Month: November 2016

Homemade bow from recycled gift wrap

Homemade Bow: Recycle your Gift Wrap Paper!

The holiday season is finally upon us! If you’re a paper collector like me, you’ll have a lot of scrap paper lying around, especially gift wrap. Here’s a homemade bow made from recycled gift wrap paper. (Yup, this is the┬ásame leftover paper from my phone holder misadventure.) For me, this beats the ribbon bows that […]

Read more

Phone Holder: A Toilet Paper Roll Misadventure

I finally have a misadventure for you guys! I was trying to do a tutorial from Craft ‘n Creations on their toilet paper roll phone holder, but it was an epic fail for me. Why? In the age of ever changing technology and evolving trends, my phone was so big that it knocked my paper […]

Read more
Snowflake Card

Snowflake Card: Holiday Cross-stitch DIYs

My last cross-stitch card seemed like a big hit, so I thought I’d make another one! This snowflake card uses one colour (white) against a red background. It’s fairly simple if you draw out your target stitches beforehand. The x’s should appear even (but not too perfect) and consistent. Here is my halfway point below. […]

Read more

Egg Carton Crafts: Remembrance Day Poppies

Every November, it warms my heart when I see people wearing poppies. There’s an old lady in the mall near my workplace that I walk past every day, who takes donations and helps you pin your poppy on. I look forward to seeing her every year. It’s Remembrance Day long weekend and I had just […]

Read more