DIY AUTUMN DEKO – PART I

Allgemein, AUTUMN, Decor

The summer is finally gone and autumn is just ahead of us. Therefore it is getting colder and dark outside. But not inside your home. A nice fall deco is bringing light to your heart and your home. You can easily utilize natural things such as acorn nuts, acorn or maple leafs for the prefect autumn deco. Follow my easy step by step guide to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

I collected many fall decoration ideas on my DIY Autumn Deko pinboard.

  1. Required supplies

Acorn nuts, acorn and maple leafs – explore the nature outside your home

Acrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,13€ (black and white)

Total cost = 0,13€

 Where to find: 
modulor – Acrylic Paint

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    DIY Acron Autumn Deco – Step by step

    Zeit 20 minutes

    4. Results

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    DIY Autumn Acron Deco

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    DIY Autumn Acron deco

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    DIY Autumn Acron Deco

DIY STORAGE IDEAS – 3# PENCIL CUP

Allgemein, STORAGE SOLUTIONS

Did you ever find yourself searching for a pen and you could not find one? Pencils are all over the place and never available, when needed. Do you face a similar problem? Then my next DIY project might be a good fit for you: With a pencil cup you can easily organize your pens and always have a place, where you can put them. My easy step by step guide shows to you how to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

There are many ways to organize your desk. Have a look at my Pinterest board.

  1. Required supplies

Money Masking Tape: 2,99€ / 10m = 0,03 per cup

MoneyCan: Recycle an old food can

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,13€ per pencil cup

Total cost per pencil cup = 0,16€

 search v2 Where to find: 

modulor – Acrylic Paint

  1. DIY – Step by Step
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DIY Pencil Cup – Step by step

Zeit 20 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Pencil Cup

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DIY PRINTMAKING TECHNIQUES – #3 POTATO PRINTS PART IV

Allgemein, Decor, Gift cards, Paintings, Printmaking

Printmaking with potatoes is a fairly easy technique especially if you chose a motive like a triangle or rectangle. Geometric motives are easy to cut with the knife and therefore the perfect to start your printmaking project. In my easy step by step approach, I show you how to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

I collected some inspiring printing techniques on Pinterest.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyPost cards: 1,79€ / 25 cards = 0,07€ per card

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,13€ per card

MoneyPotato 0,35€/ 1kg: = 0,02€

Total cost per card = 0,22 €

search v2 Where to find: 
modulor – Acrylic Paint

3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY Printmaking Triangles – Step by step

Zeit 30 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Printmaking with Potatoes – Triangles

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DIY Printmaking with Potatoes – Triangles

DIY PRINTMAKING TECHNIQUES – #3 POTATO PRINTS PART III

Allgemein, Gift cards, Paintings, Printmaking

The beauty of printmaking is that it does not required advanced painting skills. You only need to apply an easy technique like “potato printing”. I first applied this method, when I was in kindergarten preparing presents for my parents. In my easy step by step approach, I show you how to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

I collected some inspiring printing techniques on Pinterest.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyPost cards: 1,79€ / 25 cards = 0,07€ per card

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,13€ per card

MoneyPotato 0,35€/ 1kg: = 0,02€

Total cost per card = 0,22 €

search v2 Where to find: 
modulor – Acrylic Paint

3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY Potato Printmaking step by step- Cloud with raindrops

Zeit 30 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Printmaking – Clouds with raindrops

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DIY PRINTMAKING IDEAS – Potato print

DIY PRINTMAKING TECHNIQUES – #2 RANDOM ITEMS Part II

Allgemein, Paintings, Printmaking

You are not satisfied with your drawing skills? As I already mentioned, I wouldn’t consider myself as a talented drawer. But that does not mean that I am not creative and not able to make beautiful paintings. It is all about the right technique: the second Printmaking-technique that I would like to introduce to you is called “random items”. So get creative and search some random things at your home that you can use for making your unique prints.

  1. Source of inspiration

I collected some inspiring prints on my Pinterest pinboard and some pictures of items that can be used for printmaking.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyCardboard: 0,35€ per piece = 0,35€ per print

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,38€ per paint

Money Greek Yoghurt cup (after you ate your Greek Yoghurt :-))

Total cost per fan = 0,73€

search v2 Where to find: 

modulor – Cardboard

modulor – Acrylic Paint

3. DIY – Step by Step

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Zeit 40 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Printmaking techniques – #2Random items

Allgemein, Paintings, Printmaking

You are not satisfied with your drawing skills? As I already mentioned, I wouldn’t consider myself as a talented drawer. But that does not mean that I am not creative and not able to make beautiful paintings. It is all about the right technique: the second Printmaking-technique that I would like to introduce to you is called “random items”. So get creative and search some random things at your home that you can use for making your unique prints.

  1. Source of inspiration

I collected some inspiring prints on my Pinterest pinboard and some pictures of items that can be used for printmaking.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyCardboard: 0,35€ per piece = 0,35€ per print

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,38€ per paint

Money Greek Yoghurt cup (after you ate your Greek Yoghurt :-))

Total cost per fan = 0,73€

search v2 Where to find: 

modulor – Cardboard

modulor – Acrylic Paint


3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY Printmaking Random items

Zeit 40 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Printmaking – Random items

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DIY Printmaking – Random items

My 3 best DIY deco ideas for the kitchen

Allgemein, KITCHEN

 

Each DIY deco idea is linked to an easy step by step guide that helps you to get the best results:

#1. DIY Herb Garden

#2. DIY Pinboard

#3. DIY Concrete Flowerpot

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DIY Kitchen Deco – Concrete Flower pot

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7 DIY deco tips to bring summer to your home

Allgemein, SUMMER

Summer is a state of mind. To bring summer to your home every day (even if it is raining), you can decorate your home with refreshing summer deco. Below you can find 7 DIY deco tips #tobringSUMMERtoyourHOME. Each tip is linked to an easy step by step guide to help you to get the best results.

#Tip 1 – DIY Palm Picture mad of straws

#Tip 2 – DIY Wall Tattoo Golden Pineapple

#Tip 3 – DIY Strawberry sculpture made of straws

 

#Tip 4 – DIY Pineapple Showcase

#Tip 5 – DIY Flamingo Print

#Tip 6 – DIY 3D Ice Cream Painting

#Tip 7 – DIY Fan made of Straws

BRING SUMMER TO YOUR HOME – #7 DIY Fan made of Straws

Allgemein, Decor, SUMMER

“And at the end of the day your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparking.”

Summer is definitely a state of mind. After a week full of hot summer inspirations, you might seek for refreshment and cooling. This is why the last DIY project to #bringsummertoyourhome is a DIY fan. In my easy step by step instruction I show you how to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

On my summer mood-board on Pinterest you can find some juicy inspirations for the summer.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyDrinking Straw: 0,57€ / (21cm x 35 = 735 cm) = 0,11€ / 133 cm per fan

 

2 x 35 cm , 3x 21 cm

MoneyWrapping paper: 0,98€ / 70 x 200cm = ~0,13€ per 25cm  x 70 cm per fan

Money Nylon thread: 1,70€ / 50m = 0,01€ / ~0,2m per fan

Total cost per fan = 0,25€

search v2 Where to find: 

Søstrene Grene – Wrapping paper

Søstrene Grene – Drinking Straws

3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY Fan mad of Straws – Step by step instructions

Zeit 30 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Fan mad of Straws

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DIY Fan made of straws

Are you already in summer mood? What do you do to bring summer to your home? Leave your comment or share your pictures with me on Instagram or Facebook: #bringsummertoyourhome

BRING SUMMER TO YOUR HOME – #6 DIY 3D Ice Cream Painting

3D Painting, Allgemein, Paintings, SUMMER

“I SCREAM, you SCREAM, we all SCREAM for ICE CREAM!”

There is no real way around ice cream in the summer season. So if you want to come into the ultimate summer mood, ice cream must be a part of your home décor. In the sixth DIY project to #bringsummertoyourhome I provide an easy step by step instruction for a 3D Ice Cream Painting.

If you also scream for ice cream, you can find some refreshing inspirations on my summer mood-board on Pinterest.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyDrinking Straw: 0,57€ / (21cm x 35 = 735 cm) = 0,18€ / 226 cm per 3D painting

Wafer: 5 x 15 cm / 4 x 3 cm

Scoop: 3 x ( 5 x 5 cm / 10 x 3cm)

MoneyHot Glue Gun sticks: 9,61€ / 20 pieces = 0,17€ per 3D painting (1/3 piece)

Money Nylon thread: 1,70€ / 50m = 0,09€ / ~2,5m per 3D painting

MoneyCanvas 24 x 30 cm = 2,98€ per 3D painting

Total 3D painting: 3,42€

search v2 Where to find: 

Søstrene Grene – Drinking Straws

Amazon – Hot Glue GunAmazon – Hot Glue Gun Sticks

modulor – Nylon thread

modulor – Canvas

3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY 3D Ice Cream Painting – Step by Step instructions

Zeit 150 minutes

4. Results

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DIY 3D Ice CREAM Painting – #bringsummertoyourhome

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DIY 3D Ice Cream Painting – #bringsummertoyourhome

Are you already in summer mood? What do you do to bring summer to your home? Leave your comment or share your pictures with me on Instagram or Facebook: #bringsummertoyourhome