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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  • Father’s Day DIY Gift: Longan Tomato Chutney Jam

    Love or hate Facebook, I must say it’s been great for creating a sense of community. I’m part of this (amazing) DIY bloggers Facebook Group where, every month, bloggers from all round the world do a collaborative DIY challenge. Last month, it was upcycling a thrifted item and this month, it’s making a Father’s Day… Read more »

  • How to turn €1 curtain pulls into earrings that look like that cost €50

    So I was in Dusseldorf for work a few weeks ago- this is my 3rd time there for the Packaging & Process exhibition Interpack (not very exciting I know but there is a lot of free chocolate :P) and a guide to Dusseldorf for crafters will be coming soon! – and picked up some €1… Read more »

  • No tools magazine inspired ring DIY

    I saw this ring I really liked in a magazine- can’t remember the brand but was thinking, hey it looks a lot like the Links bracelet DIY I did, bet I can make it as a ring!  So here’s my take on it 🙂   What you need Silver metal spacers At least 2 pearls… Read more »

  • 3 ingredient, 3 minute spicy, creamy pasta

    I recently had an epiphany. Even though I don’t think of myself as a foodie- unlike fellow Singaporeans, I would never queue up for more than 15 minutes for food, for example- and don’t particularly think of myself as an avid baker or cook, I spend hours every day looking at food recipes!! So I guess, maybe… Read more »

  • Meet Ruth, Blogger of the Year at the Herald Fashion Awards

    You know how bloggers always say the best thing about being a blogger is the community? To be honest, I was always a little sceptical when I read comments like that – it sounded just like the PC  and “right” thing to say. I mean I’d met nice people blogging, but nothing out of the… Read more »

  • Turning washers into a statement necklace DIY

    What do you like about crafting? For me, I love the challenge of turning something into something totally different. (Which is why I love my collaborative projects with other bloggers in which we pick a common theme, such as rainbow jewelry, and then independently create a DIY for it. It’s soooo fascinating to see how… Read more »

  • How to make a gemstone ring without tools

    How long do you keep your craft supplies? I’ve had this thin wire since I was 8 years old! Much as I love having a wide variety of stuff to work with, seeing it around for over 20 years is getting on my nerves so I’ve come up with a number of DIYs to use… Read more »

  • Meet Stacie Madden, who started independent community sewing festival in Brighton

    Working as a freelancer can be pretty isolating- you don’t have colleagues to hang out with, after work drinks… but the best part of being a crafter is the amazing and supportive creative community. About a year ago, I rolled up to my first Brighton Etsy event- the Brighton Etsy Craft Party (which was the… Read more »

  • How to turn ribbon into statement earrings

    Ribbons are so versatile! You can upcycle them from shopping bags into designer pieces- here I show you how to recreate Lanvin earrings– a festival arm cuff, and even no sew clutches! After all those DIYs, I still had some leftover, so I thought, why not make earrings?!   What you need 2 printed ribbons… Read more »

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