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!

Altered Book Ideas: Using Margarete Miller’s Collage Prompts For Inspiration

I only discovered the wonderful world of junk journaling earlier this year, which means I have A LOT of catching up to do when it comes to this fun craft. This also means I’m easily a good 8 or 9 months behind with Margarete Miller’s 2021 collage challenge as I only recently heard about it. […]

Junk Journal Definitions | A-Z Junk Journal Glossary For Beginners

If you’re new to junk journaling and are looking for some junk journal definitions to help you out with any of the following questions: What does RAK mean? What’s an ATC card? What even is a junk journal? Then you’ve come to the right place! I had these same questions when I started junk journaling, […]

Pink Chic Junk Journal Ephemera Folio Flip Through | Junk Journal Ideas

Feeling inspired after watching PinkMonarchPrint’s Youtube video, I created my very own junk journal ephemera folio out of envelopes. It’s got lace. It’s got multiple pockets and flip-outs. And it’s got a lot of pink! Scroll down to watch my flip through video and see some photos of how it looks and what’s inside. I […]

DIY “A Year Of Dates” Gift For Your Other Half

This Christmas, Scott and I decided to do a “12 Gifts of Christmas” challenge where we gave each other one gift a day leading up to Christmas Day. Naturally, some of those gifts were homemade. On the twelfth day, I thought it would be such a sweet idea to make Scott a DIY “Year of […]

Meet Me Under The Mistletoe Sign | Easy DIY Christmas Decoration

If you’re looking for easy DIY Christmas decoration ideas then I’ve got the perfect one for you in this tutorial! This fun and festive ‘Meet Me Under The Mistletoe’ sign is so cheap and easy to make. You don’t even need a Cricut machine! Just as long as you’ve got some cheap canvases and access […]

Gift Bag Wall Art | Christmas Reverse Canvas Tutorial

If you’re wondering what to do with old gift bags that you don’t use anymore, have you considered upcycling them to make gift bag wall art? It’s so easy to do – and if you have some cheap canvases lying around, you could even do a Christmas reverse canvas to frame your gift bags. That’s […]

Easy DIY Apothecary Jars For Halloween [Free Printable]

To go alongside our DIY ghost decoration, we spent one cold and dreary weekend making some DIY apothecary jars ready for Halloween. We’d been saving glass jars and bottles for a while, but without a plan of what we could do with them. And then inspiration struck! Here’s how we made some easy DIY apothecary […]

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 […]

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