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A Creative Home with artist Menw from Maastricht, Netherlands- a home tour and creative interview series via SurelySimple.com

A Creative Home with Paperhugger Menw from Maastricht


Hi everyone! Today I have a fascinating home tour lined up for you! Menw is what she calls a ‘paperhugger’ because she loves and collects all things paper! Her interests are diverse though- from vintage stationery, stamps, wax seals, art, botanicals, pens, postcards, snail mail, and so much more. She is also a hoarder of stationery and art supplies, but let me…

Tube Quilling Earrings


I’m a total fan of anything crafty and custom made. I absolutely love the thought and effort that goes behind anything that falls into the ‘handmade’ category. Making jewelry is also fun and rewarding when you get an accessory to wear after all the effort- of organizing all the different elements, designing them and assembling it for the final result. Also, I’ve been…

Restyle it! DIY Marble Clipboard


Hello all! Today, I’ve got a quick Restyle it! DIY for you. Take an old clipboard and make it new again- with a marbled look! Restyle it! DIY Marble Clipboard You need: -Marble paper (you can also use contact paper- which is much easier as it comes with a sticky adhesive backing. However, I’m using regular marbled patterned paper) -Mod…

Bookbinding Personalized Journals (+ Free Peony Printables)


I was going to name this ‘marble and peony and doodles bookbinding personalized journals (and free peony printables)’ but that was wayy too long. I’ve got to confess something before I begin- lately, I’ve been in a DIY rut. It’s like I have so many ideas- and yet I can’t seem to get any done. I’ve got half finished projects…

Watercolour Fall Floral Cake Topper DIY


Autumn. Wind blowing, leaves crackling, pumpkins glowing, the season showing- us its colours. Almost a poem, there. What can I say? Fall brings out a change in the air. So, naturally, it’s time for a fall-inspired project.  Somehow, I never seem to have any lack of projects to do- they just seem to find me. Take for instance, this particular project.…

A Paper Crafted Cake (in 3D!)


I made this for a birthday occasion-and it just came out looking so pretty and classy. Well, as classy as paper gets. It’s really simple as far as embellishments go-I didn’t decorate the paper used, but making it is just a teensy bit more detailed. Not to worry, though. I got you covered. Here’s the lowdown on making this two-tier…