English

Top image - DIY Corner

Anna and Clara’s creative DIY corner

Party and Decoration

How to make decorative and ‘dangerous’ boxes for Halloween festivities

The boxes can both contain tasteful treats for your guests, be used for storing collected sweets and as a fun part of the table setting. Warm up for Halloween by letting the little ones make their own monsters of reused cardboard boxes. List of materials for this DIY project: Reused...

Food and Recipes

Make tasty dumplings

Discover the wonders of the Asian cuisine, just like the sisters. Dumplings are a fun starting point and once you get the gear in order, it is a fairly easy project to take on. You can either fry the dumplings or steam and deep-fry them, depending on what you find...

Home and Interior

Decorate windows and interiors with chalk pens

Anna enjoys decorating the home with chalk pens that are applicable on several surfaces, such as glass, plastic and metal. The pen is not permanent and can be easily removed with a moist cloth. You can print both templates here: Download Download You can print both templates here: Download Download...

Food and Recipes

Host a children’s birthday party with no added sugar

There are many ways to create a festive birthday table which does not need added sugars. Use sweet cookie cutters to cut fruits, make fruit skewers using the sisters’ reusable straws or create an appetising ice-cream cone of fresh fruits and natural banana waffles. Did you like this post? –...

Food and Recipes

Tasty and easy-made Madeleine cakes

The sisters’ silicone baking mould and baking mix for Madeleine cakes make it easy to bake the sweet creations. Decorate the cakes with icing sugar and organic lemon zest. List of materials for this DIY project: Silicone baking mould for Madeleine cakes Baking mix for Madeleine cakes Organic lemon Icing...

DIY Catalogue

Wall decorations

Fun and play with stamps. Tip By making a repeating pattern using the wall stamps, you can create a lovely wallpaper look in a children’s room. Method 1. Paint in freeform an area approximately 25x25 cm in size in your favourite colour. Let the paint dry completely before continuing. 2....

DIY Catalogue

Silly heads

Passion for papier mâché. Tip You can also make statuettes that look great in other parts of the house besides the children’s rooms. Method 1. Inflate a balloon, taking care not to make it too big. Cut a strip of corrugated cardboard, fold it into a tube, then tape it...

DIY Catalogue

Baskets

Soft and convenient storage. Clara can always use new bowls and baskets for storage, and this simple felt design is perfect for her desk. Download Method 1. Transfer the basket template to some baking paper, see how on page 5. Place two pieces of felt one on top of the...

DIY Catalogue

Wall baskets

Crochet storage to hang on the wall. In these images, you can see both the bottom and the handle of the basket to make it easier to successfully recreate Anna’s design. How to do post stitching: Post stitching is done by hooking around the post of the stitch rather than...

DIY Catalogue

Belt

Soft and comfortable velour. A belt can quickly become the little detail that makes the big different. This inspired Anna to create this velour design, which is easy to make at home. Tip Clara recommends making the belt in several different colours so you have a selection to choose from....

DIY Catalogue

Bird ornament

Little bird sing the advent of Christmas. These birds make lovely host and hostess gifts during the holiday season, believes Clara. Download Method 1. Transfer the bird template to baking paper, see how on page 5. Fold a piece of fabric in half with the wrong side out. Trace the...

DIY Catalogue

Keyrings

Carefully crafted with beautiful leather. “It is easy to tell the house key and car key apart when they are on separate keyrings,” explains Clara. Download Method 1. Transfer the template to baking paper, see how on page 5. Trace the template onto the kraft paper. When cutting out the...

DIY Catalogue

Pot holders

Felted accessories for the kitchen. They say that knitting soothes a restless and troubled mind. And Anna certainly feels relaxed when she knits. 1. Image 1 shows a pot holder before the felting process, which takes place when you wash the pot holder at 40°C. 2. This is what the...

DIY Catalogue

Drum ornament

Classic and elegant christmas ornaments. To Clara, a properly decorated Christmas tree always includes at least one colourful Christmas drum. Download Use the following templates for one drum: - One wide strip. - One strip with sawtooth pattern. - Two circles for the top and bottom. - Two narrow strips....

DIY Catalogue

Rainbow

Pastel magic for children’s rooms. People always say there is a treasure at the end of the rainbow, so Clara recommends hanging these up in the rooms where your little treasures sleep. Method 1. Cut four lengths of wool yarn, measuring 80 cm, 72 cm, 66 cm and 60 cm,...

DIY Catalogue

Bracelets

Luxurious leather jewellery with beads. Many years ago, Anna gave Clara a bracelet like this, and she still loves it to this day. 1. Cut a length of leather string measuring 40 cm. String the desired beads onto the leather. 2. Now it is time to tie the first knot....

DIY Catalogue

Acorn ornament

Crochet winter decorations for the home. Tip For a bigger acorn, use a bigger crochet hook. The acorn in the image has been made using crochet hooks in sizes 2.5 mm and 3.5 mm. Abbreviations S        stitch Ch     chain stitch Ss      slip stitch Dc     double crochet stitch   Crochet pattern...

DIY Catalogue

Fun animals

Bring cardboard to life. Yet another idea Reuse one of your old cardboard boxes to make a little house for the animals. Tip These fun animals can also be used as table decorations for a child’s birthday party or as place cards for a christening. Download Method 1. Cut narrow...

DIY Catalogue

Cornets

Just in time for holiday treats. Clara likes to fill Christmas cornets with individually wrapped treats before hanging them on the tree. Download Method 1. Transfer the cornet template to baking paper, see how on page 5. Trace the template onto the kraft paper using a pencil and cut out...

DIY Catalogue

Christmas trees and baubles

Beautiful christmas display and window decorations. Tip ”Christmas trees and baubles made of felt and corrugated cardboard go well together as the two materials complement each other nicely,” says Anna. Download Method 1. Transfer the circle template, see how on page 5. Draw approximately 60 circles onto either felt or...

Søstrene Grene's sisterletter

Anna and Clara look forward to welcoming you into their wonderful world.

Søstrene Grene's newsletter