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 byย 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 ๐Ÿ˜› 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 »

  • Meet Melodie: London Etsy team captain with 80 shoes!

    One of the challenges of being a blogger and running your own business is the lack of colleagues. which is why I’m ever so grateful for creative communities such as the Etsy teams! I’ve really enjoyed all the Etsy events I’ve attended over the last year- I attended 3 Etsy Craft Parties in 2016, travelling… Read more »

  • How to turn stickers into real (long wearing) 3D earrings

    Let me tell you a secret. I took a long, hard look at myself and realised I’m a bit of a DIY snob. Even though I love a good upcycling tutorial such as these Tom Binns earrings I made from packaging foam, I usually avoid making jewelry from stickers, paper or plastic because (I think)… Read more »

  • Thrift store DIY: What to do with vintage earrings if you can’t work with pliers

    What’s your favourite social media platform? I love browsing IG and Pinterest the most, but I find Facebook the best for creating a community ๐Ÿ™‚ (I read somewhere that Facebook is the social media platform of choice for older people, so I guess I’m officially old :P) I recently joined the FB group “DIY/craft bloggers… Read more »

  • Runway inspired rhinestone tassel ring

    So the other day I shared a DIY tutorial which was inspired by Oscar de La Renta (you can see it here) on 1 of my Facebook groups and got this comment “why copy?” To be honest, I was rather taken aback by the comment as just written like that, it came across as rather… Read more »

  • Fabric yarn tinsel trim cum necklace

    When I was up in Edinburgh for the Makers & Friends pop-up, it was a (fun!) challenge to decorate a store located in a city which I was visiting (no access to most of my tools and materials). One thing I did have was fabric yarn, and since it was Christmas, I started using it… Read more »

  • Oscar de la Renta faux pearl earring DIY

    I love pearls but they can be hard to wear. If you don’t look super youthful, they can make you look like your Grandmother! (I have a short neck, and square face, so the classic pearl necklace is a big NO for me!) However, they are a great way to dress up your look- I… Read more »

  • 21 Anthropologie DIYs

    Anthropologie is 1 of the hottest brands out there, beloved by all DIY-ers such as myself for being an amazing source of inspiration ๐Ÿ™‚   Here are some of my favourite Anthro-inspired hacks ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ll be trying some of them this weekend- let me know if you have a fave from this list!!!   Glissade… Read more »

  • Feathers & tassels earring DIY

    Today, I’ve got a favour to ask of everyone ๐Ÿ™‚ If you enjoy reading my blog and checking out what I make, please do subscribe so you won’t miss any of my DIYs ๐Ÿ™‚ (I’m trying to build my subscriber base hence being thick skinned!) I promise not to spam everyone!! You won’t hear from… Read more »

  • No tools, leftover yarn necklace DIY

    I have a confession. I wasn’t sure whether or not this DIY was good enough to share, so I left it on the back burner for a couple of months. If you’re a blogger yourself, how often do you scrap projects? I think what a lot of people don’t realise isย how much work is behind… Read more »

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