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paper mache vase
Making a paper mache vase for dried flowers

A few customers asked me for dried flowers with vase. After all, that’s nice to give as a gift. I wanted a vase that, like the dried flowers themselves, is good for the environment. So I went ahead and made a paper mache vase. I tell you why and how here.

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The Beauty of dried flowers in vase

The big advantage of dried flowers is that you don’t have to buy fresh flowers every week. Besides saving time and money, you also save the environment. They stay beautiful for two years. Lavender even smells nice, not overpowering, but subtle and depending on which one you choose, lavender is also soothing.

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Dried flowers through the letterbox
Dried flowers through the letterbox

Staying home for a parcel is not always easy. From today, I can also send dried flowers through the letterbox. So you don’t have to stay at home for them. Your dried flower parcel will fall into your letterbox without any problems and you will receive it faster. This already applied to some other products.

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how polluting are cut flowers? Image Ina Hoekstra via Pixabay
How polluting are cut flowers?

How polluting are cut flowers? Very polluting is the answer. Do you have to stop having flowers in your house altogether, then? Luckily you don’t have to, there is a good alternative: dried flowers. With 1 bunch, you can replace up to 100 bunches of fresh cut flowers, if you normally buy fresh flowers every week.

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Make your own lavender stress ball

Squeezing a lavender stress ball helps when you are tense. Filled with lavender, the stress ball becomes extra anti-stress. I will tell you how to make this stress ball. And also why this stress ball is so good.

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Lavender transparant soap making kit

If you would like to make your own soap, but do not like working with chemicals like caustic soda, then this lavender soap making kit is for you. I made these lavender soaps today and 2 hours later they were ready to use.

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16 Sustainable gifts to buy or make

Sustainable gifts are not only more fun – especially when you make them yourself – but also good for the environment. Giving presents for the holidays, a birthday, a newborn or a wedding can be much more environmentally friendly. That is why I give you 16 Tips to make or buy sustainable gifts.

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