Chopsticks Placecard

DIY Tutorial: Chopsticks Placecard | @onelmon

Since coming to Japan, I hardly eat anything with a spoon. Everytime I buy my meal, the cashier always inserts a pair of bamboo chopsticks into the plastic bag. Honestly, I rarely use them and just toss them into the drawer. As I’m cleaning up before the summer break, I realized that they have piled up in my drawer. So rather than leaving them collecting dust, using them as craft materials is always a good idea. Continue reading

Tennis Ball – Mike Wazowski

DIY Tutorial: Tennis Ball - Mike Wazowski | @onelmon

I posted on my instagram last week that I won a can of tennis balls (seriously) during a dancing statue game and the thing is that I don’t even play tennis. So what to do with the free balls? We make the green monster from Monster Inc., of course! Doesn’t the green ball just remind you of little Mike? Continue reading

Glow in the Dark – Constellation Tumbler

DIY Tutorial: Glow in the dark - Constellation Tumbler | @onelmon

Hi there! Finally, it’s summer here and I can definitely feel the heat these days. I sweat like crazy and carry my water bottle almost everywhere to avoid dehydration. So, early this week, my water bottle finally gave in (after a heavy usage, flipping the cap open and close for umpteenth time in a day). I saw this “create your own tumbler” tumbler during the open campus at my school the other day and decided to purchase one myself. I was thinking of designing something with a ring of summer and I don’t know why but I always relate star gazing with summer. So here goes the constellation tumbler (with a little magic!) Continue reading

Zipper Bracelet

DIY Tutorial: Zipper Bracelet | @onelmon

Summer is almost here everyone (yay!) and today I’m sharing a tutorial on how to make a bracelet from zippers with pop bright colors to brighten up your look! I saw a pack of colorful zippers sold in Daiso (¥100 shop, something similar to A Dollar store) the other day and I thought this is the chance to try my new sewing machine that has just arrived! Today’s craft will only need minimal sewing but if you don’t sew, you can always substitute all the sewing steps with glueing. Here goes the how to! Continue reading

Ink-Splattered Wrapping Paper

DIY Tutorial: Ink-Splattered Wrapping Paper | @onelmon

When giving someone a present, do you buy the whole package from a gift shop complete with the fabulous wrapping or are you the type that DIY everything from handmade gift to personal greeting card? If you are reading this post, chances are you ARE a DIYer, crafter, or someone who loooooves things handmade and guess what? With only a few basic materials, you can make your gift even more personal by making your own wrapping paper. Read on to see how! Continue reading

Clothes Pin Series #1: Necklace

DIY Tutorial: Clothes Pin Series - Necklace | @onelmon

So I was staring at a pack of wooden clothes pins that I bought without much thinking the other day and wondering what I should do with them (blame Pinterest for showing so many delicious projects with clothes pin like this, this and this). After a little bit of messing around with a couple of pins, I came up with 4 things you can make from clothes pins and today I’m sharing with you one of them! Enjoy! Continue reading

Decorative Paper Clips

DIY Tutorial: Decorative Paper Clips | @onelmon

Hi there! I’m back with an easy craft project today! Decorating your paper clips! What do you use your paper clips for? Files organizer, scrapbooking, bookmark or maybe hairclip? Today I’m sharing my decoration experiments with washi tape and felt on the plain paper clips. Scroll through to see the how-to! Continue reading