Jewellery Making: Two loop bracelets

To your left you will see my “Water” bracelet. It’s supposed to represent one oxygen (white) and two hydrogen. (Remember: I’m a chemistry geek!) I’ve put loops on both ends and connected them with jump rings to the next charm, although in this case I’ve used two jump rings as my wrists are quite large…....

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Jewellery Making: Two loop projects

Now you know how to make a loop on a head pin. So why not learn to make a loop on the other end? You can cut off the pin part of the head and make a loop so you have two loops per post or you can buy some eye pins and have a…...

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Jewellery Making: Basic hanging earrings

If you’ve never done it before, jewellery making can seem really intimidating. First, you have to go into the shop and choose some beads…and those stores are filled with beads! How can you choose??? Then you have to get some findings, and there are tons of those. Then do you want to make a bracelet,…...

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Jewellery Making: How to make a loop on a head or eye pin

There are tons of tutorials on how to make a loop, but I thought I’d throw mine into this post. And yes, my loop is a bit messy…just like me!… You are not logged in. This content is for $1 Level, $5 Level, $3 Level and $10 Level members only. Please login if you are...

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Random Saturday links

Work has been crazy busy this week, and I’m trying to get ready for the jewellery making class next week, so I know I’m falling behind in posting (the mineral make-up post, for instance), but I’m feeling very random today, so here’s a bunch of stuff, accompanied by a picture of Raymond petting a chicken…....

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Dessert sushi!

So we made some dessert sushi on Thursday night (no pictures, sorry, they were eaten far too quickly!) SWEET NIGIRIGet some rice krispy squares (buy them or make them)Some gummy fishFruit by the foot (green, preferably, but we used tropical as I couldn’t find green and the tropical was on sale!)Cut the rice krispy square…...

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Sushi! (Thursday night’s class in Chilliwack!)

We’re making sushi tonight, so come hungry and interested in how to make your own maki, inari, and miso soup! MISO SOUPHow to make dashi (from about.com)Or use instant dashi to make your dashi broth. 5g dried wakame80g silken tofu (1/4 size standard block1 tbsp miso paste (red or white)300g dashichives to garnishmushrooms to garnish…...

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More melt & pour geekery

If you read the Monday post, you’ll see life got away from me this week. The mineral make up post for this week won’t be up until Thursday as I haven’t had a second to do some serious writing and/or photography for it. Guess my resolution for getting organized isn’t going as well as I…...

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Random crafting links for a lazy Tuesday!

I love love love these paper bag recipe cards! Re-use, recycle, and be fabulous!Collapsible dog bowl for those long, wonderful walks with your bestest friend! Little boxy pouch tutorial! This would make a lovely make-up bag for the upcoming holiday season!… You are not logged in. This content is for $1 Level, $5 Level, $3...

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Bath & body link-o-rama

I’m going to admit it…I’m having trouble being crafty this week between preparing for various groups and working too much…so this week is going to be about links that might inspire great craftiness. It’s not that I don’t have a million ideas, just that my hands don’t seem to want to do what I ask…...

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