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The french author Virginie Peny presents on her DIY blog many ideas and inspirations to reinvent your closet. Find tips and projects for upcycling, sewing, embellishment on jackets, coats, jeans, dresses as well as accessories and jewelry. Do more with less.


Stencilled DIY Packaging Using Paper Tablecloth

December 23rd, 2015
DIY blogger and editor Virginie Peny

DIY packaging, second round before Christmas! After the paper roll and the magazine cuts, remember here, I thought that something different would be great! There are plenty of interesting materials to use, however I have a kind of weakness for paper tablecloth. Seems to be part the french taste! The trick is, to suggest without showing it. Let […]

DIY Packaging: Recycled Paper Roll

December 21st, 2015
Stylish recycled packaging idea for jewelry and other small presents

Christmas is coming, I hope you’re already having a festive time, wherever you are. This year I’ll spend it in the Netherlands, I’m really excited to discover Amsterdam city in the Xmas mood. It’s packing time, I’m going to wear the ‘Stella top’ made two years ago… Skirt, American Vintage (similar here)/ DIY Stella top […]

Paisley, Off White and Masking Tape

November 5th, 2015
Shop these unique pailey coasters made from upcycled IKEA basic product

Hi there! Finally November, it’s been time to finish the few hand-made things I wanted to upcycle for ages… But not only. Here in Switzerland we’re having a wonderful, sunny fall season; If this is the reason why I get to use this paisley pattern… Who knows! The black background matches perfectly with the flower […]