Fabric upcycle: what you can make from old dresses
May 25, 2015 – 1:49 am | No Comment

I love to find a new purpose from all things. My favourite materials to transform are cardboard boxes, newspapers and magazines, and fabric. These projects are the result of me not fitting so well into …

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How to use denim scraps
August 6, 2015 – 8:07 am | No Comment

denim_flower_collage

After my recycling projects using old denim I was left with a lot of denim scraps. True to my philosophy not to waste anything I have been thinking of ways to use the left overs and so I tried to create something  artistic to go on my bedroom wall. Not so long ago I made a board resembling a canvas with a cardboard lid, newspaper and glue. It was just sitting there waiting to be decorated, when one day I thought it would look nice to create some abstract pictures using various textures. In the end I decorated it with denim scraps. I cut a lot of different size petals and attached them to the bottom left corner of the board. Not quite the abstract picture I had in mind originally, but I am very happy with my collage flower so much so that it indeed made the wall in the end. My favourite part of the flower is the central part, which I made by rolling a zip.

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Zentangle inspired maps
June 12, 2015 – 2:19 am | No Comment
Zentangle inspired maps

This is the map of Italy divided into regions and decorated with Zentangle Inspired Art. I originally drew the map for an education project, but I couldn’t resist to see what it would look like …

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Portrait with ZIA hair
May 5, 2015 – 8:40 am | No Comment
Portrait with ZIA hair

This portrait with hair in Zentangle Inspired Art style started off as an experiment, but I quite like the end result enough to share it here. I started by tracing a photo in Photoshop, …

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How to make a cutlery tray from cardboard containers
May 4, 2015 – 7:17 am | No Comment
How to make a cutlery tray from cardboard containers

I made this cutlery tray from cardboard containers, newspaper and glue. To make this tray you need 4 long containers, hot glue gun, newspapers, vinyl glue, brushes, decorative paper, decoupage glue suitable for food …

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Rabbit doodles
April 4, 2015 – 10:48 am | No Comment
Rabbit doodles

Wishing all our lovely readers a very Happy Easter with this special Rabbit doodles. To download the template click on here.

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Spring Zentangle Inspired Art
March 13, 2015 – 2:15 am | No Comment
Spring Zentangle Inspired Art

This is my latest zen inspired by Spring.

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Zentangle Inspired drawings: a rose
February 13, 2015 – 4:01 am | No Comment
Zentangle Inspired drawings: a rose

Another Zentangle with a Valentine’s Day theme. A rose with a tiny heart in the middle.

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Multiply with hearts
February 10, 2015 – 2:00 am | No Comment
Multiply with hearts

This is a two page printable with a grid of the two times table where hearts are used instead of numbers and another grid with hearts containing the answer. The answer grid can be cut …

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Valentine’s Day ZIA
February 9, 2015 – 4:34 am | No Comment
Valentine’s Day ZIA

This is my latest Zentangles drawing.

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How to make a heart shaped lavender sachet
February 4, 2015 – 8:28 am | No Comment
How to make a heart shaped lavender sachet

I have a lot of fabrics scraps left over from bigger project, which I wanted to use to make something new  so this week I bring you a heart shaped lavender sachet. To make …

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Zentangles Inspired Art: A Dragon
January 21, 2015 – 2:41 am | No Comment
Zentangles Inspired Art: A Dragon

Ever since I discovered the art of Zentangles I am completely hooked. I like to doodle, I find it relaxing and frees my mind for other creative ideas. This is my Dragon Zentangles for …

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Free printables: Christmas crossword
December 20, 2014 – 3:45 am | No Comment
Free printables: Christmas crossword

A crossword for the holidays with a lot of Christmas words to practise spelling. The clues are simple and should be easy enough for school age children.

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Holidays printables: Christmas Tree doodle
December 2, 2014 – 6:22 am | One Comment
Holidays printables: Christmas Tree doodle

There is a whole set of Christmas doodles here, including this Xmas Tree, snowflakes and Xmas decorations.

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