Nov
30/14

The Notebook: Good as Gold

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Today I am sharing how to turn your plain notebook into a cool stationery! Perfect for someone who loves an instant DIY makeover. It’s easy and simple tutorial to save your pennies. Learn how to decorate your plain notebook with gold polkadots and beautiful typography below.

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Nov
16/14

DIY: ‘Bonne Nuit’ Canvas Light

Sleep tight with this ‘Bonne Nuit’ Wall Light, a fun alternative to light your night time. A canvas light that hangs on your bedroom wall. It’s lovely art decorations during daytime and get a beautiful luminescence when you switch on the LED light that hide behind the canvas.

What you need:

– small canvas

– acrylic paint: dark blue and white

– brush and x-acto knife

– LED small round light (I get it from poundland)

– scotch tape

 

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Since I wanted the canvas to look like a magnificent of night sky, I started by painting the background a dark blue using a big flat brush. Next, trace the typography and cut the letters to form a stencil template. Place the paper on the centre of canvas with scotch tape so it won’t leave any mark.

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Ready for the second layer- fill the letters with white acrylics to get the full contrast. Add a bit grunge by pressing the brush against the canvas.

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Attach the LED light on the wall and cover it with your bonne nuit canvas. Lights that on under your roof! I wish you free from nightmare.

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Nov
02/14

DIY: Stitched Hearts Globe Card

A while a go I came across a nice handmade Valentine card from one of my inspiration blogs, Dandee. I swoon the hearts stitched together project and wonder if I could make one someday! The day has came when I need to make my boyfriend’s birthday card, I thought a cute and romantic handmade card will be perfect for him. My boyfriend loves globe and map so my idea is stitching the hearts onto a print out of world map. Follow me how to create quick and easy this DIY tutorial!

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Print the template here:

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To begin the DIY project, you need to print the artwork above and prepare red embroidery , needle, and scissors.

 

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Cut the long embroidery approx 60 cm. You might not need that long but it is better to have it more instead of running out the embroidery in the middle of stitching.

 

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The stitching process starts with poking the dots so while you are at the back of the card you are still able to see the holes. Stitch the paper by creating x and repeat until you fill both hearts.

 

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To tidy up the back of the card, I attach the same size plain card with glue. Now you can fold the card and show up your finished hearts! Don’t forget to write on your love message inside the card!

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