Starstruck with straws, chopsticks, twist ties and candles

Chapter: DIY + techniques

There are always packs of unopened straws from Yakut and package drinks left behind in our fridge. Sometimes I use them as glue applicators or paint stirrers. But these days I’ve been giving them a little “star” treatment. And since then, chopsticks accumulated from takeouts and twist ties have also been recognised for their star […]

Galaxy of origami stars

Chapter: DIY + techniques

When my 5 yo goddaughter and I meet up, we love to hand each other our little handmade somethings. She would shower me with sweet girly drawings, scribblings, love notes, masks or a surprise “masterpiece”. Godma would usually make origami iconic symbols. A galaxy of stars made with coloured and patterned papers, a page from […]

Die cut stencil background card with Avery Elle

Chapter: DIY + techniques

Happy Thursday! When I bought the Finished Frames die set by Avery Elle, I was only thinking of using the small dies to die cut confetti or embellishments. But I’m glad to have deviated from my initial plan and have used them to make a stencil to accentuate the backgrounds as well as make die […]

Yogurt etc

Chapter: Daily etc picks

Left to right, top to bottom: Butterworks Farm organic plain yogurt Maple Hill Creamery organic yogurt Seven Stars Farm Thomas Organic Creamery blueberry yogurt Pequea Valley plain yogurt Trimona Yogurt plain yogurt White Mountain Bulgarian yogurt Traders Point Creamery plain yogurt Hawthorne Valley plain yogurt More: Cornucopia Yogurt Buyer’s Guide, a rating of a list […]