DIY

DIY-bow

Upcycled DIY Gift Bow

Friday, 8 August 2014

Use ‘waste’ paper, repurposed plastic, or even fabric offcuts to create a unique bow to adorn your next gift.

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DIY watercolour paint

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Give your, or your kids’, creativity a spin with these non-toxic, completely safe (so safe they’re edible) homemade watercolours!

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DIY upcycled hanging pot

Thursday, 30 January 2014

A seldom-used cake mould is the perfect container for upcycling into a hanging pot.

DIY dip stand

How to make a stand for dips

Thursday, 5 December 2013

This DIY project uses up-cycled materials to create a unique, beautiful and practical tiered stand for sharing healthy dips with family and friends – the perfect project before a party or social gathering.

Print Your Own Fabrics

DIY fabric stamp

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

A potato stamp is one of the quickest, easiest and most compostable ways to turn a fabric off-cut into a striking scarf, or to pretty-up drab curtains or a tablecloth.

DIY Melbourne Cup headpiece

Monday, 28 October 2013

Make your own vintage-style headpiece that looks authentically 1950s, however it's actually millinery at its most magical – don't tell anyone, but it's made out of a cereal box! The perfect fix for any Melbourne Cup emergency.

Air Tight and Insulated

My winter bubble

Monday, 8 July 2013

Our intern Joel Burgess discovers simple, cost effective solutions to insulate his room using gap filler, weather stripping and bubble wrap.

Perfect Potion

Perfect Potion Workshops

Wednesday 13 March - Wednesday 19 June, 2013
Rita Balshaw, the store manager at Perfect Potion's Bondi branch, is running workshops suitable for anyone who is interested in holistic living. Rita, who is celebrating the release of her book Hippies in the City will be traveling to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to run workshops on aromatherapy, healthy cooking and DIY skincare.

Where: Brisbane (Albert St shop), Melbourne (Melbourne Central shop), Sydney (Bondi shop)
When: Wed 13 March - Wed 19 June
Cost: $40 per workshop, or attend all three in the area for $100

Click here for more information.

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How to make t-shirt yarn

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

The perfect use for those t-shirts that have seen better days – making a soft chunky yarn for a huge range of crochet and knitting projects.

DIY beauty

DIY: Natural beauty

Monday, 8 April 2013

Maria Hannaford tells us some of her recipes for natural beauty products, and how to easily make them at home.

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