Tagged with crafts

Home Souk and Black Market

Want someting different and unique to wear, to eat and to put in your home.  Belfastians and visitors should check out these two events this weekend Home Souk – Saturday 5th March 2011 in Europa Hotel.  Find vintage and home made pieces to brighten up your ikea home. Black Market – Sunday 6th March, Black … Continue reading

Wishing Wednesdays – HERS ideas

My Friend, Nicky and I run this in Belfast Based on the WI, we gather Belfast women together once a month to hang out, have a laugh and try our hands at something new. So far we’ve done Cupcake Decorating, Wine Tasting, Homemade Christmas and Refashioning our Clothes (facilitated by the brilliantly creative Jenny from Hola Lola).  … Continue reading

Creating vs Consuming

A few years ago I was … well… broke and Christmas was coming.  The pressure to spend a fortune at Christmas is crazy and unnecessary.  My housemate inspired me through her constant crafting to dust off my knitting needles and create my own presents.  I made hot water bottle covers, scarves and golf club covers!! … Continue reading


Happy New … I can’t bring myself to say it! I am a New Year’s scrooge! I think it is the most overrated night of the year. But I’m not going to talk about it, because I’ll end up ranting through to February. Anyway,  things i’m looking forward to in 2011 Turning 30 – I … Continue reading

Make-it-to-5pm Mondays

I would like to tell you that I start the week fresh and raring to go, but really it’s all I can do to make it to 5pm. I struggle into my week, but by Wednesday I’m firing on all cylinders!! My hibernation at the weekend and the knowledge that my housemate is still in … Continue reading