How to Make a DIY Bedside Book Caddy

I have always wanted to raise book-loving kids. This is the reason why books are staples in our family. We started reading to our kids when they were really young. My husband imposed a ‘read before play’ rule, too. Today, my kids are true-blooded book lovers. The problem, however, is that organizing can become a […]

Turn your old favourite shirts into a T-shirt quilt!

T-Shirt Quilt

Those old memorable high school and college shirts may not fit you anymore but it doesn’t mean you have to throw, give away, or turn them into a rug for them to be useful again. Instead, you can give them a more meaningful new purpose by turning them into a T-shirt quilt! Also called a memory quilt, this sewing […]

Upcycled T-shirt Market Bag

Shirt Market Bag

Got shirts you don’t wear anymore? Here’s a quick and very useful upcycling project to reduce clutter in your closet! I’m sure everybody has got heaps of T-shirts somewhere in their closet they never wore ever again. Some are shrunken or small, some are “ugly” gifts from acquaintances, and some have holes or damages that […]

Pillowcase baby sleeping bag

Pillowcase Baby Sleeping Bag

You’ve probably been reminded to “enjoy the journey” at some point or another. That’s wise advice for most of life’s adventures, but it’s particularly true for the 40 weeks a woman spends with a baby growing inside her. Women today celebrate pregnancy like never before. The new attitude of expectant moms is one of cheerful […]

DIY Foldable Shopping Bag

Just recently, my siblings and I have joined the anti-plastic movement. We resolved to avoid using anything made out of plastic, especially single-use ones. Our first step was to use metal straws. Later on, we started bringing our own tumblers for drinks. Eventually, we started bringing eco-bags when we’re doing our groceries. However, we have […]

How to Sew Kids Dino Tails

Here’s a special treat for you today. I recently came across this adorable DIY project which would make for some afternoon fun. This is so easy you won’t need superior sewing skills to make this. This is for a strap-on dinosaur tail that’s perfect for pretend play and as a Halloween costume. Depending on the […]

Make Your Own Braided Crib Bumper

Giving gifts can be difficult sometimes, maybe because I really think about it long and hard. I don’t want to give a gift just for the sake of giving. I want it to be something that the recipient will truly appreciate and love. My friend recently had a baby and during her baby shower, she […]

DIY Macrame Bag

My sons’ school organized a trade fair to raise funds to buy new equipment for their marching band. I was known among the teachers as an avid DIY-er. Because of this, I was invited to join the fair. Seeing that it was for a worthwhile cause, I gladly said yes. I wanted to contribute something […]

DIY Floor Pillows

I’ve always loved those large floor pillows I see on Pinterest. I wanted to make them for the longest time but I thought they looked intimidating. I kept putting it off until my daughter told me she’s having some friends over and wanted floor pillows in her room. And so I went to work on […]

DIY Reusable Snack Bags

A few nights ago, one of my daughters approached me about a school project she was working on. Her teacher challenged their class to come up with ways on how to take care of the environment. She was telling me she wanted to do away with single-use plastics. She said that she has seen how […]