For every month’s worth of projects I post on this blog, there are at least one or two that get shelved because they didn’t work out or they need some serious revising. Sometimes having a DIY go wrong can be heartbreaking, especially when my creative juices are running dry and I have nothing else to post in
Who else is breathing a huge sigh of contentment that we’ve finally reached the long weekend? By the time yesterday rolled around, I just couldn’t handle waiting anymore for the clock to tick over to 5pm… it was like being at school again and longing for the bell to ring! Now that we’re finally here, I’m going
It’s Friday, yay! I’ve got no plans for the weekend other than taking it easy and looking forward to the short week ahead (and loooong weekend after that). Also, it’s almost Easter so you can bet I’ll be getting into chocolate everything. And pastel everything. There’s so many reasons to love this time of year
One of the best parts about being a blogger is that every single day I get to chat to and work with incredible people I wouldn’t have otherwise had the chance to meet. I know so many talented folk through the power of the interwebs, and one such gal is sweet Claire from Claireabellemakes.
So, a few things. Firstly, boy am I glad it’s Friday. Secondly, I just ate a whole packet of speckled M&M easter eggs while I wrote this post. Thirdly, I started exercising again this week after a 3 month hiatus (you can see why I needed to start doing something active, yes?). I’m not really sure
Easter is almost here folks, and you know what that means right? Okay, yes it means chocolate. And yes, it also means a wonderfully looong weekend. But what I was really referring to was the crafting! Easter DIYs are right up there with Christmas crafts in my book – they take me back to when I was a kid
Ooh, it’s been a while since I used gold leaf. The last time I tried my hand at it, I learned three important lessons: Don’t breathe too hard It gets easier (and better) with practice It’s difficult to form shapes! The last point is the one I’ve been wanting to improve on for awhile, but it
Edible and gold? Yes please! Gold leaf (and especially the edible kind) intrigues me no end – maybe because I haven’t had a chance to use it much so the whole process of crafting with it is fascinating. You should have seen me trying to take this photo – I’d hold my breath, take the shot, then breathe