Fashion Forward and Planet friendly Our Favourite Eco Bags

Eco bags upcycled recycled bags secondsguru singapore

I spent a large part of my working life (if 13 out of 16 counts)in the finance industry in Asia . As a natural consequence, one went through the motions of aspiring for and owning a few of the go-to designer bags in one’s personal collection. More recently, my role as the co founder of Secondsguru, has seen the addition of a few simple yet beautiful eco friendly bags to the collection. And I still happen to have a dream list of few top …[Read more]

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Blockprinting fabrics A workshop with Indian artisan Khushiram

Blockprinting fabrics | Workshop with artisan Khushiram

You have definitely seen and drooled over them: the beautiful, delicate blockprints of Rajasthan. Their shapely forms repeat endlessly, creating geometric beauty in their wake. You can sight them on all sorts of drapes – scarves, stoles, curtains, sheets… Step into the fabric markets of Delhi or Jaipur, and you cannot escape the draw of their prints, their hypnotic patterns. What amazes me is how the art form of blockprinting, several centuries old, has evolved …[Read more]

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Kids crafts Make a mini Christmas tree out of egg cartons!

Kids Crafts | Create a miniature Christmas tree out of egg cartons! A fun holiday activity this Xmas season

It’s the season to be jolly, and also the season to start stressing on what to fill the days with  when your kids start their holidays! Some of us will definitely be overdosing on egg-nog to deal with family time 😉 while others will be baking through the month to stock up gingerbread – either way, it’s great coz you’ll have all you need for this crafts activity which is a prefect project for Christmas! …[Read more]

Drab to Fab Transforming a merchandise canvas bag to a chic sling tote!

A merchandise bag crammed with logos becomes a snazzy sling tote with just some stencil and acrylic work! Waste less upcycle more with Secondsguru.com

Today’s guest post comes from Aashyita Nanda, an HR specialist who found herself at the receiving end of a mountain of merchandise after a day spring cleaning at the office! Here’s her snazzy solution: While at work the other day, I was asked by a Manager to assist in going through a pile of things my department had been accumulating for a few years now. This included broken banners, outdated flyers, and old swag (things …[Read more]