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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...

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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...

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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....

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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,...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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:

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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...

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