Category Archives: Inspiration

Trick or Treat!


Trick or Treat!

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3 Mood boards for Halloween

First off Halloween is my favorite time of the year, although Christmas is up at the top too!  Halloween is all about dressing up, for me its about being creative and being someone different for the night. Also lots of glitter thrown in!

Mood board number one is a array of different decorations; mostly DIY for that Halloween party your gonna throw.

I am fascinated with Halloween costumes and when it comes to vintage Halloween and seeing when people used to dress like its just makes me giggle with happiness.

Last but not least, my Halloween costume. I’m going as the Virgin Mary. I’ve already started my dress and cape but most importantly I’ve to get started on my halo soon, Time is running out!

Hope everyone has a safe Halloween this year x

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.

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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Portrait


Portrait

Was thinking of getting a family portrait for Christmas but make it an awkward family pose. What do you think?