Tag: DIY projects

  • DIY Handmade Paper Experiment

    DIY Handmade Paper Experiment

    Take a walk through human history and learn how to add your mark. Literally. Handmade paper could not be easier to do yourself. Challenge yourself to step into the handwork and making process of our ancestors. It is not difficult and the results can be stunning, once you get the hang of it! The intriguing…

  • How to Make Your Own Paper

    How to Make Your Own Paper

    Start simple and don’t buy a bunch of supplies, just yet. Get¬†familiar with the simplest techniques and move up as your skills develop.¬†Enjoy this Daily Find! Love CW. While traditional papermaking methods require special equipment, such as a press, there are alternatives. If you are just starting out, or want to make small amounts of…

  • If you give a moose a muffin…

    If you give a moose a muffin…

    A delightful children’s picture book by American author Laura Joffe Numeroff, where the cause and effect of life’s choices are played out in somewhat silly examples.  And what happens when you give a moose a muffin? He asks for jam, of course, and when he’s finished eating all the muffins, he’ll want you to make more.…

  • Broke down, bought yarn, have to knit

    Broke down, bought yarn, have to knit

    I sent out the letter for February and the moment my sister read it she sent me an email, “buy the yarn”, was all she said. That is how I found myself selecting a pattern and chatting with the lady in the local yarn store.  Our little town called Fish Hoek, has a neighbourhood mall,…