TUTORIALS + INSPIRATION

paint by number kits from easy123art.com

Note: this post is not a sponsored advertorial. This website was introduced to me by a friend and paid full price for the kit.   I came to know of…

diy string art wedding table numbers

I must have said this about a million times by now but, I can’t believe that the wedding is in 5 months! I was so used to telling others, “the…

diy molten chocolate cake kit + recipe

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I can’t believe it’s 2015 already :P Today, I’ll be sharing a simple molten chocolate cake kit that I recently created as gifts to friends who…love molten…

diy rustic photo frame

(by the way, the beautiful “live laugh love” postcard is by Katrina Alana. I attended one of her calligraphy workshops and got that postcard for free. It’s so pretty :D…

learn to fold a towel elephant

My recent holiday to Koh Phangan was a definitely a different one. Being far from the city, there was hardly anything around. I don’t see that as a bad thing…

free up your wardrobe space!

I don’t have vintage looking hangers nor do I sort my clothes by colours so…bear with my wardrobe on this one! Does your clothes wardrobe (assuming that you’re a girl,…

diy polaroid frame for the polaroid lover!

For my younger sister’s birthday present a while ago, I bought her a polaroid camera, back when polaroid cameras had just gotten really popular and since then, her polaroid camera…

A dummy’s guide to carving rubber stamps and fabric printing

If you haven’t read the last post, “A dummy’s guide to using a speedball linoleum cutter”, do read it as it forms the basis for this post on how to…

A dummy’s guide to using a speedball linoleum cutter (to carve rubber stamps)

While I was making the “house” series fabric block printing tea towels I shared in my last post, I struggled a little, trying to figure out how to use the…

diy fabric block printing tea towels

I spent a good part of last saturday at a housewarming party for one of my closest friends. Since we were all on the topic of houses, I thought it…

diy teepee – learn to create a teepee of any size

Teepee diys have been roaming around the internet for quite a long time now and after seeing how cute they look, I’ve always told myself that when I have a…

diy “JUST <3 MARRIED" burlap sign

I wake up every morning telling myself… It’s X days to the U.S. trip! That’s right…I’m FINALLY going to the U.S. again but this time, not for a holiday but…

I can finally say I’ve done string art.

Technology has not been my friend. I’ve been trying to create a blog post for a while now but since my photoshop trial has expired due to my utter procrastination…

diy photobooth

When I suggested to Jane about going all out with the planning for her birthday, the one concept that immediately came rushing to our minds was none other than… the…

diy granola movie snack boxes

My mom has been making batches of awesome granola. Really…it’s hands down the best granola ever. I carry a mason jar cup of plain yogurt, fruits and granola to work…

pretty up your cake boxes! (for storing cupcakes)

I love baking. But what I do love equally is packaging them. I always think that it is such a pity when great homemade goods are put in boring cake…

diy hand warmers – keep warm and toasty!

Saying that my office is cold is an understatement. In fact, it can sometimes be so cold I feel a little sick. It’s funny because we have colleagues from all…

diy ipad pillow

After much anticipation and hype, the new iOS 7 is finally here! I downloaded it last night and till now, I’ve been getting the “new phone” excitement. Speaking of Apple…

diy customizable lunch bags + free printable!

I am somewhat addicted to pinterest. I can’t help myself but plough through the “DIY and Crafts” section whenever I have time and that includes waiting for my food, for…

how do you organize your fonts? download available :)

I own a macbook pro and used the mac OS all through my university days. Then, I wanted my brother to install photoshop and because he only had a windows…

best diy zippered pouch tutorial

I would say that I am quite a newbie to the sewing machine. It probably sounds crazy but before I learnt how to use the sewing machine, I used to…

diy pincushion mason jars

I’ve blogged about mason jars quite recently and I couldn’t wait to try out the pincushion mason jars. We used to have a traditional chinese pincushion that my mom had…

hanging votives kit at darby smart

Click here to view and buy the kit I woke up one fine morning to an email message on my iphone from Darby Smart – You’ve been accepted as a…

mason jars

I’ve been completely for the whole mason jar craze going around DIYers, pinterest and blogs. I can’t help but swoon over almost every mason jar DIY I see. Unfortunately, it…

diy washi tape ceramic tile coasters

Today was such a lazy sunday. I really envy people who are able to sleep few hours but yet are full of life because I’m the exact opposite. If I…

diy dog leash

I’ve always had a really tough time buying the right leash for Fudge. Since leashes are really…nothing more than a piece of material with a snap hook to me, I…

diy enamel paint projects

I’ve been wanting to do an oil based enamel paint project for a while now (by a while, I mean like…6 months? :P) and I finally got round to doing…

diy pattern tissue paper

The other day, I went to Art Friend (a local art store in Singapore) to look for tissue paper for crafting. I approached one of the store staff and said…

diy pattern glass bottles

Have you ever got this feeling when suddenly… an idea hits you and you just want to get right down to it immediately? This feeling definitely happened for this diy…