Lately I have been searching for an excuse to try my hand at macrame, this could be the project I am looking for. It is a simple take on traditional macrame, but it is a bracelet. Quite pretty, I think. The Mini Eco blog has a tutorial on making this bracelet and the instructions are easy to follow and simple. [Read more...]
When I was a kid, I was fascinated with how seemingly simple materials could become works of art, whether it was a school jersey my mom had made or a dress she had whipped up with her Singer sewing machine or even the arts and crafts projects we were handed at school. But my favourite craft, using just a bit of wood, string and a couple of nails was nail and string art. Using nail and string, you could create amazing patterns that got even prettier when coloured string was used. Our Mini Family has a way to celebrate your favourite state using nail and string art.
You can find more pictures and the complete tutorial on Our Mini Family