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crochet home decoration

Bohemian cushion easily made

This is perfect DIY for both experienced as well as new crocheters, make a trendy bohemian cushion, easily made in a few hours.

I mixed a few stitches, such as;

 

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crochet home decoration

Spring cloths for the home

I’ve been making some cute spring cloths for the home, in light colors like offwhite and yellow. Crochetted in 100% cotton, therefore washable in machine so that they can be reused.

Half double and single crochet stitches in a mix

Yellow cloth: made of half double and single crochet stitches in a mix

crochet dich cloth

White cloth: made of shell/mussles stitches

 

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home decoration tutorial

DIY toilet paper holder for tiny powder room

Here’s how to make a smart DIY toilet paper holder for tiny powder room or guest WC;

  1. Buy a simple roll holder that can be screwed or glued onto wall or a piece of board
  2. Measure for a shelf on top of the roll holder from an even piece of board, I used a piece that was a left over from a shelf project
  3. Screw or glue on the roll holder onto the board
  4. Add brackets on the same side of the board as where the toilet paper roll holder is mounted
  5. Screw the whole piece onto the wall

This is a perfect shelf for you phone while using the wc.

Example of handy toilet paper roll holders can be found on Amazon, Wayfair, Home Depot and Ikea.

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art

Abstract Art made in 2020

This year has started more creative than any other. I have just finished my first Abstract Art Painting, but I am working on a larger piece meanwhile.

This painting in grey, pink, black and white, with plashes of gold, is made of a canvas and hangs in my bedroom. The grey is of the same color as the bedroom wall.

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nailart

Nail stamping with Konad plates and polishes

Nail stamping with Konad plates and polishes is good for beginners as well as pros. I believe their nail polishes takes a bit longer to dry which can be good when using them for stamping.

They sell lots of stuff for nail art, such as the specific nail polishes for stamping, regular polishes, nail art pens and even Gel.

 

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nailart tutorial

Colorful nail art using sponges

Make some colorful weekend nails which are fun as they are or can be a perfect base for nail stamping. This nail art is simple to do, but make sure the nail polishes have time to dry between coats.

Colorful nail art using sponges

  • Make a base, I chose white. Make sure the color covers. Let dry.
  • Cut a kitchen sponge in small pieces to make some colored dots.
  • Just drip some polish from the colorful nailpolishes you wish to use onto the smoother side of the sponge.
  • Damp the sponge lightly onto a couple of nails but put new nail polish onto the sponge after every second nail.
  • Let dry.
  • Put on top coat.

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nailart

Mustache nail art for beginners

A cool but very simple nail art is to make a mustache, all you need are a dotting tool, a thin pointy tool and a fine art brush. For example you can use a pin and a tooth pick. Or you just use a nail art pen which can be found in places such as Walmart and Amazon.

How to make Mustache nail art – for beginners

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nailart tutorial

Nail stamping for beginners

There are plenty of stamping plate producers; Konad, Bundle Monster/Maniology, Depend and MoYou London.

Nail stamping for beginners

  • Paint your nails in a base color and let dry.
  • Put the stamping color on to the plate.
  • Use a scrape so wipe of the unnecessary amount of stamping color.
  • Grab the stamper and push on to the plate pattern,with the pattern om the rubber end push gently on to the nail in a swiping move. Do not glide over the nail.
  • Let dry.

 

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crochet

Crochet a modern granny blanket

Get on going and crochet a modern granny blanket without doing the classic squares which have traditionally been used for blankets.

How to crochet a simple yet modern granny blanket

To get started, chain the width of the blanket.
Turn and *Ch 1, and make 3 dc. Repeat from* for the rest of the width.
Make the blanket as long as you wish.
I used many various colors, a perfect way to use up yarn that is left over from other projects.
The black yarn around the blanket was added after all the rows were done.

See also: Blanket and cushion of granny squares

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nailart

Autumn nailart with nail stamping

With the European November weather, grey skies and rain, I found that making autumn nail art with nail stamping was a delight. Grey matches lots of my autumn outfits. For some green nails I used OPI Thanks a Windmillion and white base from Depend.

See also: Inspiration from #nailartbygrip

 

Stamp Nails with stamping plates

  • Paint your nails in a base color. Maker sure the base polish dries completely.
  • Add the other color for the pattern on to the plate.
  • Swipe of the unecessary amount of polish with the scrape or a credit card in plastic.
  • Grab the stamper and push on to the plate to get the pattern om the rubber end. The push gently on to the nail in a swiping move. Do not glide over the nail.
  • Let dry and use top coat to protect.
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home decoration

Two colored wall – perfect for the area of the bed

In this small studio apartment the challanges are many and one thing I find a bit boring is having the wall plain by the head of the bed. So, due to small budget, I came up with the idea to paint the area around the beds head area in another color than the wall and voila!

There is now something happening by the bed area. To top it of I put an Ikea picture list/shelf (such as Mosslanda) on top for keeping small thing above the bed.

Two colored wall – perfect for the area of the bed:

Painted wall for the bed

I made hanging bed light consisting of just a cord and a large glass lamp (E27) hanging of a bracket beside this headboard. Super Simple!

 

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crafts gift tutorial

Decorate Champagne Bottle with Gold

Decorate Champagne Bottle with Gold Glitter, a perfect give away for a birthday. It is easy to do, you just need glue, brusch and glitter. Follow this tutorial!

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