Ending the year off with one last quick DIY – This holiday season, I tried my hand at creating a macrame plant hanger for a Secret Santa gift. The result was something way better than I could have hoped for! It’s the perfect gift to all the plant lovers out there. Though I didn’t keep this gift for myself, I definitely will be making more in the near future as I think these macrame planters are a great addition to any home.
For this project, I thrifted a glass from Value Village. I would highly recommend visiting your second-hand store for something unique and of quality to use for your DIY as well! If you decide to use a bowl or anything that doesn’t have draining capabilities, I would recommend filling it with air plants as they don’t require a lot of water. If you want to put other plants in the hanger, I would recommend a secondary draining element to your planter like filling the bottom with pebbles or to put a secondary planter with drainage within the bowl.
Read on to see how I created this macrame plant hanger!
Time to break out the Christmas decorations! Having moved this year to a new city I don’t have any Christmas decorations on hand so I thought why not whip up something quick and easy with some holiday sparkle.
I spotted these plastic snowflakes at the Dollarama the other day and was surprised at their quality, obviously this meant I had to get them. Once at home I was humming and ha-ing over what to do with them and my boyfriend actually suggested to make a garland out of them! It turned out SUPER pretty and I want to run back to the Dollarama to get more snowflakes! I have this strong urge to cover my whole apartment with this simple yet festive garland (Cost less than $2 to make, looks like you paid wayyyyyyy more)
Who wants one? I’ll make one for you because they are way too pretty to keep just to myself!
The fun part of living somewhere new is the ability to decorate it and having complete creative freedom (dependant on your landlord) to make your own living space yours. I’m still in the midst of making my tiny apartment home and found these tassel wall art to be particularly fun and enticing.
Hope everybody’s having a great Easter weekend! The other day, my friend Kim and I got our hands dirty making pysanky (or is it pysanka?)! Taking a traditional Easter tradition and giving it a modern twist. We went with some pastel and white patterns and animal print. Super easy to make, though it does require some materials that may be hard to find, I got my supplies at a Ukranian Pysanky store in Toronto. These are super cute to give out, but be careful; these are raw eggs.
A video tutorial will be uploaded soon, so keep your eyes peeled for that!