DIYFramed for life

I just love collecting all things old and quirky, so when my sister-in-law returned from her African Safari holiday and gifted us a classic vintage photo-frame from Africa, it was a perfect gift. Small caveat though: I did not know how to put it to use, neither did the frame have glass in the front nor a mounting board at the back. For the longest time, this gorgeous piece of art adorned our study wall staring at …[Read more]

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Kids Craft – Recycle toilet paper roll to make wire organizer

Toilet Paper to wire organizer, Shoe box to storage box, Kids art and craft

Last week when going through my 6-year-old son’s weekly class blog, I came across a fantastic idea which echoes very well with the value system of Secondsguru. The idea of initiating little people when they are really little into thinking about the benefits of recycling, saving the planet and telling them that the choices people make impact living things in the environment. To get the point across, the kids had been shown videos at school about sea turtles who are sadly choking to …[Read more]

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Make your Valentines Day a ‘green’ one!

Romantic and Eco friendly Valentine's day ideas to sweep your partner off her feet!

An open letter to all the men who have intentions to plan something special this Valentine’s day (For those who have no such intentions, this is an absolute must read)… from a woman ♥. February 9, 2015 My dear Hubbies and Boyfriends, Are you drawing lots on which of the past Valentine’s day surprises to recycle for your wife/partner this year- red roses, dinner at an expensive restaurant and red roses, chocolates (don’t bother, she is aiming to be 2 sizes …[Read more]

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Retrolicious 2015, Singapore: Reinvention of the 90s Boy Bands!

Events: Retrolicious 2015, Singapore featuring boy bands from the 1990s- All-4-One, Tommy Page and Color me Badd.

Did you grow up in the 1990s? Did you just adore the boy bands from the 1990s- Remember All-4-One (‘I swear‘), Boyzone (‘Words‘), Backstreet Boys (‘As long as you love me‘), Color me Badd (‘I adore Mi Amor‘), Tommy page (‘A shoulder to cry on‘) and MLTR (‘Someday‘)? If your answer is a firm YES , then…you probably are already going for Retrolicious 2015 in Singapore. In case you don’t know what we are talking about, have a quick look …[Read more]