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Traveler’s Journal 2017

This is a Traveler’s Journal blogpost about the entries in my travelers Journal from our journey to the Cevennes in France this year (2017). This year I took my journal with me, a pen, my watercolours (aquarelle paints) and two brushes, a glue-stick, a pair of scissors and some washi-tapes.

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Delicious Easy & Fast Summer Watermelon Salad – Recipe

After a period of silence on Dolce Creativity, it is time for a new blogpost. This time I will show you how to make this super easy and delicious treat: A summer watermelon salad. This salad is delicious as a snack or a side dish. You can take it with you on a summer picknick or make it for a nice barbecue with friends. You can make this salad under 5 minutes and with just 3 ingredients.


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Bible (Art) Journaling with acrylic paints, Genesis 1

I love to make art and to journal in my Bible. Since the beginning of the year I am working a little in my new Bible, and I thought it would be nice to use a lot of different techniques and materials in this Bible.

This post will be about working with acrylic paints in the Bible. With acrylic paints you can start painting with dark colours, in contrast to working with watercolours, so this way I could make a galaxy.

I have used several distress inks and a white pen before to make another galaxy, with these materials it was a lot easier to look through the materials and see and read the text, but with acrylics I could get a more realistic picture.
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How to Make Your Own Jewelry – Lacey Choker Necklaces # 3

Choker necklaces are hot, but also easy to make yourself. We have already two blogposts about how you can make your own choker necklaces. These necklaces where velvet or ribbon. Today will be our last blogpost about chokers. This time we will make two easy choker necklaces that are made of lace and lace-like material. These chokers are really easy and fast to make. You can make these chokers under 30 minutes.
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DIY Yarn Wrapped Mallets

In this post I am showing you how to wrap mallets with yarn. These mallets can be used with wooden slit drums or with a Marimba. I need a lot of mallets for my work as a music therapist, and that’s the reason I decided to make a lot of different mallets myself. It saved me a lot of money!

It is a precise work to wrap the mallets in a way that the yarn is distributed evenly. With some tips and tricks it is a lot easier and if you know how to do it, you will see yourself making them yourself instead of buying them!

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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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Music Therapy: on the road, my dutch way

I work as an independent, self employed Music Therapist. I am working in different places and with different groups of people. Like people with multiple disabilities, elderly people, children and people with acquired brain injury.

As I am on my way to the clients, I am traveling by bike.
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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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