DIY September

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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DIY Month: Magazine Gift Bags by Maslinda Designs

DIY Month: Magazine Gift Bags by Maslinda Designs

von am 24.09.2013 um 13:30 Uhr | no comments

This week's DIY Month theme is all about upcycling and eco-crafts, so with this in mind Fani from Maslinda Designs shows us how to make a great upcycled gift bag for items you have sold on DaWanda, or simply for presents for family and friends. You will need Pages carefully removed from a magazine or paper Glue Pair of scissors Marker pen and ruler Hole...

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DIY Month Week 4: Upcycling

DIY Month Week 4: Upcycling

von am 23.09.2013 um 14:32 Uhr | no comments

Unfortunately September is coming to an end and that means DIY Month is too. However, fear not, as we still have one week of tutorials and do it yourself fun to offer you (and, of course, will still have our DIY Friday tutorials should you start to get withdrawal symptoms!) Our final theme of the month is upcycling. This theme opens up a whole spectrum of opportunities, and...

In den Kategorien: DaWanda, DIY September, Handmade World

DIY Friday: Finger knitted scarf by VERAEN

DIY Friday: Finger knitted scarf by VERAEN

von am 20.09.2013 um 10:30 Uhr | no comments

To round up knitting and crochet week for DIY month, we have a brilliant finger (!) knitting tutorial for you by Anne from the DaWanda shop VERAEN. This scarf is really easy to make and great for those times when you are knitting on the go or don't have your needles close to hand.  Materials 2 bundles of wool, rough (if possible) and in the colour of your choice A...

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DIY Month: Arm Knitting by Simply Maggie

DIY Month: Arm Knitting by Simply Maggie

von am 17.09.2013 um 13:07 Uhr | no comments

Brrr, scarf weather is upon us! Fancy knitting yourself a gorgeous scarf like the one above? Maggie of SimplyMaggie.com made hers in just 30 minutes... without even using knitting needles! Today, as part of Knitting & Crochet Week, the Maggie introduces us to arm knitting. Yes, you read that correctly: arm knitting applies the basic techniques of knitting, but you use your...

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Vote for your favourite creation in the ‘Say it with Clay’ blogger competition!

Vote for your favourite creation in the ‘Say it with Clay’ blogger competition!

von am 16.09.2013 um 13:21 Uhr | no comments

Cast your vote in the 'Say it with Clay' creative competition and help your favourite designer win a 100 Euro DaWanda voucher! Last month, we invited some of our favourite blogger-makers to participate in our 'Say it with Clay' creative competition. Each one had to make their own original creation out of polymer clay, a versatile modelling tool used by many DaWanda designers....

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Friday DIY: Animal Brooch by Mainzwirn

Friday DIY: Animal Brooch by Mainzwirn

von am 13.09.2013 um 10:30 Uhr | no comments

Today we've got an animal themed DIY tutorial that brings us to the end of our Jewellery week for DIY Month. Verena from the DaWanda shop Mainzwirn is going to show us how to make a gorgeous hedgehog brooch. This could be a little treat for yourself, a sweet gift for family or friends, or a great way to spend a rainy afternoon with your kids. Materials and Tools Fabric,...

In den Kategorien: DIY September, Do It Yourself

DIY Month: Pompom shoe clips by Lolo & Olé!

DIY Month: Pompom shoe clips by Lolo & Olé!

von am 10.09.2013 um 18:11 Uhr | no comments

DIY Month continues and this week the focus is on Jewellery Making. But did you ever think you could make jewellery for your shoes? Inma from Lolo & Olé!, a long-standing DaWanda accessories brand, is here to show us how it's done. These cute pompom shoe clips will brighten up your look in an instant. Inma has gone for a rainbow coloured version - how fun would these look...

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Friday DIY: Fanfold Heart

Friday DIY: Fanfold Heart

von am 06.09.2013 um 10:30 Uhr | no comments

You might have already noticed this month is DIY September here at DaWanda, and as this is the first Friday DIY of the month we thought we would feature some hearts so you can show just how much you love DIY. The fashion designer Anke, from the DaWanda shop detailbedacht, is going to show you how to craft a fanfold heart out of paper. It‘s perfect for use as decoration or as...

In den Kategorien: DIY September, Do It Yourself

DIY Month: Papercraft Letter by Clementine Creative

DIY Month: Papercraft Letter by Clementine Creative

von am 03.09.2013 um 10:30 Uhr | 3 comments

Today we have a tutorial from the lovely Carmia from Clementine Creative - she is going to show us how to make a papercraft letter to brighten up a corner of your home or to give as a gift. We’ve been seeing a lot of typography in home decor these days - It’s not as difficult to make yourself as you might think and you don’t need any expensive materials. You probably...

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