The best book hideaways

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The best book hideawaysHouse & Home, Life

by admin on October 23, 2011 with 2 comments

Books are my best friend. I carry one around wherever I go and it’s always there for me when I need it. They can cheer me up when I’m feeling down or make me ponder what life’s about. I’ve always told myself that when I buy a house I will have a giant bookcase, floor …

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Kroon designs – Up-cycled goods

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Kroon designs – Up-cycled goodsArt, Design, DIY and craftiness

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Yesterday I had the pleasure of hanging out with my awesome creative friend Jenna Kroon from Kroon designs. She makes absolutely wonderful things that are all up-cycled right down to her gift bags made of newspaper. I have known Jenna for many years having gone to high school and college together. We both attended Dawson …

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Growing and Buying local

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Growing and Buying localFood, Gardening, Life

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There’s something exciting about going to a local farmers market and buying freshly made bread or vegetables that still have dirt on them. I have always preferred to buy local over buying from the grocery store. Food actually tastes different when it’s grown in rich soil or made from locally grown flour. The difference in …

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Newest edition to creative halloween costume

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Newest edition to creative halloween costumeArt, DIY and craftiness, Life

by admin on October 18, 2011 with 0 comments

The halloween costume building is well under way and I am quite proud of what It will eventually be. It’s a super creative costume and definitely doesn’t look store bought. My friend helped me come to the conclusion of what I am: some sort of ghoul/ witch doctor type thing.

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How to make homemade platform shoes: Part 1

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How to make homemade platform shoes: Part 1Art, Design, DIY and craftiness

by admin on October 3, 2011 with 5 comments

Correction to Part 1: Flextra is not the product you want to be using for glueing the foam together. The flextra glue actually melted wherever it was touching by about half a centimetre. What you want to use is a product called No More nails.  Today marked the first day of the epic halloween costume assembly. I was super …

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In with the old, out with the newArt, Design

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A lot of old ways of doing things are slowly disappearing. Eventually, most will cease to exist. Examples: Film cameras, Airbrush, many art forms and letterpress. The things you can do with a computer today that can replace all of these things is incredible. But you aren’t really ‘connected’ with what you’re doing. You can’t …

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