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Mother's Day Gift DIY

It's almost Mother's Day, can you believe it? Do you have anything special planned for the occasion? If you're stuck on what to give your mum for Mother's Day, don't worry! We've got your back! Follow along in this tutorial to see how we customized a simple pouch/pencil case using fabric paint! Materials: Pouch (or any item you want to decorate) Fabric paint Palette Scrap paper Paintbrushes We wanted our pencil case to be unique and really personal, so we painted a simple, geometric portrait of Mummy dearest 😍 To get started, scoop out the fabric paint onto your palette. If you don't have a palette, you can use scrap paper, or even a plastic tupperware lid. Before you start painting, remember to...

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We made our own Easter eggs this year!

Can you guys believe it's Easter? The time just flew by this year! In the blink of an eye, and it's already the end of March. In honour of the special occasion, we actually hosted an Easter egg hunt and giveaway on Instagram, using our very own homemade Easter eggs. Read on if you want to see how we decorated our Easter eggs! Here's what you'll need: Materials: Eggs (we used hard-boiled ones so they'd have more weight and stability) Non-toxic paint (especially if you plan on eating the eggs afterwards!) Paintbrushes Mixing tray or palette Sharpies The first thing we did was mix up some pastel colours using our palette. To get pastel purple, we mixed red + blue...

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Confetti Coloured Bowl DIY - inspired by Oh Joy!

Hi again, everyone! It feels like such a long time since our last tutorial, and today's DIY is such a fun little project for a slow weekend afternoon. We bought an inexpensive white bowl and transformed it from Plain Jane to Chic Monique using only nail polish! This colourful DIY was actually inspired by Oh Joy!'s Large Confetti upholstered armchair. Do yourself a favour and follow them, their blog and Instagram is an endless source of inspiration and #goals ;) Let's get down to the materials you'll need: Materials: Bowl, mug or pot. It can be any colour you want, but we recommend a solid colour so that your nail polish will show up nice and bright! Nail polish! The...

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Valentine's Day DIY Tote

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, guys! We made a simple DIY with one of our plain black totes, and thought we'd share the love with all of you! Here's what you'll need to get started: Materials: Black tote (or any fabric you'd want to decorate) Fabric paint (we used white and pink, so it will stand out against the black) Ruler Scissors Pen Paper Cotton bud Something round to use as a template (we used a lid from a bowl) The first thing you'll need to do is cut out a heart template. Fold the paper in half, and use the lid (or anything round that's handy) to draw out a semi-circle, with one side of the semi-circle...

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Stone Photo Holders - DIY Tutorial

Hi, fellow crafters! For this week's edition of DIY Friday, we're making some adorable photo holders from small stones! Bonus: this craft is totally kid-friendly, so we definitely recommend it for a weekend project with your little munchkins. Here's what you'll need to get started: Materials: Stones/pebbles (we suggest ones with a nice flat bottom) Acrylic paint Paint brush Small gauge wire Needle-nose pliers Cutter pliers First things first, make sure the stones are nice and clean. And then it's time to paint! For the first stone, we went with blue and white polka-dots, and then some adorable red and yellow hearts for the second stone. Wait for the paint to dry before adding any patterns. We found that 2 coats...

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