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DIY sugar wax

I’m more of a crafter and diy’er than a beauty blogger but sometimes I can combine the diy’s or crafts into beauty.

Sugar waxing is a hair removal method similar to waxing, instead of strips it a putty and you can go over the same area multiple times if you need to. 108 more words


Daybreak shawl

I have procrastinated about knitting or crocheting a shawl for ages.

I don’t see myself as a ‘wrap myself in a shawl’ type of gal.  I’ve admired them as great works of beautiful complicated knitted lacework but had no real desire to drape one around my shoulders aka ‘Old Mother Hubbard’. 190 more words


Last few days for Sock Gallery open exhibition - Loughborough

Over 345 pieces were submitted into this years Sock Gallery open exhibition, the judges then selected 179 to be hung in the gallery.
Here is my entry the judges chose to hang in this years exhibition, a photograph on canvas titled “Dandelion Stars” 171 more words


Too Tired for a Title

So tired.  Too tired to type.  Work has gone from ridiculously busy and stressful to it’s-possible-I-might-have-an-aneurism-very-soon busy and stressful.  I’m not even going to go into details, just believe me when I say I have face-palmed more this week than in any other week before it and I predict much swearing and head-holding before the week is up. 336 more words


Easy Sew T-shirt Transformation

Do you have an old t-shirt that you love, but are tired of the same old “t-shirt look”? Try transforming it into something new that can be worn again and again! 291 more words


Nano Update #3: Camp NaNo Edition

Hello, September.

The last few weeks of August are always an equal mix of sad and happy: I don’t know if it’s because of summer’s inevitable end, or the smell of slow burning charcoal floating from backyards in late evening, or the fact that all the meaningful anniversaries of my adult life happen to fall in those few weeks, but I always get a little nostalgic (which is great for writing blogs!).  640 more words

Writing Life

Upcycling a cabinet door into a frame

Avid followers of my previous blog will remember my first foray into diy (the laundry table – it is still standing!) and craft (my framed vintage fruit crate label). 623 more words

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