750th Blog Post! + My 30 Favorite Blog Posts

Yay! My 750th blog post! 😀 To celebrate it, I’m sharing my 30 favorite blog post of 2017 with you.

Here you can see the top 30 most popular post of 2017 and my 10 favorite post from last year.

 

My 30+ Favorite DIY Crafts, Recipes & Refashions + Why

Blog post are in random order.

All-Natural Blue Banana Milk - Dairy-Free
All-Natural Blue Banana Milk – Dairy-Free

I finally found a drink that isn’t too acidic to be colored with ph-sensitive natural red cabbage food coloring. Yay! 😀

DIY Reusable Makeup Remover Pads
DIY Reusable Makeup Remover Pads

I love the light in these photos!

1910s Mock Cream Pie Recipe
Edwardian Mock Cream Pie Recipe

One of the best historical cake recipes I tried last year!

Patriotic Strawberries With Natural Food Coloring
Patriotic Strawberries With Natural Food Coloring

I was happy that I was able to make patriotic strawberries with homemade natural blue food coloring made with red cabbage.

DIY Pom Pom Leather Sandals - From Scratch!
DIY Leather Huarache Sandals Tutorial From Scratch!

The DIY leather Huarache sandals and DIY pom pom sandals were two of my favorite projects in 2017.

DIY Boho Pom Pom Hair Accessory
DIY Boho Pom Pom Hair Accessory

I admired pom pom hair accessories for a long time and now I finally made my own!

The Edwardian Summer Girl
The Edwardian Summer Girl

The 1920s and the Edwardian era are my favorite historical eras at the moment. I loved researching about the strong and indepent, tanned, short-skirted and barefoot Edwardian woman! This is also the second most popular post of my readers.

DIY Ice Glasses - Tutorial
DIY Ice Glasses – Tutorial

Another of my favorite projects. The DIY ice cream cups made out of ice were a spontaneous idea inspired by the DIY ice luminaries that I made at Christmas, and they turned out so beautiful! It was so cold at that time, perfect to take photos outside of the ice glasses and the homemade, naturally colored ice creams.

Boho Braided Updo With Yarn - Tutorial
Tutorial: Boho Braided Updo With Yarn

Colorful yarn braids – another spontaneous idea! 😉

Rose Petal Lemonade
Healthy Natural Rose Petal Lemonade (No Food Coloring Added)

I loved trying out all the recipes with fresh rose petals, such as the rose petal lemonade, rose petal ice cream and rose petal jelly. And I was surprised how good the pictures are because I took the pictures between nine and ten at night! 😉

Blue Cake With Natural Food Coloring
18. Blue Cake Colored With Red Cabbage (No Food Coloring Added)

Yay! Finally I got blue cake! 😀

Rainbow Ice Cream Cake With Natural Food Coloring
Rainbow Ice Cream Cake With Natural Food Coloring

I love the colorful ice creams colors that I got with homemade, natural food coloring.

DIY Natural Fabric Printing Inks
DIY Natural Blue Fabric Printing Inks

Finally I found time to write a blog post about homemade, natural fabric printing inks, made with blueberries, sloe berries, red cabbage, onion skins, coffee and iron & tannin.

Green Sunflower Cupcakes With Natural Green Food Coloring
Natural Green Food Coloring Made With Sunflower Seeds

I was so surprised that one can make natural green food coloring with sunflower seeds!

Homemade Natural Blue Food Coloring With Red Cabbage
Homemade Natural Blue Food Coloring With Red Cabbage

I’ve wanted to try out homemade, natural blue food coloring for a long time and last year I finally made it. I love that I’m now able to dye food blue with my homemade, natural blue food dye. This is also the most popular post of my readers!

Hibiscus Popsicles
Hibiscus Popsicles

These hibiscus popsicles are so colorful and delicious and easy to make! I love the light in these photos; and it’s the first time that I used ice cubes to photograph popsicles.

DIY Mini Yarn Pom Poms
DIY Mini Yarn Pom Poms – Tutorial

I needed a lot of colorful mini yarn pom poms last year for my straw clutch, sandals, hair accessory and a dog collar (not yet published). I never thought that it would take so long to make pom poms! 😉 And this trick was a great time saver.

Naturally Colored Sugar Sprinkles And Sugar Hearts
Naturally Colored Sugar Sprinkles And Sugar Hearts

It’s amazing what colors one gets with homemade, natural food dyes!

natural food dye beetroot drink icing cake
Hidden Heart Cake

My first surprise inside cake – it was so fun to make! And the pink icing colored with beetroot is so beautiful and delicious.

Vegan Black Sesame Ice Cream Recipe
Vegan Black Sesame Ice Cream Recipe

Not my favorite ice cream, but I’ve wanted to try out naturally colored black ice cream for a long time. And it was fun to take the photos outside in the snow during a snowstorm! 😉

DIY Rock Tafl Game
DIY Rock Tafl Game

I love games with rocks, such as my DIY fabric pachisi board with river rock game pieces and DIY wooden dice, the rock brandubh game above and DIY rock tic tac toe.

Red Cabbage Dye On Exposure To Air
Red Cabbage Dye On Exposure To Air

The color change of red cabbage dye on exposure to air is so amazing!

Old-Fashioned Naturally Colored Marzipan Carrots
Old-Fashioned Naturally Colored Marzipan Carrots

I loved carrot cake topped with cute marzipan carrots as a child. I was so happy to find this 1920s recipe for naturally colored marzipan carrots. And the marzipan carrots don’t taste of tomato puree! 😉

Naturally Colored Speckled Blue Robin Egg Truffles
Naturally Colored Speckled Blue Robin Egg Truffles

I loved the idea of sweet, edible robin eggs after seeing speckled robin egg blue truffles and cakes on pinterest. I was happy that I could create naturally colored robin egg truffles with my homemade blue food coloring! The robin egg truffles are also vegan and one of the fillings is nut-free – made with adzuki beans: I never thought that adzuki bean truffles would be so delicious! 😀

DIY Ice Luminaries Tutorial
DIY Ice Luminaries

It was so much fun to make a large ice luminary again for Three Kings Day. And I loved that it turned into a beautiful ice crown when it melted.

T-Shirt To Skirt Refashion
T-Shirt To Skirt Refashion

The refashion was so easy and the skirt is so comfortable to wear.

Medieval Nürnberger Lebkuchen Recipe
Medieval Nürnberger Lebkuchen Recipe

It was stressful to research the old recipes and measurements, but it’s so interesting to bake 16th century cookies!

DIY Easy Tin Can Oil Lamp - Tutorial
DIY Easy Tin Can Oil Lamp

I prefer oil lamps to candles – they’re so easy and cheap to make at home.

DIY Rain Skirt
DIY Rain Skirt

A rain skirt is so practical when one has a water-crazy dog! 😉 More pictures of my water-crazy dog on my instagram account.

Jeans To Skirt Refashion
Jeans To Skirt Refashion

I love mint green, so I love this refashioned mint green denim skirt!

How To Juice Wheatgrass In A Blender
How To Juice Wheatgrass In A Blender

The wheatgrass juice has such a beautiful dark green color and one can use it to color drinks green for St. Patrick’s Day, such as beer.

Moss Cupcakes With Matcha And Spinach
Moss Cupcakes With Matcha And Spinach

The idea of edible moss cakes inspired me to try to make naturally colored moss cupcakes. I’m glad that the cupcakes colored with matcha and spinach really looked as if they were covered with moss.

Easy Rose Hip Jam
Easy Rose Hip Jam – No Need To Remove The Seeds!

I’m happy that I worked so well to make rose hip jam without removing the seeds and hairs first. And I like my new ‘old’ background: It’s an old baking sheet from my grandma!

32 thoughts on “750th Blog Post! + My 30 Favorite Blog Posts

  1. Lina congratulations on this great milestone. I cannot even imagine that many blog posts. You are truly one of a kind and so so talented. You teach us so much, things that we would not even have been inclined to think of and I find them so fascinating. I hope you have many more blog posts in your future!

  2. Congrats on your accomplishment! I really have enjoyed a lot of these posts, and spotted a few new I must read. Thanks for sharing at the Inspiration Spotlight party. Love following you here & on Instagram. Sharing

  3. Congrats and thanks for sharing this (I’ll do the same), what an intriguing selection of posts! Dropped by from #BloggersPitStop and so glad I did. 🙂
    Hope this weekend treats you kindly. 🙂

  4. Your natural food colorings are so much healthier than what I’ve been using. I’m going to try your recipes! Ice bowls; so creative! I enjoyed seeing all of your favorite posts in one place. Thank you for sharing on #PartyinYourPJs.

  5. What a great idea to do a favorites round-up! And congratulations on 750 posts, that really is a milestone! Thanks for sharing your posts with us at the Homestead Blog Hop, they are always among my favorites. ☺

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