Upcycle T-shirt to create a stylish Yoga outfit!

Upcycle old T shirt to make yoga wear

Yoga has absolutely nothing to do with fashion but let’s face it – we all like to look good whether in our Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Dog pose), Virabhadrasana (Warrior pose) or Vriksha Asana (Tree pose). The fashion industry has definitely picked up on the worldwide yoga craze and we can feel it in their wide line of yoga apparel at steep prices. Look around in the stores or online for a pair of comfortable, colourful …[Read more]

Post-holiday clearance: recycle leftover wrapping into child’s play!

Turn old wrapping paper into festive lanterns, colorful rockets or origami designs! Secondsguru.com lists ideas to turn leftover gift wrap into a day full of kids activities!

After weeks of excitement – school holidays, Christmas festivities, new year celebrations – getting back to the grind of daily routine is rather anti-climatic. On top of that, there’s the unavoidable ritual of post-holiday cleanse: alcohol in the system, half-filled bottles of wine, leftovers in the fridge, old gift wraps and discarded packaging – they all demand to be purged pronto! Fortunately, there’s a Monica Geller hiding inside some of us, and the clean-up can …[Read more]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! We're ringing in 2015 by recycling all the clothes labels that the holiday season left us with.

  We ended holiday season 2014 with more goodie bags than we could manage, and like excited children, we’re fascinated by the packaging as much as the gift itself! To start with, we’ve turned the clothes labels into a colourful mini-banner announcing the new year, and it hangs cheerfully at our doors. Watch this space for our plans with the rest of the boxes that we unfold them! Here’s wishing you all a 2015 that …[Read more]

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Old scarf, new style! Refashion your outfit with this DIY

This Christmas, spice up your wardrobe and turn your brightest scarf into a necklace. Try your hand at this cool and easy scarf tying DIY technique!

Do you ever feel like you just need a little something extra to jazz up an outfit or add a funky finishing touch? Maybe it’s the change in the season, but I think at this time of year we all feel like we need to revamp our wardrobes a little, and with Christmas and New Year 2015 around the corner the purse strings are pretty tight. So a personal shopping spree is most definitely not on the …[Read more]