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.

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.


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

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.



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

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!






crafts home decoration tutorial

Spray Paint Glasses for the Party

Spray paint glasses for the party or to give away, it is fun and easy!

I bought these cheap champagne glasses at a second hand store for about 1 $ each (5 SEK), like that it is fine if they breaks or looses their gold color when dishwashing them.



Spray Paint Glasses for the Party

  • Clean the glasses and let dry.
  • Cover the parts that are not to be painted.
  • Read the instructions of the spray paint and spray in one smooth push if posible.
  • Let dry fo a while.
  • Remove tape and paper.





Also check out this nice tutorial of cute coffee mugs with gold details thanks to spray paint – 5 minute DIY

fabric tutorial

Make a diaper pouch

Make a diaper pouch for small storage of a few diapers. Follow this tutorial to get going!


  • Cut a rectangle of the measure you like, I made it 30×20 cm, one piece of fabric for top and and one for bottom.
  • Cut out pieces for the pockets, my measures are 20×15 cm.
  • Cut out a piece of fabric to make the piece for closing.


  • Pin the large pieces of fabric together and sew. Leave an opening and turn right.
  • Make the piece for closing, put on velcro on both the ending of and onto the pouchs back. Sew onto the pouch.
  • Zig zag the pocket pieces and fold. Pin onto the larger pieces short ends, add bios tape on the short ends before sewing all together.




  • Velcro pieces on each side of the pouch.
  • Sew on bios tape on the short ends.


  • Add bios tape along the sides, sew all togehter.



Glitter nailart

Glitter nailart is quite easy to do, I chose to only decorate two fingers per hand and keep the rest with a regular french manicure.


Glitter nailart

  • Add one coat of glitter nailpolish sush as OPI Pink yet Lavender on the pinky nail.
  • Add one coat of light pink color on ring finger, let dry.
  • Tape a straight line along the ring finger, you can use regular plastic tape if you want to. Put on a few coats of silver glitter nailpolish, let dry in between the coats.
  • Let dry, and rip then off the tape from the ring finger.
  • Add top coat.



Leopard nailart

Leopard nailart might not be super easy to do on your own, but worth a try if you have a dotting tool and fine art brush. I have made my own dotting tool using a pin onto a pens rubber. I used OPI Got a Date To-Knight, dots OPI Gargantua Green Grape and lines OPI Can’t find my czechbook.


Make leopard nails

  • Add one ot two coats of your base color, let dry.
  • Make irregular dots in a lighter color using a dotting tool or/hand a toothpick, let dry.
  • Make lines around the dots with a darker color, use a fine art brush. Make the lines shaped as C and U. Let dry.
  • Add top coat.



Half and half nailart

Half and half nailart can be made by beginners. I myself am a beginner so the nailart wont be to difficult. I used the follwoing nailpolishes for this half and half nailart; OPI Gargantuan Green Grape , Mavala Velvet and Mavala Riga.


Half and half nailart

  • Paint whole nails in one color, let try.
  • Paint half the nails in different color, use tape if you need help with keeping the line straight. Let dry.
  • Make dots on one nail if you want mix match. Let dry.
  • Add topcoat.



fabric home decoration tutorial

Make pennant banner garland

tutorial-pennant-banner-garlandMake pennant banner garland with this tutorial. It is easier than you might think and can decorate every kind of room.

I make these made to order and sometimes you find the item at


  • Make a paper template, mine is 18 cm x 14 cm. Draw up on the fabric and cut out the pieces, 2 parts per piece.
  • Put the two pieces together with the right side towards each other, sew around the longer sides. Cut of as much fabric you can in the tip and then turn the inside out through the shorter ending. Iron to make the pennants flat.
  • Pin all the pennants along a bios tape, leave around 2 to 4 cm between each pennant and make sure to have at least 10 cm free space in the endings.
  • Sew along the whole bios tape.

Make pennants