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Winner of the Christmas Giveaway

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Congratulations Sandie.

We hope you all will return to join our January Giveaway as well.

Hope you  have a bright and happy day.

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Christmas Giveaway !!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Dubai ! 

To celebrate the festive season, we’ve got a fabulous gift hamper up for grabs.

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Participation is easy !!
Just be sure you’re following us on Instagram & Facebook, subscribe to this blog & confirm on whatsapp. Easy peasy !

Make sure to check back on 23rd December to know if you are a winner !

This giveaway is open ONLY to residents of Dubai, sharjah and Ajman in

United Arab Emirates

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To enter, just pop over to the links below and follow on our IG, FB and subscribe to our blog and send a whatsapp message stating “Christmas Giveaway”

  • Step 1 – “follow” us on Instagram @artycraftynaush
  • Step 2 – “follow” us on Facebook @doodlebuddiesUAE
  • Step 3 – “subscribe” to this blog @doodlebuddies.net
  • Step 4 –  Whatsapp on 050-4545049 with message “Christmas Giveaway” and your Name/ FB / IG/ email address so we can verify if all four steps are carried out.

 

Example of the whatsapp message should read as :-

  • Christmas Giveaway, 
  • Name : Naush                                       (your name)
  • Email: doodlebuddies@gmail.com  (your email address)
  • FB: Doodlebuddies                              (your Facebook name)
  • iG : Artycraftynaush                           (your instagram name)

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ALL FOUR STEPS HAVE TO BE FOLLOWED IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR THE HAMPER.

You’ll receive one entry per completion ( which includes all four steps)
                 This giveaway is open ONLY to residents of Dubai, sharjah and Ajman in                    United Arab Emirates.

Giveaway ends at 8pm on 22nd Decemeber 2018.

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Winner will be announced here on 23rd December. Good Luck !

**Note: all items on the blog giveaway were personally purchased by the founder of Doodle Buddies. We are in no way, shape or form being sponsored or endorsed by any of the companies who we purchased items from. The items were chosen at random & have been fully paid for.

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OUR NEXT GIVEAWAY WILL BE IN JANUARY 2019 !!

We hope you’ll enter the giveaway and tag your friends too !
The more the merrier !

 

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Green Christmas ideas – innovative flower light !!

I was thrilled when I got requested to design ornaments, decoration. gift wrapping and lights for Christmas.  As much as I enjoy the festivities involved in any occasion, I believe, the true essence of any religious festival is two folds. Not only does it bring us closer to our own Creator and but it also helps us realize the deeper values, our religion imparts.  It is the one time of the year, when we tend to feel closest to our families and loved ones.  Any occasion with out family presence is really quite a hollow shell.  Don’t you agree ?

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, consumerism has diluted human emotions and human values.   Its all about brands and image.  Everyone is lining up in the express lane to be fed with Pinterest images and a glamorous instagram existence.

Don’t get me wrong, I love Instagram.  Infact, I am a self-proclaimed, Pinterest addict.   But I don’t let these phenomenal tools take over my entire existence.  I love shabby chic and elegant home decorations but I am frugal.  If I can replicate a certain enticing design, I’ll try it out – OR  just wait for the “sale offer” or “discounted price ”

I’d rather feel overjoyed with a “white Friday” Copic Marker set  than pride myself over an exotic piece of jewelry.  But that’s just how I am and its not necessary that you find my attitude normal.  Infact, you actually might find it bizarre.

Ok, so back to today’s project which is Christmas decoration light. 

This idea was mainly possible, b’coz just lately while scavenging thru one of my craft tools, I realized I had bought a wood burning tool which had drowned in the tsunami of other craft tools.


I placed several bottles together in a flower shape to decide how many bottles could be attached easily and how much distance is needed between the bottles.  Made markings and used the wood burning tool to burn holes.
It is compulsory to carry out this process outdoors AND STILL WEAR A MASK.
The reason I use wood burning tool is becoz the plastic reacts with heat becoming hard and thick, so that squeezing the funnel mouth later, becomes very easy and the funnels don’t slip or fall off.
These are #MountainDew plastic bottles.  I cut  the bottle into three parts.   The funnel, the slim  “waist” and the base.  The maximum uses generally come from the base, however, here, I am using the “head” or “funnel” part of the bottle.
 
Finally managed to squeeze all of them on.
I bought decorative tiny lead lights from Ikea from the As Is section for dhs 8 !  I love how the wires crumpled in the center, almost give it a “Real Flower” look. 
It was quite difficult to get a “night’ shot of the lights so as to show  just how remarkably the lights lite up..
These can be hung or stuck on the wall.

So what do you think ? 

Would you attempt this project ?  I really hope you are inspired to give it a go.

Please drop in a line to tell me if and how, you liked this frugal simple creation.

Recycled objects :-

  • Empty Mountain dew plastic bottle

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