If there's one thing I love, it's thrifting! I am a hoarder waiting to happen, so I have to be very careful not to go out to thrift stores often, and not to spend much money if I do. I am notorious for carrying twenty things around the store with me, "just to think about it," then putting back the majority of them. Once I realize I don't reallyneed yet another craft project that will never see completion, it's a little easier to set things down. This last trip, there were some amazing finds that I someh... read more »
It was September 17, my littleprincessbirthday. I received an e-mail coming from my phone. I just ignore it at first because I was busy playing with my princess plus I can't understand the whole messages since it waswrittenin Japanese. Then I checked it, Guess what! I got customer. Yey! She purchased the strawberry tart bag holder. I am busy exchanging messages that day, confirming order and of course issuing payment. And I am so prettyexcited preparing her item, situating it on my own customized box. H... read more »
La verdad, es que lo que no inventen los japoneses.... Hoy os enseño un libro que he descubierto que enseña paso a paso a hacer preciosos dibujitos de todo tipo y sólo se necesita un bolígrafo!!! ¿Os dedicaís a dibujar lineas, circulitos, flechas o cosas de este tipo cuando hablaís por teléfono? Pues eso se va a terminar... Mirad las siguientes páginas del libro y veréis que fácil (parece) dibujar estas pequeñas cosas cotidianas: cupcakes, un botecito de colonia, un espejo, un ratón, un gatito...
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Today I'd like to introduce you to a fun little shop that sells adorable paper products, stickers and other items along the Kawaii theme!"Kawaii" is an adjective in Japanese meaning cute or pretty. Recently it has become commonly used by anime and manga fans to describe Japanese style items of all around total cuteness.TheArtofJoy on Etsy has taken this Kawaii theme and ran with it with a wide variety of paper products depicting adorable little figures, dolls and pictures incorporated into their work.The... read more »
Sunday - Coffee and Cakeweekly mommy babble and handmade goings on...Buzzing... Ok... Woo!... Boy have I been a busy bunny, and I wish that the busy activity was as soft and fuzzy as my hats but I'm probably more flopsy and fuzzy right now. I have only really just reflected on it all which is unusual for me as I'm normally very apt at taking in the days events when my children are in bed in the evenings. I have to give a big thankyou to the stupendous amounts of coffee I have devoured this week, for whic... read more »
Sunday - Coffee and Cakeweekly mommy babble and handmade goings on...Dreaming of Purls... I have an announcement to make before I share my post for today, and that is of the blog's 'First Giveaway' winner! Congratulations to Beth Willis of "The Willis Family Blog!". You have won yourself a custom made adorable pom pom hat like the one shown on the left. I will be processing your specific details soon as you already know :) So wow I can't believe the first one is all over! And so many of you entered too i... read more »