DIY Mallets

This is a blog about how to make your own mallets. As a music therapist I need a lot of mallets. And a lot of different types of mallets. So I decided to make a bunch of them myself. In this first post I will show you how I made the rubber and wooden mallets, in a next post I will show you how to make a mallet which is winded with yarn, like a mallet which will be used on a marimba or wooden slit-drum.

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How to Make Cute Roses from Egg Carton

Do you want to recycle your egg carton and want to try to make something crafty? We have a cute solution (Or a nice idea if you just want to be crafty today). We are going to make some easy DIY egg carton roses. These roses are cute as a decoration or as an addition to a wrapped present.

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Baby Boy Junk Journal

Someone requested me to make a Junk Journal as a gift for a babyshower. I already had pre-made some small books with different papers. I choose the book that was most appropriate for a baby boy.

I also looked for different pictures, smaller pieces of paper, tags, tickets, rub-ons and cards.

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Magnetic pencil

 

Magnetic Pencil

This is a blogpost about how to make your own magnetic pencil.

The pencil I use for music is always magnetic adhered to the music stand. When the stand is folded I put the pencil on the inner side, to ensure that it doesn’t get caught in other equipment.
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How to make your own Aquarelle Watercolour Pallet

 

I love working with aquarelle watercolours. I have found a lot of paints and colours in tubes in a couple of garage sales. But I noticed that I never used those paints. That’s why I wanted to have them in a palette, so I could go and play more with them. A friend saw my palette and asked me to make her one. I thought that would be a great project for a new blog. The picture above is the new palette I made her, and the last pictures of this post show my own and much older palette.

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How To Make a Diaper Cake

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One of your friends had a baby or just announced that she is pregnant. Congratulations! But now the question is, what will you give her for the babyshower or when you see the baby for the first time?

One of the gifts you can give that is cute, personal and practical is a diaper cake. A diaper cake can be as fancy as you want to make it, but it can also be quite easy and fun to make.

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