Christmas is almost here! Are you ready for the celebration? I am not: I still need to wrap the gifts! This year I decided to go with 100% sustainable gift wrapping. I made gift bows out of old photo magazines and used package paper as wrapping paper. While making the bows, I also made a […]
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I made this tutorial for the SWAP Team blog. It was a part of the surprise Christmas card we sent to our amazing volunteers. The SWAP Team organizes clothes swaps all around Canada. We promote a sustainable life style while helping to renew wardrobes and save money! Want to join? Then sign up on this page. Sharing […]
After spotting a pretty picture of a Christmas garland, I decided to make one for myself. I wanted my garland to be sustainable. What could replace the paper napkins?.. Mmmm, let me think… Paper snowflakes! Made of magazine pages! A perfect project for me. I had hundreds of b&w photo magazines collecting dust on the […]
Christmas is coming soon! These days keep everybody very busy. We need to make hundreds of preparations such as buying a Christmas tree, choosing and buying gifts, preparing the menu, choosing a party outfit… And, of course, decorating the house! This is my one of my favorite Christmas tasks (choosing the outfit is another one […]
Inspired by the oil lamps from the restaurant, I decided to make something similar for home. I love to light up candles in winter; the light coming from flickering flames instantly makes a room feel cozier and warmer. I had two glass jars. You can buy some at a household store or simply use empty sauce jars (like […]
Every morning while going to work, I pass a nice resto located right in front of the Charlevoix metro station. I am always curious about what’s going on inside and always look through its windows. Recently I have spotted pretty oil lamps that the restaurant had on the windowsills. They were placed in glassware filled […]
Today I will share with you one of my most favourite DIY projects: tie-dye bleaching. It is very easy to do, and the result is always cool and unique! That makes this project fun is that the pattern you get in the end which is difficult to predict. It depends on the way you tie […]
This week I won an Instagram contest “Bulles & Tendances” organized by Elle Quebec! The contest participants had to publish photos of their favorite tendencies of the season on Instagram with a tag #ellebt. The prize was a gift basket worth $300. Last Thursday Elle Quebec chose the winner. It turned out that my photo won! […]
While it is gloomy and rainy outside, it is a perfect time to stay at home and to do some DIY projects! Today I will show a sequel of my Bleached Denim post. Let’s stamp! My inspiration was these bleached-n-painted jeans shorts. I loved the idea of combining a bold black and white design with […]
This summer bleached denim was one of the hottest trends. Partial bleached and “acid wash” items give a wardrobe an unusual trendy twist, and there is no wonder why it is so popular. It looks very attractive! But do you need to buy a pair of bleached jeans at the store? Of course not! It […]