#DIY Cardboard Nail Polish Organizer

Hi, sweeties!

I’ve got a new project here, nail polish organizer made of cardboard. I made two of them. One is open where it can sit anywhere you want it to and the other one has a door where you can attach it to the wall.

You can check how I made them here.

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I hope you liked them sweeties 🙂

Love,

AYIE

Re-purposed Tin Can(Valentine’s Day gift)

Hi, sweeties!

It is 5 days away to Valentine’s day! Excited? Not me :'(. I am single and I am happy. Anyways, I want to share what I made last night as a Valentine’s gift to a friend. Last time, she mentioned that she wants something that she can stuff her precious things. Since, I am broke, I thought of gifting her that but in a most pocket friendly way :P.

There was this old tin can which was just lying in my cupboard(perfume packaging from Body Shop). I thought of making it into something useful so I can gift it to her. So, I came up with this (I guess) pretty vintage inspired re-purposed tin can.

 

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Materials:

tin can, kraft paper(you can use any printed paper also depending on the design that you want), paper napkins, music note printed paper, fabric lace, pearl beads, white glue, thin brush, stick glue, pencil, scissors, needle and thread, any printed word that you want, I used “HAPPINESS”, jute string and button

How to:

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After covering the lid, from top to side around, I started accentuating it.

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On how I made the spiral rose, you can refer here http://tallystreasury.com/2011/05/paper-orchids-and-spiralled-paper-roses/

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I used a paper napkin(which I got from a restaurant 😛 ^_^)in making the spiralled paper rose then I glued a pearl bead in the center of it. I made three of them.

Then I started to work on the lid by gluing halfway center across a fabric lace then placed the three flowers beside it. I cut a butterfly and a feather from the music note printed paper. Also her initial which is “M” with a heart on it(stitched around) I added a jute string on the feather’s stem and a button on top of it. Then I cut the word Happiness.

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PRESTO!

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY Sweeties! I hope you liked this idea.

Love,

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#DIY Sharpie Mugs

Hi, Sweeties!

Actually, this post was supposed to be posted in December but since I became too busy, I totally forgot about it. Sorry again 😦

These Sharpie Mugs were ordered by a friend to gift officemates on their Christmas party.

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Materials:

Sharpies, cheap white mugs, huge cooking vessel with a lid(if no oven), ethyl alcohol, pieces of cotton balls, pencil, blank paper, scissors

How to:

Note: I don’t have an oven. I baked them in a huge cooking vessel with a lid on medium to low fire for an hour 😛

  1. I washed the mugs to remove dirt then dry.
  2. I browsed on the internet for some cute designs as inspiration for my mugs designs.
  3. I directly drew on the mugs. I used the ethyl alcohol dropped in a piece of cotton ball in erasing when it was needed.*You can also draw your design first on a piece of paper then scribble VERY HARD the backside(of the drawing) then place the paper on top of the area of the mug where you want the design to be placed with the scribbled part under then start tracing over your drawing(like stenciling). The pencil led will get stuck on the mug which will give you the chance to trace that using your sharpie and get an awesome outcome! SMART!
  4. I let them dry overnight then started baking not in an oven but on a stove(I am so smart 😛 ). I heated the vessel first then filled in my mugs and covered. At first, it was in medium fire then I lowered it. I waited for 1 hour then cooled them down. If you have an oven, you are lucky! The  oven baking varies in time. I am really not sure. I am just sharing how I baked mine.
  5. Tested them for washing. I hand-washed them with dishwashing soap and sponge but I get rid of the design as much as possible. It worked. The designs didn’t fade!

 

 

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I hope you learned something unusual ^_^, sweeties!

Love,

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#DIY Mod Podge Shoe/Shirt Boxes(repurposed)

HELLO! Yes, it is me again, sweeties.

I really want to be productive while sitting home. I was clearing some unwanted stuffs and I saw these empty shoe box and shirt boxes(which I got from an online shop). I admit my crafting tools/stuffs are everywhere! I barely get time to nicely keep them because I am a working woman and I only get a little bit of time during my off days(and that is just once a week). This is also the reason why I am on and off in posting and showcasing my DIY ideas or how you may call it(lols). I am just waiting for something at this time that is why I am a free woman for couple and couple of days!! Yey!

Ok, so here it is now. I am presenting my new repurposed items where I can organize and stuff my crafting tools and the likes.

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Materials:

Empty boxes, printed papers(got the prints online ^_^ downloaded and copy pasted them in an A4 size paper then print!), lace for the accent, glue(I just used an ordinary white glue)a brush, glue stick, pencil for tracing and masking tape(optional).

YES, THIS IS ME 😛

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How to:

  1. I traced the size of every corner of the boxes that needed to be covered then cut.
  2. I applied a good a mount of glue then pasted the paper on each part(I did not cover the inside because I am a big time lazy specimen!)
  3. You can think of how you want to mix match your printed papers or create a design out of them like what I did. Example is that music note prints. I cut some rose prints and pasted them on top of that. Then on the other box, I pasted two different prints and on the third box, I glued a piece of lace. It is up to you. BE CREATIVE!
  4. I poured an amount of glue with a sufficient part of water which I think I could apply for the whole three boxes. This will give the finish of a mod podge. Left to dry for sometime then PRESTO!

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You can now start digging for old/empty shoe boxes or any box which you can make use of sweeties. I guarantee you, they are really pretty and functional. I am just beginning to stuff my things in them and I am so happy!

I hope you liked this post.

 

Love,

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My #DIY Country Kitchen

Hi, sweeties!

Today, I want to share how my humble country kitchen looks like. I call it “Pinoy Style/My Style”, as usual.

 

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I hope you liked it ^_^

 

Love,

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My #DIY lunch bag(cat applique)

Got a new creation for my meal boxes ^_^. I so adore it!

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What have you made recently, sweeties?

Love,

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MY #DIY Colorful Bathroom

Hi, sweeties!

As promised, I wanna show you my unfinished DIY bathroom.

I know it’s not that great but I adore it ❤ <3.

 

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I hope you liked it 🙂

 

L<3VE,

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