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Knitting Beginner with We Are Knitters

Hello DIYers,

A while ago, we had to opportunity to try the knitting kits from We Are Knitters. [Note: the company contacted us to try their products. As we were very happy, we decided to talk about it here (there was no deal with We Are Knitters, we could just have both a knitting kits if we wanted to).]
Marine and I both got a beginner kit in our hands and we reacted very differently to it. Marine tried but didn’t commit to it (she had to do different kind of stitches and what was supposed to be easy became complicated) when I enjoyed it (well, I had only one kind of stitches…). After many evenings knitting, I finally got something…

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Our Version of the Kimono of Love by Make My Lemonade

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Hey hey D.I.Y. lovers,

This Summer, all our attention was focused on one of us’ wedding: Marine as the bridesmaid and I (Anne-Laure) as the bride. Who says “wedding” within the HowTo team means D.I.Y. So I spent a few a lot of hours glueing, sewing, writing, etc. Among all of my projects, one took a little bit more time: I had decided to make my own bride’s robe on the basis of the “Kimono de l’amour” by Make My Lemonade

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Creative Sunday #16 – Indian Summer in Brussels

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Hello Creative Sunday lovers,

After the Summer break, we came back with an Indian Summer edition at Yummy, a nice space close to the Ixelles cemetery (sounds like a weird reference but everyone living in Brussels knows this area). At the entrance, the place is full of small armchairs and little tables; the rest is all made of wood and cushions. The perfect place to get comfy and drink tea with friends!
That day, we closed the doors to gather with D.I.Y., cooking and beauty lovers. We did a headband with Evelyne, we made homemade beauty products with Annabel and we prepared energy balls with Tamara. Let’s dig into this edition… Continue Reading