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A variety of crafts made with teacups! So cute and feminine. More below!! Which one is your favourite?
I really believe that the best gifts are homemade. Not only are homemade gifts more thoughtful, but they’re usually pretty inexpensive, too. It’s the best of both worlds.
With all this talk of back to school , and pencil cases , surely we shouldn't forget something pretty fabulous to put inside! Without further ado: These are a simple and gratifying DIY. We've turned again to our 5x7" Washi Paper Packs for inspiration and come up with a perfect companion project to our Japanese Paper Dolls ! For this project, you will need: pencils, preferably round ( ours were neon - learn from our mistakes and choose something a bit more neutral, especially when using a lighter coloured paper!
A gift for you! The 2011 calendar is ready and available! Like last year's calendar , this one is filled with my little watercolors. But this year's version has a somewhat "natural history" feel to it with several mixed media pieces and the lunar phases as well.
Was my house not messy enough? Didn’t my pile of homemade gifts already look like the Island of Misfit Toys ? I really should limit my internet surfing to six or seven hours daily, because I see these incredible hand-made gifts for sale, (and mind you- I get that a lot of the things I see at Terrain and Anthropologie etc. , are NOT in fact homemade, but machine-made, OR produced by crazy-talented professional crafters and artists who are robotic in their precision, patience, and skill) but I seeee these things, and that little voice inside my head starts whispering, “If they can do it, so can you... my preeecious ”
It’s that time of year. Where you need all the exfoliation you can get! Everyone wants fabulous beach-ready skin! And lets be real, if you’re anything like me… exfoliating just didn’t seam important when you’re all covered up in winter clothing. Well, now it’s time to peel of those layers of clothing AND skin!