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Came across this place which utilized old tyres as flower pots for hanging plants and flowers. When grouped together, don't you think that they look unique and nice? This place also does recycling and leftover plants and food are used for fertilizer. It is a good idea to go green. Posted from my mobile

Going through IKEA, I noticed that they sell a huge jar of beads in assorted colours for only RM25. As usual, there would be explanation and tips on what you can do with their items. The display section on the beads above shows: Left side: The finished product Right side: The raw materials- ie the [...]

Cross stitch kits are now available at very reasonable price and sold in kits form- with the design and cross stitch materials supplied as one you can find in Living Cabin store: Designs such as for Chinese weddings, people in love and puppies.

When the cross stitch craze first started decades ago when I was very young, I remembered the cross stitch cloth and the threads specially for cross stitch are very pricey. Today, the price had gone down and I can find cross stitch kits being sold at some gift or stationery shops. Above: Together with the cloth, [...]

The Star paper started a column called Trendsformer which will appear on the paper every second Monday of the month that provide creative ideas on how to recycle old outfits in your wardrobe. It's interesting- with just simple tools like water spray container, fabric paint and fabric marker pen, you can even turn this as [...]

You can add beautiful finishing touches to wooden photo frames by gluing ribbon roses and beads on them. The wooden photo frame below is from Ikea. How to do it:  1.  Use the Uhu glue and glue some ribbons alongside the border covering the 4 angle of the frame. 2.  Then I sew some pink and purple [...]

Today at a bookstore, I saw some boxes consisting of cupcake making kit which is suitable for kids as a weekend craft project.  The toolbox is availabe only for RM32.90- prices now have definitely gone down compared to the initial cupcake craze. In the box, there is a 40 page colourful book teaching you how [...]

For those who are celebrating, Happy Mooncake Festival- it falls on Saturday, 3 October. If you cannot buy any laterns from your part of the world, why not make your own simple latern to celebrate? Every Monday, columnist Teresa Wong will feature a craft that the family can get together and do. Her column is [...]

The Star paper in Malaysia carries a weekly family craft column every Monday by Teresa Wong called You Can Do It. Here is the step by step instructions on how to make a fun frame: To read the article, click HERE.

Here's a creative  idea on how to make a small giftbox using your dollar bill.  Surely it will please your recipients now that money shortage seemed to be an issue :)

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