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Anna and Clara’s creative DIY corner

Yarn and Recipes

Create personal yarn art with loom

A needle in hand, colourful yarn and a loom call for creative hours of contemplation. The sisters’ loom makes it easy to create your own small yarn art pieces, and at the same time, it is a relaxing way to be creative for both older children and adults. List of...

Christmas and Holidays

DIY – Easter decorations for the entire family

Lovely spring chicks and adorable Easter bunnies, Anna is creating both by means of yarn and cardboard, and you can easily make your own. Use them as place cards, to hang in your home or something else entirely. You can print the template here: Download  Did you like this post?...

Stationery

Sustainable paper and wood on the agenda at Søstrene Grene

“Paper is even more beautiful when you use it with a clean conscience,” as Anna and Clara say. Paper has a special place in the sisters’ hearts, which is why all paper items in Søstrene Grene’s stores are FSC®-labelled. A blank piece of paper. It can become anything. Anything in...

Christmas and Holidays Food and Recipes

Make sweet bunny buns for the Easter table

Surprise your guests with small bunny buns for the Easter table. This is a DIY project ideal to make together with children, making you able to transform dough into sweet animals together – and with Søstrene Grene’s organic baking mix for bread and baguette, the project does not require great...

Garden and plant decoration

Decorative and practical plant labels

With self-hardening clay, you can easily make personal plant labels which will look decorative while helping to keep track of your plants. It is exciting for children and adults alike to follow the growth from seeds to sprouts to full-grown plants. Anna and Clara recommend that you use home-made plant...

Garden and plant decoration

A string of home-made bunting for festive occasions and everyday “hygge”

“A very good way to get acquainted with the art of sewing!”, says Anna – and with the sisters’ simple template for bunting, everyone can take part. A string of home-made bunting is a decorative detail for cosy moments in the garden and festive gatherings outdoors as well as indoors....

Christmas and Holidays

Make Easter baskets with recycled materials

Reuse juice cartons and turn them into Easter baskets that can be filled with sweet Easter treats. The basket is both a fine gift idea and an alternative to the traditional Easter egg. This is a fun and creative DIY project for larger children who will enjoy drawing, cutting, painting...

Christmas and Holidays Food and Recipes

Surprise with home-made chocolate egg

Venture into the art of chocolate and send a loving thought to someone you hold dear with a home-made chocolate egg. The sisters’ chocolate mould for the occasion makes it easy to create a whole egg – and remember that you can find both white, milk and dark chocolate at...

Home and Interior

Simple paper art in frame

Create new exciting art for your walls with this simple technique that gives even the simplest illustrations a vivid expression. ”By putting together different motifs and techniques, your home interior design becomes even more characterful,” Anna thinks. List of materials for this DIY project: Frame Carton Needle Pencil Tea towel...

Party and Decoration

Personal decorations with pictures

Add soul and warmth to the party setting by decorating with pictures and loving memories. Let the festive garland with pictures embellish the room, and display the pictures on the table to welcome the guests. List of materials for this DIY project: Garland: Pictures in size 7x9 cm. Søstrene Grene’s...

Party and Decoration

Lay the table with a loving thought

Add a loving thought to your guests when laying the table, with a small box containing, for example, a handwritten note, some sweets or festive decorations. Watch more in the video and discover how the expression changes depending on the type of box. Did you like this post? – please...

Party and Decoration

Make festive masquerade masks

With Anna’s mask templates for children and adults, it is a simple task to make festive and colourful masquerade masks. Gather the entire family and make it a cosy joint activity to decorate the masks with feathers, beads, stickers or what else your archives offer. You can print both templates...

Home and Interior

Make stunning lampshades

Creativity is crucial for the soul, if you ask Anna, who loves to design and create new home accessories. In fact, she is so fond of designing that she would like to share the pleasure with you. Be your own designer and make a unique lamp out of veneer for...

Home and Interior

Make paper art for the walls

Instead of throwing out scraps of wallpaper, Anna recommends that you keep them and turn them into beautiful works of art. “Recycling is simply wonderful,” as Anna always says. Watch the video where Anna shows how you can make unique paper artworks out of even the smallest bits of wallpaper....

Accessories Home and Interior

Shopper with print and embroidery

You can buy shoppers with motifs, but you can, of course, also decorate your own bags. Anna definitely recommends doing your own, which is why she has been busy painting and embroidering cotton shoppers. Ideas for use of cotton shoppers Anna uses cotton shoppers for a wealth of different purposes:...

Home and Interior

Add personality with decorative wallpaper

Use Anna and Clara’s three different decorative wallpapers to give your home interiors a personal twist. Watch the video and learn how you can add the wallpaper to a wall in your own home using the sisters’ wallpaper paste. Add personality and character with decorative wallpaper For the first time...

Party and Decoration

Fun cardboard bugs

Gather the kids around the creative table and spend a cosy hour conjuring up fun and colourful bugs made from cardboard and pipe cleaners. Cut out according to the sisters’ template and decorate the funny bugs with drawing inks, paint, coloured pencils or something else – only your imagination sets...

Home and Interior

Personal and playful vase decoration

Decorate one of your vases at home and make it extra playful and personal with Anna’s suggestion for a vase decoration. The decorated vase with flowers in it will also make a wonderful hostess gift, according to Anna. Did you like this post? – please do not hesitate to share...

Home and Interior

Personal and practical rack

With a few beads, leather string and a piece of round timber, you can make a personal hanging rack for your favorite clothes in the bedroom, dishcloths in the kitchen or your collection of scarfs in the hall. The rack can be made in all sizes, but please be aware...

Food and Recipes

Impress with isomalt

Explore and test new techniques when decorating your cakes. For example, you can bake fine muffins with Søstrene Grene’s baking mix, garnish with the sisters’ custard cream and add an extra wow effect with decorations of isomalt. TIP: Apply a few drops of taste-neutral oil to the spoon before you...

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