Monthly Archives: July 2013

Window Displays

Window Displays

26b19b61e5a4b114e1b58a5d91d34289I have been researching in store displays and came across this vintage window displays and signs.  If I ever owned a shop, I’d want it to look like these.


Strawberry Mojito

Strawberry Mojito


Get the paddling pool ready its Mojito time! With summer comes fresh strawberries comes deliciousness and don’t forget nutritious. With this cocktail you can impress your friend and tell them you’re a professional mixoligist, it’s so simple.

It is thristy Tuesdays after all!

1 teaspoon of chopped ginger

4 strawberries

10 leaves of mint

1 table spoon of lime juice

1 table spoon of brown sugar

1 shot of spiced rum

1 shot of Ginger ale


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Crush the ginger, strawberries, mint and lime juice in a cocktail shaker into a paste.

Add the ice, brown sugar and spiced rum and shake. Strain into a glass and top it off with ginger ale. Garnish with a strawberry and mint.

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DIY Paper Fans

DIY Paper Fans

This is the easiest DIY I know but its so effective. My friends birthday was last week and we decided to have a bit of atmosphere at the event with a  festival/boho theme. This was one of the creative piece we came up with that cost very little to make. So lets get started…..

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First the materialColorful newspaper, I went with a free Urban Outfitters magazine, Twine, a scissors, double sided tape and of course no craft session would be complete with an Irish cup of tea. Barrys of course.

DIY&Lane 069This step is pretty easy, most people learn this in primary school. Fan your paper front and back to make an accordion. How i did this step was first folded my paper in half and half again , keep going till you have a small fold left. Just to get the outline and then start folding front and back. It will make more sense when approaching it.

Repeat this 4 times.

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With each fan, pinch it in the middle and fold. Do each fan in this step.

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Tape two accordions together in the middle, it should look like this.

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Do the same with the next two, add them on by taping them by the fold in the middle.

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When your finished taping, the next thing to do is tie a string in the middle of your fan.

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Bring together the sides…

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To make your paper fan look the way they do, take a small piece of tape and bring together the sides of the fan to make a complete circle.

That’s it, its so simple.

In the next post, I’ll show you the end result. Happy DIYing.

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Please Sir…

Please Sir...

Not sure what it is but I just adore the graphics on this.