How to make fake embroidered patches

Have you ever bought a pair of shoes that you don’t wear? My childhood trauma of never being able to buy shoes back home- I had huge feet that they didn’t stock sizes for (and had to shop overseas)- is making me overcompensate by being a total shoe fiend now. I have an entire cupboard of… Read more »

Top Tuesday: 10 best statement jewelry

To post or not to post. That is the question. I once read that Pete Cashmore posted up to 6 times a day when he first started Mashable. So obviously I had to 1 up him and post SEVEN times when I rebooted Hapiness, Wherever. Of course, that didn’t last 😛 It dwindled, but posting… Read more »

Round-up: Best jewellery dish DIYs

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Begging notice: I only have 2 followers at the moment, so any new ones would be loved to death! Recently, I re-discovered my cheese obsession. Not the best choice when trying to lose weight. However, I did read that eating cheese and butter actually HELPS weight loss because they’re so… Read more »

Top Tuesday: Best Spray Paint DIYs

I think spray paint is an amazing addition to the cupboard of any DIY-er/ crafter. It really gives a piece more oomph and makes it look more upmarket. And it’s so versatile! Unfortunately, it doesn’t make sense to get it if you only have 1 project to make so I thought a list of 3… Read more »

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  • Every winter, I walk by Oxo Tower and pop into the Dazzle Jewellery exhibition being held there. Organised since 1981 by Christina and Tony, Dazzle Jewellery showcases the best and most innovative of contemporary jewellery, nurturing young craftsmen -and craftswomen- throughout their creative journey. I was really curious about how it all started so I reached… Read more »

  • 7 Best Free People DIYs

    Wild Amor’s $2 interpretation of Free People’s $28 denim choker   Chic Steals: Quartz bracelet   Bolo necklace DIY   Free People inspired turban (!) by Gina Michele🙂     Wild Amor’s metal bandana necklace   I try to source from a wide range of blogs but Gina Michele’s Free People DIYs are so amazing,… Read more »

  • Review: Why you should attend the Country Living Entrepreneurs Build-a-Business Day

    In case you’re wondering, they’re not paying me to write this 😛   As a small creative business, you’re always wondering how to grow your business. On the positive side, there is no shortage of resources to help you: events, groups, courses, talks… On the negative, time and money are limited, so which ones should we… Read more »

  • Eating around the world in London

    When I used to visit London as a child, food here was dismal. In fact, I gained 5 kg in the first year of University because the food was so bland, it resulted in my eating two dinners! Once in the canteen to fill up and a second late night supper of cup noodles for… Read more »

  • Anthro hoop earrings DIY

    Anthro inspired DIYs are a bit of a theme of my blog- can’t help it, Anthropologie is the store I wish I’d started!- so here’s another one before summer ends 🙂 (Also, I’m rather fond of Anthropologie after 1 of my previous Anthro DIYs got picked up Buzzfeed- yeeeaaah! THANK YOU BUZZFEED! Check out the… Read more »

  • Summer Festival DIY Collaboration

    So it’s time for another DIY Bloggers collaboration and today’s theme is Summer Festival. I’ve been really busy with all-things-headdressy due to preparations for my Mermaid Crown workshop at Drink Shop Do, London on 25 July  so I thought why not make a pom pom headdress? I was also really curious as to what my fellow bloggers… Read more »

  • Is running a Facebook ad worth it for a creative business?

    Maybe you’re a blogger. Or you sell handmade jewellery at fairs & on Etsy. Run creative workshops? There’s no end to the number of types of small creative businesses out there but I think 1 thing we all face is HOW TO GET TRACTION IN THE BUSINESS! One avenue I’ve recently been trying is advertising,… Read more »

  • Silver tassel earrings DIY

    Do you remember what first got you into making & crafting? Like many kids, I’d done the odd art & craft project here  & there but it wasn’t anything serious. Unlike some of my more creative friends I didn’t have a childhood epiphany where I just knew I wanted to work with crafts (One of… Read more »

  • Meet Kim & Kofi, who are helping save endangered animals with K&K Labs

    Back in November 2016, I was running a Makers & Friends pop-up at Greenwich Market. Kim had a beautiful stall (K&K Labs) selling really eye catching scarves right outside my shop and we got to chatting. In fact, she even joined us for our first foray into the Scottish market, when we popped up on… Read more »

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