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Homemade Hipster: Spring DIY paper decorations

Photo by Claire Yang

Claire Yang

April 10, 2020

Different paper-made flowers to decorate different spaces

Crafting origami creations

Senior Patricia Saito folded an origami phoenix model, created by Hongyi Wan.

Charlotte Chui

April 9, 2020

Three MVHS students share the process behind the art of paper folding

Cranberry creations

Cranberry creations

Jacqueleine Liu and Aditi Dixit

December 13, 2019

Four items to make with cranberries

Pumpkin Lovin’

Four creations that incorporate pumpkins

Alyssa Hui and Ayah Ali-Ahmad

November 15, 2019

Four creations that incorporate pumpkins

Stop and smell the roses: Four DIYs

Four DIYs to make with roses

Charlotte Chui, Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2019

dd a rosy tint to your life by experimenting with these floral crafts and recipes. From rose jam — swirled into a bowl of creamy yogurt or spooned onto a warm lemon scone — to fragrant rose petal sachets — tucked into a closet drawer or hung in the car, here are four DIY projects to try with ros...

DIY: Spring Desserts: How to make tangerine and milk jelly and lemon bars

DIY: Spring Desserts: How to make tangerine and milk jelly and lemon bars

Sarah Young, Graphic's editor

April 6, 2019

pring, although a time for allergies and a war against the pollen outside, remains a favorite of mine, due to it also being the same time my mom and I would bake seasonal sweets. Fragrant lemon bars with lemonade and refreshing tangerine jelly, for example, are commonplace in my home.   ...

Holiday cheer: DIY Christmas ornaments

Holiday cheer: DIY Christmas ornaments

Ayah Ali-Ahmad and Emily Xia

December 9, 2018

How to make various Christmas ornaments

Low (cost)umes

Low (cost)umes

Alyssa Hui and Rucha Soman

October 24, 2018

Three easy and affordable DIY Halloween costumes

Sweet Summer

Sweet Summer

Hannah Lee

May 23, 2018

Various creations to make with watermelon

Pool Party DIYs

Pool Party DIYs

Hannah Lee

April 26, 2018

How to make budget-friendly projects for the pool

Homemade Hipster: Shrinky Dinks

Homemade Hipster: Shrinky Dinks

Stephanie Lam

January 11, 2017

When looking for accessories to wear, it can sometimes be a challenge to find things that are both cheap and cute. Save yourself the hassle by making your own Shrinky Dink accessories. Shrinky Dinks were a popular toy in the 1980s that could shrink any design drawn on its flexible plastic sheet into...

Holiday Treats: How to make Mexican hot chocolate

Holiday Treats: How to make Mexican hot chocolate

Trisha Kholiya

December 31, 2016

Escape the cold winter with a steaming cup of hot chocolate. Simple and quick to create, this hot chocolate will keep you warm and wanting more.