Tuesday, March 21, 2017

DIY Craft: Wooden Beads Keychains

We are loving the things that we can do with wooden beads. Here are a couple more keychains that we have made. Enjoy! =)
The beads are painted with acrylic paint. Pastel and metallic are a perfect couple!

If you are interested in organising a workshop to make these crafts with wooden beads and/or need the supplies, feel free to contact us at hello@wahsosimple.com.

Alternatively, you can purchase a DIY Craft Kit for Wooden Beads Keychains and do it yourself at home. =)
Till the next blog post, make something with your hands! =)
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Craft Workshop: Upcycling Used Paper into Personalised Notebooks

We started the new month of March with a series of upcycling craft workshops at a primary school in Singapore. We had a fulfilling time crafting with our young friends, ranging from 9-11 year olds at our craft workshop sessions. The objective of the sessions was to teach our young friends through crafting to appreciate our forests. The grand forests accounts for 1/3 of land area of our planet, but is unfortunately disappearing at an astonishing rate, due to deforestation.


The students were asked to come to school with sheets of one sided used paper. There were lots of chatter and excitement as they marvelled with disbelief at how they could transform the used paper they had painstakingly collected from rummaging through their recycled bins at home, into personalised notebooks.

We showed and taught them how to make and bind their own book, and personalise it with attractive washi tape.


Our young friends were delighted with their handmade notebook. They also went home with a deeper appreciation of the forest, the source of where paper is made. They all learnt the startling fact that along with losing endangered animals, to deforestation, we are losing forest area  the size of Singapore every 2 days (source: worldwildlife.org).

Till out next blog post, craft something! =)

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