Drinking Straw Frame

DIY Tutorial: Drinking Straw Frame | @onelmon

Hi everyone! Still in the drinking straw challenge series, today I’m sharing this quick tutorial on how to make a frame from just drinking straws! It’s a very lightweight frame (obviously!) and you can customize the color of the frame with your one favorite color or color combos. Go get your straws now and let’s get started! Continue reading

Drinking Straw Bracelet

DIY Tutorial: Drinking Straw Bracelet | @onelmon

The drinking straw challenge continues! Today we are making a bracelet by beading the ‘straw beads’. For this round, you basically just need 3 simple things that you probably already have at home! Read through to learn how to make your own ‘straw beads’ and craft yourself your own unique beaded bracelet! Continue reading

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

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 #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

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