3 easy ways to make a natural DIY Easter bunny! All you need for the eco-friendly DIY Easter bunny ornaments is straw or raffia and natural twine.
These 3 DIY Easter bunnies are 100% natural and eco-friendly made with wheat straw (or raffia) and natural twine! They look cute as natural Easter decorations. Just add a hanger and use the natural Easter bunnies as ornaments. Continue reading 3 Ways To Make A Natural DIY Easter Bunny With Straw Or Raffia
Learn how to make a straw hat from scratch with straw or grass!
In the Victorian era, straw hats were made from scratch: Straw or grass was cut, bleached and then braided. By the way, straw braiding was called straw plaiting or straw platting in the Victorian era. These straw braids were then sewn together to make DIY straw hats. Continue reading How To Make A Straw Hat From Scratch
Make natural straw heart ornaments with only natural materials. All you need to make straw hearts is wheat straw and natural twine.
This braided straw heart is made with wheat straw from scratch! Continue reading How To Make A Straw Heart Ornament
Learn how to make natural straw star ornaments from scratch! Old-fashioned straw ornaments are an eco-friendly, cheap and easy natural Christmas decoration.
Straw star ornaments are easy to make at home. All you need for these natural Christmas ornaments is straw and a piece of thread. DIY straw ornaments look pretty as Christmas decorations. Continue reading How To Make Natural Straw Star Ornaments
‘Straw is an ageless material closely associated with Christmas. […] Love and joy go into the craftsmanship, and each member of the family has a part in it. The father cuts the grain, the children husk and sort it, the mother makes it into wonderfully imaginative objects. And Christmas Eve seems mystical when the candles are lit and the shiny straw reflects their shimmering light.’ (The joyful Christmas craft book, 1963, p. 76) Continue reading How To Make Straw Christmas Ornaments
I’ve seen those cute pom pom straw clutches on pinterest – they’re perfect for summer! I’m a huge fan of upcycling – so I thought I could make my own cute pom pom straw bag with a placemat! A straw placemat clutch is easy to make – I’ll show you how! 😀 Continue reading DIY Pom Pom Straw Clutch – Tutorial
Bergère hats were popular in the 18th century. A bergère is a hat with a low crown and wide brim and was usually made of straw. Despite the name – bergère means shepherdess in French – bergère hats were also worn by rich women.
Inspired by antique 18th century straw bergère hats like this 18th century straw bergère hat at the MET museum, I made this straw hat from scratch! I used wheat straw, soaked it in water to make it bendable, braided it into a long braid and then stitched the straw braid together with invisible stitches. Continue reading 18th Century Hand-Plaited Straw Bergère Hat