Kids crafts An alternative Xmas tree that gives you a chance to upcycle!

christmas tree decor

Christmas is just around the corner, and like every year my daughter wants a Christmas tree, and just like every year, we are telling her that we can’t… Instead, like last year we’ll try out some fun substitutes! We made a fun tabletop Christmas tree using egg cartons last year (get the instructions here on Secondsguru). This year I’ve made a Christmas Tree Mixed Media Canvas. Here’s how I made it, and you can too! …[Read more]

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Halloween Costume DIY Simple Wonder Woman dress up

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Our guest author today is Suzanne Johannes, a super mom juggling her career and family efficiently day in and day out. In her free time, she loves to bake sourdough bread, handmade soaps/bath scrubs and lip balms and also  lip-smacking natural soda with beneficial enzymes and probiotics. Additionally, as you will discover when you read on, she is great at D.I.Y projects under extremely stressful situations! A super girl hero, finally Wonder Woman has been …[Read more]

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Fall decor Spruce up your home for Halloween and more!

plastic pumpkin upcycle

It’s that scary time of the year again – when you enter into shops flooded with Jack O’ Lanterns and zombie masks, tacky spiderwebs and neon fangs, fake wigs and plastic pumpkins. And the scary things are not the monster disguises – but the amounts we shell up year after year to celebrate in the (much loved) rituals of the festivals! So this season, we spoke to the inspirational craftster Juhi Khanna, to show us …[Read more]

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Birthday ideas Advent calendar for the birthday month

diy toilet paper roll advent calendar

I had been saving up a surprise for my daugther’s 13th birthday for last few years, something unique to make her feel special on her arrival to the ‘teens’. It was to hand make a personalised advent calendar for the month of her birthday! Guess what? I couldn’t wait another year -which is when she actually turns 13- so I decided to surprise her this year when she turned 12 instead. The advent calendar gift …[Read more]