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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  • 1 min upcycling tutorial: repurposing old figurines and cosmetic jars

    Have you ever received presents which you don’t know what to do with? Well I have! I really don’t know why people keep giving me figurines and statues 😛 Firstly, taste is surely subjective- some are cute but most are pretty hideous sorry I mean unattractive 😛 Secondly, they’re so impractical! They serve no use-… Read more »

  • 5 minute tutorial: floating gold leaf earrings

     What you need: 1. Pliers (ignore the cutter pliers- it’s not necessary unless you want to adjust the length of the chain) 2. 2 equal length thin gold-coloured chains- length as per your preference. I wanted mine to be shoulder dusters but some people like a more moderate length for work Tip: As we’re going… Read more »

  • DIY: E6000 vs Hemline’s Glue

    This is by far THE most popular crafter’s glue out there- it’s used in almost all the DIY jewellery tutorials! I’ve always had difficulty finding a glue that works well with metal on metal so I decided to give this one a try. Appearance: clear/ transparent gel Warning label: contains a substance that can cause cancer (??!!)… Read more »

  • 5 min DIY: matching tribal earrings

    What you need: – pair of earring hooks – 2 spikes – 4 metal spacers – 2 disk beads (I chose wooden ones as they are light and juxtapose well with the metal beads) – 2 headpins – pliers & cutter pliers Step 1: Place 1 metal spacer followed by the disk bead and then… Read more »

  • 5 min DIY: long tassel earrings

    This is a piece that is particularly dear to my heart because, the 1st time I wore it, I received a compliment! 🙂 What you need: – 2 earring hooks – 5 jump rings – 6 large hoops – 2 tassels – flat nosed pliers You should be able to get these supplies from any craft… Read more »

  • *Beauty Review: Nu Skin Nu Colour Bronzing Pearls & Brush

    Note: in case it’s not clear from my post :P, the products in this review were provided by Nu Skin UK. Other than that, this is an entirely independent review 🙂 So, as you may (or may not) know, it’s been a while since I’ve attended the Nu Skin blogger event, which was lots of… Read more »

  • 5 minute easy-wear no-pliers tribal bracelet tutorial

    This is a really, really simple tutorial- it pretty much consists of stringing beads and tying a knot! What you need: 1. Elaatic thread 2. Wooden beads 3. 4 metal spacers 4. 3 glass focal beads (the “centrepiece”) 5. Glue & scissors 1. String the yellow beads onto the elastic thread. (I decided yellow beads… Read more »

  • Looking for Longer Lashes: Latisse, Revitalash or Etude House?

    Like some girls, I’m never satisfied with the way I look: if it’s not my weight, it’s my skin and, today, it’s my eyelashes! (Unfortunately, I was sort of behind the door when God dished out beauty and frequent comparisons to my similarly aged but spectacularly blessed cousins didn’t do much for my vanity (not… Read more »

  • How to get invited to your first blogger event with a less than 1 month blog

    I love you NuSKin! 🙂 Haha OK now that’s not sounding very impartial is it? You can probably tell I am extremely excited about being invited to attend my 1st blogger event ever 🙂 But at the same time, I faithfully promise that all my posts/ reviews will be impartial and honest, sponsored or not 🙂… Read more »

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