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My last-minute disguise for the carnival: the cup crown!

May 20, 2019
My last-minute disguise for the carnival: the cup crown!

Oh, good heavens, next week is already carnival, carnival or whatever you call it! My kids are on top of it all and on the full program: double costumes for every event, parade, children’s carnival in the club and Kreppel eat with grandma & grandpa … Of course, at least half of the costumes are homemade (Mary Poppins and Lokomotivführer) and the second set I bought at the…

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My new treasure: A pretty DIY wall shelf from an old wooden box

May 20, 2019
My new treasure: A pretty DIY wall shelf from an old wooden box

Sometimes you will unexpectedly find very special sweethearts, like today, for example! I am just moving my work space, and clear, sort and lumber around vigorously, because I find suddenly, at the very back under my huge work table, this wonderful antique wooden box! It’s from the old Frankfurt hypermarket, from where now the new chic ECB tower is scratching the skies. A relic from the old days,…

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My BYM advent calendar

May 19, 2019
My BYM advent calendar

Today, two of my advent calendars that I developed for bym.de are presented on the theme stage! I take this as an opportunity to show you my whole collection, maybe there is the right idea for this year’s calendar? Let’s go with these Advent calendars from paper cups, or plastic cups. One year later I sewed a calendar out of old denim pants , which is really great…

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My dragonfly brooch, now online at Brigitte.de

May 19, 2019
My dragonfly brooch, now online at Brigitte.de

This iridescent dragonfly could also land on your T-shirt, because it is easy to make your own! Clear with a few more wings and a bit of neon color and gold dust, it may not be exactly true to life, but all the more unique. An absolute must-have this season! Here you will find the tutorial and the PDF template for download. The DIY tutorial with photos is…

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Mini WM DIY: Germany hair clip

May 16, 2019
Mini WM DIY: Germany hair clip

Before the last match in Germany, I showed you my Last Minute WM DIY hair clips on Facebook and on Instagram . And hey, after the game, I had three mails in the mailbox, which all have a step by step instructions wished. And because the next Germany game is already tomorrow, I thought, I simply put the hair clips as a small DIY creative DIY. They are…

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Mini post-it lanterns

May 15, 2019
Mini post-it lanterns

Part three of Anke’s Post-It DIY ideas are cute little lanterns! It can be used as a decoration, with a tealight in it and names placed on it as a place card on the plate of the next dinner party or even decorating small LED string lights with it. The summer can come! That’s what you need: square post-it notes in different colors transparent tape wool rest Cutter…

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Mini DIY: lucky pig

May 15, 2019
Mini DIY: lucky pig

Sometimes you have to have pig! If you know someone who needs one more, then this is the perfect gift idea! In a few minutes you can conjure up this sweet lucky pig made of felt. lucky pig Everyone is happy about a little lucky charm. The pig in the picture did my sister Rike, after the two instructions for handicrafts with felt we have already presented here…

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Mini DIY: postcards from posters

May 15, 2019
Mini DIY: postcards from posters

Today there is a very small, but very fast upcycling DIY idea: postcards from posters! Postcards from posters Yes, the DIY idea today is really as simple as it sounds: make postcards from your old posters! Actually so easypeasy, that I did not want to make a blog post out of it, but then I thought, maybe that saves even a poster in front of the garbage or…

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Migratory birds – an autumnal window decoration

May 14, 2019
Migratory birds - an autumnal window decoration

At the weekend I stumbled upon a real treasure! In fact, I discovered tens of rolls of adhesive film in an old suitcase. Yes, someday I had to “tidy it up” there, but I had actually completely forgotten … And because I was so happy, I also made something out of it: migratory birds. I think it’s very cute – and when the fall is over, you can…