Do It Yourself

Enter the Upcycling Competition and WIN a 100 Euro DaWanda Voucher!

Enter the Upcycling Competition and WIN a 100 Euro DaWanda Voucher!

von am 09.09.2014 um 11:25 Uhr | 2 comments

You know all about upcycling, right? It basically means taking something old, used or worn and turning it into something new, useful and/or beautiful. You can find all kinds of upcycled items on DaWanda. We want to see something which YOU have upcycled! It can be anything, as long as it follows the basic principle of turning something old into something new. If the community...

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Friday DIY: Star of Straws by Mollie Makes

Friday DIY: Star of Straws by Mollie Makes

von am 20.06.2014 um 09:30 Uhr | no comments

If you love paper, you will be thrilled with this retro striped straw wall decoration by Mollie Makes! It's super easy to make and adds a bit of colour to any blank wall. Paper straws are a must for any party, but they don't have to be for bubbly sodas. Gather up a couple of packets of straws and conjure up this radiant wall decoration. Once you have the hang of it, you...

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Friday DIY: Golden Clutch by FashionRolla

Friday DIY: Golden Clutch by FashionRolla

von am 06.06.2014 um 09:30 Uhr | no comments

The wedding season is approaching and as the nights are getting longer,  many great summer parties are most likely on the horizon too. Today Xenia from the blog FashionRolla is going to show you how to create your very own golden clutch. If you aren't invited to any weddings, or don't have another suitable occasion for it in mind just yet, it will certainly fit perfectly with...

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Friday DIY: SolarFast Statement Earrings by Mad Mim

Friday DIY: SolarFast Statement Earrings by Mad Mim

von am 23.05.2014 um 15:54 Uhr | no comments

Today Miriam from the blog Mad Mim has this super creative and unusual earring tutorial for us. Read on to discover how to make your very own statement earrings using photo negatives! For this project you’ll need some: SolarFast Dye SolarFast film and inkjet printer (there are other options if you only have a laser printer I’ll talk about it later) SolarFast...

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Friday DIY: Embroidered Sugar Skull Shoes by The Dare Project

Friday DIY: Embroidered Sugar Skull Shoes by The Dare Project

von am 09.05.2014 um 09:30 Uhr | 5 comments

Today we have a guest tutorial we just couldn't resist thanks to Lauren from the Dublin based blog, The Dare Project. They are so easy to make and transform plain shoes (or old shoes that could use a new life) into something unique. Minus the shoes, all the other supplies where already in my craft stash. What you will need: A pair of shoes ready to make awesome Sugar...

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Friday DIY: Wedding Boutonnières by Hydrangea Girl

Friday DIY: Wedding Boutonnières by Hydrangea Girl

von am 25.04.2014 um 09:30 Uhr | 1 comment

This week the lovely Alex from the blog Hydrangea Girl is going to show us how to make these awesome wedding boutonnières in just a few simple steps! If you want to see more from Hydrangea Girl, you can see her top 10 favourite DaWanda products over on the Products We Love page. What you will need:  Faux flowers Felt in the colour of your choice Scissors Ribbon 3...

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Friday DIY: Decorative Easter Eggs by Nicest Things

Friday DIY: Decorative Easter Eggs by Nicest Things

von am 11.04.2014 um 09:30 Uhr | no comments

With Easter just around the corner, we thought it was time to get the house ready with some decorative Easter eggs, and Vera, from the blog Nicest Things, is going to show us how. Below you will find instructions for making 4 different types of decorative Easter eggs. Have fun decorating your own Easter eggs! 1. Stamped design You will need:  Hard boiled or blown out...

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Friday DIY: Wall Organiser by Sinnenrausch

Friday DIY: Wall Organiser by Sinnenrausch

von am 04.04.2014 um 09:30 Uhr | 7 comments

Our special guest this week is Rebecca from the blog Sinnenrausch. Rebecca’s brought along a great tutorial, so you can make this stunning wall organiser for your flat. Have fun with it! You will need: Plywood panels in different sizes (mine are 6mm thick) Acrylic paint + paint roller Sandpaper Rod (12mm) + 2 wooden blocks Various plastic tubes, bottles or...

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Friday DIY: Statement Necklace by Curious and Catcat

Friday DIY: Statement Necklace by Curious and Catcat

von am 28.03.2014 um 11:06 Uhr | no comments

Would you love to build up your collection of handmade jewellery? Today, we've got a great DIY tutorial by Katharina from the shop Curious and Catcat, so you can make a really pretty necklace out of modelling clay. Have fun!   You will need: Modelling clay (preferably white) Sheet of wax paper Rolling pin Sharp knife Toothpicks Acrylic paint in various...

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Friday DIY: Gym bag by Mo*moselle

Friday DIY: Gym bag by Mo*moselle

von am 21.03.2014 um 09:30 Uhr | 1 comment

Dearest DIY friends! Today Mo from  Mo* moselle will show us how to make a great gym bag. This is fantastic for both kids and grown ups (you'll just have to make some minor adjustments to the dimensions) and can be used as a leisure backpack, sports bag or the perfect companion for  trips to the kindergarten or even to music festivals. Have fun sewing! You will...

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