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Crafts Unleashed

This Year's 8 Best DIY Mother's Day Gifts

It’s the time of year again to start thinking about what to give your mom for Mother’s Day.

As you might know I share some fun DIY gifts you can make for Mother’s Day every year. Last year I shared a DIY for Yarn Wrapped Words and in 2013 I made a list of great Last Minute DIY Gifts.  (I don’t know what happened to 2014’s ideas, but OK)

This week I’ve gathered the 8 best DIY gifts you could make for your mom this year.

Whichever you choose this year, it will for sure make your mom glow with pride for being your mom. (more…)

Flax and Twine

Easter Crochet Special - 6 Free Patterns for You

Can you feel it?

Slowly the temperature is rising. Now and then the sun shows his face from behind the clouds.

Don’t  you love that time of year, when Spring is about to start?

And when Spring comes, you can bet it is also time to celebrate Easter.

This year Easter is very early (March 27th in case you were wondering). So it’s about time to start thinking of some fun Easter decoration for you home.

Today I have compiled a list for all crocheters with 6 free crochet patterns for you to make.

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Mr. Printalbes

10 DIY Advent Calendars

8 DIY Advent Calendars

 

Is it time for this already?

Heck yes! This Saturday the Christmas lights will be turned on here in Stockholm and besides that, November is running like a well-oiled train. Only 11 days until December comes peaking around the corner.

Once it’s December 1st we get to start opening our advent calendars one day at a time. It’s so much fun to look forward to Christmas with anticipation and enjoy the build up of excitement for those cozy days with the family.

And what way it’s better than with a handmade calendar with presents or little messages in it that fit you and your family perfectly.

I’ve gathered 8 lovely tutorials for you to help you create a unique advent calendar this year. Enjoy!

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Life Lessons in Science

9 Life Lessons from a Scientist

Life Lessons in Science

What? Is that even possible.

A nerdy scientist teaching lessons that apply to anybodies life?

 

Let me tell you, the answer is Yes.

Last month a scientist in developmental biology visited Stockholm University. His name is Peter Lawrence and he gave a lecture about one of the principles he worked on. He finished his lecture by giving us a look inside the life of a scientist.

This last bit had some pretty awesome quotes that are applicable to everybody’s life, so I really wanted to share them with you. (more…)

Card & Pictures Wall Art

10 Simple Ideas to Decorate your Rented Room

Since a few weeks I’m renting a room in someone’s house in Stockholm.

I’ll be here for at least 4 months, so I want to make it cozy and feel like home.

But how do you do that in a rented room, where you’re not allowed to put some paint to the walls or even not drill holes to hang things?

 

Here are 10 easy ideas you could use to give your room some color and home-like feeling, without too drastic changes.

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