Ice Cream Sticks #4: Photo Charm

DIY Tutorial: Ice Cream Stick Photo Charm | @onelmon

In today’s digital era, do you still print out your photos from holiday or special occasions? I did and still do. It’s just nice to have a nostalgic photo on your table when you are working or a good picture inside the wallet. So today, I’m bringing out the crafting with photo theme again for the last craft from the ice cream stick series, a photo charm that is so small that you can bring it anywhere. Continue reading

Ice Cream Sticks #3: Key Holder

DIY Tutorial: Ice Cream Stick Key Holder | @onelmon

Hi there, still in the ice cream stick craft challange, we are back for the third item today! This week, we are making a simple personalised keyring. This is great for you who live in a big family or with friends where accidentally swapped keys always happens! For those who live alone like me? Doesn’t matter, personalised thing makes everything better, right? You can even make a bunch of this for your friends too :) because it’s easy, fast, inexpensive and handmade!  Continue reading

Ice Cream Sticks #2: Arrow Bookmark

DIY Tutorial: Ice cream Stick Arrow Bookmark | @onelmon

Hello! We are back for the second craft from the ice cream sticks series. This week we are making a bookmark! (Again??) I know, it’s not a secret that I love making bookmarks. If you love bookmarks, you can check out other bookmark’s tutorials that I’ve made so far. For today, just take out your ice cream sticks and let’s start making! Continue reading

Ice Cream Sticks #1: Hexagon Pendant

DIY Tutorial: Make a hexagon pendant from ice cream sticks | @onelmon

Last time I posted “4 things you can do with clothes pin” series here, here, here and here and this time, I’m challenging myself to make another 4-post series with ice cream sticks! Ice cream sticks are inexpensive crafting materials so I can experiment a lot with them. Here goes the first from the series, the hexagon pendant that is made out of ice cream sticks entirely! Scroll down for the how to! Continue reading

2-in-1 Bow

DIY Tutorial: 2-in-1 Bow | @onelmon

In case you missed it, I made a double bow tutorial the other day and today I’m sharing yet another bow tutorial! It’s a double color or 2-in-1 bow! The steps are quite similar to the previous one (both are super easy and need just a small scrap of fabric to make) but they are different but still cute in their own way. You can use any fabric combination that you like, of course but for this tutorial, I used felt as the fabric just to make it easier to see. Join along and let’s make some bows! Continue reading

Snapshot Necklace

DIY Tutorial: Snapshot Necklace | @onelmon

A few days ago I saw a lady wearing a cartoon character necklace in the station and I thought it was kinda cute. But hey, why not make it funnier and more fun by using a real image of a person instead? I have 2 sisters that are very fond of doing jumping shots and I thought those shots could work well for this accessory. Of course you can use a standing (still) photo of yours but I think a shot with two hands up or any other gestures would make cuter necklaces. Let’s jump to the easy how-to!

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Pressed Flowers

DIY Tutorial: Pressed Flowers | @onelmon

Sakura season is over in where I’m living now actually, but because this craft took a bit of time (the waiting part!!), I can only manage to share this post this week. So, this is my very first spring in my entire whole life. I’ve been living in tropical 2-season countries for the past 25 years so I’m very excited with the transition from the cold winter to the warm spring season :) As a memento for my first spring, I collected the sakura flowers just as they are about to wither (they have a relatively short blooming season, only a week or two) and turned them into pressed flowers. They are pretty as bookmarks (oh yes, another bookmark for me!) or they are great for table display too! Continue reading

Spring Bookmark

DIY Tutorial: Spring Bookmark | @onelmon

As a proud bookworm, I’ll never get enough of bookmarks, which is one reason why I’m still not getting myself a kindle ;-) To welcome the spring (and match the atmosphere), I made this flowery bookmark this week. I so wanted to use real flowers for this but I’ve yet to learn the alchemy on how to prevent flowers from wilting so thank you plastic flower for being here to fill the gap. I bought a stick of sakura (with a few branches and flowers in different sizes) which is now on sale because the blooming session is almost over. So, are your ready to prettify your book with some flowers? Continue reading