Beginning of the Season – DIY Paper Projects

Hello, out there! I’m working on being more connected to this blog again, and have several posts in the works. But today I was off work sick (again, due to the stomach issues that come with living in Vietnam).

I used the time to make some paper DIY projects and get into the holiday season. You can find the Youtube videos that I used to learn to make these projects below.

Apple Tea


  • One large, ripe apple 
  • 2 TBSP Raw Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Four whole cloves
  • Juice of one lemon 
  • 1 litre of freshly boiled water

In Korea, fruit teas are a big thing. This one is not fermented like the ones that we often sip in our apartment, but it turned out pink and bright. Enjoy in the Fall, when spicy notes should fill your home (even if it is only 200 sq. ft.). fotorcreated

DIY Day – In Progress

I’m making a big wall macrame project for our apartment in Korea. It was inspired by some of the things I’ve seen on Pinterest like this one below from GypsyAndLily, and I want to make something like these too!



Mine is taking ages to make, but it is kind of relaxing anyway. I’ll post a picture of it when finished, along with how I’m packing it to make it to Korea.

I’m also going to be teaching my mom and my brother’s mother-in-law how to make the granny square shawl I made in Iceland. It’s crochet and I got the pattern from It looks awesome and was really easy.


Of course, I have to have a helper cat. She’s being really really good so far and not attacking the yarn.