Merry Christmas, everybody!

Merry Christmas! It’s finally here. All the shopping, the fretting, the making of lists, the creating of gifts — it all comes down to this…it’s C-Day. Like little kids, Raymond and I have been up since about 4:30 waiting to see what Santa delivered under the tree. We’re quietly drinking our tea, waiting patiently for...

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I have no idea how I feel about this…

It’s Christmas Eve and all through the house, I can’t stop being horrified and fascinated by the art of creative poodle grooming. I found a link on one of my favourite blogs — The Park Bench (for us geek girls) — and I have just spent the last half hour of my life looking at...

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Mineral make up – links to cool recipes

A quick post with more ideas for mineral make up recipes – primarily eye shadows. For most of these recipes, just use our base when it says “base” instead of using their base (unless you want to try other bases.) Our very own Tanna from Suds & Scents in Abbotsford shares her recipes for beautiful...

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More last minute Christmas ideas

Try making some of these for Christmas — there’s still time!I love these clear bags! I’m giving all my bath & body stuff in these next year! (Too late for this year for me, I’m afraid. I’ve given all I am going to give!) This is definitely a sewing project you can do by hand!A...

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Sewing for the freakin’ blizzard!

It’s cold outside. Not just normal cold, but blizzardy cold. I’m usually impervious to the cold — we took our air conditioner out of the window last Saturday! — but for some reason I’m really feeling it this year. So here are a few ideas to keep yourself warm during this blizzard-y time…The Easy Beanie...

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SCIENCE! Ach, I’m blind!

Well, I’ve had to cancel craft group tonight. My horrible snow driving aside, I didn’t like the idea of people walking to the group in these horrible winds or driving in the icy conditions, so I’ve shut it down for the night. We’ll make up for it by scheduling something in January. E-mail me so...

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Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!

Oh the weather outside isn’t frightful — it’s snowing, so it’s delightful! Sorry for the early morning bad rhyme, but I love the snow!But I can’t drive in it. I grew up in North Vancouver on top of a giant hill and my school was another another giant hill (oh, let’s be honest, North Vancouver...

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Some neat stuff…

A few questions, a few links to tutorials…I’m too tired to think this morning. It’s Monday. It’s something like -8 outside and with the wind chill it feels like -20. I had the worst sleep last night — and I know someone will make the comment “Well, you had a long nap yesterday afternoon!” as...

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Mineral make-up – Part 3 – Metallics and sheens

So you’ve got a base colour, why not try making another colour? Yeah, you’re addicted. I can see it on your face (the eyeshadow, that is…) It’s the holiday season, so let’s have some fun with metallics! Metallics are all about shine, so you’re going to use your mica as the primary colourant in these...

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Handmade Christmas presents – pet tags!

Shrinky dinks have an awesome name (feel free to giggle right about…now) and are fantastic for making jewellery. Why not make your favourite pet an adorable, personalized tag for the holidays? SUPPLIESShrinky dinks — you can go for white, coloured, or frosted. (We usually use frosted in our group because you get 10 sheets for...

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