Category Archive: DIY ideas

Seams straightforward

Who doesn’t love a free sample? The chance to try new makeup, perfume, chocolate, cereal or whatever at no cost is one of life’s little pleasures. So years ago, when my friend offered… Continue reading

Valentino’s Day

Yes, I know it’s quite a bit after February 14… two months after, to be exact! But seeing as the DIY in today’s post was inspired by Valentino’s SS2014 collection, I thought it… Continue reading

The DIY-er taketh away

    Most of the time, as you might have noticed, my DIYs involve adding print, colour, embellishment… basically, MORE. But this time, I decided to take something away instead. I found this… Continue reading

VAMFF favourites

I’ve been awfully quiet about VAMFF on this blog, but if you follow me on social media you may have seen a few blurry photos from the shows, which by now are kind of… Continue reading

Embroidered pom pom hat “how to”

As ubiquitous as they may seem thanks to the massive craft boom, I just can’t go past a pom pom. So there was no way I could resist this cap on my trip… Continue reading

March: denim, an embroidered cap and pom poms

In case you had wondered what had happened to the denim jacket I’ve been “weathering” since August, the answer is, not much. Denim is obviously pretty sturdy stuff as it has hardly faded… Continue reading

Ethnic everything

As mentioned in my previous post, I thought you’d like to see some more from the Ethnic Jewellery book. There were so many inspiring images it was hard to choose, but these were… Continue reading

Ethnic earrings

When I grow up, I want earrings like this lady. This photo is just one of many excellent, inspirational photos from a book I found at the library called Ethnic Jewellery. Short of… Continue reading

Get Redressed – my challenge for February

You know how you take some things for granted until they’re pointed out to you? That happened to me recently when Redress invited me to take part in their Get Redressed Challenge. The… Continue reading

Kudos to the kaftan

How are you spending your Australia Day? I’m stuck at work, but in my mind I’m enjoying our great outdoors, on a beach, with a picnic blanket and a delicious spread that includes… Continue reading