Hello! Sorry! I've been away for so long! It's a combination of Tilly being more active, going back to studying and just not really having anything to post about. Anyways, while browsing online and in the mall, I noticed that there are a lot of mini backpacks for sale. Is it in season right… Continue reading When Crochet and Indonesian Batik Meet – DIY Mini Backpack
You can now buy the PDF printer-friendly version of this hat pattern here! It contains none of my ramblings! my Hello! We've finished moving house and I've just finished making this new hat! Whoo! I can now get out all the pretty yarns that I have stored in boxes for this move! Hopefully, we'll stay… Continue reading Crochet Sticks and Stones Hat
I'm a skeptic when it comes to pretty skincare product. Especially those shown around by beauty gurus/influensters in various social media outlets. They could be showing this pretty skincare because everyone else is doing it, or because they were sent the products for free and they want to keep getting free stuff, or because they… Continue reading DIY Unicorn Antioxidant Oil
A couple of months ago or so I stumbled upon a photo and instruction of a crochet Frida Kahlo brooch on my Instagram. Ever since then I would find photos of crocheted Frida Kahlo in some kind or other. Inspired by that, I came up with my own Frida Kahlo clutch! You can now purchase… Continue reading Crochet Frida Clutch
If you've seen my last post, then you'll know that I recently bought a lot of micas! But I also bought some makeup ingredients like calcium carbonate, magnesium myristate, silica microsphere, cetyl alcohol and some more oils and sericite mica. With those ingredients, I had a busy but fun day of making more makeup. The… Continue reading DIY Marie’s Airbrushing Primer Stick / Light Foundation and Stick Blush and Bronzer! Plus Liquid Highlight, Lipgloss and Lipstick Bases!
So, Pinterest has lately been showing me a lot of pins for homemade, natural, mineral foundation. It makes sense really. I make a lot of my own makeup. In fact, the only thing I don't make are my eyeshadows and mascara. Mostly because I like a mascara that's super lengthening and voluminizing and easy to… Continue reading Spices, superfood powders in natural, mineral makeup – Why you shouldn’t even try…
I don't know whether I was scrolling through Instagram or exploring Etsy, but whichever it is, I came across some hand carved crochet hooks. Not hand turned, hand carved. From sticks and twigs. They looked awesome! So unique and different, but also very pretty and rustic. I could've just bought one of these beautiful hand… Continue reading I made my own crochet hooks!
Hand-dyed yarns has recently exploded into the yarn world lately. They're look so beautiful and no two yarns will be the same. There are tons and tons of tutorials on how to dye yarns at home, from using Kool-Aid (which we sadly do not have here in NZ), to professional acid dyes, to natural dyes.… Continue reading Dyeing Yarn with Permanent Markers!
Hello blogging world! It's been a while! Well, you know how it is with a newborn... Sleep becomes more of a priority! Well, anyways, about a month ago I saw a post on Facebook from Briar Patch. They were having 50% off their entire stock because they are unable to sell their freshly shorn wool… Continue reading Crochet Crop Top Sweater with Briar Patch’s Cream Merino Yarn
My dream of having a little girl has come true! Now I have my own little doll that I can dress up in the clothes I've made for her! Well, almost... My daughter is quite small. Below average but healthy (which is all that matters really for parents) 🙂 So the dresses I've made for… Continue reading Crochet Children’s Yoke in Any Size!