Category Archives: DIY

Saturday December 2nd, 2017

just diy | Christmas Decorations

Ah, Christmas time, yet another opportunity to stay home and make stuff. In this case I spent an entire afternoon, and almost the night, making two wooden christmas trees. All the process and lots of talking (if you speak some Greek) on the following video. The wood I used is chipboard and is very cheap. […]

Sunday November 26th, 2017

10 things to throw away without second thoughts

illustration / collage by Thora.  Find her work on her instagram account. Few days ago I was doing some de-cluttering at home and while doing it I was thinking about writing this post because well, I can’t fight it, I want to share the wisdom!  Old lighters. Lighters you bought on that trip you had with your friends […]

Tuesday November 21st, 2017

just diy | How to make a wooden magazine holder

On 11/11 we had the Athens Classic Marathon. Some people ran, some did DIY. Guess what I did. Well, the project wooden magazine holder is rather simple and you can watch it in the video below, however I do have some written instructions below You will need: 2 pieces of wood, a jig saw (or a […]

Wednesday November 1st, 2017

3 things to spray paint today!

Last Sunday, the one thing I had in mind to do is tidy up my workshop. But, as I was going up the stairs I saw this old frame that I had left for quite some time to do something with, and it was like the frame whispered in my ear… “No Elektra, Don’t tidy […]

Saturday October 28th, 2017

How to make a light bulb vase

For quite sometime now I was looking at pictures with pretty light bulbs with flowers or pebbles in them, so nice and cute! And I always admired those who do it because I thought it needed crafty work to get it done. Well, it actually is rather crafty! You will need: ίA pretty bulb, pliers, screwdriver, […]