DIY: Paper Gift Bow

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 […]

DIY: Princess Crown

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 […]

DIY: Paper Snowflake Garland

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 […]

DIY Inspiration: Paper Christmas Garland

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 […]

Tea Lights In Jars DIY: Keep Calm And Light Up

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 […]

DIY Inspiration: Oil Lamps In Beans

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 […]

DIY: Stamped Denim

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 […]

DIY: Bleached Denim

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 […]