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• DIY crochet bellflower infinity scarf

When I’m working behind my computer and the weather is a bit colder, I love to wear a scarf. But the loose ends sometimes irritate me, so I decided I needed a cowl (infinity) scarf. I found a few beautiful knitted versions and thought of asking my mother in law to knit one for me. […]

2 Comments July 11th, 2012

• DIY Party favor bag with free printable

With a piece of A4 paper and double sided tape or glue, you can simply make your own party favor or present bags. For the occasion I made a free printable from a piece of Japanese newspaper. To even get you started faster, I will give-away 5 sets of 10 paper doilies, 13m of 6mm […]

18 Comments July 4th, 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

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 […]

27 Comments June 27th, 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

• DIY ideas with masking tape

1. Tambouille 2. Tatertots & Jello 3. Parcel post 4. minifanfan 5. meuk is leuk 6. a Creative Mint To celebrate the new MT tapes available at byPetra, I have collected some great ideas with masking tape. Masking tape (or washi or paper tape) is very versatile to use, it’s easy to tear, I doesn’t […]

2 Comments April 5th, 2012

• Last-minute easter crafting

Last minute easter crafting ideas

1. nanaCompany 2. Yvestown 3. Just another day in paradise 4. Lisbeth sin lille verden I found some lovely, easy to make, fast, last-minute easter crafting projects. Each of those can be made in a few hours: Little easter treat bags by nanaCompany, sweet crocheted egg cozies by Yvestown, painted glass jars for planting spring plants by […]

No Comments April 2nd, 2012

• Envelope ‘art’

The present I made and wrapped with self-made wrapping paper, I have send by post to my friend. Of course the envelope got a special treatment as well :-) I used the Russian doll stamps designed by Eline. And printed a free paper pattern of Fifi Mandirac on sticker paper and cut the bunting from […]

2 Comments March 9th, 2012

• DIY wrapping


For the notebook with the fabric cover, the wrapping was handmade as well. I stamped a piece of kraft paper with stamps from the Eline’s Huis and Eline’s Winterhuis series. I used the doily from the Cross stitch set with white opaque StazOn ink, the ‘Roses are red…’ text stamp from the Butterfly set and […]

2 Comments February 22nd, 2012

• Fabric notebook cover


<Please click the image for a larger version> I made this notebook cover for a dear friend of mine. It was her birthday, and she recently started her own writing blog, and I wanted too encourage her to keep up her writing sessions, as I love her writings very much. You can read her pieces […]

7 Comments January 29th, 2012

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