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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...

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Magazine rack

A lightweight kraft paper design. Show off your weeklies and magazines in style with Anna and Clara’s wall-mounted magazine rack which makes use of the vertical surfaces in a space. Method 1. First, iron the kraft paper. Now cut out a piece of kraft paper measuring 16x100 cm. This piece...

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Necklaces

Simple elegance. Tip Instead of crocheting the pendant, you can cut out a circle of felt. See Anna’s felt pendant in the colour burgundy. Abbreviations: S             stitch Ch          chain stitch Ss           slip stitch Dc          double crochet stitch   Crochet pattern Crocheted charm: Start by making a magic circle with 6...

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Pendant lamp

Made with love and kraft paper. Anna was inspired by the flowers of late summer when she designed this pendant lampshade. Method 1. Iron the kraft paper. Now cut two pieces of paper measuring 13x30 cm (these are the A pieces) and two pieces measuring 14x30 cm (these are the...

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Create floral art with ‘Pouring Paint’

Using the sisters’ ‘Pre-mixed Pouring Acrylic Paint’, a bit of yarn and golden foil, you can create interesting pieces of art. “With this simple technique, even beginners can join in,” Anna tells. List of materials for this DIY project: Canvas Golden foil flake embellishments Yarn Paintbrush Silicone oil Hairdryer Buckets...

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Creative project with ‘Pouring Paint’

Wonderful shapes and delightful colours come to light when you pour the paint over stone or glass. The sisters kindly point out that when painted, the tumblers are not suited for food nor contact with water. Did you like this post? – please do not hesitate to share it with...

Food and Recipes

Create delightful biscuits for your party

“With the ridged rolling pin, the biscuits get a unique appearance,” Anna tells. She enjoys decorating the biscuits with icing, raspberries and the sisters’ sprinkles. Find the recipe for the biscuits here: https://sostrenegrene.com/shortcrust-pastry-raspberry-jam-recipe/ Did you like this post? – please do not hesitate to share it with your friends:

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Learn how to install new knobs

”You can give an old furniture piece a completely new look by adding new knobs,” Anna tells. The sisters’ ceramic knobs come in ten different variants. Did you like this post? – please do not hesitate to share it with your friends:

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Abstract art with fascinating tools

Discover the broad assortment of painting tools in Søstrene Grene. Anna tells that with a few tools, you can create the most wonderful artworks. Did you like this post? – please do not hesitate to share it with your friends:

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Create personal art for the wall

Anna's latest creative project does not require much painting experience. Explore the world of painting and feel your way using masking tape and paint rollers. Did you like this post? – please do not hesitate to share it with your friends:

Food and Recipes

Recipe for home-made dog biscuits

The sisters’ novelties for the four-legged family members has inspired Anna to create a dog biscuit recipe. Anna’s recipe becomes approximately 45 dog biscuits depending on thickness and shape. Ingredients: 600 ml oatmeal 200 ml rye 150 ml wheat flour 1 tsp oil 100 ml boiling water 50 ml beef...

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Create your personal mobile

With Anna and Clara’s DIY mobile structure and adorable wooden figures, it is easy to create your own personal mobile. List of materials for this DIY project: DIY mobile structure String Wooden figures Pompoms Scissors Needle Did you like this post? – please do not hesitate to share it with...

Garden and plant decoration

DIY – Flower arrangement in vase

You can easily arrange beautiful flower bouquets in vases, just remember to use masking tape. Have a look at the video and learn Anna’s flower trick on how to make gorgeous, but light flower arrangements. Did you like this post? – please do not hesitate to share it with your...

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Enjoyable spinning tops

Gather the family and decorate the spinning tops with ornamental patterns. Discover how new colours and designs occur when the top spins. List of materials for this DIY project: Cardboard bits Pens A small coin Scissors Did you like this post? – please do not hesitate to share it with...

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Decorate outdoors with a bead flower pennant

Make gardens and balconies festive using ironing beads, bead plates and Anna’s template for flowers and leaves. Hang the colourful bead figures on a string and enjoy the view of the decorative flower pennant, which can stay outside even in rainy weather. You can print the template here: Download List...

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Make decorative bells for outdoor ‘hygge’

Create a cosy and decorative outdoor space with room for decorations and small details. Anna has made the lovely, decorative bells on strings which will be a enjoyable experience for guests as well as yourself. Remember to add a dense layer of varnish before hanging the bells outdoors. List of...

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Save your holiday memories in a travel book

Keep your travel memories gathered in Anna and Clara’s travel book. The practical envelope pockets make it easy for the entire family to contribute to the book. Spend a few quiet hours during the holiday while saving the travel memories and decorating the book. List of materials for this DIY...

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Small treasure chests for holiday memories

Help the children transform milk or juice cartons into small treasure chests. Bring the boxes on holiday and fill them with lovely holiday memories and small collected treasures. After the holidays, the small treasure chests can decorate the room and inspire many cosy talks. List of materials for this DIY...

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Make decorative memory boxes

Anna recommends that you create decorative boxes to keep track of your collection of pictures, letters, drawings and other small items from lovely holidays and big life events. Give the boxes the expression you want and make it easy to relive some of life’s lovely moments. List of materials for...

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Make cosy family art together

Spend a fun afternoon with your family, decorating a canvas together. The final art work will remind you of this joyous day for many years to come. List of materials for this DIY project: Large canvas Anna and Clara’s ‘Outdoor and indoor vintage paint’ Paint brushes Did you like this...

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