Category: DIY

Designing a Sustainable Wardrobe

Designing a Sustainable Wardrobe

For years now I’ve wanted to consistently make my own clothing. I have saved a bunch of sewing tutorials and other ideas on Pinterest. I also had a 2020 goal to do an upcycled wardrobe project. That never happened because I was quite creatively paralysed […]

DIY Gifts for Men Part 2

DIY Gifts for Men Part 2

A few years ago I did a series of posts on DIY gifts for different people. The one for men has stayed the most popular. And I get it. because every year I struggle to find ideas for the men in my family. Now that […]

How to Make T-Shirt Yarn in 10 Minutes or Less

How to Make T-Shirt Yarn in 10 Minutes or Less

Since I found out how to make t-shirt yarn and how incredibly easy it really is, I’ve been keeping an eye out for t-shirts at the flea markets. I scored some for 50 cents recently, and had a chance to get them made into yarn […]

Video | How to Make Continuous T-Shirt Yarn

Video | How to Make Continuous T-Shirt Yarn

Today I am sharing the video tutorial of the T-shirt yarn DIY. I am not that happy with the video, I definitely need some more practice shooting! But it should help to illustrate the steps for how to make continuous t-shirt yarn. I’ve listed the […]

10 Ideas for Handmade Christmas Cards

10 Ideas for Handmade Christmas Cards

I’m making my cards this year, using a drawing I did in one of my art classes. It’s going to be pretty simple: I scanned the image then added some Holiday artwork in Illustrator, then printed it out on textured paper. I’ll share it later […]

10 Crafty Gift Wrap Ideas

10 Crafty Gift Wrap Ideas

Thinking about gift making, also has me thinking about how I’ll be wrapping my gifts this year! I really love to add a special touch to the presentation of my gifts. Today I’m sharing some of my favourite ideas from around the crafty web. Winter […]

Easy Customised Mugs for Valentine’s Day | Real Life Crafting

Easy Customised Mugs for Valentine’s Day | Real Life Crafting

  I’ve been pinning ideas for customising mugs for a while, but have yet to try out the Sharpie and porcelain pen baking tutorials. There are some things I just can’t seem to find the time for. As I was brainstorming ideas one day, I […]

DIY | Gold Animal Place Card Holders

DIY | Gold Animal Place Card Holders

  I’ve seen various versions of this project online, and wanted to try it myself. I knew this would be a perfect gift for my mother-in-law, who delights in coming up with whimsical table settings. All of the versions I’d seen involved using spray paint, […]