDF copy of the items with my designs (in Dutch), you only have to subscribe to the […]

1 Comment June 29th, 2012


• DIY Crochet stool cover

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Inspired by the spring mandala of ‘Made in K-town‘, and this stool cover by ‘Where your heart is‘, I designed my own cover for this 31 cm wide Hema stool. Geïnspireerd door de gehaakte ‘spring mandala’ van ‘Made in K-town‘ en deze hoes gemaakt door ‘Where your heart is‘, heb ik mijn eigen hoes ontworpen […]

25 Comments June 27th, 2012


• Inspiring blogs on Sunday

These weeks I’m following the new 2.0 Blogging Your Way course by Holly Becker. And in the students blogroll I found the blog of Machteld: ‘Needlework inspiration‘. I was just wowed by her knit and crochet projects, and needed to share her work with you, hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Deze […]

1 Comment June 24th, 2012


• Inspiring blogs on Sunday

My Poppet is a blog I just happily discovered :-) Cintia shares easy to do and colorful DIY projects, and a lot of those are also suitable to do with kids. I love the way she presents the projects on her blog, they make me feel inspired to start my own DIY right away, thanks […]

4 Comments June 17th, 2012


• Fabric covered Moleskine notebook

With a few pieces of fabric, embellishments and some left-over Vliesofix (Bondaweb) you can create the most fun personalized notebooks. [Scroll naar beneden voor de Nederlandse beschrijving] Materials: Vliesofix Fabric Moleskine notebook Hema notebook Multi purpose glue, glue dots and double sided tape Thin robe or yarn Embellishments You start with measuring a piece of fabric […]

4 Comments June 13th, 2012


• Inspiring blogs on Sunday

Today I share with you the blog of Miga de Pan a handmade artist from Buenos Aires. I especially love her crochet work, the cute animals, soft cushions and her use of colors. I have to thank Irene of Bloesem for pointing me to this inspiring blog De inspirerende blog van vandaag is die van […]

1 Comment June 10th, 2012

    About me

    Hi, I'm Petra, I live in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I’m running my own business byPetra: selling creative materials, like ribbons in scandinavian style, cute Lecien fabrics and many more, I also organise craft workshops.

    On this blog I will share my inspiration, that I find in books (lots and lots of craft books), magazines, shops, museums and other blogs. You will also find DIY ideas and news from my shop from time to time.

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