Author: Justine Jenkins

Justine is one half of the newlywed duo behind this home and craft blog, as well as the couples travel blog Wanderers of the World. When not away travelling with her husband and Rough Collie, she's always making something or busying about the house. So really, it's no surprise that House of Mahalo was born!

Indoor Birthday Scavenger Hunt [Ideas + Free Printable Clues]

This blog post is written in partnership with KwinQwelo Party Decorations. If you want to make someone’s birthday extra special this year, then here are our top tips for setting up a fun indoor birthday scavenger hunt. We’ve also created some free printable clues for you, so all you’ve got to do is print them […]

DIY Outdoor Bunting | No Sew, Cheap & Waterproof

Do you want to make your own DIY outdoor bunting, which is easy and cheap to make, involves absolutely no sewing AND is waterproof?  No problem! We’ve got you covered with this rainbow bunting tutorial! First things first though. Does this tutorial use oilcloth like all the other ones you’ve probably seen? NOPE! Here’s why… […]

Adventure Awaits DIY Reverse Canvas Sign [Video]

If you love travel and want to make an Adventure Awaits DIY reverse canvas, but don’t have a Cricut then this is the tutorial and how to video for you! All you’ll need are some very simple tools that you probably already have lying around the house – and you could be making something as […]

Free Printable Love Coupons | Date Night Coupons

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, your first wedding anniversary or you just want to make your other half feel extra special on their birthday, our free printable love coupons are just for you. Here’s how to get them and how to make the most of them… Love Coupons / Date Night Coupons Date night coupons […]

Tropical Themed Office: How To Bring The Outside IN!

Scott and I are big fans of nature and exotic destinations (we are travel bloggers after all!)  So when I took our blog full-time, we were determined for our office to be tropical themed – to keep us inspired but also happy surrounded by greenery and bright colours. If you’re also after a tropical themed […]

Fun Tissue Paper Bleeding Art Project [Video]

The inspiration for this tissue paper bleeding art project comes from a few different places. First, we bought these postcards during our trip to Hawaii, which we framed and hung up in our bathroom: They’re fantastic words to live by and say: Advice from a VOLCANO Stay active Keep your inner fire burning It’s ok […]

11 Tasty Cake Cross Stitch Patterns That’ll Make You Drool!

I’ve said it once and I’ll probably say it again a few more times: cross stitch is one of my all-time favourite crafts.  It’s easy, fun and when you combine it with your favourite things (like cake!) then it just gets even better. I’ve worked on A LOT of cake cross stitch patterns over the […]

Pretty DIY Map Art: 6 Easy Projects You’ll Love Making

Now that most of us are turning to Google Maps and SatNavs to get around, you’re probably like us and have a bunch of old road atlases stored away somewhere.  Or maybe you’re a hoarder of vintage maps and are looking for new ways to display them or repurpose them? These easy DIY map art […]

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